Parashas Bamidbar/Shavuos – May 18-21, 2018

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May 18 – 21, 2018 – 5 – 7 Sivan 5778 – Parshas Bamidbar/Shavuos

Light Candles by 7:58 – Havdalah 9:06

The Shabbos Shorts is sponsored this week by Vivian & Dr. Arnie Kirshenbaum in commemoration of the eighth Yahrzeit of her father, Rabbi Avraham Binyomin ben Menachem Mendel, Z"L.

Shabbos Schedule

Friday Night:

* Light Candles by 7:58, and not before 6:46

* Mincha: Ashkenazi: 6:30, 7:00, 8:00

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, 7:55 Sephardi: 3:00 Nusach Sefard: 7:55

* Maariv/Kiddush: 9:04

Divrei Torah:

* Sephardi Minyan Rabbi Rosenbaum

* 8:45 Main Minyan, 9:15 Rabbi Silver

* 8:00 Rabbi Yitzchok Brandriss

Kiddush Sponsors:

* Hashkamah/Nusach Sefard – "The Group"

* Sephardi Minyan – David Mordehai in memory of his mother, Chanina bat Farcha, and Shula Eloul in memory of Chasiba bat Grasia, Yaakov ben Chasiba and Meir ben Simmi

* 8:00 Minyan – Teanna & Jonah Mainzer in gratitude to Hashem.

* 8:45 Main Minyan – "Haimish Kiddush Group"

* 9:15 Minyan – With gratitude to Hashem on Serena Kalish's graduation from Shenandoah University's Physician Assistant Program.

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 7:50 PM, Large Beis Medrash.

* Rabbi Eliyahu Reingold -Shiur after Mincha

Shavuos – First Day – Sunday, May 20

The flowers for Shavuos are donated in memory of David Kramer, Z"L, on the occasion of his 16th Yahrzeit by Karen & Howie Schulman and family.

See page 3 for Shavuos Night Shiurim

The Pastry Oven cakes have been donated by Nissy & Eva Moskowitz in memory of loved ones.

* Earliest Talis 4:50 AM Netz 5:51 AM

* Shacharis: Ashkenazi: 5:15, 7:00, 8:00, 8:45 Sephardi: 4:20 Nusach Sefard: 7:00

* Mincha: Ashkenazi: 8:00 Sephardi: 7:55 Nusach Sefard: 8:00

* Rabbi Levy – Shiur at 7:25 PM, Large Beis Medrash.

* Maariv: 8:35

* Light Candles after 9:05 No preparations shall be done before this time.

Shavuos – Second Day – Monday, May 21

See page 4 for additional YISE Shavuos Shiurim and activities.

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

* Yizkor at 8:45 Minyan – not before 10:30

* Mincha: Ashkenazi: 8:00 Sephardi: 7:55 Nusach Sefard: 8:00

* Maariv/Havdalah: 9:06

Divrei Torah and Yom Tov Shiurim:

* 8:45 Main Minyan Rabbi Rosenbaum

* 8:00, 9:15 Rabbi Silver

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

* Rabbi Levy – Shiur at 7:25 PM, Large Beis Medrash.

* Shiur after Mincha Rabbi Rosenbaum

Kiddush Sponsors:

* Sephardi Minyan ¡V Avigail & Avishay Barda in honor of their new baby boy.

Mazal Tov

* Leah & Yoni Bresler on the birth of a granddaughter, Liora Keren, to their children, Hava (Bresler) & Avi Freidenreich of Highland Park, NJ.

* Fran & Alan Broder on the birth of a grandson, born to their children, Eva & Hillel Broder. Mazal Tov to siblings Moshe, Rebecca, Aaron and Baruch and to great-grandparents Marilyn & Sol Broder and Glicka Creeger and to Aunt Batsheva & Uncle Moshe, and Serena and Uncle Noam Broder and Aunt Gabi Goodfriend.

* Adina & Fred Friedman on the birth of a grandson, Eliezer, to their children, Leah & Moshe Friedman, of Baltimore.

* Marsha & Yitz Kasdan on the engagement of their granddaughter, Shira Gross, to Moshe Neger. Mazal Tov to parents Rookie & Judah Gross of Passaic, NJ, grandparents Phyllis & Jack Gross of NY, Moshe's parents, Faige & Naftali Neger of Toronto, Canada, and the rest of the extended family.

* Arleeta and Ivan Lerner on the engagement of their granddaughter, Chaya Lerner, daughter of Devorah & Rabbi Ezra Lerner of Yerushalayim, to Yeshayahu Pack, son of Yocheved & Rabbi Yosef Mordechai Pack of Har Nof. Mazal Tov to grandmother Dina Rosenbaum and greatgrandmother Dena Lerner Gerber.

Refuah Shleima

* Jacob Edeson has been moved to the Wasserman Building of the Hebrew Home of Greater Washington. Visitors are welcome.

YISE Programs and Listings

Lost and Found – Items remaining in the lower lobby coat room will be removed on May 23.

