Parashas Balak – June 29-30, 2018

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Young Israel Shomrai Emunah – Shabbos Shorts

June 29 – 30, 2018 – 17 Tammuz 5778 – Parshas Balak

Light Candles by 8:19 – Havdalah 9:27

The Shabbos Shorts is sponsored this week by Faygah, Jed, Mordechai, Moshe, Tzivia, Avrumi, Shoshana, Gavriella, and Nechama Linfield, thanking Rabbi Rosenbaum, Rabbi Silver, and the entire YISE community for giving us many opportunities for Tefilah, Torah reading, Limud Hatorah, Chesed, great Kiddushes, and amazing friendships. Thanks for sharing with us many Simchas and being there for Nichum Aveilim. Wishing the entire YISE community Bracha V'Hatzlacha in good health for many years to come.

Mazal Tov

* Bernice & Eddie Cohen on the engagement of their daughter, Reyna, to Eli Mamann of Boca Raton, FL. Mazal Tov to siblings, Isaac, Jacob and Tali. Mazal Tov to grandparents, Reyna & Isaac Cohen and Bette Ellen Weigert and Robert Weigert.

* Dalia & Jesse Kahane on the Bat Mitzvah of their granddaughter, Roni Uli, daughter of Galit & Harel Uli of Rosh HaAyin, Israel.

* Nancy & Pesach Mehlman on the birth of a granddaughter, Maya Adira Rachel, born to Rivka and Tani Friedman of Hollywood, FL. Mazal Tov to the parents, to big siblings Rayna, Chloe and Uri, to great grandpas Menache Israel and Jack Mehlman; and to all of the aunts, uncles and cousins.

* Naomi & Nechemia Mond on the Bar Mitzvah of their son Dovid. Mazal Tov to grandparents, Ita & Jimmy Mond and Betty & Stuart Ozar, and great-grandparents, Rosaline Sonnenwirth and Marilyn & Milton Ozar, and all of the siblings, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends who have come to share in the Simcha.

* Susan & Abe Zwany on the birth of a grandson to Atara & Dovi Ziffer. Mazal Tov to all of the sibliings, grandparents, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. I"YH, the Bris will take place on Tuesday, July 3, following 7:00 AM Shacharis at Moses Montefiore in Baltimore.

Shabbos Schedule

Friday Night:

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

* Mincha:

Ashkenazi: 6:45, 7:20, 8:20 Sephardi: 7:00 Nusach Sefard: 7:00

Shabbos Day:

* Shacharis:

Ashkenazi: 7:00, 8:00, 8:45, 9:15 Youth: 9:15 Sephardi: 7:45 Nusach Sefard: 7:00

* Mincha:

Ashkenazi: 2:30, 5:00, 8:15 Sephardi: 8:00 Nusach Sefard: 8:15

* Maariv/Havdalah: 9:27

Divrei Torah:

* 8:45 Main Minyan Rabbi Rosenbaum

* 8:00, 9:15 Rabbi Silver

Kiddush Sponsors:

* Hashkamah/Nusach Sefard – "The Group"

* 8:45 Main Minyan – Naomi & Nechemia Mond in honor of Dovid's Bar Mitzvah.

Shabbos Shiurim:

* Rabbi Tuvia Grauman- Rabbi Hyatt's Gemara Shiur, after Hashkamah Minyan, lower lobby.

* Rabbi Moshe Arzouan – Shiur after Sephardi Shacharit.

* Rabbi Levy – Shiur at 7:20 PM, Large Beis Medrash.

* Rabbi Rosenbaum – Shiur after Mincha

Weekday Shiurim

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

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

* Rabbi Rosenbaum's Halacha Chabura for Men, Tuesday evenings at 8:00 PM, in the Small Beis Medrash. 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 room behind the Balcony, will resume July 18.

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

* GWCK Sunday Kollel Brunch and Learn for Men – Sunday mornings. Classes from 9:50 AM – 10:30 AM. Choose from classes:

* On the Same Page with Rabbi Menachem Winter

* Parsha Discourses with Rabbi Yitzhak Grossman

* Unraveling the Navi with Rabbi Hillel Shaps

* Sage Advice with Rabbi Moshe Sadwin

* Rabbi Yonatan Zakem's Shiur for Men and Women, Pearls of Prayer, exploring the depth and meaning of our daily prayers. Sundays, 7:40 PM, in the Social Hall, will resume July 8.

* GWCK presents CLAS (Community Learning at Shomrai) – 8:15 PM – 9:15 PM at YISE. For more information, please contact Rabbi Yonatan Zakem at or 513-313-4899.

