Parashas Korach – June 23 – 24, 2023

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Young Israel Shomrai Emunah – Shabbos Shorts

June 23 – 24, 2023 – 5 Tammuz 5783 – Parashas Korach

Light Candles by 8:19, not before 7:04 – Havdalah 9:27

The Shabbos Shorts is sponsored by Rochelle Dimont and Family to commemorate the Yahrzeit of Chayim Dimont, Chayim Ben Harav Avraham Mordechai, on the 9th of Tammuz,
and by Arnie & Vivian Kirshenbaum to commemorate the 16th Yahrzeit of Vivian's mother, Bryna Bas Chaim Tzvi.

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Shabbos Schedule

Minyan locations are:

B = Belonofsky Sanctuary, S = Social Hall, LBM = Large Beis Medrash, SBM = Small Beis Medrash

Friday Night:

* Mincha: 6:45 (Plag, S), 7:20 (B), 8:20 (B), 7:15 (Sephardi, LBM)

Shabbos Day:

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

* Mincha: 2:30 (B), 5:00 (B), 8:00 (B), 8:15 (Sephardi, LBM)

* Shabbos ends/Maariv: 9:27

Divrei Torah/Shiurim

* 8:45 Main Minyan (B) Rabbi Yehuda Shinensky

* 9:15 Minyan (S) Rabbi Rosenbaum

* Hashkamah Minyan Gemara Shiur (SBM)

Rabbi Yitzhak Grossman

* Kedushas Levi Chabura – 8:55 (S) Rabbi Rosenbaum

* Shiur before Mincha – 7:15 (B) Rabbi Rosenbaum

Mazal Tov

* Arlene Groner on the birth of a granddaughter, Miriam, born on June 16 to her daughter and son-in-law, Sarah Groner & Lior Benisty. Mazal Tov also to Miriam's sisters, Malka and Lily Shoshana. Miriam was named after Arlene's mother.

Kiddush/Shalosh Seudos Sponsors

* The Hashkamah Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by Sahra & Yale Ginsburg, and Rochelle Dimont and Family, to commemorate the 2ndYahrzeit of their brother and son, Chayim Dimont, Chayim Ben Harav Avraham Mordechai.

* The Shul Kiddush is sponsored in honor of Sahra Ginsburg and in gratitude for her dedication and years of service to YISE.

* The Shalosh Seudos is sponsored by Debbie & Marc Katz on the occasion of the 2nd Yahrzeit of Debbie's father, Dr. Werner Cohen, Avigdor Ben Avraham Hacohen.

YISE Youth Announcements

Teen Minyan – The Teen Minyan, led by Rabbi Moshe Holzer, will resume in the fall.

Shabbos Groups this Shabbos, June 24, from 10:00 AM until Shul ends.

* Age 18-36 months (Mommy & me) in the toddler room off the Lower Lobby.

* Ages 2-5 years (drop off) in the room behind the balcony.

* Ages 6-9 years meet at Shomrai and walk to the Yeshiva.

* 5th and 6th Grade Girls will meet inside The House promptly at 10:00 AM.

* Junior Congregation for boys in grades 4 – 6 with Jay Marcus. Meet in the Lower Lobby at 9:55 and walk to the Yeshiva at 10:00.

For more information, contact Debbie Katz at

Boys Shiur – Rabbi Rosenbaum's Shabbos afternoon shiur for 5th and 6th grade boys, will resume in the fall.

Shul Announcements

* Rabbi Yaakov Glasser, Managing Director for Communal Engagement at the Orthodox Union; formerly, David Mitzner Dean for the Center for Jewish Future at YU, will be our Scholar-in-Residence on Shabbos, July 1. Rabbi Glasser will speak on Shabbos:

* After 8:45 Minyan (Approximately 11:00 AM): "Tefilah LeShlom Hamalchus: Galus, Gratitude, & Aspiring for Redemption"

* 5:30 PM (After 5:00 PM Mincha): "Har HaBayis: Historical, Halachic, and Archeological Issues Related to Ascending the Temple Mount"

* 7:00 PM (1 hour prior to 8:00 PM Mincha): "Kol Dodi Dofek: Rav Soloveitchik's Unique Approach to Israel" See flyer for details.

Ask the Rabbi – Come join our virtual, interactive monthly program featuring different Halachic topics! This month's topic, Halachos of Fast Days and the Three Weeks, will take place on Tuesday, June 27, 7:15 PM – 8:15PM on Zoom A. For more information, contact Miriam Friedman at or 301-754-1517. To sponsor the program, contact the YISE office. See flyer for details.

* 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, July 3, from 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM on Zoom A.

