Parashas Tzav/Shabbos HaGadol & Pesach – April 7-18, 2017

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Young Israel Shomrai Emunah – Shabbos Gadols

April 7-8, 2017 – 12 Nissan 5777 – Parshas Tzav – Shabbos HaGadol and April 10-18, 2017 – 15-22 Nissan 5777 – Pesach

The Shabbos Shorts is sponsored this week in honor of the upcoming marriage of Yudi Merkin, son of Emilie & Rabbi Yitzchok Merkin, to Cheli Elbaum, by Joey Franco – Mortgage Banker – 301-529-5387.

Mazal Tov

* Bonnie & Ira Evans on the birth of grandson, Doniel Mordechai, born to Sara & Gabe Evans of Houston. Mazal Tov to the whole Evans family.

* Liora & Tal Kerem on the birth of a daughter, Raya. Mazal Tov to big brother Zamir, big sister Meitav, and the whole family.

* Melissa & Chaim Lazarus on the birth of a baby girl, Isabel. Mazal Tov to the proud grandparents Philip & Judith Hooper, of Jerusalem, who are joining us this Shabbos, as well as Sarah & Martin Lazarus of Boca Raton.

* Marilyn & Don Schwartz on the birth of a grandson, born to their children, Adina and Eitan Kastner of Teaneck, NJ.

* Chaya & Yehuda Shinensky on the Bar Mitzvah of their son, Dovid Nesonel. Mazal Tov to his siblings Shlomo, Shua, Akiva, and Leah Malka.

* Elaine & Jerry Taragin on the marriage of their grandson, Jonathan Gardner, son of Linda & Michael Gardner, of East Brunswick, NJ, to Liz Rubin, daughter of Rachel & Alan Rubin, of Livingston, NJ. Mazal Tov to Aunt and Uncle Judy & Mitch Taragin and the entire Mishpacha.

Shabbos Schedule

Friday Night:

* Light Candles by 7:19, and not before 6:18

* Mincha:

Arcola: 6:30, 7:20, Ruach University: N/A 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 Yeshiva.

* Mincha:

Arcola: 2:30, 5:00, 6:50 University: N/A Sephardi: 6:50 Nusach Sefard: 6:50

* Maariv/Havdalah: 8:20

Divrei Torah:

* 8:45 Main Minyan Rabbi Rosenbaum

Kiddush Sponsors:

* 8:45 Main Minyan – Chaya & Yehuda Shinensky in honor of Dovid Nesonel's Bar Mitzvah.

Shabbos Shiurim:

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

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

* Rabbi Moshe Arzouan – Shiur after Sephardi Shacharit.

* Rabbi Yehoshua Levy – Shiur at 6:05 PM, Large Beis Medrash.

* Rabbi Rosenbaum – Drasha after Mincha at Arcola.

Pesach Schedule

Erev Pesach, Monday, April 10:

* Shacharis:

Arcola: 6:00, 6:30, 7:35 Sephardi: 7:10 (Each Minyan will be followed by a Siyum.)

* Finish eating Chometz by 10:31 AM

* Recite Kol Chamira by 11:50 AM

* Light Candles by 7:22

* Mincha:

Arcola: 7:25 University: 7:25 Sephardi: 7:25 Nusach Sefard: 7:25

* Begin Seder after 8:22

First Day Pesach, Tuesday, April 11:

* Shacharis:

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

The 8:00 and 9:15 Minyanim will not meet.

* Dvar Torah:

* 8:45 Main Minyan – Rabbi Rosenbaum

* Mincha/Maariv:

Arcola: 7:25 University: 7:25 Sephardi: 7:25 Nusach Sefard: 7:25

* Light Candles and begin Seder after 8:23

(No preparations may be done before this time.)

Second Day Pesach, Wednesday, April 12:

* Shacharis:

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

The 8:00 and 9:15 Minyanim will not meet.

* Dvar Torah:

* Sephardi – Rabbi Rosenbaum

* Mincha:

Arcola: 7:25 University: 7:25 Sephardi: 7:25 Nusach Sefard: 7:25

* Shiur:

* Arcola – Rabbi Beinish Ginsburg

* Maariv/Havdalah: 8:24

Chol Hamoed Pesach, Thursday, April 13:

* Shacharis:

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

* Mincha/Maariv: 7:30

Chol Hamoed Pesach, Friday, April 14:

* Shacharis:

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

* Light Candles by 7:26

* Mincha:

Arcola: 6:30, 7:30 University: 7:00 Sephardi: 7:00 Nusach Sefard: 7:00

Shabbos Chol Hamoed Pesach, Saturday, April 15:

* Shacharis:

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

The 9:15 Minyan will not meet.

