Parashas Chayei Sarah – November 25-26, 2016

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Young Israel Shomrai Emunah – Shabbos Shorts

November 25-26, 2016 – 25 Cheshvan 5777 – Parshas Chayei Sarah – Mevorchim Hachodesh

Light Candles by 4:29 – Havdalah 5:31

The Shabbos Shorts is sponsored this week by Rochelle Dimont in honor of Avi Ginsburg and Rachel Danis' upcoming wedding.

Mazal Tov

* Ruthie & Mordechai Cohen on the Bar Mitzvah of their son, Yaakov. Mazal Tov to his sister, Yael, and to grandparents, Beverly Deppen, James Mowery and Robin & Bernie Cohen and to all the aunts, uncles, cousins and friends who are here to celebrate.

* Sahra & Yale Ginsburg on the upcoming marriage of their son Avi to Rachel Danis, daughter of Susu & Steve Danis of Hollywood, FL. Mazal Tov to grandparents Faith & Gil Ginsburg and Rochelle Dimont, to Uncle Rafi, and to siblings Elazar & Devorah, Naftali and Daniel as well as Aunt Masha & Uncle Seth Katz and family, and to the extended Ginsburg, Dimont, and Danis families.

* Arleeta & Rabbi Ivan Lerner on the engagement of their granddaughter Tehilah Miller, daughter of D'vorah & Rabbi Shmuel Miller, of Baltimore, to Natanel Greenwald, son of Nava & Yisrael Greenwald of Monsey. Mazal Tov to grandparents Ilene & Henry Miller of Pisgat Ze'ev Mizrach and great-grandmother, Dena Lerner Gerber of Baltimore.

Shabbos Schedule

Friday Night:

* Light Candles by 4:29

* Mincha:

Arcola: 4:30 University: 4:30 Sephardi: 4:25 Nusach Sefard: 4:30

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 will meet in the Small Social Hall.

* Mincha:

Arcola: 2:30, 4:25 University: 4:25 Sephardi: 4:05 Nusach Sefard: 4:25

* Maariv/Havdalah: 5:31

Divrei Torah:

* Hashkamah, 8:00 and 8:45 Main Minyanim Rabbi Rosenbaum

* University Rabbi Barry Greengart

Kiddush Sponsors:

* Hashkamah/Nusach Sefard – Sahra & Yale Ginsburg in honor of the Aufruf and the upcoming marriage of Avi to Rachel Danis.

* Sephardi Minyan – "Sephardic Group"

* University – "Mevorchim Hachodesh"

* 8:45 Main Minyan – Ruthie & Mordechai Cohen in honor of Yaakov's Bar Mitzvah.

Shabbos Shiurim:

* Mrs. Yocheved Arzouan – Shiur at 9:00 AM, behind the balcony.

* Rabbi David Hyatt – Shiur after Hashkamah Minyan, Lower Lobby.

* Rabbi Moshe Arzouan – Shiur after Sephardi Shacharit.

* Rabbi Yehoshua Levy – Shiur at 3:20 PM, Large Beis Medrash.

* Rabbi William Millen – Shiur will not meet this week.

* Rabbi Rosenbaum – Shiur after Mincha at Arcola.

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 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 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

* Before we Begin 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 Presents:

* Torah Hour with breakfast and learning, Tuesday mornings following the 8:30 Shacharis, in the Arcola Social Hall. Open to men and women.

* Rabbi Raphael Malka's Mishnah Class for Men, Tuesday mornings, 10:15 AM – 11:00 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, Wednesdays at 7:30 PM at University.

* GWCK presents CLAS (Community Learning at Shomrai) – 8:00 PM – 9:00 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: 613 with Rabbi Hillel Shaps.

* Tuesday: In The Beginning with Rabbi Zacharia Schwartz.

* Wednesday: Torah Topics with Rabbi Menachem Winter.

* Thursday: Yesodei Hatorah with Rabbi Avraham Sussman.

* Thursday: Inspired Avodah with Rabbi Yitzchak Scher, Kollel Zichron Amram and Rebbe, YGW

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

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

* Monday: Women of Valor with Mrs. Sara Malka Winter.

YISE Programs and Listings

Dor L'Dor – Family Chevrusah-style learning in a fun environment! Next Motzei Shabbos, December 3, 6:30 PM, Arcola Social Hall. Open to the entire community! Delicious pizza! Interactive discussions! Raffle of exciting prizes! Lots of fun!

SAVE THE DATE: Shabbos, December 16-17: Scholar-in-Residence – Rabbi Dovid Gottlieb. Rav at Yeshivat Har Etzion (Gush) Rabbi and Co-founder of Ganei Ha'ela, Beit Shemesh; Former Rav, Congregation Shomrei Emunah, Baltimore.

* Friday Evening, 8:00 PM, light refreshments: From Milan to Meah Shearim: Fashion and Jewish Identity in the Modern World

* After 8:45 Main Minyan Shacharis (~11:00): Talking to the Shepherd – What Does Being Religious Really Mean? – Kiddush follows.

* Between Mincha / Maariv: The Case of the Poison Sandwich

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

Cheryl Stern Community Keilim Mikvah

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:

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.

