Parashas Shemos – January 5 – 6, 2024

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JANUARY 5-6, 2024 | 25 TEVES 5784 | PARASHAS SHEMOS | MEVORCHIM HACHODESH

YOUNG ISRAEL SHOMRAI EMUNAH

SHABBOS SHORTS

Candle Lighting 4:41 | Havdalah 5:45

The Shabbos Shorts is sponsored by Miriam Friedman in honor of the 14th anniversary of Rabbi Koss's Jewish History class co-sponsored by YISE and BCGW, with much Hakarat Hatov to Rabbi and Mrs. Koss, Mr. Marvin Konick, and Mrs. Ruthie Konick.

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.

Mazal Tov

Tehila & Rabbi Moshe Holzer on the birth of a son. The Shalom Zachor will be at the Holzer home, 912 Hyde Road, on Friday night at 8:30 PM.

Masha & Seth Katz and Naomi & Jan Meisler on the birth of a granddaughter, Elisheva Shulamis, to their children Esther & Yisrael Katz. Mazal Tov to big sister Chana Leeba, and great-grandparents Bobbi & Jules Meisler and Beverly Rosenstein. Mazal Tov also to uncles Hershel, Meir, and Nossi, and aunt Chaya Malka, as well as to great-aunt and uncle Aliza & Manasseh Katz, and the extended Katz and Meisler families.

Arleeta & Rabbi Dr Ivan Lerner on the birth of a great-granddaughter. Mazal Tov their grandchildren, Adina (Lerner) & Shuey Goldstein. Mazal Tov to grandparents, Alyson & Rabbi Dr. Daniel Lerner and Devorah & Rabbi Yaakov Goldstein and to greatgrandmothers, Ellen Goldstein and Rachel Schwartzbaum Weinberger.

Roz & Shmuel Shafner on the birth of a grandson born to their children, Tamar & Effy (Ephraim) Shafner of Efrat, Israel. Mazal Tov to the parents, older siblings Ayelet, Yosef, Nadav, and Yedidya, and to the extended Shafner and Kram families.

Sandie Thurman on the engagement of her son, Avi, to Shira Levitt, daughter of Elisheva & Rabbi Aaron Levitt (Kemp Mill). Mazal Tov to grandparents: Walter Goldmann (Miami), Machla & Ian Shaffer (Modiin), and Harriet & Roger Levitt (Kemp Mill). Mazal Tov to the siblings: Esti & Ariel Horvitz (Baltimore) and Rina & Simcha Levitt (Kemp Mill). Mazal Tov to aunt and uncle Dina & Matt Levitt (Kemp Mill) and to all of the other aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Condolences

Laurie & Fred Glogower on the passing of their son-in-law, Scott Steinberg, husband of Danielle Steinberg. Shiva at the Glogower home, 11704 Stonington Place, through Monday morning. Shacharis Sunday 8:00 AM, Monday 6:45 AM. Mincha/MaarivSunday 4:45 PM. Visitors Sunday 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM and 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM.

Sara Hyatt on the passing of her sister, Masha Sprung.

Kiddush and Shalosh Seudos Sponsors

Hashkamah Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by the Hashkamah Minyan Kiddush Group.

Shul Kiddush is sponsored by Ahuva & Eli Landy to celebrate their recent marriage and by Sandie Thurman on the engagementof her son, Avi, to Shira Levitt, daughter of Elisheva & Rabbi Aaron Levitt.

Sephardic Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by Haim Cohen for an Azkarah for his mother, Masouda bat Aziza, and by Bar Mevorach Kimchi in honor of his birthday.

Shalosh Seudos is sponsored by the Shul Shalosh Seudos Group.

Shabbos Schedule

Minyan Locations:

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

FRIDAY NIGHT:

Mincha/Maariv: 4:45 (B) 4:35 (Sephardi, LBM)

Ruach Minyan after Mincha (S)

SHABBOS DAY:

Shacharis:

7:00 (B), 8:45 (B), 9:15 (S), 8:00 (Sephardi, LBM), 9:15 (Teen, H)

Mincha:

2:30 (B), 4:25 (B), 4:40 (Sephardi, LBM)

Shalosh Seudos: 4:50 (S)

Maariv: 5:45 (B)

DIVREI TORAH:

8:45 Main Minyan – Rabbi Rosenb.aum

9:15 Minyan – Rabbi Postelnek

SHIURIM:

Hashkamah Minyan Gemara Shiur (SBM) Rabbi Yitzhak Grossman

Ohr HaChaim Chabura, 8:55 (S) Rabbi Postelnek

Youth Announcements

Teen Minyan – Led by Rabbi Moshe Holzer, 9:15 in The House, followed by Kiddush

Shabbos Groups – 10 AM until shul ends

Toddler Group, under 2 with parent, Toddler Room

Kinder Group, 2-5, upstairs behind the balcony

Boys 6-9 & Girls 6-9 and 5th-6th Grade Girls, meet in lower lobby and walk to YGW

