Parashas Noach – October 20 – 21, 2023

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Young Israel Shomrai Emunah – Shabbos Shorts

October 20 – 21, 2023 – 6 Marcheshvan 5784 – Parashas Noach

Light Candles by 6:04 – Havdalah 7:02

The Shabbos Shorts is sponsored by The Family of Dr. Irving Katz, in honor of his 90th birthday and by Eli Landy to commemorate the first Yahrzeit of Lisa Landy, Liba Hendel Bat Chaim.

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.

Shabbos Schedule

Minyan locations:

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

Friday Night:

* Mincha: 6:05 (B), 5:55 (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), 5:45 (B), 5:55 (Sephardi, LBM)

* Shalosh Seudos: 6:10 (S)

* Shabbos ends/Maariv: 7:02

Divrei Torah/Shiurim

* 8:45 Main Minyan (B) Rabbi Postelnek

* 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 – 5:00 (B) Rabbi Rosenbaum

Mazal Tov

* Yehuda Millen on the birth of a grandson and to Elaine Millen on the birth of a great-grandson. Proud parents are Devora & Noam Lubovsky of White Plains. Mazal Tov to all of the aunts and uncles.

* Rachel & Michael Ravin on the engagement of their daughter Chana Leah to Yosef Zimmerman of Chicago, IL.


* Florence Radkowsky on the passing of her husband, Lawrence Radkowsky. Condolences to Karen, Allen and Michael Radkowsky on the loss of their father. Signup for a Siyum Tanach is at

* Esther Rabin on the passing of her mother, Sally Hoffman. Shiva is being observed at 301 Hermleigh Road until Monday morning. Shacharis Sunday 9:00 AM, Monday 6:45 AM. Mincha/Maariv Sunday 6:00 PM. Visitors Motzei Shabbos 7:05 Maariv until 10:00 PM, Sunday until 9:00 PM.

* Debra Sapper on the passing of her sister, Rosalyn Jacobs. Shiva is being observed at 818 Bromley Street through Wednesday morning. Visitors are requested 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM and 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM.

Kiddush/Shalosh Seudos Sponsors

* The Hashkamah Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by Margie & Michael Hourwitz to commemorate the Yahrzeit of Rabbi David Hyatt's parents; 24th Yahrzeit of Mrs. Ida Hyatt, Z"L, the 15th Yahrzeit of Rabbi Julius Hyatt, Z"L, and the 20th Yahrzeit of Michael's mother, Florence Rogoff Hourwitz, Fayge Bas Avraham Mayer, Z"L, 61st Yahrzeit of his grandmother, Sara Rogoff, Sahra Rivka Bas Moshe Tzvi, Z"L, and the 75th Yahrzeit of his grandfather, Abraham Rogoff, Avraham Meir ben Yehuda Lev, Z"L.

* The Shul Kiddush is sponsored by Nancy & Bruce James in honor of the 40th birthday of their son-in-law, Craig Simon.

* The Sephardic Minyan Kiddush is a Seudat Hodaya by Miri & Dror Shoshani in honor of Talya's recovery.

* The Shalosh Seudos is sponsored by Eli Landy to commemorate the first Yahrzeit of Lisa Landy, Liba Hendel Bat Chaim.

YISE Youth Announcements

* Teen Minyan – The Teen Minyan, led by Rabbi Moshe Holzer, 9:15 in The House, followed by Kiddush. Shabbos Groups this Shabbos, October 21, from 10:00 AM until Shul ends.

* Toddler Group (under 3 with a parent) – in the Toddler Room in the Lower Lobby.

* Kinder Group (3 to 5) – upstairs in the room behind the balcony.

* Boys ages 6 – 9, Girls ages 6 – 9 and 5th – 6th grade girls – meet in the Lower Lobby and walk to the Yeshiva.

* Jr. Congregation for 4th to 6th grade boys – in The House.

For more information, contact Sharon Shimoff at

Shul Announcements

* Tap Into the Times – A Sunday morning Chabura, 8:15 AM – 8:40 AM in the Belonofsky Sanctuary, led by Rabbi Postelnek, learning pieces that connect to the current times and our personal Avodah. Join before or after Shacharis! 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, November 6, from 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM on Zoom A.