* Limud On Our Lawn – a YISE monthly summer learning project on front lawns and backyards in our community. On the 2nd Shabbos of each month, a different YISE family will host a learning opportunity exploring a Torah luminary. The next program will take place on July 8 at 6:00 PM at the home of Chanokh & Karen Berenson, 11500 Rockbridge Road. Rabbi Postelnek will speak on "Beyond Winning and Losing: the Legacy of Abaye and Rava in Jewish Law and Thought." See flyer for details.

* Seeing the Hand of Hashem in…Antisemitism? Rabbi Rosenbaum will speak on Sunday, July 16, 11:00 AM in the Belonofsky Sanctuary, and on Zoom A. Presented by the Meaningful Tefilah Project. See flyer for details.

* Mazal Tov on the Birth of Your Son or Daughter! YISE can help organize meals. Contact Miriam Levson at 901-481-7133 or or Rose Blynn at 410-522-8624 or Send announcement details to

* Shalosh Seudos – To sponsor, contact Simi Franco at 301-593-4465, ext. 103, or Volunteers are needed to set up and clean up. Contact Ethan Cohen at to be part of the rotation.

* Online YISE Cholim List – Go to to add a name to the list. The list is used at the 8:45 Minyan on Monday, Thursday, and Shabbos. For questions about Mi Sheberach guidelines, contact Rabbi Rosenbaum. For other questions, contact Seth Katz at

* Helping Hands Across Kemp Mill, a part of YISE's Chesed Committee, provides assistance to families undergoing medical crises. If you do not have a Helping Hands account, or if you have any questions, please contact: Melanie Karlin, 301-681-4740, or Miriam Friedman, 301-754-1517,

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

Happy Birthday! Happy Anniversary!

Arnie Kirshenbaum & Family wish Vivian Kirshenbaum a happy birthday!

Want to celebrate a Birthday or Anniversary? Please email for details. Thank you for your support.

Thank you to the Shabbos Shiurim Sponsors for this Past Week:

Hashkamah Minyan Gemara Shiur – David Jaray in honor of Rabbi Grossman and all those who attend his Shiur.

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Tehillim/Parsha/Halacha Shiur – Judy & David Marwick to commemorate the 12th Yahrzeit of Abe Sperling; Judy & Rabbi Roy Rosenbaum in memory of Rabbi Roy Rosenbaum's mother, Ruth Rosenbaum, Rachel Bas Matisyahu, whose Yahrzeit is on Sunday, June 25, 6th of Tammuz.

8:45 Main Minyan Drasha – Rochelle Dimont and Family in memory of Chayim Dimont, Chayim Ben Harav Avraham Mordechai, whose Yahrzeit is the 9th of Tammuz.

Want to sponsor a Shabbos or weekday Shiur? Please email for details. Thank you for your support.

The Week Ahead

Halachic Times: Latest Alos Hashachar 4:02 AM, Earliest Talis and Tefilin: 4:41 AM, Latest Netz: 5:47 AM, Latest Krias Shema: 9:27 AM, Earliest Mincha: 1:50 PM, Earliest Shkia: 8:37 PM, Latest Tzeis Hacochavim 9:27 PM

Next Shabbos

June 30 – July 1, 2023 – 12 Tammuz 5783

Parashas Chukas/Balak

Light Candles by 8:19, not before 7:04 – Havdalah 9:27

Friday Night:

* Mincha: 6:45 (Plag, S), 7:20 (B), 8:20 (B), 7:15 (Sephardi, LBM)

Shabbos Day:

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

* Mincha: 2:30 (B), 5:00 (B), 8:00 (B), 8:15 (Sephardi, LBM)

* Shabbos ends/Maariv: 9:27

Next Shabbos Shorts Deadline:

Wednesday, June 28, at 12 Noon

Submit items for the Shabbos Shorts to:

Office Phone: 301-593-4465 Office Fax: 301-593-2330

Eruv line: 301-593-5561 Email:


Rabbi Dovid Rosenbaum

Rabbi Yosef Postelnek – Assistant Rabbi

Josh Seidemann – President

Simi Franco – Office Manager

Josh Breitstein – Facility Manager

Weekday and Community Announcements

Upcoming Community Programs & Listings

The Capital Closet will be open to this community this Sunday, June 25, from 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Come peruse our beautiful, curated selection of clothing for women, men, and children, as well as Torah School uniforms! Our new address is 9601 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, MD 20901. The Closet entrance is in the back of the building up a full flight of stairs. There is no charge for items in The Capital Closet, but financial donations to Yad Yehuda are always appreciated We are unable to accept clothing donations at this time; thank you for your understanding. For more info, email