Bikur Cholim of Greater Washington and the YISE Chesed Committee – Rabbi Koss will be speaking on a topic in Jewish History on Monday, June 4, from 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM at 1111 University Blvd. W. in the Penthouse. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, please contact Miriam Friedman at 301-754-1517 or

Community Blood Drive – Sunday June 10, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM at Chabad of Silver Spring, 519 Lamberton Drive, in memory of Dr. Avi Karkowsky, Dr. Clif Price, & Mrs. Beverly Brinn. Make your lifesaving appointment today by calling Inova Blood Donor Serivces at 1-866-256-6372 or contacting Eli Landy or online at

Camp Shomrai is back for another great summer! 7-week program Monday, June 25th – Friday, August 10th. Preschool 2-yearold through Kindergarten 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM at Shomrai Preschool. NEW THIS YEAR boys & girls entering 1st through 6th grade 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM at YGW Girls High School with Rabbi Moshe Mittelman and Mrs. Esther Leigh. Register online at For more information contact Sarah Dollman at

Membership Directory – The 2018 YISE Membership Directory will be updated soon. Send updated information to

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

Sunday, June 10

YISE Annual Banquet

Honoring: Miriam & Steven Friedman.

Community Service Award: Carol & Tuvia Lazar.

Youth Honorees: Edan Friedman, Talya Miller & Noach Solomson.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Watch your mailbox for details or go to

YISE Youth Announcements

The Youth Minyan will meet this Shabbos at 9:15 AM sharp in the Small Beis Medrash, followed by a Kiddush sponsored by the Youth Minyan. The Youth Minyan will meet on Monday, the 2nd day of Shavuos, at 9:15 AM sharp in the Small Beis Medrash.

Shavuos Shiurim and Ice Cream Social details on pages 3/4.

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 on Shabbos and both days of Shavuos. 1st-4th grade 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM at the Yeshiva on Shabbos and on the 2nd day of Shavuos. 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.

Weekday Shiurim

* Rabbi Rosenbaum's Mussar Study Group for Women (spiritual self- improvement), Sundays at 9:30 AM, will resume May 27.

* 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.

* Rabbi Silver's Parsha Shiur for Men and Women, a mix of Halacha and Aggada. Tuesday evenings 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 9:45 AM – 10:30 AM, will resume May 27

* 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! Tuesdays, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM, in the Small Beis Medrash.

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

* Rabbi Yonatan Zakem's Shiur for Men and Women, Pearls of Prayer, exploring the depth and meaning of our daily prayers. Sundays in the Social Hall, will resume May 27.

* 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):

* Sunday: On the Same Page with Rabbi Hillel Shaps, 7:00 PM – Note special time/day for Shavuos.

* 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

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

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 – 8:45PM 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, contact Rabbi Eli Reingold at 301-996-5910 or Ranon Cortell at 240-277-2730.

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

A Time for Unity! – Special Shabbos afternoon speaker series. Chabad of Silver Spring will be hosting distinguished Rabbis between Pesach and Shavuos. This Shabbos, May 19, Rabbi Berel Wolvovsky, Chabad of Silver Spring. All Shiurim at Chabad, 519 Lamberton Drive, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Women and men are invited.

Kemp Mill Toastmasters – Wednesdays,8:00 PM in the YISE Small Social Hall. May 23 – Evaluation Workshop. May 30 – Open House. Guests welcome at both events. Contact Laura Warshawsky at for more info.

Yom Tov Trail Hike – Rose Litwack will be leading a family-friendly Yom Tov trail hike to Wheaton Regional Park on the first day of Shavuos, Sunday, May 20. To join, please meet her at the corner of Kemp Mill Road and Monticello Ave. at 3:30 PM.

Finding the Divine in Each Person: Rus with Nachlas Yosef – Annual Shavuos Women's Shiur with Rabbi Lopiansky, first day of Shavuos, May 20, 5:30 PM at the YGW Boys Campus, 1216 Arcola Avenue. Questions? Rabbi Blate, or 404-273-3392

Zichron Menachem Hair Drive -MJBHA will be sponsoring the annual hair donation drive on Tuesday, May 22, at Progressions Salon. All cuts are free and each donor receives a special gift from the coordinator and a certificate from Zichron Menachem. To sign up, email with "hair" in the Subject line. Nancy Mehlman will contact you to set up an appointment at your preferred time.

The Kemp Mill Village is being formed to help elderly and disabled residents stay in their homes. There will be an initial community-wide meeting at Kemp Mill Elementary School, Sunday, June 3, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Please plan to attend and help us get started. See website for more information.

The Week Ahead

Sunday, May 20 – Shavuos Monday, May 21 – Shavuos Tuesday – May 22 Wednesday – May 23 Thursday – May 24 Friday – May 25
Ashkenazi See Shavuos Schedule 6:30, 6:55,7:35, 8:30 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 6:10 6:10 6:00 6:10

Ashkenazi 8:10 8:10 8:10 See Shabbos schedule
Sephardi 8:05 8:05 8:05

Halachic Times: Earliest Talis and Tefillin: 4:50 AM, Latest Krias Shma: 9:26 AM, Earliest Mincha: 1:42 PM

Next Shabbos

May 25 – 26, 2018 – 12 Sivan 5778

Parshas Nasso

Light Candles by 8:04 – Havdalah 9:11

Friday Night:

* Light Candles by 8:04, and not before 6:51


Ashkenazi: 6:35, 7:05, 8:05 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, 8:00 Sephardi: 7:40 Nusach Sefard: 8:00

* Maariv/Havdalah: 9:11

Upcoming Events

Sunday, May 20 Tikkun Leil Shavuos – Midnight

Monday, May 21 Ice Cream Social – 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Wednesday, May 23 YISE Annual Election Meeting, 7:45 PM

Wednesday, May 23 YISE Board of Directors Meeting, 8:15 PM

Shabbos, May 26 Aufruf of Naftali Ginsburg – 8:45 Minyan

Sunday, June 10 Blood Drive at Chabad, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Sunday, June 10 YISE Annual Banquet

Next Shabbos Shorts Deadline: Wednesday, May 23 at 12:00 Noon.

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