* Men (classes located in the YISE Beis Medrash):

* Monday: On the Same Page with Rabbi Hillel Shaps.

* Tuesday: Torah Topics with Rabbi Menachem Winter.

* Wednesday: Reading Responsa with Rabbi Yitzhak Grossman.

* Thursday: Yesodei Hatorah with Rabbi Avraham Sussman.

* Thursday: Inspired Avodah with Rabbi Yitzchak Scher

* Monday – Thursday: Shivti led by Rabbi Yonatan Zakem, under the guidance of Rabbi Yitzhak Grossman.

* Women (class located in the Small Social Hall):

* Monday: Mrs. Sara Malka Winter, will resume in the fall.

* Rabbi Levy's Amud Yomi Shiur, Sunday 6:25 AM- 7:25 AM and Monday through Friday 7:00 AM – 7:45 AM in the Beis Medrash.

* The Golden Network Presents: Rabbi Barry Greengart's Shiur on Daily Halachos for Men and Women, Tuesday mornings 9:15 AM – 10:00 AM. For more information: 301-732-1773 or

* Rabbi Yitzchak Scher's Shiur for Men and Women: 613? We Can Appreciate Every One of Them!, will resume in the fall.

* Rabbi Moshe Arzouan's Advanced Gemara Shiur for Men, learning Maseches Succah, Wednesdays at 7:00 PM in the Social Hall.

YISE Programs and Listings

We welcome new members who were voted in at the last Board meeting: Joan & Meir Orlofsky Bikur Cholim of Greater Washington and the YISE Chesed Committee – Rabbi Koss will be speaking on a topic in Jewish History on Monday, July 2 from 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM at 1111 University Blvd. W. in the Penthouse. Light refreshments will be served. For more info, contact Miriam Friedman at 301-754-1517 or

Lost and Found items in the downstairs coatroom will be removed on Monday, July 2.

Come do a Mitzvah! Be part of a Community Service Day sponsored by YISE and KMS on Sunday, July 15, from 12 noon – 2:00 PM at A Wider Circle (distribution center) at 9159 Brookville Rd., Silver Spring, MD, 301- 608-3504. Great activity for most ages – individuals, families, and groups welcome. Upper School students get community service hours. For more info. and to RSVP, contact Miriam Friedman at

Helping Hands Across Kemp Mill is a part of YISE's Chesed Committee. The program is a service to help members undergoing serious medical crises. We are always looking for volunteers to help out. If you wish to be a part of this program by helping with meals, visitation, shopping, childcare, etc., contact: Melanie Karlin, 301-681-4740, or Miriam Friedman, 301-754-1517,

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

YISE Youth Announcements

The Youth Minyan will NOT meet this Shabbos.

Please join us this week for groups:

2-5 year-olds 9:30 AM – end of 8:45 minyan in the youth room behind the Balcony.

1st-4th grade 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM at the Yeshiva. Walking group leaves at 10:00 AM. Girls meet in the main lobby. Boys meet outside the Social Hall.

Please pick up child(ren) promptly.

Help Wanted at Shomrai Preschool

Lead Teacher – Shomrai Preschool is looking for a lead teacher for 2018-2019 who wants to be part of a collaborative team of professionals working together to ensure developmentally appropriate practice in a warm, nurturing, and creative setting. We provide a constructive approach with play/inquiry based learning. We are mindful of children's social and emotional development, as well as children's development in language and literacy, mathematical thinking, scientific and critical thinking, social studies, physical skills, art and creativity, health and safety awareness, and Judaic content. Send resumes to Suri Kinzbrunner at

Fast of Shiva Asar B'Tammuz

Sunday, July 1

* Fast Begins 4:03 AM

* Early Mincha 2:00 PM

* Mincha 8:00 PM

* Maariv 9:00 PM

* Fast Ends 9:27 PM

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 Mincha.

Learn Mishnah Brurah Hilchos Shabbos in 18 Months – Shiur for men with Rabbi Eli Reingold. Monday through Thursday, 8:00 – 8:45 PM at the Boys Yeshiva. Questions? Rabbi Reingold at 301-996-5910.

Kollel Dirshu Silver Spring is learning Maseches Nedarim. Learn in the morning (5:45 AM – 6:30 AM) or in the evening (9:00 PM – 10:00 PM) at the Boys Yeshiva. For more info, please contact Rabbi Eli Reingold at 301-996-5910 or Ranon Cortell at 240-277-2730.

Daily Halacha Program from Rabbi Eliyahu Reingold – Receive one every day in your inbox. Visit and click "Sign Up."