Kemp Mill Community Day – Sunday, June 25, from 12 noon – 4:00 PM at Kemp Mill Shopping Center. This year's event is sponsored by Ben Yehuda Pizza. Come out and enjoy a day of family friendly fun with your neighbors. We've got lots of great arts & crafts vendors, the Souljourners band will be back, the kids can enjoy the free moon bounce and balloons, Park Police will be attending on their horses. Montgomery County Police Community Services Officer Beard will be there to answer questions about safety and security as well as providing free child fingerprinting and Ident kits. Organized by Kemp Mill Civic Association. For more information, visit

Nine Days Food Drive – Yad Yehuda's Capital Kosher Pantry needs your help to stock up with Pareve and dairy foods in preparation for The Nine Days. All foods should be factory sealed, well within the use-by date, and certified kosher. Drop-off at YISE and other area locations or ship to Capital Kosher Pantry. See flyer for details.

Kemp Mill Toastmasters – Wednesday, June 28, 8:00 PM – 9:15 PM. See what Toastmasters is all about and find out how you can become a more confident communicator. Contact Manasseh Katz at for more information. Zoom Meeting ID: 986 546 841, Passcode: 3671

Federal Holiday Learning Program by Kollel Zichron Amram – Yissachar Zevulun Torah Partnership, Tuesday, July 4 at YGW Boys' Campus. Shacharis 8:00 AM, breakfast 9:00 AM, learning 9:30 AM, Shiur by Rabbi Meir Bulman, Rav of SEHC, 10:40 AM – 11:20 AM live and on Zoom, Meeting ID: 892 627 5529, Passcode: 1216613. For more information, contact Rabbi Moshe Chaim Blate at

Please help our community complete these Siyumim:
* Mishnayos for the 1st Yahrzeit of Natalie Gabai, Nechama Naomi Bat Leib, December 21, 9 Tevet –
* Mishnayos for the 1st Yahrzeit of Jerry Snyder, Yehoshua Ben Binyamin, December 21, 9 Tevet –
* Tanach for the 1st Yahrzeit of Marion Baras, Miriam Bas Menachem, January 1, 20 Tevet –

Recurring Community Programs & Listings

Rays of Wisdom – Life Lessons From Pirkei Avos – Greater Washington Community Kollel invites women of the community to a weekday morning text-based Chaburah led by Mrs. Channah Cohen. Mondays at 9:30 AM at the home of Mrs. Aviva Werner, 815 Lamberton Drive. For more information, email or call 773-219-5397.

Pirkei Avos: Ethics for Everyday Living – presented by Rabbi Hillel Shaps on Zoom. Wednesdays, 12:15 PM – 1:00 PM. For Zoom info and registration go to

Zoom Shiurim with Rabbi Levy – Monday through Friday on Zoom, Meeting ID: 636 563 5989. Alshich – 9:20 AM – 10:15 AM. Gemara Ribit 10:15 AM – 11:30 AM. Hilchot Lashon Hara 12:45 PM – 1:45 PM.

YGW Kollel Zichron Amram Machshava – Probing Jewish Thought Through the Works of Rav Yitzchak Hutner, ZT"L, with Rabbi Eliyahu Reingold, Rosh Kollel, Sundays at 8:00 PM on Zoom, Meeting ID: 825 0731 6850, Passcode: 1216613. For more information, contact Rabbi Moshe Chaim Blate at

Dirshu – Please join Dirshu, currently learning Horayos. Shiur options at YGW: Monday – Friday, 5:45 AM (R. Reingold) or Monday – Thursday, 9:00 PM – 10:00 PM (R. Cortell/R. Werner), about 2.5 Daf covered each week.

TGN Program: Siddur Class – In-Depth Analysis of the Siddur with Mrs. Esther Dziadek, Wednesday mornings, 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM, on Zoom B. For more information, call 301-732-1773 or email This Shiur is on hiatus in June and July.

Newly married? Growing family? Just need a budget check-up? IZUN is a community resource that provides free and confidential coaching to help you examine your budget and achieve financial stability. Go to or email us at

Daf Yomi Shiur currently meets at the YGW Boys' Campus. Weekdays also online via a WebEx video conference. Anyone interested may email Judd Lifschitz at to be added to the invite list. Sunday 8:30 AM, Monday – Thursday 8:45 PM. Shabbos 1-1/2 hours before the latest YISE Mincha.

Daily Halacha Program from Rabbi Eliyahu Reingold – Receive one every day in your inbox. Visit and click "Sign Up."

Silver Spring Gemachim – For a complete list:

Weekday Shiurim

Options for in-person and remote learning are listed below. For the latest list and times, go to:

* Rabbi Rosenbaum's Mussar Study Group for Women (spiritual self-improvement), Sundays at 9:30 AM, Zoom A.

