Parashas Pinchas – July 14-15, 2017

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Young Israel Shomrai Emunah – Shabbos Shorts

July 14-15, 2017 – 21 Tammuz 5777 – Parshas Pinchas

Light Candles by 8:15 (and not before 7:02) – Havdalah 9:20

The Shabbos Shorts is sponsored this week by Jonathan Bart to honor and thank Barbara Price, for all she's done for his family the last twenty years.

Mazal Tov

* Florence Avigan on the marriage of her granddaughter, Batya Barzel, daughter of Joy & Moti Barzel of Jerusalem, to Moti Schecter, son of Leah & Zev Schecter of Bnei Brak. Mazal Tov also to aunt & uncle, Karen & Howie Schulman and the whole family.

* Aviva & Pinchas Werner and family on the Bar Mitzvah of their son, Avrami. Mazal Tov also to grandparents Gail & Ralph Werner and Jeffrey Zablow.

* Davida & Adam Yitzchaky on the birth of daughter.


* Elissa Weisblatt and Fanny Weisblatt on the passing of their nephew and grandson, Avraham Weisblatt, son of Deborah & Joe Weisblatt of Bet Shemesh, Israel. The funeral was Friday in Israel.

Shabbos Schedule

Friday Night:

* Light Candles by 8:15, and not before 7:02

* Mincha:

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

Shabbos Day:

* Shacharis:

Arcola: 7:00, 8:00, 8:45, 9:15 Sephardi: 7:45 Nusach Sefard: 7:00

The 9:15 Minyan will Daven at the Yeshiva.

* Mincha:

Arcola: 2:30, 5:00, 8:10 Sephardi: 7:50 Nusach Sefard: 8:10

* Maariv/Havdalah: 9:20

Divrei Torah:

* 8:45 Main Minyan Rabbi Rosenbaum

* 8:00 and 9:15 Minyanim Rabbi Silver

Kiddush Sponsors:

* Hashkamah/Nusach Sefard – Jonathan Bart and family in commemoration of the twentieth Yahrzeit of Robert Bart, Z"L.

* 8:45 Main Minyan – Aviva & Pinchas Werner in honor of Avrami's Bar Mitzvah.

Shabbos Shiurim:

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

* Rabbi David Hyatt – Shiur after Hashkamah Minyan, Small Beis Medrash.

* Rabbi Moshe Arzouan – Shiur after Sephardi Shacharit.

* Rabbi Levy – Shiur at 7:05 PM, Large Beis Medrash.

* Rabbi Silver – Shiur after Mincha at Arcola.

Weekday Shiurim

* Rabbi Rosenbaum's Mussar Study Group for Women (spiritual self-improvement), 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 9:45 AM – 10:30 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.

* Rabbi Levy's Shiur for women on The Value of Modesty – based on text by Rav Shimshon Dovid Pincus ZT"L. Alternate Sundays, 7:00 PM in the Large Beis Medrash.

* The Golden Network Presents:

* Rabbi Barry Greengart's Shiur on Daily Halachos for Men and Women, Tuesday mornings 9:15 AM – 10:00 AM.

* Rabbi Raphael Malka's Mishnah Class for Men, Tuesday mornings, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM.

* For more information: 301-732-1773 or

* Rabbi Yitzchak Scher's Shiur – will resume in August.

* Rabbi Moshe Arzouan's Shiur – will resume in August.

* Rabbi Yonatan Zakem's Shiur for Men and Women, Pearls of Prayer, exploring the depth and meaning of our daily prayers. Wednesdays, 9:15 PM, Small Beis Medrash.

* 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: Torah Topics with Rabbi Menachem Winter.

* Wednesday: In The Beginning with Rabbi Zacharia Schwartz.

* Thursday: Yesodei Hatorah with Rabbi Avraham Sussman.

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

* Women – will resume in the fall.

YISE Programs and Listings

YISE Together-for-5 – Continues with a new series of audio Shiurim by Rabbi Rosenbaum about Halachos of Preparing Food on Shabbos. For more info, visit

High Holiday Seat Planning UPDATE – The Nusach Sefard Minyan for the High Holidays will be held this year in the G Level Party Room at 1121 University Towers. Forms and instructions for obtaining seats were mailed last week and also have been sent out as a Cyberbrief this week. Also included were forms for placing a greeting in the Hashomer, and for placing a listing into our annual Yizkor Book. To complete the package, your annual statement and an explanation of current charges were included. Forms can also be found at

Lost and Found – All coats will be removed from the lower lobby coatroom on Thursday, July 27.

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

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 Social Hall.

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.

The YISE Youth Committee wants YOUR help!! Check your email, Facebook or the Shul website and fill out the NEW YISE Youth Survey with your family's information!

