Parashas Chukas – June 26-27, 2015

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Young Israel Shomrai Emunah – Shabbos Shorts

June 26-27, 2015 – 10 Tammuz 5775 – Parshas Chukas

Light Candles by 8:19 (and not before 7:05) – Havdalah 9:27

The Shabbos Shorts is sponsored this week by Joey Franco – Mortgage Banker – 301-529-5387.

Shabbos Schedule

Friday Night:

* Light Candles by 8:19, and not before 7:05

* Mincha:

Arcola: 6:50, 7:20, 8:20 University: 7:15 Sephardi: 7:00 Nusach Sefard: 7:00

Shabbos Day:

* Shacharis:

Arcola: 7:00, 8:00, 8:45 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: 9:27

Divrei Torah:

* 8:45 Main Minyan Rabbi Rosenbaum

* 8:00 Minyan Rabbi Silver

Kiddush Sponsors:

* Hashkamah/Nusach Sefard – Zipporah & Jason Rosenblatt to commemorate the Yahrzeits of their fathers, Rabbi Nandor Marton, Z"L, and Rabbi Morris D. Rosenblatt, Z"L.

* 8:45 Main Minyan – Naomi & Nechemia Mond in honor of the Bar Mitzvah of their son Ezra Yehuda.

Shabbos Shiurim:

* Mrs. Yocheved Arzouan – Shiur at 9:00 AM.

* Rabbi David Hyatt – Shiur after Hashkamah Minyan.

* Rabbi Moshe Arzouan – Shiur after Sephardi Shacharit.

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

* Rabbi Yehoshua Levy – Shiur at 7:25 PM.

* Rabbi Amram Hes – Shiur will not meet this week.

* Rabbi Rosenbaum – Shiur after Mincha at Arcola.

* Rabbi Barry Greengart – Shiur after Mincha at University.

Mazal Tov

* Nancy & David Finkelstein on the marriage of their grandson, Aharon Peikes, son of Rachel & Jonathan Peikes of Kew Gardens Hills, to Raizy Rabinowitz , daughter of Ruchama Rabinowitz and Yisroel Rabinowitz, of Chicago.

* Judy & David Marwick on the Bar Mitzvah of their grandson Moshe, son of Dr. Miriam & Rabbi Binyamin Marwick of Baltimore.

* Naomi & Nechemia Mond on the Bar Mitzvah of their son, Ezra Yehuda. Mazal Tov to the great-grandparents Rosaline Sonnenwirth and Marilyn & Milton Ozar, grandparents Ita & Jimmy Mond and Betty & Stuart Ozar, and to all of the family and friends.

* Gloria & Arnie Sherman and Meyer Koplow of New Rochelle, on the birth of a granddaughter, Eliana Yehudit, to their children, Tovah & Michael Koplow of Potomac, and Mazal Tov to the big sister and brother, Kira and Zachary, and to all the aunts, uncles and cousins.

YISE Programs and Listings

The YISE Membership Directory will be published soon. If you are a member and have moved or would like any changes in your published directory listing, please submit your changes at: or send an e-mail to or contact the YISE office.

Going Deep – The Meaning of the Amidah – Series of Monday night Shiurim with Rabbi Rosenbaum for men and women. Meets through July 27 from 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM. in the small Social Hall. Part of the YISE Meaningful Tefilah Project (Mincha and Maariv are part of the class). New attendees welcome. Last week's class can be listened to at

Sefer Daniel: Template for Exile, Vision of Redemption – Six-part summer series for women given by Rebbetzin Atara Rosenbaum, meets on Tuesdays, through July 28, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM, in the small Beis Medrash.

The Dialogue Between the Rabbi and Questioner in the Halachic Process – YISE, in conjunction with the GWCK, invites men and women of the community to a Jewish ethics lecture by Rabbi Moshe Walter. Sunday, June 28, at 9:30 AM at YISE.

Tisha B'Av: The Responsibility of Being the Chosen People – The Pre-Three Weeks BMZG Community Shiur for men and women with Rabbi Yitzchak Scher, Rebbe – Yeshiva Gedolah, at YISE. Tuesday June 30, Mincha at 7:45 PM; Shiur at 8:00 PM; Maariv to follow. For more information contact Rabbi Reingold at 301-996-5910.

Bikur Cholim of Greater Washington and the YISE Chesed Committee – Rabbi Koss will be speaking on topics in Jewish History. Monday, July 6, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM, 1111 University Blvd. W., apt. 215. Light refreshments will be served. For information, please contact Miriam Friedman at 301-754-1517 or

Helping Hands Across Kemp Mill – YISE's Chesed Committee is looking to add names to its volunteer list. Please contact: Melanie Karlin, 301-681-4740, or Miriam Friedman, 301-754-1517, to be included. Please note there is an immediate need for drivers to the Hebrew Home and back to Kemp Mill. Please sign up if you can help out.

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

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 small Beis Medrash.

* Rabbi Rosenbaum's Halacha Chabura for Men, Tuesday evenings. For more details, please contact

* Rabbi Rosenbaum's Nach Shiur, Wednesdays at 11:00 AM, in the small Beis Medrash – now learning Megillas Eicha.

* Rabbi Rosenbaum's Chumash Shiur for Women, Wednesdays at 8:00 PM, in the small Beis Medrash.

