Parashas Kedoshim – May 13-14, 2016

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Young Israel Shomrai Emunah – Shabbos Shorts

May 13-14, 2016 – 6 Iyar 5776 – Parshas Kedoshim

Light Candles by 7:54 (and not before 6:43) – Havdalah 9:00

The Shabbos Shorts is sponsored this week by Jack Calman to commemorate the Yahrzeit (30 Nissan) of his dear mother, Ruth Calman.

Mazal Tov

* Elaine & Dr. Alan Breitler on Alan's receiving the University of Maryland 2016 Faculty Professional Achievement Award.

* Arleeta & Ivan Lerner on the birth of a granddaughter, daughter of their children Devorah & Rabbi Ezra Lerner of Yerushalayim. Mazal Tov also to grandmother Dina Rosenbaum of Brooklyn, and great-grandmother Dena Lerner Gerber of Baltimore.

* Bertha & Jack Spiro on the birth of twin great-grandchildren, a boy and a girl, born to their grandchildren Chava & Daniel Horovitz of Givat Shmuel. Mazal Tov to the grandparents Drs. Fran & Stan Forman of Lower Merion, PA and Tzippy & David Horovitz of Beit Shemesh.

Shabbos Schedule

Friday Night:

* Light Candles by 7:54, and not before 6:43

* Mincha:

Arcola: 6:25, 6:55, 7:55 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, 7:25 University: 7:50Sephardi: 7:15 Nusach Sefard: 7:25

* Maariv/Havdalah: 9:00

Divrei Torah:

* 8:45 Main Minyan Rabbi Rosenbaum

* 8:00 and 9:15 Minyanim Rabbi Silver

Kiddush Sponsors:

* Hashkamah/Nusach Sefard – The Efron Family in honor of Dr. Herman Efron's 90th birthday, Ben Tishim Lashuach.

* 8:00 Minyan – Nechama & Yosi Scharf and Yosi's parents, Arlene & Stuart Scharf, in celebration of Stuart and Yosi finishing learning Shas Mishnayos

* Sephardi Minyan – Nir Boaz, Liora Dahan, Shula Elul, and David Mordechai in memory of their respective family members.

* 8:45 Main Minyan – "The Haimish Kiddush Group"

* 9:15 Minyan – Yaffa & Binyomin Koff to commemorate his father's Yahrzeit.

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 6:25 PM

* Rabbi Yehoshua Levy – Shiur at 6:30 PM, Large Beis Medrash.

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

YISE Programs and Listings

The Sixth Annual Siyum Tanach in Memory of Rav Anemer ZT"L will be held at a Shalosh Seudos this Shabbos, May 14, Parshas Kedoshim, after Mincha.

Halacha Chabura for Men – Rabbi Rosenbaum's Halacha Chabura for Men will begin the study of Pas Akum and Bishul Akum, using the Shulchan Aruch and classic commentaries inside. The class meets on Tuesdays, from 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM in the Social Hall in conjunction with the Bais Medrash Zichron Gedaliah program. The class is preceded by Mincha at 7:45 and followed by Maariv. For questions or more information, please contact Interested individuals should feel free to try it out for a week!

Tech Cafe at YISE – Sunday, May 15, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. FREE! Register at For Seniors: Learn from local teens how to use technology, including smartphones, iPad, tablet, Facebook, email, and more. Bring your charged device and charger with you. For Teens – Volunteer for Tech Cafe. Free Pizza lunch for our Teen Techsperts! Co-sponsored by YISE and KMS in conjunction with Tech Cafe. Questions? Contact Miriam Friedman, YISE/KMS – mfriedman2@ or Stacey Relkin Winkler, Tech Cafe,

Tefilah: Your Personal Stairway to Heaven – A new 4-week class begins on Tuesday night, May 17, developed and taught by Mrs. Sharon Freundel. The class is based on Abraham Maslow's Hierarchy of Human Needs, and will enhance your path toward Hashem through deeper knowledge of prayer and human psychology. Class meets Tuesdays, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM, at the Rosenthal home, 1220 Arcola Avenue. Please bring a Siddur. Free. Open to men and women. RSVP requested, but not required, to: or 301-980-9557. Part of the YISE Meaningful Tefilah Project.

Follow-Up Meeting with the US Post Office – Congressman Van Hollen's office will be hosting a follow-up community meeting with the U.S. Postal Service on Wednesday, May 18 from 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM in the YISE Social Hall. For questions, please contact Melissa Joseph at or at (202) 594-6502.

Counting Towards What? Understanding What the Torah Does and Doesn't Tell Us About Sefiras HaOmer – Shiur for women with Rabbi Rosenbaum. Sunday, May 22, at 8:30 PM at the home of Bayla Goodman, 11527 Monticello Avenue.

YISE Annual Meeting and Election of Officers and Trustees of the Board will take place Tuesday, May 24 at 7:30 PM in the Social Hall.

YISE Shomrai Nursery Raffle – Enter our online raffle and win free camp, Uppa Baby stroller, Yehudis Goldfarb Photography, Studio 805 Makeover, and more! Drawing on Sunday, May 29. 1 ticket $10, 5 tickets $35, 10 tickets $50. Visit

Membership Directory – The 2016 YISE Membership Directory will be printed soon. To submit changes to your directory entry, go to or contact The deadline for changes is June 15.

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

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

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, 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 resume May 18.

* 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.

