Parashas Behaaloscha – June 21 – 22, 2024

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JUNE 21- 22, 2024 | 16 SIVAN 5784 | PARASHAS BEHAALOSCHA



Candle Lighting 8:19, not before 7:04 | Havdalah 9:27

The Shabbos Shorts are sponsored by Ariel Segal in gratitude to Hashem commemorating one year since his mother's return from physical therapy at the Hebrew Home to heal her injury, in particular thanking his siblings Shira & Elan Hichenberg, as well Rabbi Yitzchak Brandriss and Rick & Kathy Greenberg for helping with his mother's recovery and
by Mindy & Shmuel Tolchinsky to commemorate the 9th Yahrzeit of Shmuel's mother, Shirley Tolchinsky, Sarah Rivka bat Zev A"H, on the 21st of Sivan.

YISE Supports Israel

Our thoughts and prayers are focused on Israel. Please see the back of this sheet for various things you can do to support Israel.

Mazal Tov

Chana & Paul Berner on the Bar Mitzvah of their grandson, Daniel Yehuda, and to his parents, Shira & Shmuel Pepper of Baltimore, and to his aunts and uncles, Yaelle & Pesach Levi, Heather & Ethan Berner, Chani & RamiBerner, and their families.

Rene & Rami Isser on Eitan's marriage to Batsheva Moskowitz of West Hempstead, NY. Mazal Tov to Batsheva's parents Tali & Jeff Moskowitz.Mazal Tov to Eitan's siblings Pola & David and family, Esther & Yonatan andfamily and Elana & Ariel and family. Mazal Tov to Batsheva's siblings Elan,Adin and Gila.

Arleeta & Rabbi Dr. Ivan Lerner on the engagement of their grandson, Yonah Lerner son of Shoshana & Rabbi Ari Lerner (Baltimore) to Temima Gabay, daughter of Michelle (Gabay) & Ike Shain (Monsey) Mazal Tov to grandparents Carole & Morty Pancer.

Goldie & Aharon Dovid Levy on the birth of a son, Yaakov Tzvi.

Lynn & Aron Trombka on the birth of a granddaughter, Shira Neima, born to Sara & Dov Fink of New York.


Yoni Praff on the passing of his father, Giora Aharon ben Naftali Halevi.

YISE mourns the loss of Eli Moshe Zimbalist, HY"D, after a valiant fight in Gaza. He was the son of Sara & Simmy Zimbalist and the grandson of YISE members Joelle & Bill Zimbalist. YISE extends its deepest condolences to his entire family.

Kiddush Sponsors

Hashkamah Minyan Kiddush on June 15 was sponsored by Judy & Louis Morris to commemorate the 20th Yahrzeit of Louis's mother, Esther Baila bas Shlomo Yosef on the 8th of Sivan.

Hashkamah Minyan Kiddush this week is sponsored by Sahra & Yale Ginsburg in honor of the June birthdays for Rochelle Dimont, Yale Ginsburg and Daniel Ginsburg.

Shul Kiddush is sponsored in honor of all of the listed graduates.

Sephardic Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by the Sephardic Minyan in honor of Michelle & Yoni Goldstein and wishing them a öàúëí ìùìåí and by Rebekah & Yaniv Natanov to commemorate the Yahrzeit of Yaniv's father, Yaakov Ben Ari HaKohen, on the 19th of Sivan.

Happy Birthday

Happy Special birthday to Vivian Kirshenbaum from her husband Arnie and all her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren with love!

Happy birthday from Simi & Sammy Franco to the "Beauty and the Beast!" Two very special birthday celebrants!

Welcome New Members

New members voted in this week at the board meeting: Esther & Eli Bergman, Meira & James Mainzer and Deborah & David Sloan

Shabbos Schedule

Minyan Locations:

B – Belonofsky Sanctuary, S – Social Hall, LBM – Large Beis Medrash, SBM – Small Beis Medrash, H – The House


Mincha/Maariv: 6:45 (Plag, S) 7:00 (B), 8:20 (B) 7:15 (Sephardi, LBM)

Shacharis: 7:00 (B), 8:45 (B), 9:15 (S), 8:00 (Sephardi, LBM), 9:15 (Teen, H)

Mincha: 2:30 (B), 5:00 (B), 8:15 (B), 8:15 (Sephardi, LBM)

Maariv: 9:27 (B)


8:45 Minyan: (B) Rabbi Hillel Shaps

9:15 Minyan: (S) Rabbi Postelnek

Hashkamah Minyan Gemara Shiur: (SBM) Rabbi Yitzhak Grossman

Ohr HaChaim Chabura: 8:55 (S) Rabbi Postelnek

Parsha Shiur before Mincha will resume next week.

Shiur between Mincha/Maariv: Rabbi Yitzhak Grossman

Youth Announcements

Teen Minyan – 9:15 AM in The House, followed by Kiddush

Shabbos Groups – 10 AM until shul ends

Toddler Group, under 2 with parent, Toddler Room

Kinder Group, 2-5, upstairs behind the balcony

Boys 6-9 & Girls 6-9 and 5th-6th Grade Girls, meet in lower lobby and walk to YGW

Graduates Kiddush – Join us this week, June 22

Popsicles in the Park – Next Shabbos, June 29 at 4:30 PM at the Kemp Mill Urban Park. More dates coming in July and August. see flyer


Shabbos and Weekday Shiurim Sponsors

Hashkamah Minyan Shiur is sponsored by David Jaray in appreciation of Rabbi Grossman and all those who attend his shiur, and in memory of all those who have lost their lives in Israel. May Hashem bless Israel with complete and speedy victory and Brachos for the Israeli soldiers, hostages, students, and all of Israel

Rabbi Hyatt's Gemara Shiur was sponsored by David Jaray in appreciation of Rabbi Grauman and all those who attend his shiur, and in memory of Rabbi Hyatt, A"H and to all of those who have lost their lives in Israel. May their Neshamas have an Aliyah. Refuah Shlema to all those that are wounded and ill, and to all of those that have been traumatized in Israel during these times. 8:45 Minyan Drasha is sponsored In honor of Debbie Katz, by her children and grandchildren.