* Rabbi Silver's Parsha Shiur for Men and Women. A mix of Halacha and Aggada. Tuesday evening at 7:30 PM at the home of Marion & Harry Felsen. Refreshments provided by the hosts.

* 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 – Program will not meet this week due to Rabbi Moshe Walter's lecture.

* 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; Maariv to follow – Program will not meet this week due to Rabbi Yitzchak Scher's Shiur.

* Rabbi Moshe Arzouan's Advanced Gemara Shiur for Men – Shiur is on summer break and will resume in August.

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

Dedicate a Brick, and Help Build a Kelim Mikvah

Dedicate a brick in the path to the Cheryl Stern Community Kelim 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 Kelim Mikvah path. Lines: 3, Characters per line: 20, Cost: $ 180.00 each

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

Donations are 100% tax deductible.

For more details visit:

YISE Youth Announcements

The Youth Minyan will NOT meet this week. The Minyan will resume on Shabbos Parshas Shoftim, August 22.

Please join us this week for groups: 2-5 year-olds meet in the youth room behind the balcony; Groups run 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM. Please pick up child(ren) promptly.

Community Programs and Listings

Jacob Edeson is home and visitors are welcome to come and visit him. Please call first 30l-593-1468.

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.

Women's Discussion Group – Shabbos afternoons, 5:30 PM at the home of Mrs. Klavan, 1006 Lamberton Drive.

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

Uplifting Holocaust Reflection: A Talk for the Three Weeks and for Life – In honor of the release of his new book, "Heroic Children," Rabbi Hanoch Teller will address the entire Silver Spring community at SEHC, Sunday, June 28 at 9:00 PM. For more information: 301-593-8270. Free Admission.

New TGN Class – Join A Gemara Skills Class led by Mr. Chaim Goldstein studying the 5th Perek of Meseches Brochos, which contains key laws concerning Shemona Esrai, as well as strategies for successful prayer. Meets Sunday evenings: 7:15 PM – 8:15 PM at SEHC. Refreshments and sushi. For more information contact Rabbi Shmuel Leigh at 301-732 1773 or

GWCK Youth Summer Kollel – June 29 – July 16, Monday – Thursday evenings, 7:30 PM – 8:15 PM for 5th and 6th grade boys, 8:15 PM – 9:00 PM for 7th – 9th grade boys. At the Kollel in White Oak. Refreshments, raffles, and prizes!

Toastmasters' Meeting – Wednesday, July 1, 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.

Dirshu Daf Yomi B'Halacha on Hilchos Tefillin. With Rabbi Eli Reingold, learn Mishna Brurah on Monday – Thursday evenings, 35 minutes before Mincha at YISE Arcola. For information contact him at 301-996-5910 or

Changing Images of Jewish Men and Women in American Culture and Real Life – Professor Sylvia Barack Fishman of Brandeis University will deliver the 30th annual Rabbi Morris D. and Rebbetzin Esther Rosenblatt, Z"L memorial lecture on Sunday, July 12, at Congregation Kneseth Israel,1125 Spa Road, Annapolis. Continental breakfast, 10:30 AM; Lecture: 11:00 AM. The event is free and open to the public.

Workplace Skills Workshops:

* Free Webinars on Federal Jobs – Featuring Kathryn Troutman. (1) 7 Steps to a Federal Job, June 29, 12:00 noon. (2) Tips and Tricks for Federal Jobs, June 30, 12:00 noon. For both, register at

The Ultimate Kindness – Chevra Kadisha is called the ultimate good deed, Chesed Shel Emet, as the recipient cannot return the favor. The Chevra Kadisha of Greater Washington needs volunteers to conduct Taharot. Opportunities are available daily and volunteers from throughout the region are welcome. For more information or to volunteer, contact: For Women's Division – Devorah Grayson, 202-438-7060. For Men's Division: (301) 593-1193 or

Fast of Shiva Asar B'Tammuz

Sunday, July 5

* Fast Begins 4:05

* Early Mincha 2:00 (Arcola)

* Mincha 8:00 (Arcola)

* Maariv 9:00 (Arcola)

* Fast Ends 9:26

The Week Ahead

Sunday, June 28 Monday, June 29 Tuesday, June 30 Wednesday, July 1 Thursday, July 2 Friday, July 3 – Independence Day (observed)
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, 7:30, 8:45
Sephardi 7:30 6:15, 7:10 6:20, 7:15 6:20, 7:15 6:15, 7:10 7:30

Mincha /Maariv
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: 4:43 AM, Latest Krias Shma: 9:28 AM, Earliest Mincha: 1:50 PM

Next Shabbos

July 3-4, 2015 – 17 Tammuz 5775

Parshas Balak

Light Candles by 8:19 – Havdalah 9:26

Friday Night:

* Light Candles by 8:19, and not before 7:05

* Mincha:

Arcola: 6:50, 7:20, 8:20 University: 7:15 Sephardi: 7:00 Nusach Sefard: 7:00

Shabbos Day:

* Shacharis:

Arcola: 7:00, 8:00, 8:45 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 27 Bar Mitzvah of Ezra Mond, 8:45 Main Minyan

Wednesday, July 1 Senior Lunch, Sanford Adler, Montgomery County Police Volunteer – "Keeping Seniors Safe"

Next Shabbos Shorts Deadline: Wednesday, July 1 at 12 Noon.

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