YISE Youth Announcements

The Youth Minyan will meet this Shabbos at 9:15 AM sharp, in the Small Beis Medrash.

Youth groups will NOT meet this Shabbos.

Annual Chanukah Celebration: A Chanukah Packed with Flare! Please Join YISE Youth and YISE Nursery on Sunday, December 18, from 12:00 Noon – 2:00 PM, Arcola Social Hall. Sufganiyot, 30ft Inflatable obstacle course, Ben Yehuda Pizza, Wheaton Fire and Rescue Trucks, Zig Zag the Magician, and arts and crafts with YISE Nursery. $5 per person (2 and older), $25 dollar family max, doughnuts are free, pizza is $2.50 per slice. For more info, contact

Community Programs and Listings

Mazal Tov to Tali Orner on her engagement to Avraham Hanuka. Mazal Tov to all the extended Orner, Hanuka, Tarich and Danan families. The L'chaim will be Sunday, November 27, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM at the Bresler home, 1206 North Belgrade Road.

Condolences to Charlie Siegman on the passing of his brother Leo Siegman. The funeral took place in Israel on Tuesday. Charlie may be reached during Shiva at 053-521-5101 or 054-520-0048 or

Daf Yomi meets in the Yeshiva Beis Medrash – Sunday at 6:30 AM, Monday through Thursday at 9:00 PM, and Shabbos at 10:30 AM.

Dirshu Daf Yomi B'Halacha on Hilchos Seuda, learn Mishna Brurah with Rabbi Eli Reingold, Monday – Thursday, 8:00 PM – 8:40 PM at the Boys Yeshiva. For information contact him at 301-996-5910 or

Kollel Dirshu Silver Spring is learning Maseches Kesuvos. 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 information, please 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, Monday through Thursday afternoons, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM, 609 Hyde Road.

Parsha Shiur at University Towers – Shabbos, November 26, at 1121 University Blvd. West, Apt. 316, at 3:00 PM.

Toastmasters' Meeting – Wednesday, November 30, 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 and leader. Contact Scott Schlesinger at for more information.

Of Miracles, Music and Motion -A women's performance featuring ballet, contemporary and tap dances as well as musical performances by accomplished vocalists and instrumentalists from our community on Sunday, December 4. More info and tickets at

Camp Chaverim Registration is now OPEN!!! Early Bird Special available until Sunday, December 4. There will be an open house for elementary school students Motzei Shabbos, December 3, 8:00 PM – 8:45 PM at YGW and 9:00 PM – 10:00 PM for Middle and High School students. Check out our new camp video at our website:! Any questions? Please contact Rabbi Ezra Baldinger at 301-807-2260 or Rabbi Yaakov Boruch Beren at 410-925-2257 or at

Community Programs and Listings (cont.)

The Leo Bernstein Jewish Academy-PTO Fifth Annual Chanukah Boutique – Sunday, December 18, at SSJC, from 12:00 Noon – 4:00 PM. Amazing vendors, a Chinese auction with some great prizes, including a signed piece of artwork from renowned artist Avy Ashery and a gift certificate to satisfy your sweet tooth at the Candy Man, and other prizes worth up to $120!! We'll also have live entertainment and activities for the kids, delicious concessions, and more! If you would like to participate as a vendor, contact

The Week Ahead

Sunday, November 27 Monday, November 28 Tuesday, November 29 Wednesday, November 30 Thursday, Dec. 1 – Rosh Chodesh Friday, December 2
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 6:10, 6:35, 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 6:00, 7:10 6:15, 7:15

Arcola 4:35 4:35 / 7:30, 9:00 4:35 / 7:30, 9:00 4:35 / 7:30, 9:00 4:35 / 7:30, 9:00 See Shabbos schedule
Sephardi 4:30 4:30 4:30 4:30 4:30

Halachic Times: Earliest Talis & Tefillin: 6:14 AM, Latest Krias Shma: 9:30 AM, Earliest Mincha: 12:29 PM

Next Shabbos

December 2-3, 2016 – 3 Kislev 5777

Parshas Toldos

Light Candles by 4:27 – Havdalah 5:30

Friday Night:

* Light Candles by 4:27

* Mincha:

Arcola: 4:30 University: 4:30 Sephardi: 4:25 Nusach Sefard: 4:30

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, 4:25 University: 4:25 Sephardi: 4:05 Nusach Sefard: 4:25

* Maariv/Havdalah: 5:30

Upcoming Events

Shabbos, November 26 Bar Mitzvah of Yaakov Cohen

Monday, November 28 The Man with the Truck, 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM Arcola Social Hall

Motzei Shabbos, Dec. 3 Dor L'Dor, 6:45 PM, YISE Social Hall Friday, December 16 Ruach Minyan, 4:30 PM, Arcola Social Hall

Shabbos, December 16-17 Scholar-in-Residence – Rabbi Dovid Gottlieb

Sunday, December 18 Annual Youth Chanukah Celebration, 12:00 Noon – 2:00 PM, Arcola Social Hall

Next Shabbos Shorts Deadline: Wednesday, November 30 at 12:00 Noon.

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