Limud on the Lawn is sponsored this month by Dr. Jerry Hawk in memory of his cousin, Sgt-Major Eli Moshe Zimbalist, HY"D, who,only a few days ago, was killed alongside seven other soldiers in his combat unit, defending the land of Israel.

Wednesday night Women's Navi Shiur was sponsored by Harriet & Ron Sheinson in memory of Harriet's brother, James Krasnow, Simon Ben Dov Ber, A"H.

Pirkei Avos with Rabenu Yonah Shiurim were sponsored by Jay Rogal and Debbie Rogal in memory of Belle Rogal, Jay's mother and Debbie's grandmother, on her Yahrzeit and by Joan & Don Walter in honor of Rabbi Rosenbaums's Gemilas Chesed guidanceand in honor of Art Boyars and Ed Zurndorfer for their kindness to Joan and their support of women saying Kaddish in shul.

YISE Supports Israel

YISE invites members with family on active IDF duty to share their profiles at

YISE maintains a community-wide Tehillim WhatsApp group. To join, visit To submit names of soldiers serving in the IDF for tefilot, please send the soldier's Hebrew name and his/her mother's Hebrew name to

We pray that our soldiers will return soon to their peacetime roles, and in the interim ask our members to daven and undertake other zechuyos on behalf of these and other IDF personnel defending Israel and our people.

Evening of Inspiration with Varda and Eitan Morell – Thursday, July 25 at 8 PM in the Belonofsky Sanctuary. Varda and Eitan Morell will speak about their son Maoz, HY"D, who fell in battle in Gaza. They will share the inspirational story of his heroism in life and death in the context of three generations of Jewish survival and strength. see flyer In Memory of Eli Moshe Zimbalist, HY"D, please consider donating to this campaign

Tefilah We gather in the Belonofsky Sanctuary on Sunday evenings after Mincha/Maariv for 15 minutes of communal Tehillim. Additionally, Tehillim are recited at each daily and Shabbos minyan.

Shiur for Israel Rabbi Rosenbaum leads a daily 15-minute Zoom of Tehillim recital and study of Pirkei Avos with Rabenu Yonah, Sunday through Friday at 12:30 PM on Zoom A.

Tzedaka A list of charitable organizations is available at:

As we engage our efforts through tefilah, tzedakah and political action, let us also beseech Hashem daily to bring safety to the citizens of Israel, success to its military, and clarity to its leadership.

Upcoming YISE Events

Men's Night Seder Program – Learn with a Chavrusa, Chabura or own your own! Tuesdays & Thursdays in the Small Beis Medrash, June 18-July 4, 8:45-9:30 PM, Maariv to follow. Chabura with Rabbi Postelnek, "From Iyun to Halacha: Real questions learned real well." Includes light snacks and Thursday night cholent! To sponsor, visit see flyer

Limud on the Lawn – A monthly exploration of different Torah luminaries through the ages at YISE members' homes. Rabbi Postelnek will speak about the Ri Ha-Zaken on June 22 at 6 PM on the lawn of Dr. Jerry and Tsipi Hawk, 819 Bromley St. Contact the YISE to sponsor Limud on the Lawn for $54 for July 13, August 24 or September 1. see flyer

An Evening of Pizza and Friends – Join YISE Young Professionals on Sunday, June 30, 8 PM at Ben Yehuda. Limited space. $15pp. RSVP: see flyer

Yom HaShoah – The 2024 Yom HaShoah program on May 5 during which our member Lew Sosnowik was interviewed is available online at

Security Training – A free all-afternoon training session open to all members of the shul is being scheduled for a Sunday later this summer or early fall. The event will be informative and involves role play so we all know what to do in an emergency. Food will be served. If you are willing to participate, please contact Stuart Rosenthal at (301) 980-9557 or

Zoom Connection details in the SHMA and at Flyers are available at

The July SHMA will be published next week – Submit community events and shiurim updates for July by Monday, June 24 at NOON to:

Rabbi Rosenbaum will be on vacation through Friday, June 28. Individuals with Halachic questions can contact Rabbi Postelnek at 571-340-0227 or . Those wanting to contact Rabbi Rosenbaum about pressing matters should contact the Shul office and a staff member will notify Rabbi Rosenbaum.

The Week Ahead

Halachic Times: Latest Alos Hashachar 4:02 AM, Earliest Talis and Tefilin: 4:41 AM, Latest Netz: 5:46 AM, Latest Krias Shema: 9:26 AM, Earliest Mincha: 1:49 PM, Earliest Shkia: 8:37 PM, Latest Tzeis Hacochavim 9:27 PM

Next Shabbos

June 28-29, 2024

23 Sivan 5784

Parashas Shlach

Candle lighting: 8:20 not before: 7:04

Havdalah: 9:27

Friday Night:

Mincha/Maariv: 6:40 (Plag, S), 7:00 (B), 8:20 (B) 7:15 (Sephardi, LBM)

Shabbos Day:

Shacharis: 7:00 (B), 8:45 (B), 9:15 (S), 8:15 (Sephardi, LBM), 9:15 (Teen, H)

Mincha: 2:30 (B), 5:00 (B), 8:15 (B), 8:05 (Sephardi, LBM)

Maariv: 9:27