Parashas Shlach – June 13-14, 2014

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Young Israel Shomrai Emunah – Shabbos Shorts

June 13-14, 2014 – 16 Sivan 5774 – Parshas Shlach

Light Candles by 8:16 (and not before 7:02) – Havdalah 9:24

The Shabbos Shorts is sponsored this week by Lee & Craig Oppenheim in honor of the first Yahrzeit of Craig's Dad, Julius Oppenheim, Yaakov Ben Hershel, and the Yahrzeit of Lee's Mom, Helene Zuckerberg, Chana Raisel Bat Avraham Halevi.

Shabbos Schedule

Friday Night:

* Light Candles by 8:16, and not before 7:02

* Mincha 6:50 (Social Hall), 7:00 (Sephardi, Nusach Sefard), 7:15 (Univ.), 7:20, 8:20

Shabbos Day:

* Shacharis 7:00, 7:00 (Nusach Sefard), 8:00, 8:15 (Sephardi), 8:30 (Univ.), 8:45

* Mincha 2:30, 5:00, 8:00 (Sephardi), 8:15 (Arcola & Univ.)

* Maariv/Havdalah 9:24

Divrei Torah:

* 8:45 Main Minyan Rabbi Rosenbaum

* Youth Minyan Rabbi Silver

* 8:00 Minyan Rabbi Yehuda Shinensky

Kiddush Sponsors:

* Hashkamah/Nusach Sefard – Debbie & Marc Katz on the 50th Anniversary of Marc's Bar Mitzvah.

* 8:00 Minyan – "The Chevra"

* University – Elaine & Robert Leichter, in honor of the Yahrzeit of Robert's mother, Alte Liba Sima Bas Rav Yaakov HaKohen.

* 8:45 Main Minyan – Melissa & Joel Fuchs in honor of the Bar Mitzvah of their son Eli. Please note: Kiddush is Dairy.

Shabbos Shiurim:

* Mrs. Yocheved Arzouan – Shiur at 9:00 AM.

* Rabbi David Hyatt – Shiur after Hashkamah Minyan.

* Rabbi Moshe Arzouan – Shiur after Sephardi Shacharit.

* Rabbi William Millen – Shiur at 7:15 PM.

* Rabbi Yehoshua Levy – Shiur at 7:15 PM.

* Rabbi Amram Hes – Shiur at 7:45 PM.

* Rabbi Rosenbaum – Shiur after Mincha at Arcola.

* Rabbi Silver – Shiur after Mincha at University.

Mazal Tov

* Melissa & Joel Fuchs on the Bar Mitzvah of their son Eli. Mazal Tov also to the grandparents Rochelle & Stan Fuchs and to his siblings Maya and Malkie and the entire Prezant family.

* Rochelle & Baruch Wertenteil on the birth of a granddaughter, Chaya Esther, to their children, Sarala & Peretz Wertenteil of Baltimore. Mazal Tov to Aunt Ahuva & Uncle Aaron Orlofsky and cousins Avigail, Elana, and Izzy Orlofsky.


* Dr. Yitzchak (Gary) Cohen on the passing of his sister, Bonnie Kagan-Drouin. The funeral took place in Ormond Beach, FL on Sunday. Shiva was completed before Shabbos.

* Lauren Shaham Winter on the passing of her mother, Irene Shaham. The funeral took place in New York on Friday. Shiva was completed on Thursday.

Weekday Shiurim

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

* Rabbi Rosenbaum's Gemara Shiur for Men, Tuesdays and Fridays, 6:00 AM – 6:45 AM, in the small Beis Medrash.

* Rabbi Rosenbaum's Halacha Chabura for Men, Tuesday evenings. For more details, please contact

* Rabbi Rosenbaum's Haftoros 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 Bais Medrash.

* Rabbi Silver's Halacha Shiur for Men, Tuesdays at 8:00 PM, in the Social Hall, part of the Beis Medrash Zichron Gedaliah Program, is currently studying the Halachos of Tefillah.

* 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

* Beis Medrash Zichron Gedaliah for Men, Tuesdays at 8:00 PM in the YISE Social Hall. (Mincha at 7:45 PM. Maariv at 9:00 PM.)