* Dvar Torah:

* Youth Minyan – Rabbi Rosenbaum

* Mincha/Maariv:

Arcola: 2:30, 5:00, 7:25 University: 7:25 Sephardi: 7:25 Nusach Sefard: 7:25

* Shiur:

* Arcola – Rabbi Eliyahu Reingold

* Maariv/Havdalah: 8:28

Chol Hamoed Pesach, Sunday, April 16:

* Shacharis:

Arcola: 6:30, 7:35, 8:45 Sephardi: 7:30

* Light Candles by 7:28

* Mincha:

Arcola: 6:30, 7:30 University: 7:00 Sephardi: 7:00 Nusach Sefard: 7:00

Seventh Day Pesach, Monday, April 17:

* Shacharis:

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

The 9:15 Minyan will not meet.

* Dvar Torah:

* 8:00 and 8:45 Main Minyan – Rabbi Rosenbaum

* Mincha/Maariv:

Arcola: 7:30 University: 7:30 Sephardi: 7:30 Nusach Sefard: 7:30

* Light Candles after 8:30

(No preparations may be done before this time.)

Eighth Day Pesach, Tuesday, April 18:

* Shacharis:

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

The 9:15 Minyan will not meet.

* Yizkor – not before 10:00

* Dvar Torah:

* 8:45 Main Minyan – Rabbi Rosenbaum

* 8:00 – Rabbi Barry Greengart

* Mincha:

Arcola: 7:30 University: 7:30 Sephardi: 7:30 Nusach Sefard: 7:30

* Shiur:

* Arcola – Rabbi Yosef Kalinsky

* Maariv/Havdalah: 8:31

* Chometz which was sold for Pesach may be used after 9:45.

YISE Programs and Listings

Ruach Minyan – Friday, April 7, 7:20 PM in the Arcola Social Hall. While there is no formal children's program, all daveners are warmly welcome to join us It's going to be Gevaldic! For more information contact: adambashein@gmail.com

Annual Yom HaShoah V'Hagvurah Program – Mrs. Ida Schmidt-Chait will recount the dramatic story of her family's escape from Warsaw, Poland in 1939 that led them first into hiding in Ukraine and then to the Gulag in present-day Russia. Sunday, April 23, at YISE at 7:30 PM. Mincha will precede the program at 7:10 PM. Children grades 5 and above are encouraged to attend the program with their parents. Sign language interpreter will be available upon request.

YISE Rediscovered Art Auction is scheduled for Sunday, May 7. Please ask friends & relatives if they have any artwork to donate. When you travel and visit with family and friends, we hope you will remember to ask for art! For information, contact Auction Chairs Sammy Franco 301-649-1755 or Elaine Rubin 301-681-4000.

Shiurim from Rabbi Gedaliah Anemer, ZT"L, are available at http://audio.yise.org/s-111-rabbi-gedaliah-anemer.html

The Seventh Annual Siyum Tanach in Memory of Rav Anemer ZT"L

The Siyum will be held at a Shalosh Seudos on Shabbos, April 29, Parshas Tazria-Metzorah. To register for a particular section visit www.yise.org/siyum or contact Bob Levi at 301-593-2399.

SAVE THE DATE:

YISE Annual Banquet – Sunday, May 21

Honoring: Estee & Rabbi Binyamin Silver

Community Service Award: Iris & Adam Bashein

YISE Youth Announcements

The Youth Minyan will meet this Shabbos, all the Yom Tov days of Pesach, and Shabbos Chol Hamoed Pesach at 9:15 AM sharp, in the Small Social Hall.

Please join us this Shabbos, Shabbos Chol Hamoed Pesach, and the Seventh and Eighth days of Pesach for groups. Groups will NOT meet on the 1st and 2nd days of Pesach. 2-5 year-olds meet in the youth room behind the balcony; Girls 1st-4th grade gather in the main lobby and Boys 1st-4th grade gather outside the Social Hall and walk to the Yeshiva. Early care for 2-5 year-olds runs from 9:30-10:00. Groups run 10:00 AM-11:15 AM. On the Eighth day of Pesach, groups will run until 11:30 AM (for Yizkor). Please pick up child(ren) promptly.