* GWCK Yesodei Hatorah, a skills-building program designed to foster Gemara proficiency, Thursdays following Mincha/Maariv in the small Social Hall.

YISE Youth Announcements

The Youth Minyan will meet this Shabbos at 9:15 AM sharp, followed by a Kiddush sponsored by the Youth Minyan.

Parsha Shenanigans – Please join us this week for groups: 2-5 year-olds meet in the youth room behind the balcony; Girls 1st-4th grade gather in the main lobby and Boys 1st-4th grade gather outside the Social Hall and walk to the Yeshiva. Early care for 2-5 year-olds runs from 9:30-10:00. Groups for all ages run 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM. Please pick up child(ren) promptly.

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.

Kemp Mill Pirchei – For boys, first through sixth grade in the Yeshiva classrooms, Shabbos afternoons, 4:00 PM – 4:55 PM. If you're interested in sponsoring, please contact,

Shiur on Parsha – This Shabbos, May 14, with Rabbi Marvin Goldman. at 1121 University Blvd. West, Apt. 316, at 4:00 PM.

Social Thinking: How to Facilitate Social Interactions – Presented by Sulam, with Speech Language Pathologists, Susan Abrams, MA, CCC-SLP, and Randi Rosenblatt MA, CCC-SLP. It is based upon a treatment framework developed by Michelle Garcia Winner, SLP ( Monday, May 16 at 7:15 PM at Berman Hebrew Academy. RSVP:

Workplace Skills Workshop: Federal Resume Boot Camp – Tuesday, May 17, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. For info and to register, visit

Toastmasters' Meeting – Wednesday, May 18, 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.

Jewish Business Ethics: Exploring the Laws of the Jewish Workplace – Introducing a weekly five-part text based series for men. Presented by GWCK in partnership with Aish of Greater Washington. Wednesday evenings 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM, May 11 – June 8 at Aish, 11418 Old Georgetown Road. No cost. Please register at For more information, contact

Infant & Child CPR Class – Sunday, May 22, at 2:00 PM at YISE. This is a full certification class, administered by a trainer from NOVA Cert, LLC. The cost for the class will be $35 per person. Estimated time for the class is two and a half hours. If interested, please sign up in advance by contacting

Will You Be a Hero? Zichron Menachem Annual Hair-Raising Event offers you the opportunity to get a free haircut and do a Mitzvah at the same time. Thursday, May 26, Lag B'Omer: In Salon and Day Spa, 13665 Connecticut Avenue, Aspen Hill. 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Or Tuesday, June 14, after Shavuos: Progressions Salon and Spa, 12211 Nebel Street, Rockville. 4:30 PM, 5:30 PM, and 6:30 PM. Make your appointment today by contacting Nancy Mehlman at For more information on Zichron Menachem, visit

Sulam Annual Gala and Silent Auction – Sulam invites you to an extraordinary evening to support the Sulam Scholarship Fund. Tuesday, May 31, at the Bethesda N. Marriott. RSVP or place an ad online Ad Deadline is May 18. Contact Ahuva Orlofsky,, with any questions.

Post Pesach Pointers – YISE and Beyond

Chometz may be purchased from the following stores immediately after Pesach 2016:

* All Capitol K establishments and caterers.

* National stores: B.J.'s, Costco, CVS, Food Lion, Kmart, Mars, Petco, PetSmart, Royal Farms, Rite Aid, Sam's Club, Save-A-Lot, Shoppers Food and Pharmacy, Trader Joe's, Walgreens, Walmart, Wegmans, Winn-Dixie

* Stores in our community: Aldi's, H Mart, Harris Teeter, MOM's Organic Market, ShopRite of White Oak, Whole Foods Market

Chometz MAY NOT be purchased from Snider's until four weeks after Pesach.

Due to possible Chometz distributed by a Jewish company, if one has an option of purchasing Chometz from other stores, it is commendable not to purchase Chometz from Giant, Safeway, and Target until four weeks after Pesach.

The Week Ahead
Sunday, May 15 Monday, May 16 Tuesday, May 17 Wednesday, May 18 Thursday, May 19 Friday, May 20
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 8:00 8:00 8:00 8:00 8:00 See Shabbos schedule
Sephardi 7:55 7:55 7:55 7:55 7:55

Halachic Times: Earliest Talis & Tefillin: 4:54 AM, Latest Krias Shma: 9:27 AM, Earliest Mincha: 1:42 PM

Next Shabbos

May 20-21, 2016 – 13 Iyar 5776

Parshas Emor

Light Candles by 8:01 – Havdalah 9:07

Friday Night:

* Light Candles by 8:01, and not before 6:48

* Mincha:

Arcola: 6:30, 7:05, 8:05 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, 8:00 University: 8:00 Sephardi: 7:40 Nusach Sefard: 8:00

* Maariv/Havdalah: 9:07

Upcoming Events

Shabbos, May 14 Sixth Annual Siyum Tanach in Memory of Rabbi Gedaliah Anemer, ZT"L

Sunday, May 15 Tech Cafe, 11:00 AM, Social Hall

Tuesday, May 17 YISE Board of Directors Meeting, Beis Midrash, 8:45 PM.

Wednesday, May 18 Senior Lunch, Social Hall, 12:00 Noon, Movie: "The Jewish Journey: America"

Monday, May 23 Man with the Truck, 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Shabbos, May 28 Bar Mitzvah of Dovie Shimoff

Next Shabbos Shorts Deadline: Wednesday, May 18 at 12:00 Noon.

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