* Rabbi Moshe Arzouan's Advanced Gemara Shiur for Men, Wednesdays at 6:50 PM at University – will not meet for the next few weeks.

* GWCK Yesodei Hatorah, a skills-building program designed to foster Gemara proficiency, Thursdays at 8:45 PM.

YISE Youth Announcements

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

Please join us this week for groups: 2-5 year-olds meet in the youth room behind the balcony; Groups run 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM. Please pick up child(ren) promptly.

YISE Youth Open House – Middle School and High School students, please join us on Sunday, June 22 in the Arcola Social Hall for an open house to meet the new Youth Director, and to hear about/share ideas for events and activities for the upcoming year. Boys open house will be 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM and girls will be from 8:15 PM – 9:15 PM. Snacks will be provided. Please RSVP to

Family 5K Rabbi Relay Race – Come out to YISE on Sunday, July 13th at 10:30am for the first 5K Rabbi Relay Race to raise money for Tzedakah. Families/individuals can walk/jog/run the Kemp Mill neighborhood, answer questions from Rabbi's at local shuls, and end with pizza and Music at YISE. $5 per child 2-18, or $15 which includes an event t-shirt and slice of pizza. More pizza will be available for purchase. For more information or to RSVP, please contact Brett Kugler at

YISE Programs and Listings

YISE Together-for-5 – Will restart on Monday, June 16, with a series of audio Shiurim by Rabbi Rosenbaum on "The Halachos of Kiddush." For more info, visit YISE Annual Graduates' Kiddush – Shabbos, June 21, following the 8:45 Main Minyan. Don't let your graduate be left out. Send his or her name to by Monday, June 16. To co-sponsor the Graduates' Kiddush (sponsorships are $18 or $36 each), contact the Shul office, 301-593-4465, ext. 402.

YISE Shalosh Seudos – Shabbos, June 21. A youth/family Shalosh Seudos will meet in the large social hall at 5:20 PM, following the 5:00 Mincha. Suggested ages are pre-school to 3rd grade. Parents and other siblings are welcome. Please RSVP to for the Seudah Shlishit by June 16th, Sponsorships are welcome.

Bais Medrash Zichron Gedaliah – Summer Session began on June 10. Shiurim at 8:00 PM; Mincha at 7:45 PM; Maariv to follow at 9:00 PM. Summer Session Shiurim:

* Gemara Kop: Thinking through Maseches Sukkah – R' Nachum Schwartz

* Halachos of Tefillah – Rabbi Binyamin Silver

* Strengthening our Emunah: Alei Shur (R' Shlomo Wolbe) – Rabbi Yitzchak Scher

* What's Under the Hood? An in-depth analysis from the sources of pertinent halacha topics – R' Moshe Chaim Blate

Join us for the open Beis Medrash or we can help you set up a Chavrusa in any topic. Located in the YISE Social Hall.

GWCK Sunday Kollel Brunch & Learn for Men – Begining this Sunday, June 15. Start your week off the right way with your choice from new classes being offered at YISE on Sunday mornings! Join us for bagel brunch at 9:30AM, followed by classes from 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM. Shiurim options:

* Timeless Talmud – Learn Talmud in-depth with a focus on practical applications – Rabbi Menachem Winter, beginning with Keitzad Mevarchim and the laws of blessings.

* Parsha Discourses – Analyses of selected topics from the weekly Parsha – Rabbi Yitzhak Grossman.

* Unraveling the Navi – An exploration of the Navi with classic commentaries, beginning with Sefer Yehoshua – Rabbi Dovid Brotsky.

* Before We Begin – Study Jewish philosophy through the introductions of the Rambam, beginning with the Introduction to Perek Chelek – the 13 Principles of Faith – Rabbi Yonatan Zakem.

Message from the YISE Bookkeepers – The end of our fiscal year is coming to a close on June 30th. We would greatly appreciate everyone paying their outstanding bills.

YISE Nursery Announcements:

* YISE Nursery presents Camp Shomrai 2014 – Download camp forms at or contact 301-593-7365 or for further information.

* YISE Nursery registration for 2014-2015 school year – Call 301-593-7365 with questions or to make an appointment for a tour.