* Shabbos Sefer Soirees – Each Monthly Oneg Shabbos will highlight an illuminating and inspiring Sefer. Rabbi Rosenbaum will speak on "Malbim: Trailblazing Commentary in Challenging Times." on Friday, November 17, at 8:30PM, in the YISE Social Hall, followed by light refreshments. See flyer for details.

* Improve Your Kavanah Through Personal Prayer – A onehour program with Rabbi Eli Reingold, Rosh Kollel of YGW, on Tuesday, November 7, 8:00 PM in the Belonofsky Sanctuary and on Zoom A. Presented by the Meaningful Tefilah Project. Contact the Shul office to sponsor. See flyer for details.

* Remembering Kristallnacht – Sunday, November 12, 8:00 PM on Zoom A. Guest Speaker: Mrs. Sonja Simon, nee Roth, Kristallnacht survivor. See flyer for details.

* New Welcoming Committee! If you would like to welcome a new person or family to your Shabbos table and the YISE community, email with the subject "happy to welcome" and we will contact you 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 410-522-8624or Send details to

* 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 otherquestions, 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, areavailable at

YISE Supports Israel

* Community Yard Sale to support Israel – Sunday, October 22, 12 Noon – 4:00 PM at YISE. All proceeds will be donated to UnitedHatzalah. See flyer for details.

* Global Day of Loving-Kindness – Sunday, October 22 Stand with Israel and help us in #fightinghatewithlove See flyer for details.

* 75 for 75 – 75 Hours of Torah Learning, Prayer, and Mitzvah Observance for Israel – ending Sunday,October 22 at 10:00 PM. See flyer for details.

* Daily Chizuk – Rabbi Rosenbaum will lead a daily 15-minute Zoom of Tehillim recital and study of the Sefer Ahavas Chesed Sunday through Friday at 12:30 PM on Zoom A.

* Avinu Malkeinu at Daily Minyan – following Shemoneh Esrei at Shacharis and Mincha.

* Tehillim for Israel WhatsApp – Join at:

* Financial Support – A list of charitable organizations is available at:

* Our Local Soldiers – Send Hebrew name and mother's Hebrew name of relatives serving in the IDF to

* Political Action – Agudah information at:

* Local Law Enforcement – Our security team is working with the MCPD and Secure Community Network. MCPD has increased patrols. Please greet and thank the officers for their efforts to protect us.

* Prayer and Mitzvos – As we engage our efforts through Tzedakah and political action, let us also beseech Hashem daily to bring safety to the citizens of Israel, success to its military, andclarity to its leadership.

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.

8:45 Minyan Drasha- Eli Landy to commemorate the first Yahrzeit of Lisa Landy, Liba Hendel Bat Chaim.

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 6:10 AM, Earliest Talis and Tefilin: 6:38 AM, Latest Netz: 7:32 AM, Latest Krias Shema: 10:08 AM, Earliest Mincha: 1:23 PM, Earliest Shkia: 6:12 PM, Latest Tzeis Hacochavim 7:01 PM

Next Shabbos

October 27 – 28, 2023 – 13 Marcheshvan 5784

Parashas Lech Lecha

Light Candles by 5:55 – Havdalah 6:53

Friday Night:

* Mincha: 5:55 (B), 5:45 (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), 5:35 (B), 5:45 (Sephardi, LBM)

* Shabbos ends/Maariv: 6:53

Next Shabbos Shorts Deadline:

Wednesday, October 25, 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 Splendor of Shabbos – Elevate your Shabbos experience by discovering new layers of understanding of the unique holiness and splendor of Shabbos. Presented by Rabbi Hillel Shaps on Wednesdays, 12:15 PM – 1:00 PM on Zoom, beginning on Wednesday, October 18. No cost. Zoom info and registration at

Annual 50+Expo coming up this Sunday, October 22, 12 Noon to 4:00 PM at Silver Spring Civic Building. Free health screenings, flu/Covid/RSV/Shingrix and other vaccines, informative exhibits, volunteer opportunities, entertainment and more. All free, including free parking. For more information, go to

Kemp Mill Toastmasters – Wednesday, October 25, 8:00 PM – 9:15 PM, in-person in the YISE Social Hall. See what Toastmasters is all about and find out how you can become a more confident communicator. Contact Manasseh Katz at for more information.