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

Rabbi Marvin Goldman's Shiur at University Towers – Shabbos, June 30, at 1121 University Blvd. West, Apt. 516, at 4:30 PM.

The Value of Modesty – Rabbi Levy's Shiur for women, based on text by Rav Shimshon Dovid Pincus ZT"L. Alternate Sundays, 7:00 PM, 609 Hyde Rd.

Silver Spring Gemachim – For a complete list:

3 Weeks Series on the Holocaust with Mrs. Esther Schwartz, Holocaust Historian. Presented by the Mesorah Women's Learning Institute, Tuesdays at 8:00 PM at the home of Mrs. Sorah Rivkah Goodman, 414 Neale Ct. July 3 – Part Two: The Destruction of Lithuanian Jewry. July 10 – Part Three: Liberation! Tuition $10. For women only.

Reading Consolation in a Book of Destruction: The Ingenuity of Eikha Rabba – Dr. Yael Zeigler will speak at Woodside Synagogue Ahavas Torah on July 3 at 7:00 PM.

Federal Holiday Learning Program – "Tzedakah – How Much?" Join Kollel Zichron Amram and the Rosh Kollel, Rabbi Reingold, for a morning of learning on July 4. Breakfast 9:00 AM, Chavrusa learning 9:30 AM, Shiur by Rabbi Reingold 10:40 AM – 11:20 AM. For more information, contact Rabbi Blate at 404-273-3392.

Kemp Mill Toastmasters – Wednesday, July 11, 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 & leader. Contact Laura Warshawsky at for more information.

Americans and the Holocaust – A guided tour of a new exhibition at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum with Amit Birah Chapter. Sunday, July 15, 10:30 AM. Discussion and refreshments to follow. Cost: $18. Register at Contact 410-484-2223 or for more information.

Capital Kosher Pantry Online Food Donation – Now you can shop and ship to the Capital Kosher Pantry at your convenience on and Items ship directly to the Pantry, often with no shipping fee (depending on the items and the size of the order). The links to the ordering sites are at where you can also find more information about the Pantry and other Yad Yehuda programs. Tax receipts are available upon request.

Help our Senior Neighbors – What if you had to give up your car keys and depend on someone else to get you where you needed to go? This is happening to more and more of our senior neighbors. Consider volunteering with the Senior Connection to drive seniors to medical appointments. Training and liability coverage are provided, and you can set your own volunteering schedule. For more information, contact, call 301-962-0820 or visit

The Week Ahead
Sunday, July 1 – Shiva Asar B'Tammuz Monday July 2 Tuesday July 3 Wednesday, July 4 – Independence Day Thursday July 5 Friday July 6
Ashkenazi 6:30, 7:30, 8:45 6:15, 6:45, 7:35, 8:30 6:30, 6:55, 7:35, 8:30 6:30, 7:30, 8:45 6:15, 6:45, 7:35, 8:30 6:30, 6:55, 7:35, 8:30
Sephardi 7:30 6:00, 7:15 6:10, 7:15 7:30 6:00, 7:15 6:10, 7:15

Ashkenazi 2:00 / 8:00, 9:00 8:25 8:25 8:25 8:25 See Shabbos schedule
Sephardi 8:10 8:20 8:20 8:20 8:20

Halachic Times: Earliest Talis and Tefillin: 4:45 AM, Latest Krias Shma: 9:29 AM, Earliest Mincha: 1:50 PM

Next Shabbos

July 6 – 7, 2018 – 24 Tammuz 5778

Parshas Pinchas

Light Candles by 8:19 – Havdalah 9:27

Friday Night:

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

* Mincha:

Ashkenazi: 6:45, 7:20, 8:20 Sephardi: 7:00 Nusach Sefard: 7:00

Shabbos Day:

* Shacharis:

Ashkenazi: 7:00, 8:00, 8:45, 9:15 Youth: 9:15 Sephardi: 7:45 Nusach Sefard: 7:00

* Mincha:

Ashkenazi: 2:30, 5:00, 8:15 Sephardi: 8:00 Nusach Sefard: 8:15

* Maariv/Havdalah: 9:27

Upcoming Events

Shabbos, June 30 Bar Mitzvah of Dovid Mond, 8:45 Main Minyan

Shabbos, July 7 Bar Mitzvah of Eliyahu Lazar, 8:45 Main Minyan

Shabbos, July 7 Bar Mitzvah of Rafi Moses, 8:45 Main Minyan

Next Shabbos Shorts Deadline: Wednesday, July 4 at 12:00 Noon.

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Wednesday – July 4- Office Closed, Friday 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

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