Parashas Beshalach – January 26 – 27, 2024

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Candle Lighting 5:03 | Havdalah 6:06

The Shabbos Shorts is sponsored by Cheryl & Michael Gabai on the first Yahrzeit of Cheryl's mother, Roselyn Rutta, Rashah bat Yocheved v'Yehoshuah HaLevi, on 18 Shevat, and to express thanks to those who learned Mishnayot in her memory
and by Delia Weiss and Family and Miriam & Steve Friedman and Family in loving memory of Dr. George Weiss, A"H, Gedalya Chaim ben Avraham Moshe, on the occasion of his 7th Yahrzeit.

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

Sandy & Rabbi Hal Axelrod on the birth of a great-grandson, Rom Jacob, born to their grandchildren, Tal & Maor Shushan of Tel Aviv, Israel. Mazal Tov also to siblings Elai and Levi, to the grandparents, Etkah & Danny Moore, and to great-grandmother Haddasah Mordechai of Petach Tikvah, Israel and all of the family members.

Devorah & Ephraim Ayil on the birth of a son. The Shalom Zachor will be 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM at 1108 North Belgrade. The Bris will take place on Monday after the 6:45 minyan.

Lianne & Theo Heller on the upcoming marriage of their son, Eliezer to Devorah Ciner of Irvine, CA. Mazal Tov to Devorah's parents, Natalie & Rabbi Yisroel Ciner, and to Eliezer's siblings, Dov& Mouchka, Lev & Sam and Ezra Heller and to the entire Heller and Ciner families.

Arline & Dr. Irving Katz on the birth of a great-grandson and to Sharona & Shlomo Katz on the birth of a grandson, born to Michal & Moshe Katz of Olney.

Debra Sapper on the birth of a granddaughter born to Chaya & Elad Engel of Maale Adumim, Israel. Mazal Tov to big brother Yishei Engel.


Wayne Hutman on the passing of his mother, Jacqueline Hutman.

Kiddush and Shalosh Seudos Sponsors

Hashkamah Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by Sara Silver to commemorate the 10th Yahrzeit of her father, Bud Silver, Yissocher Dov ben Meir, A"H.

Shul Kiddush is sponsored by Lianne & Theo Heller in honor of the Aufruf and upcoming wedding of their son, Eliezer Ben Zion Heller to Devorah Aliza Ciner of Irvine, California. Mazal Tov to the Heller and Ciner families.

Sephardic Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by Roni Hazut, with HaKarat HaTov to Hashem.

Shalosh Seudos is sponsored by Susan & Bob Levi to commemorate the upcoming Yahrzeit of Bob's father, Fred Levi, Baruch ben Meir HaLevi, on 23 Shevat and by Patty & Eric Towler with gratitude to Hashem for the safe return of their son Adam from serving in Gaza.

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

Rabbi Hyatt's Gemara Shiur is 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.

Wednesday Night Navi Shiur is sponsored by Debbie Rogal in memory of her cousin Judy Licht on her Yahrzeit and Harriet & Ron Sheinson in memory of Barney Krasnow, Dov Ber ben Reb Tzvi Hirsh, beloved father of Harriet Sheinson.

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Mesilat Yesharim Shiur is sponsored by Debbie Rogal in memory of her cousin, Judy LIcht, on her Yahrzeit.

The Lower Lobby coffee station is sponsored by Yale Ginsburg, Chaim Neustadter, and Roast Masters Hannah & Robert Klein.

Shabbos Schedule

Minyan Locations:

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


Mincha/Maariv: 5:05 (B) 5:00 (Sephardi, LBM)


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

Mincha: 2:30 (B), 4:45 (B), 5:00 (Sephardi, LBM)

Shalosh Seudos: 5:10 (S)

Maariv: 6:06 (B)


8:45 Main Minyan – Rabbi Rosenb.aum

9:15 Minyan – Rabbi Postelnek


Hashkamah Minyan Gemara Shiur (SBM) Rabbi Yitzhak Grossman

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

Youth Announcements

Teen Minyan – Led by Rabbi Moshe Holzer, 9:15 AM in The House, followed by Kiddush

Shabbos Groups – 10AM 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

For more information, contact Sharon Shimoff at

Dor L'Dor – Family Chevrusah-style learning in a fun environment! This Motzei Shabbos, January 27 at 7:30 PM in the Social Hall. This Dor l'Dor is sponsored by Debbie & Stuart Goldman.

Torah Tournament Junior – Come cheer on the contestants! – Sunday, January 28 from 4:30 PM – 6PM in the Social Hall.