* Rabbi Rosenbaum – Daily – one chapter of Tehillim, followed by a 15-minute Halacha Shiur. Sunday through Thursday, 6:30 PM, Zoom A, will not meet on Sunday, June 25, or on Wednesday, June 28.

* Rabbi Rosenbaum – Daily – one chapter of Tehillim followed by a 15-minute Shiur on the Parsha. Monday through Friday, 9:30 AM, Zoom A.

* Rabbi Rosenbaum's Gemara Shiur for Men, Tuesdays and Fridays, 6:00 AM, Zoom A.

* Rabbi Rosenbaum's Nach Shiur, Wednesdays at 11:00 AM, now learning Sefer Iyov, Zoom A.

* Rabbi Rosenbaum's Women's Navi Shiur, now learning Sefer Shmuel, Wednesdays at 8:00 PM, Zoom A, will resume on Wednesday, July 19.

* GWCK Sunday Kollel Brunch and Learn for Men – Sunday mornings, 9:30 AM breakfast, 9:45 AM, will not take place on Sunday, June 25. Shiurim:

* Illuminating Inquiries in Halacha – Rabbi Yitzchak Mandel

* Judaism 102: Fundamentals for the Experienced Jew – Rabbi Hillel Shaps

* Navigating Navi: Sefer Yehoshua – Rabbi Yitzhak Grossman

* Parsha Perspectives: An Exploration of Engaging Parsha Topics – Rabbi Menachem Winter

* Rabbi Tuvia Grauman – Rabbi Hyatt's Gemara Shiur, Sundays at 10:00 AM, Zoom C.

* GWCK presents CLAS (Community Learning at Shomrai) – 8:15 PM – 9:15 PM. For more info., contact Rabbi Hillel Shaps, 347-869-9361.

* For Men:

* Mondays: Rabbi Hillel Shaps – On the Same Page Gemara, starting the 3rd Perek of Kiddushin.

* Wednesdays: Rabbi Yitzhak Grossman – Reading Responsa – Zoom E.

* Thursdays: Rabbi Avraham Sussman – Yesodei Hatorah Gemara Skills Building – Zoom F.

* For Women:

* Mondays: Mrs. Sara Malka Winter – Parsha Journeys – Zoom D, will resume in the fall.

* SCP (Semichas Chaver Program) – Tuesdays at 8:45 PM at YISE. Presented by Rabbi Hillel Shaps. New Semester began Tuesday, May 2. Register at For more information please contact Rabbi Hillel Shaps:

* Rabbi Yehoshua Levy's Gemara Shiur, Masechet Chulin, Sunday 7:35 AM – 8:22 AM, Monday through Friday, 6:35 AM – 7:22 AM, in the Franco Beit Midrash.

* Chavrusa Learning – Monday nights in the Social Hall, 8:30 PM – 9:30 PM. For more information, contact Rabbi Levy at 240-423-8810.

* The Golden Network Presents: Rabbi Barry Greengart's Shiurim for men & women, Mondays at 8:45 AM, studying Parashas Hashavua, Zoom B.

* Rabbi Yitzchak Scher's Shiur for Men and Women, Tuesdays, 1:30 PM, "A Second Look – Stories in the Torah from a Deeper Perspective", in-person in the Small Beis Medrash and on Zoom G.

* Rabbi Moshe Arzouan's Advanced Gemara Shiur for Men, learning the 7th Perek of Maseches Bava Metzia. Wednesday evenings, summer schedule to be determined, on Zoom H.

Connection Details: Go to and enter the meeting ID, or call 301-715-8592 or 929-205-6099 and enter the meeting ID & password:

Zoom A: ID: 416 963 9000, password 492019
Zoom B: ID: 970 1398 4837, password 613
Zoom C: ID: 833 3477 1595, password RabbiHyatt
Zoom D: ID: 601 853 4021, passcode Winter (phone 667362)
Zoom E: ID: 746 455 2195, password Learn
Zoom F: ID: 803 356 4156, password Learn
Zoom G: ID: 713 7408 5130, password 045079
Zoom H: ID: 849 3898 4989, passcode 161699

Thank you to the Weekday Shiurim Sponsors for this Past Week:

Rabbi Hyatt's Gemara Shiur – David Jaray in memory of Rabbi Hyatt, Z"L, and in honor of Rabbi Grauman and all those who attend his Shiur and in memory of parents, Avraham Ben Tzvi HaLevi & Ada Bas Menachem Aryeh, Z"L, and Rabbi Hillel & Mrs. Myrna Klavan, Z"L.

Want to sponsor a Shabbos or weekday Shiur? Please email for details. Thank you for your support.