Join YISE Youth for our 3rd annual trip to Sandy Spring Adventure Park on Lag Ba'Omer, Sunday, May 14 from 5:00 PM – 8:30 PM. (Children 5 – 6 years old are free with a paid and climbing adult.) See flyer for additional details. There are only 100 spots available. RSVP to bkugler@yise.org and make payment ($36.00 per person) to the Shul office by Wednesday, April 19.

Weekday Shiurim

* Rabbi Rosenbaum's Mussar Study Group for Women (spiritual self-improvement), Sundays at 9:30 AM, in the room behind the Balcony – will resume on April 23.

* Rabbi Rosenbaum's Gemara Shiur for Men, Tuesdays and Fridays, 6:00 AM – 6:45 AM, in the room behind the Balcony – will resume on April 21.

* Rabbi Rosenbaum's Halacha Chabura for Men, Tuesday evenings at 8:00 PM, in the Small Beis Medrash. For more details, please contact HalachaChabura@yise.org – will resume on April 25.

* Rabbi Rosenbaum's Nach Shiur, Wednesdays at 11:00 AM, in the Small Beis Medrash – will resume on April 26.

* Rabbi Rosenbaum's Chumash Shiur for Women, Wednesdays at 8:00 PM, in the room behind the Balcony – will resume on May 3.

* 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 rbsilver@yise.org – will resume on April 25.

* 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 – will resume on April 23

* 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.

* Rabbi Levy's Shiur for women on The Value of Modesty – will resume after Pesach.

* The Golden Network Presents:

* Torah Hour with breakfast and learning, Tuesday mornings following the 8:30 Shacharis, in the Arcola Social Hall. Open to men and women – will resume on April 25.

* Rabbi Raphael Malka's Mishnah Class for Men, Tuesday mornings, 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM – will resume on April 25.

* For more information: 301-732-1773 or info@goldennetwork.org

* Rabbi Yitzchak Scher's Shiur for Men and Women: 613? We Can Appreciate Every One of Them! Tuesdays, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM, in the Small Beis Medrash – will resume on April 25.

* Rabbi Moshe Arzouan's Advanced Gemara Shiur for Men, Wednesdays at 7:30 PM at University – will resume after Pesach and will be learning Meseches Makkos.

* New Shiur Starting after Pesach: Pearls of Prayer – New weekly class for men and women exploring the depth and meaning of our daily prayers. Join Rabbi Zakem for Jewish thought and life lessons based on the text of the weekday Shemoneh Esrei. Wednesdays, 9:15 PM, beginning April 26, in the YISE Small Beis Medrash.

* GWCK presents CLAS (Community Learning at Shomrai) – 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM at YISE. For more information, please contact Rabbi Yonatan Zakem at yzakem@gwckollel.org or 513-313-4899 – program will resume on Monday, April 24.

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 – will resume after Pesach.

Kollel Dirshu Silver Spring – will resume after Pesach.

Shmiras Halashon – Rabbi Levy's Shiur for men in Shmiras Halashon, weekday afternoons, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM, 609 Hyde Road.

Silver Spring Gemachim – For a complete list: gemachexchange.com

Parsha Shiur at University Towers – Shabbos, April 8 at 1121 University Blvd. West, Apt. 906, at 4:00 PM.

Kemp Mill Pirchei – will resume after Pesach.

Shabbos Game Club for Kids and Teens! Board game enthusiasts of any age are welcome to join the new game club this Shabbos, April 8, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM at the Frumkin home at 701 Hyde Road. Club meets every two weeks. RSVP to StephanieFrumkin@yahoo.com

Toastmasters' Meeting – Will resume Wednesday, April 19 at 8:00 PM in the YISE Small Social Hall. Contact president@kempmilltoastmasters.com or visit KempMillToastmasters.com for more information about our club.

Pesach Preparations – YISE and Beyond

Please remember to clean out your Talis box before Pesach.

Please do not use the Shul dumpsters to throw out your Chometz items. Monday morning, Erev Pesach is a regular garbage day.

Erev Pesach Siyum Bichorim – The Siyums are sponsored by the Lamkyes-Shechter family in loving memory of Emanuel Yitzchak Ben Chaim HaLevi.

Pesach Hospitality – Do you have an extra seat at your Seder? Or are you looking for a host? Please contact hospitality@yise.org if you are able to host a meal or if you are a guest in need of a host.