For more information, contact Sharon Shimoff at sshimoff@yise.org

Middle School Boys Pizza & Game Night Motzei Shabbos, January 6 at 7:30 PM in The House. see flyer

Tu B'Shevat event for elementary schoolers Wednesday, January 24 at 4:30 PM in the Small Social Hall. see flyer

A Family Shabbos Dinner Friday, February 2. Adults and children of all ages. see flyer

WANT TO SPONSOR A SHABBOS OR WEEKDAY SHIUR? PLEASE EMAIL OFFICE@YISE.ORG

Shabbos and Weekday Shiurim Sponsors

Hashkamah Minyan Shiur is sponsored by David Jaray in appreciation to Rabbi Grossman and all those who attend his shiur and in memory of all those who have lost their lives in Israel

Rabbi Hyatt’s Gemara Shiur is sponsored by David Jaray in appreciation to Rabbi Grauman and all those who attend his shiur and in memory of Rabbi Hyatt, Z”L and all those who have lost their lives in Israel.

May their Neshamas have an Aliyah. Refuah Shlema to all those that are wounded and ill, and all those that have been traumatized in Israel during these times.

The Lower Lobby coffee station is sponsored for January by Roast Masters Hannah & Robert Klein. For weekly and monthly sponsorship rates, please contact the office.

YISE Supports Israel

Tehillim for Israel – We gather in the Belonofsky Sanctuary on Sunday evenings after Mincha/Maariv (approximately 40 minutes after the posted Mincha time) for 15 minutes of communal Tehillim.

Daily Chizuk – Rabbi Rosenbaum will lead a daily 15-minute Zoom of Tehillim recital and study of the Sefer Mesilas Yesharim 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: chat.whatsapp.com/GdkM5n3uJx44h8xFbwBEl0

Financial Support – A list of charitable organizations is available at: www.yise.org/israel-2023-10-11-small.pdf

Our Local Soldiers – Send Hebrew name and mother’s Hebrew name of relatives serving in the IDF to csimon@yise.org

Political Action – Tell Congress: Support Emergency Aid to Israel. AIPAC information at: https://www.aipac.org/act

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

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, and clarity to its leadership.

Upcoming YISE Events

Ruach Minyan will take place this Shabbos, January 6, led by Adam Bashein. The Ruach Minyan is starting at Kabbalos Shabbos in theSocial Hall, following Mincha, which is in the Belonofsky Sanctuary at 4:45 PM. Susan Koss will be holding a special story telling program during part of Davening. So bring your family and invite your friends. It's going to be Gevaldic! For more information, contact adambashein@gmail.com

Shabbos Sefer Soiree – Rabbi Ira Brandriss will speak on “Chovos Halevavos: Obligations of the Heart – Gateways to a Spiritual Life" on Friday, January 19, at 8:30 PM, in the Social Hall, followed by light refreshments. see flyer Nach Yomi Siyum – All women and girls invited. Sunday, January 28, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Brunch, inspiring speakers and interactive program. RSVP: ssnachyomiwomen@gmail.com. see flyer

Save the Dates: Scholar-In-Residence Programs at YISE – February 23-25 and March 8-9. see flyer

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, February 5 from 2:00 PM- 3:00 PM on Zoom A.

Zoom Connection details in the SHMA and at https://wp.yise.org/zoom. Flyers are available at https://wp.yise.org/flyers.

Rabbi Rosenbaum will be on vacation from Friday, January 12 through Friday, January 19. Individuals with Halachic questions can contact Rabbi Postelnek at 571-340-0227 or rypostelnek@yise.org . Those wanting to contact Rabbi Rosenbaum about pressing matters should contact the Shul office and a staff member will notify Rabbi Rosenbaum.

The Week Ahead

Thursday – Jan. 11 – Rosh Chodesh

Halachic Times: Latest Alos Hashachar 6:02 AM, Earliest Talis and Tefilin: 6:30 AM, Latest Netz: 7:28 AM, Latest Krias Shema: 9:50 AM, Earliest Mincha: 12:47 PM, Earliest Shkia: 5:01 PM, Latest Tzeis Hacochavim 5:51 PM

Next Shabbos

January 12-13, 2024

3 Shevat 5784

Parashas Vaera

Candle lighting 4:48

Havdalah 5:51

Friday Night:

Mincha/Maariv: 4:50 (B) 4:45 (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), 4:45 (B), 4:40 (Sephardi, LBM)

Maariv: 5:51

RABBI DOVID ROSENBAUM

RABBI YOSEF POSTELNEK – ASST RABBI

JOSH SEIDEMANN – PRESIDENT

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