Parashas Shlach – July 1-2, 2016

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Young Israel Shomrai Emunah – Shabbos Shorts

July 1-2, 2016 – 26 Sivan 5776 – Parshas Shlach – Mevorchim Hachodesh

Light Candles by 8:19 (and not before 7:04) – Havdalah 9:26

The Shabbos Shorts is sponsored this week by Joey Franco – Mortgage Banker – 301-529-5387.

Mazal Tov

* Rebbetzin Yocheved Anemer on the marriage of her grandson, Chaim Shmuel Weber, son of Ephraim Weber, to Rachelle Epstein of Lakewood, NJ.

* Esther & David Hornestay on the birth of a great-granddaughter, Rivka Temimah, born to Aviva & Matt Weiser of Queens. Mazal Tov also to big brother Yitzchak and grandparents Shari & Rabbi Stuart Klammer of Woodmere.

* Steven Koppell, son of Rose Solodokin and Philip Koppell, on his Aufruf and forthcoming marriage to Stacey Greene, daughter of Gloria & Geoffrey Greene.

* The Kelsey family on Margalit becoming a Bat Mitzvah.

* Valerie & Danny Kugler on the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Melanie, to Shlomo Fishman, son of Shulamis & Mattisyahu Fishman. Mazal Tov to the grandmother Shonny Kugler and great-aunt Norma Burdett and to Melanie's and Shlomo's siblings and many relatives who have come to celebrate Shlomo's Aufruf at the 9:15 Minyan.

* Arleeta & Ivan Lerner on the birth of a great-grandson born to granddaughter Rivki (Lerner) & Yaakov Lichter of Baltimore. Mazal Tov to grandparents Alyson & Rabbi Daniel Lerner of Baltimore, and Miriam & Bernie Lichter of New York, to great-grandmother Joan Pincus of Kemp Mill, and great-greatgrandmother Dena Lerner Gerber of Baltimore.

* Melissa & Chad Miller on the Bar Mitzvah of their son, Aryeh. Mazal Tov to siblings, Allie, Talya and David Miller. Mazal Tov to grandparents, Harriet & Ernie Brodsky and Jane & Stephen Miller.


* George Teitelbaum on the passing of his brother, Dr. Marcel Teitelbaum. The funeral took place on Monday in New York, with burial in Israel on Tuesday. Shiva will continue at his home, 917 Lamberton Dr., through Monday morning. The Minyan schedule is as follows: Shacharis: Sunday/Monday: 8:00, Mincha/Maariv: Sunday: 8:25.

Shabbos Schedule

Friday Night:

* Light Candles by 8:19, and not before 7:04

* Mincha:

Arcola: 6:45, 7:20, 8:20 University: 7:15 Sephardi: 7:00 Nusach Sefard: 7:00

Shabbos Day:

* Shacharis:

Arcola: 7:00, 8:00, 8:45, 9:15 University: 8:30 Sephardi: 7:45 Nusach Sefard: 7:00

The 9:15 Minyan will meet in the Small Social Hall throughout the summer.

* Mincha:

Arcola: 2:30, 5:00, 8:15 University: 8:15 Sephardi: 7:55 Nusach Sefard: 8:15

* Maariv/Havdalah: 9:26

Divrei Torah:

* 8:45 Main Minyan Rabbi Rosenbaum

* 8:00 and 9:15 Minyanim Rabbi Silver

* University Rabbi Barry Greengart

Kiddush Sponsors:

* Hashkamah/Nusach Sefard – The Kelsey family in honor of Margalit becoming a Bat Mitzvah.

* Sephardi Minyan – Miri & Dror Shoshani and Joyce & Nino Srour

* University – "Mevorchim Hachodesh"

* 8:45 Main Minyan / 9:15 Minyan – Melissa & Chad Miller and family in honor of Aryeh's Bar Mitzvah.

Shabbos Shiurim:

* Mrs. Yocheved Arzouan – Shiur at 9:00 AM, behind the balcony.