Koidenover Rebbe – All are invited to a special evening with the Rebbe on Monday, October 30, in Kemp Mill. Private meetings with the Rebbe will begin at 7:00 PM. To schedule an appointment or for more information, please contact R Shlomo Slatkin at 443-570-7598 or email

Morning of Hope and Healing with Bikur Cholim of Greater Washington on Sunday, November 5, 10:30 AM at Beth Sholom Congregation in Potomac. Honor star volunteers David Balto and Rona & Aaron Lerner. BCGW is also partnering with and raising funds for Soroka Medical Center, a major hospital in the Negev. Register or place your ad for the BCGW Morning of Hope and Healing at: Donate directly to Soroka at: For more information email or call 202-331-4481.

Dirshu – Join Kollel Dirshu of Silver Spring, now studying Maseches Bava Basra, at YGW. Daily morning shiur by Rabbi Eli Reingold at 5:45 AM and evening shiur by Ranon Cortell and Pinchas Werner at 9:00 PM. Chavrusas also available during these times. For more info. and to join our program, contact Hirsh Komarow 301-633-6262 or

Lisa Landy Memorial Fund – Lisa devoted the better part of the last three decades teaching pre-schoolers in Jewish schools in the Washington, DC area. Lisa was a staunch advocate of the Reggio Emilia teaching approach, which encourages students to direct their own learning and fosters their independent thinking and self-confidence. The Lisa Landy Memorial Fund was established to train teachers in local Jewish schools in the Reggio method. To make a taxdeductible donation or for more information, contact Eli Landy at 301-401-9475 or

Recurring Community Programs & Listings

Join the Buddy Network – Do you live alone and want a buddy? Do you want to volunteer to be a buddy? Have a buddy check in during extreme weather or power outages. Make sure you have the basic necessities when you can't get out. Register at For more info. call 301-732-1773 or email

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 10:00 AM at the home of Mrs. Aviva Werner, 815 Lamberton Drive. For more information, email or call 773-219-5397.

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.

TGN Program: Siddur Class – In-Depth Analysis of the Siddur with Mrs. Esther Dziadek, Wednesday mornings, 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM, on Zoom B. For more information, call 301-732-1773 or email

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

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 Shiur on the Parsha. Monday through Friday, 9:30 AM, Zoom A.

* Rabbi Rosenbaum – Daily – Tehillim recital followed by a 15-minute Shiur on the Sefer Ahavas Chesed as a merit for Israel. Sunday through Friday, 12:30 PM, 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.

* GWCK Sunday Kollel Brunch and Learn for Men – Sunday mornings. 9:30 AM breakfast, 9:45 AM Shiurim: See flyer for details.

* 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

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

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

* For Women: Tuesdays: Mrs. Sara Malka Winter. New day, new topic: Visions of the Prophets, Lessons and Insights from the Weekly Haftorah – Zoom D

* SCP (Semichas Chaver Program) – Tuesdays at 8:45 PM at YISE. Presented by Rabbi Hillel Shaps. Register at For more information please contact Rabbi Hillel Shaps: New semester begins Tuesday, October 24. See flyer for details.

* 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, "Profits from the Prophets", in-person inthe Small Beis Medrash and on Zoom G.

* Rabbi Moshe Arzouan's Advanced Gemara Shiur for Men, learning the third Perek of Maseches Bava Basrah, Wednesday evenings at 8:30 PM 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, password 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, password 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.

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Navi Shiur – Debbie Rogal so that the learning should be in the merit of those in Israel in need of comfort, Refuah, or release from captivity, as well as all in the IDF or otherwise in harm's way. May Hashem bring a speedy end to this situation.

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Tehillim/Parsha Shiur – Rabbi and Mrs. Hirsh Chinn in memory of Rebbetzin Dena Chinn, Dena Shifra Bas Harav Moshe Eliezer, on the occasion of her 12th Yahrzeit this Friday, 5 Cheshvan.

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