Family Shabbos Dinner – Friday, February 2. Adults and children welcome. RSVP to

Kids Safety Event – Sunday, February 4 from 1PM to 3PM. see youth flyers


YISE Supports Israel

Mission to Israel Several members of YISE are coordinating a mission to Israel in February 20-22. For additional information, please contact Yehuda Shinensky ( or Jeremy Goodman ( If you are unable to attend in person, please consider contributing to help sponsor events or supplies, including, but not limited to, gear and meals for soldiers.

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.

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. Rabbi Rosenbaum leads a daily 15-minute Zoom of Tehillim recital and study of the Sefer Mesilas Yesharim Sunday through Friday at 12:30 PM on Zoom A.

Tzedaka A list of charitable organizations is available at:

Political Action information can be accessed via AIPAC and the OU

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

Shabbos Sefer Soiree – Rabbi Ira Brandriss will speak on "Chovos Halevavos: Obligations of the Heart – Gateways to a Spiritual Life" on Friday, January 26 at 8:30 PM in the Social Hall, followed by light refreshments.see flyer

Men's Melaveh Malka – Join Rabbi Postelnek and friends for singing, food, and Torah. Motzei Shabbos, January 27 at 8:30 PM at the home of Goldie & Ben Fields, 11420 Heather Crest Lane. To sponsor, visit see flyer

Nach Yomi Siyum – All women and girls invited. Sunday, January 28 from 11AM – 1PM. Brunch, inspiring speakers, and interactive program. RSVP: see flyer

Likras Shabbos: A Deeper Understanding of Kabbalas Shabbos: Learn and appreciate the inner meaning and depth of Kabbalas Shabbos, and transform your Friday night Davening! Given by Rabbi Postelnek. Next Shiur this Thursday, February 1, 8:50 PM – 9:30 PM at the Postelnek home, 11600 Fillmore Drive. see flyer

Camp Shomrai Early Bird Special -Registration is now open. Don't miss out! Register before February 1 to save $75 on each child's registration.

Finding My Place in Torah, Community and Life – A shiur given by Rabbi Postelnek. Monday, February 5 at 8:30 PM, at the home of Leah & Yoni Levine, 1111 University Blvd. W (University Towers) Apt. 206. see flyer

Come Join Rabbi Koss's Monthly Jewish History class on Zoom! Bikur Cholim of Greater Washington and the YISE Chesed Committee. Rabbi Koss will be speaking on a topic in Jewish history, Monday, February 5 from 2PM – 3PM on Zoom A.

Ask the Rabbi – This month's topic: Halachos of Shopping. Tuesday, February 6 from 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM on Zoom A. Send in your questions to by Sunday, February 4. For more information and to submit questions by phone or anonymously, contact Miriam Friedman at 301-754-1517 or To sponsor the program, please contact the YISE office. see flyer

Lunch and Learn – Wednesday, February, 11:45 AM at YISE with Rabbi Brahm Weinberg. Musical presentation by Dr. Stuart Goldman. RSVP by February 11 to or 301-732-1773. Donations appreciated.

Scholar-In-Residence – Hadassah (Michelle) Margolis – Friday, February 23 "Jews and Their Books: The Last 1,000 Years,"Shabbos, February 24 "Women and the Jewish Book," and Sunday, February 25 "Megillat Esther Across the Ages". see flyer

Save the Dates: Scholar-In-Residence Programs at YISE – March 8-9 and May 18. see flyer

Helping Hands Across Kemp Mill, a part of YISE's Chesed Committee, has a current need for meals. Please sign up in Helping Hands or contact Melanie Karlin, 301-681-4740, or Miriam Friedman, 301-754-1517, if you have trouble getting into the system. Please note that there is a current need in the community. If you would like to help out or sign up to make meals, please contact us.

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

The Week Ahead

Halachic Times: Latest Alos Hashachar 5:56 AM, Earliest Talis and Tefilin: 6:24 AM, Latest Netz: 7:19 AM, Latest Krias Shema: 9:47 AM, Earliest Mincha: 12:53 PM, Earliest Shkia: 5:24 PM, Latest Tzeis Hacochavim 6:13 PM

Next Shabbos

February 2-3, 2024

24 Shevat 5784

Parashas Yisro

Mevorchim Hachodesh

Candle lighting 5:11

Havdalah 6:13

Friday Night:

Mincha/Maariv: 5:15 (B) 5:10 (Sephardi, LBM)

Shabbos Day:

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

Mincha: 2:30 (B), 5:10 (B), 5:05 (Sephardi, LBM)

Maariv: 6:13