* Rabbi David Hyatt – Shiur after Hashkamah Minyan, Beis Medrash.

* Rabbi Moshe Arzouan – Shiur after Sephardi Shacharit.

* Rabbi William Millen – Shiur at 7:15 PM.

* Rabbi Yehoshua Levy – Shiur at 7:10 PM, Large Beis Medrash.

* Rabbi Amram Hes – Shiur will not meet this week.

* Rabbi Yitzhak Grossman – Shiur after Mincha at Arcola.

Weekday Shiurim

* Rabbi Rosenbaum's Mussar Study Group for Women (spiritual selfimprovement), Sundays at 9:30 AM, in the room behind the Balcony.

* Rabbi Rosenbaum's Gemara Shiur for Men, Tuesdays and Fridays, 6:00 AM – 6:45 AM, in the room behind the Balcony – will resume July 19.

* Rabbi Rosenbaum's Halacha Chabura for Men, Tuesday evenings at 8:00 PM, in the Social Hall. For more details, please contact

* Rabbi Rosenbaum's Nach Shiur, Wednesdays at 11:00 AM, in the small Beis Medrash.

* Rabbi Rosenbaum's Chumash Shiur for Women, Wednesdays at 8:00 PM, in the small Beis Medrash.

* Rabbi Silver's Parsha Shiur for Men and Women, a mix of Halacha and Aggada. Tuesday evening at 7:30 PM. For more details, please contact

* GWCK Sunday Kollel Brunch and Learn for Men – Sunday mornings. Bagel brunch at 9:30 AM followed by classes from 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM. Choose from classes:

* Timeless Talmud with Rabbi Menachem Winter

* Parsha Discourses with Rabbi Yitzhak Grossman

* Unraveling the Navi with Rabbi Hillel Shaps

* Jewish Philosophy with Rabbi Yonatan Zakem

* Rabbi Levy's Amud Yomi Shiur, Sunday 6:25 AM- 7:25 AM and Monday through Friday 6:25 AM – 7:10 AM in the Beis Medrash.

* The Golden Network's Torah Hour with breakfast and learning, Tuesday mornings following the 8:30 Shacharis, in the Arcola Social Hall. Open to men and women. For more information 301-338-4810 or

* Bais Medrash Zichron Gedaliah – Tuesdays at 8:00 PM in the Social Hall; Mincha at 7:45 and Maariv to follow. Choose from classes:

* Gemara Kop with R' Nachum Schwartz

* Becoming an Inspired Eved Hashem – Alei Shur (R' Shlomo Wolbe) with Rabbi Yitzchak Scher

* Rabbi Moshe Arzouan's Advanced Gemara Shiur for Men, Wednesdays at 7:00 PM at University.

* GWCK Yesodei Hatorah, a skills-building program designed to foster Gemara proficiency, Thursdays, 8:45 PM – 9:30 PM in the small Social Hall.

YISE Programs and Listings

We welcome new members who were voted in at the last Board meeting: Avigail & David Manheim and Rachel & Daniel Small.

New Play Area – The Youth Committee is setting up a temporary toddler play area at the shul, in the fenced-off area facing Arcola. While the Kemp Mill Park playground is under renovation, play equipment will be available on Shabbos and Yom Tov mornings. Children must be supervised at all times. The play equipment will be available from approximately 10:00 AM until after Kiddush, starting this week. Anyone who has playground equipment (Little Tikes or similar) in good condition, or would like to contribute a donation to help purchase equipment should please contact the Youth Committee at

Rabbi's Vacation – Rabbi Rosenbaum will be on vacation from Thursday, July 7 through Sunday, July 17. Shaalos can be addressed to Rabbi Silver, 917-363-5840. Anyone who needs to speak with Rabbi Rosenbaum regarding an urgent matter can call the shul office, 301-593-4465, and Rabbi Rosenbaum will be contacted.

