Parashas Behaaloscha – June 24-25, 2016

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Young Israel Shomrai Emunah – Shabbos Shorts

June 24-25, 2016 – 19 Sivan 5776 – Parshas Behaaloscha

Light Candles by 8:19 (and not before 7:04) – Havdalah 9:27

The Shabbos Shorts is sponsored this week by Miriam & Jeff Zuckerman in honor of Avigayil Zemelman, daughter of Esti & Avi.

Avigayil was honored with the Keter Shem Tov Award by Mount Sinai Jewish Center in NY. She enhanced the safety and security measures within the Shul. She became head of the Eruv Committee and connects compassionately with elderly people in the neighborhood. Mazal Tov!

Mazal Tov

* Melanie & Sandy Karlin upon the aufruf and forthcoming marriage of their son, Benjy, to Dalya Lerner. Mazal Tov to Benjy's siblings, Sarah & Matthew Karlin and Shayna & Raphael Karlin and their families. Mazal Tov also to Benjy's grandparents, Charles Karlin and Dolores & Len Schwartz.

* Debra & Arthur Sapper on the birth of a grandson to their son Mordechai Sapper and his wife Rose Weinstein, daughter of RabbiAvi Weinstein and Tamar Solnik of Kemp Mill.

* Marilyn & Don Schwartz on the birth of a grandson, Itai Yehuda, born to Chana Leah & Anthony Brehm of Plainview, NY. Mazal Tov to the big sisters, Livia and Brielle.

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 meets in the Boys' Yeshiva.

* Mincha:

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

* Maariv/Havdalah: 9:27

Divrei Torah:

* 8:45 Main Minyan Rabbi Rosenbaum

* 8:00 and 9:15 Minyanim Rabbi Silver

Kiddush Sponsors:

* Hashkamah/Nusach Sefard – "The Group"

* Sephardi Minyan – Israel Barda

* 8:45 Main Minyan / 9:15 Minyan – The Karlin family in honor of Benjy's Aufruf.

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 at 7:45 PM.

* Rabbi Rosenbaum – Shiur after Mincha at Arcola.

* Rabbi Silver – Shiur after Mincha at University.

YISE Youth Announcements

The Youth Minyan will meet this Shabbos at 9:15 AM sharp, followed by a Special Ices Kiddush in honor of the completion of another wonderful school year, sponsored by the Youth Minyan Kiddush club. This week is the last Youth Minyan until the Fall.

NOTE: There are NO groups this Shabbos, June 25. Beginning next Shabbos, July 2, there will be groups ONLY for 2-5 year olds for the remainder of the summer.

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.

YISE Programs and Listings

YISE Together-for-5 – Continues with a new series of audio Shiurim by Rabbi Rosenbaum about the Halachos of Travelling. For more info, visit

Camp Shomrai is back! Camp Shomrai is back for another great summer for ages 2-5! For inquiries, please contact Sarah Dollman at

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-year-old class 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

Helping Hands Across Kemp Mill – YISE's Chesed Committee has a program to help members undergoing serious medical crises. If you or someone you know needs help with meals, carpools, childcare, etc., or to volunteer, please contact: Melanie Karlin, 301-681-4740, or Miriam Friedman, 301-754-1517, If you are unable to cook a meal or help out, but would like to make a donation to Helping Hands Across Kemp Mill, please contact Simi Franco in the office.

The Rachel Bassan Horwitz Fund is used for medical needs in our area, elsewhere in the US, and in Israel. Thousands of dollars have been distributed to individuals requiring assistance. Our funds are depleting and in order to continue this much needed medical fund your financial help is needed! Tax deductible contributions may be made payable to: YISE Charity SPECIAL Fund, c/o Norma Burdett, 11720 Lovejoy St., Silver Spring, MD 20902. Earmark: Bassan Fund. For more information: Norma Burdett, 301-593-5964 or Pearl Bassan, 301-649-3137.

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.

* 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 – will not meet this week.

* 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 – will not meet this week.

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

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 Tefillah, learn Mishna Brurah with Rabbi Eli Reingold, Monday – Thursday, 8:00 PM – 8:45 PM at YGW. For information contact him at 301-996-5910 or

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

Shiur on Parsha – This Shabbos, June 25, with Rabbi Marvin Goldman. at 1121 University Blvd. West, Apt. 906, 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!

Toastmasters' Meeting – Wednesday, June 29, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM in the YISE Small Social Hall. Join us for a special "backwards" meeting. We'll start with awards, then evaluations, table topics and finally the speeches. Get a fun introduction to the Toastmasters communication and leadership program. Contact Scott Schlesinger at for more information.

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

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.

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. Contact, call 301-962-0820 or visit for more information.

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.

Cheryl Stern Community Kelim Mikvah is Now Open

Dedicate a brick in the path to the Keilim Mikvah at YISE. Your engraved brick will be placed on the sidewalk in front of the Mikvah.

Brick: 4" x 8" brick paver on the Keilim Mikvah path. Lines: 3, Characters per line: 20, Cost: $ 180.00 each

Double Brick: 8" x 8" brick paver on the Keilim Mikvah path. Lines: 6, Characters per line: 20. Cost: $ 500.00 each

Donations are 100% tax deductible. For more details visit:

The Week Ahead
Sunday, June 26 Monday, June 27 Tuesday, June 28 Wednesday, June 29 Thursday, June 30 Friday, July 1

Arcola 6:30, 7:30, 8:45 6:15, 6:45, 7:35, 8:30 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 7:30 6:10, 7:10 6:15, 7:15 6:15, 7:15 6:10, 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: 4:42 AM, Latest Krias Shma: 9:27 AM, Earliest Mincha: 1:50 PM

Next Shabbos

July 1-2, 2016 – 26 Sivan 5776

Parshas Shlach – Mevorchim Hachodesh

Light Candles by 8:19 – Havdalah 9:26

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

* Mincha:

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

* Maariv/Havdalah: 9:26

Upcoming Events

Shabbos, June 25 Aufruf of Benjy Karlin

Monday, June 27 Basic Colors, 2:30 PM – 7:00 PM, Social Hall

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, June 29 at 12:00 Noon.

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Monday through Thursday 9:00 AM-5:00 PM, Friday 9:00 AM-2:00 PM

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Rabbi Binyamin Silver – Asst. Rabbi Maurie Rosenberg – Executive Director