Rabbi Rosenbaum will be available for the sale of Chometz at the following locations and times this coming week

* Sunday, April 9: After 7:30 and 8:45 Shacharis Minyanim

* Monday, April 10: Following the Siyumim.

Or call Rabbi Rosenbaum, 301-593-4465 ext 405, to make special arrangements to sell your Chometz.

Ballard Mikvah (Woodside) Erev Yom Tov – Available for men on Monday, April 10 and Sunday, April 16, 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM exactly. $20 men, $10 children & students. Bring your own towels. Volunteers needed – contact Howie Schulman drhowies@gmail.com

Maos Chitim – Let All Who Are Hungry Come and Eat – Help local families and individuals, struggling to make ends meet:

* YISE Charity Fund – Drop off checks at the office made out to "YISE Charity Fund" and specifically marked "Maos Chitim" or give them to Rabbi Rosenbaum directly.

* The Franco Foundation – Continues to assist those in need. Donations towards the Maos Chitim drive will be distributed before and during Pesach. Please help with your generous tax-deductible donation, c/o Allan Franco, 613 Bromley Street, or through PayPal at thefrancofoundation@gmail.com

* Yad Yehuda of Greater Washington – which assists individuals and families year-round in our region. To donate, please click on the Maos Chitim banner at www.yadyehuda.org

Community Chometz Burning – Monday, April 10, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM at KMS. The Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service will be on hand to provide safety information at this community event.

Family Day at Six Flags America! First Day of Chol Hamoed, Thursday, April 13. Only $39.99 per ticket when you buy them through Camp Gevaldig. Contact campgevaldig@gmail.com for more details or call Rabbi Friedman 443-928-3687. Reserve tickets before Pesach at www.tasteofyeshiva.com and pick them up at the gate. There will be kosher for Pesach food for sale at the park, Jewish music, and Mincha at 7:00 PM. Proceeds will benefit the Camp Gevaldig Scholarship fund.

The Week Ahead

Sunday, April 9 Monday, Tuesday, April 10 thru April 18 Wednesday, April 19 Thursday, April 20 Friday, April 21
Shacharis
Arcola 6:30, 7:30, 8:45 See Pesach Schedule 6:30, 6:55, 7:35, 8:30 6:15, 6:45, 7:35, 8:30 6:30, 6:55, 7:35, 8:30
Sephardi 7:30 7:15 7:10 7:15

Mincha/Maariv
Arcola 7:25 7:35 7:35 See Shabbos schedule
Sephardi 7:20 7:30 7:30

Halachic Times (week of April 9-15): Earliest Talis & Tefillin: 5:46 AM, Latest Krias Shma: 9:49 AM, Earliest Mincha: 1:43 PM

Halachic Times (week of April 16-22): Earliest Talis & Tefillin: 5:35 AM, Latest Krias Shma: 9:44 AM, Earliest Mincha: 1:42 PM

Next Shabbos (after Pesach)

April 21-22 2017 – 26 Nissan 5777

Parshas Shemini – Mevorchim Hachodesh

Light Candles by 7:33 – Havdalah 8:35

Friday Night:

* Light Candles by 7:33, and not before 6:28

* Mincha:

Arcola: 6:15, 6:35, 7:35 University: 7:00 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, 7:30 University: 7:30 Sephardi: 7:10 Nusach Sefard: 7:30

* Maariv/Havdalah: 8:35

Upcoming Events

Friday, April 7 Ruach Minyan, 7:20 PM

Shabbos, April 8 Bar Mitzvah of Dovid Shinensky

Sunday, April 23 Annual Yom HaShoah V'Hagvurah Program, YISE at 7:30 PM

Shabbos, April 29 Siyum Tanach in Memory of Rav Anemer

Next Shabbos Shorts Deadline: Wednesday, April 19 at 12:00 Noon.

Submit items for the Shabbos Shorts to: announce@yise.org

Office Phone: 301-593-4465 Office Fax: 301-593-2330

Eruv line: 301-593-5561 E-Mail: office@yise.org

Website: www.yise.org

Office Hours:

Monday, April 10 – 9:00 AM-12:00 Noon; Closed on Chol Hamoed;

Wednesday, April 19 and Thursday, April 20 – 9:00 AM-5:00 PM;

Friday, April 21 – 9:00 AM-2:00 PM

Rabbi Dovid Rosenbaum Michael Shimoff – President

Rabbi Binyamin Silver – Asst. Rabbi Simi Franco – Office Manager