The First Annual YISE Volunteer Appreciation Kiddush will take place after the 8:45 Main Minyan on Shabbos, July 9, recognizing the many volunteers who make our Shul so special. Contact to sponsor.

Shomrai Nursery is looking to hire a lead teacher for the two-yearold Pre-K classes for the 2016-2017 school year. We are also seeking part-time and full-time assistants. For more information, please check the school's website: Send resume and cover letter to Ruthie Cohen at

Shiurim from Rabbi Gedaliah Anemer, ZT"L, are available at

YISE Youth Announcements

The Youth Minyan will NOT meet this week, and will resume at the end of the summer.

Please join us this week for groups: 2-5 year-olds meet in the youth room behind the balcony; Early care for 2-5 year-olds runs from 9:30-10:00. Groups run 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM. Please pick up child(ren) promptly.

The Youth Committee is looking for new group leaders for next year (girls and boys). Time can be counted as Chesed hours. There are special activities for leaders as appreciation.

Community Programs and Listings

Daf Yomi meets in the Yeshiva Beis Medrash – Sunday at 6:30 AM, Monday through Thursday at 9:00 PM, and Shabbos 1-1/2 hours before regular Mincha.

Dirshu Daf Yomi B'Halacha on Hilchos Krias HaTorah, learn Mishna Brurah with Rabbi Eli Reingold, Monday – Thursday, 40 minutes before Mincha in the YISE Social Hall. For information contact him at 301-996-5910 or

Tehillim – Wednesday mornings. Contact Arleeta Lerner at 301-649-0552.

Shiur on Parsha – This Shabbos, July 2, with Rabbi Marvin Goldman. at 1121 University Blvd. West, Apt. 316, at 4:00 PM.

Join the GWCK for the Youth Summer Kollel! Monday – Thursday, through July 7, at the Kollel. Boys grades 5-6, 7:30 PM – 8:15 PM. Boys grades 7 – 9, 8:15 PM – 9:00 PM. Raffles, prizes, and refreshments!

As American As Apple Pie: The Halachos of Brachos on Breadlike Mezonos (with Practical Applications at Shiur prepared by Rebbitzen Reingold) – The Federal Holiday Learning Program for Men with Rabbi Eli Reingold. Independence Day, Monday, July 4. Light refreshments will be served. Chavrusa learning 9:00 AM. Members of the Kollel Zichron Amram of the YGW-Tiferes Gedaliah will be available for Chavrusa learning. Shiur 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM at the YGW Boys Campus. For more information please contact Rabbi Reingold at 301-996-5910.

Toastmasters' Meeting – Wednesday, July 6, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM in the YISE Small Social Hall. See what Toastmasters is all about and find out how you can become a more confident communicator and leader. Contact Scott Schlesinger at for more information.

The U.S.-Israel Relationship and America's Approach to the Middle East – Ambassador Dennis Ross will deliver the 31st Annual Rabbi Morris D. and Rebbetzin Esther Rosenblatt Z"L Memorial Lecture on Sunday, July 10, at Congregation Kneseth Israel, 1125 Spa Road, Annapolis. Refreshments 10:15 AM; lecture: 11:00 AM. The event is free and open to the public.

Yad Zlata Presents An Evening of Inspiring Music – Featuring the current Superstar Benny Friedman (of Yesh Tikva fame). JCC Kreeger Theater, Sunday, July 10. For further info and to RSVP please see our website: Special rate concert tickets available through the Hebrew Academy Friends of Zlata: Call Mrs. Jennifer Zukerman at the BHA.