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.

Learn Mishnah Brurah Hilchos Shabbos in 18 Months – Shiur for men with Rabbi Eli Reingold. Monday through Thursday, 40 minutes before Mincha at YISE. For more information contact Rabbi Eli Reingold at 301-996-5910.

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.

Daily Halacha Program from Rabbi Eliyahu Reingold – Receive a new Daily Halacha every morning in your inbox! To join, send a blank email with "Subscribe" in the subject line to

Shmiras Halashon – Rabbi Levy's Shiur for men in Shmiras Halashon, weekday afternoons, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM, 609 Hyde Road.

Silver Spring Gemachim – For a complete list:

Pirkei Avos Shiur at University Towers – Shabbos, July 15 at 1121 University Blvd. West, Apt. 516, at 4:00 PM.

Cheryl Stern Summer Shiurim for Women – The first Shiur of this summer will be given this Shabbos, July 15 at 5:30 PM, by Dr. Erica Brown at the home of Miriam & Achi Guggenheim, 511 Stonington Road. Dr. Brown will speak on "A Woman Scorned: Female Imagery in Eichah (Lamentations)." Please bring a Tanach.

Yad Yehuda School Supply Drive – Looking for new/gently used school supplies to provide for families for next school year. Drop-off boxes at the Berman Hebrew Academy, Yad Yehuda (1910 University Blvd), or the porch at 11613 Fulham Street. Contact for more information.

BCGW Volunteer Training – Wednesday, July 19, 7:00 PM, Chabad Silver Spring (519 Lamberton Drive). Learn about BCGW, opportunities to get involved and how to perform the Mitzvah effectively. Contact or 202-331-4481 for more information and to register.

Toastmasters' Meeting – Wednesday, July 19, 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.

OU Survey – The OU is conducting a national survey of the Orthodox community. If you are interested in participating please visit and complete the survey by August 31.

Donor Needed – A member of the Baltimore community is in need of a kidney transplant. If you are 18 or older, you may be eligible to become a donor. Any blood type is compatible. For more information about the process and how to be tested, please contact Please also forward this message to family members, friends and co-workers who might consider becoming a donor. Absolute confidentiality is assured.

Boys SEED Summer Learning at YGW–Tiferes Gedaliah – SEED Summer Learning and Activity Program for rising 6th-11th graders. Wednesday, August 2 – Tuesday, August 15, 8:30 AM – 2:30 PM. 8:30 AM Davening/ Breakfast; 9:30 AM Learning; 11:30 AM Lunch; 12:00 Noon Activity; 1:00 PM Swimming; 2:30 PM Pick up. Please bring cereal and a bagged lunch. We will provide milk and paper goods. Drop off: YISE. Pick up: YGW Boys Campus. Cost: $75 per week per student, $125 for full program. Trips cost extra. To register or for more information contact Rabbi Simmy Merkin at, 301-962-5111 ext 1522.

BCGW MitzvahCycle 2017 – Sunday, September 10. Raise money for BCGW and help us save lives one pedal at a time!Registration required and sponsorships are available.Information can be found at

The Week Ahead

Sunday, July 16 Monday, July 17 Tuesday, July 18 Wednesday, July 19 Thursday, July 20 Friday, July 21
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 7:10 7:15 7:15 7:10 7:15

Arcola 8:15 7:45 (Mincha), 8:15 7:45 (Mincha), 8:15 7:45 (Mincha), 8:15 7:45 (Mincha), 8:15 See Shabbos schedule
Sephardi 8:10 8:10 8:10 8:10 8:10

Halachic Times: Earliest Talis and Tefillin: 4:59 AM, Latest Krias Shma: 9:34 AM, Earliest Mincha: 1:51 PM

Next Shabbos

July 21-22, 2017 – 28 Tammuz 5777

Parshas Matos/Masei – Mevorchim Hachodesh

Light Candles by 8:11 – Havdalah 9:15

Friday Night:

* Light Candles by 8:11, and not before 6:59

* Mincha:

Arcola: 6:45, 7:15, 8:15 Sephardi: 7:15 Nusach Sefard: 7:00

Shabbos Day:

* Shacharis:

Arcola: 7:00, 8:00, 8:45, 9:15 Sephardi: 7:45 Nusach Sefard: 7:00

* Mincha:

Arcola: 2:30, 5:00, 8:10 Sephardi: 7:50 Nusach Sefard: 8:10

* Maariv/Havdalah: 9:15

Upcoming Events

Shabbos, July 15 Bar Mitzvah of Avrami Werner – Tuesday, July 18 YISE Board Meeting, 7:30PM

Wednesday, July 19 Senior Lunch, Speaker: Dr. Alan Breitler – "The Fragile Environment of Earth" Part 2

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