Privacy and Surveillance in Light of Jewish Law – Join Rabbi Yitzhak Grossman and GWCK at Morgan Lewis & Bockius for another fascinating lecture. Monday, July 11. Lecture and lunch are free of charge. 1111 Pennsylvania Avenue Room 231. RSVP to

Kollel Dirshu Silver Spring invites you to join us for our Siyum on Maseches Yevamos, featuring Rabbi Mordechai Rhine, Rav of SEHC-KY. Sunday July 10 at 6:00 PM, at SEHC-KY. Mincha 5:45 PM. Suggested donation $10/person and sponsorship $50. Women are invited to participate. Catered by Royal Dragon Restaurant. For more information contact Hirsh Komarow 301-681-1646 or komarowh@ and/or visit our website:

Kollel Dirshu Silver Spring is starting Maseches Kesuvos on Monday, July 11. The Shiur covers 2-1/2 Daf a week. In Kemp Mill, we meet at the Boys Yeshiva. Learn in the morning (5:45 AM – 6:30 AM) with Rabbi Eli Reingold or in the evening (9:00 PM – 10:00 PM) with Ranon Cortell and Pinchas Werner. Every 4th week is for review/catch up. Chavrusos are available. For more information, please contact Rabbi Eli Reingold at 301-996-5910 or Ranon Cortell at 240-277-2730.

BOOST – The State of Maryland has a new program to provide scholarships for the 2016-2017 school year for nonpublic school students from low-income families All eligible families may apply for a scholarship through the BOOST (Broadening Options and Opportunities for Students Today) program for all their children in grades K thru 12. Interested families are encouraged to visit the BOOST website ( The deadline for applications is July 11.

Boys SEED Summer Learning at YGW–Tiferes Gedaliah – For rising 6th-11th graders. August 15 – 25, 8:30 AM – 2:30 PM. 8:30 AM Davening/Breakfast, 9:30 AM Learning, 11:30 AM Lunch, 12:00 noon Activity, 1:00 PM Swimming, 2:30 PM Pick up. Please bring cereal and a bagged lunch, we will provide milk and paper goods. Drop off: YISE. Pick up: YGW Boys Campus. Cost: $50 per week per student, $75 for full program – Trips cost extra. To sign up or for more information contact Rabbi Simmy Merkin at or 301-962-5111 ext 1522.

The Week Ahead

Sunday, July 3 Monday, July 4 – Independence Day Tuesday, July 5 Wed., July 6 – Rosh Chodesh Thurs., July 7 – Rosh Chodesh Friday, July 8

Arcola 6:30, 7:30, 8:45 6:30, 7:30, 8:45 6:30, 6:55, 7:35, 8:30 6:10, 6:35, 7:35, 8:30 6:10, 6:35, 7:35, 8:30 6:30, 6:55, 7:35, 8:30

Sephardi 7:30 7:30 6:15, 7:15 6:05, 7:10 6:05, 7:10 6:15, 7:15


Arcola 8:25 8:25 8:25 8:25 8:25 See Shabbos schedule

Sephardi 8:20 8:20 8:20 8:20 8:20

Halachic Times: Earliest Talis & Tefillin: 4:47 AM, Latest Krias Shma: 9:29 AM, Earliest Mincha: 1:51 PM

Next Shabbos

July 8-9, 2016 – 3 Tammuz 5776

Parshas Korach

Light Candles by 8:18 – Havdalah 9:24

Friday Night:

* Light Candles by 8:18, and not before 7:03

* Mincha:

Arcola: 6:45, 7:20, 8:20 University: 7:15 Sephardi: 7:00 Nusach Sefard: 7:00

Shabbos Day:

* Shacharis:

Arcola: 7:00, 8:00, 8:45, 9:15 University: 8:30 Sephardi: 7:45 Nusach Sefard: 7:00

* Mincha:

Arcola: 2:30, 5:00, 8:15 University: 8:15 Sephardi: 7:55 Nusach Sefard: 8:15

* Maariv/Havdalah: 9:24

Upcoming Events

Shabbos, July 2 Bar Mitzvah of Aryeh Miller

Wednesday, July 6 Senior Lunch: Program: "Ten Signs of Alzheimer's Disease"

Shabbos, July 9 The First Annual YISE Volunteer Appreciation Kiddush

Next Shabbos Shorts Deadline: Wednesday, July 6 at 12:00 Noon.

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Friday 9:00 AM-2:00 PM

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