Helping Hands Across Kemp Mill – We have an immediate need starting June 10 – 24 for more volunteers. This is a program to assist members undergoing serious medical crises. (Please note that this is different from Bikur Cholim of Greater Washington). The current need is for dinner and Shabbos meals. For more information and to sign up, please contact: Melanie Karlin, 301-681-4740, or Miriam Friedman, 301-754-1517, mfriedman2@yahoo

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.

The Haimish Kiddush Group was created in 2010 to ensure that there will be a kiddush following the 8:45 Minyan every Shabbos. The Group would like to invite you to join us in 2014. The cost to become a member is $100. You can also choose to be setup with automatic renewal that will charge you each year for the Haimish Kiddush Group. If you are interested in joining or have any questions, please contact Raph Ginsburg at

Important Eruv News

A major road construction project at the corner of Georgia Avenue and Randolph Road that has been dormant for more than a year is now swinging into full gear and will have both short- and long-term impacts on the Kemp Mill-Northwood-White Oak Eruv beginning as soon as this week. Here's how you can do your part:

* Respond when we request volunteers. Did you know that the Eruv is repaired by busy people just like yourselves, who nevertheless volunteer their time on Friday afternoons (including by leaving work early as necessary)?

* Respond as generously as you are able to the Eruv's financial appeal for last year (if you have not already) and for the coming year. The short-term changes that may be required during the construction, as well as the long-term changes that will be required when the construction is completed, will likely cost thousands of dollars.

* Never assume the Eruv is up and never place yourself in a situation in which you must have an Eruv. Please call one of the Eruv hotlines every week or sign up for an Eruv status text message at (Thank you to YISE for hosting this service.)

The long-term plan is to route the Eruv around the construction, but this will have to occur in phases as the construction progresses. If you're curious for more detail, we will be offering tours. Please email if you are interested.

We would be pleased to answer any of your questions, but we cannot predict the likelihood of the Eruv being up on any given Shabbos, including this coming one. We always do our best and, with your help, we will continue to do so.

Community Programs and Listings

Daf Yomi meets in the Yeshiva Beis Medrash – Monday through Thursday at 9:00 PM, Shabbos 1-1/2 hours before regular Mincha, and Sunday at 6:30 AM.

Rabbi Yehoshua Levy's Shiurim on Alshich 8:45 AM – 9:45 AM and Gemara Pesachim 9:45 AM – 11:00 AM, Monday through Friday at 609 Hyde Road. Walk-ins welcome. For more information, rabbiylevy@ or 240-423-8810.

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

Women's Discussion Group – Shabbos afternoons, 5:30 PM at the home of Mrs. Klavan, 1006 Lamberton Drive, reading "Getting to Know Your Soul" by Rabbi Ittamar Schwartz, author of Bilvavi Mishkan Evna.

Tehillim – Wednesday mornings. Contact Arleeta Lerner for details 301-649-0552.

The Mikvah Emunah Society announces that the Ballard Keilim Mikvah had been repaired and refilled, and is open and approved for use once more!

Spring/Pesach Food Drive Results in 5774/2014 – For more than 10 years, a Kemp Mill based food drive has collected thousands of pounds each year from many organizations across Silver Spring, Rockville, and Potomac – schools, synagogues, stores, apartment complexes, among others. This year we netted over 5,200 pounds which will be distributed by the Capital Area Food Bank to needy individuals and families. Kol Hakovod to the collection sites and hundreds of donors.

Woodside Synagogue's Kosher Kitchen Series:

* The Laws of Bishul Akum and Non-Jewish Help in the Home, with Rabbi Dovid Rosenbaum, Monday, June 16, 7:30 PM.

* Keeping Bugs in Check, the most up to date information on checking fruits and vegetables, with Rabbi Sholom Tendler, Kashrus Administrator at the Star-K, Monday, June 23, 7:15 PM.

Evening of Inspiration – As we approach the 20th anniversary of the passing of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, of blessed memory, the Washington DC community is invited to a special Evening of Inspiration featuring bestselling author Joseph Telushkin (author of the recently released book "Rebbe" by HarperCollins, presently a best seller on Amazon) in conversation with CBS National Correspondent Dan Raviv. Rising Jewish music star Benny Friedman will present some of the Rebbe's niggunim accompanied by the Zemer Orchestra. Co-sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington, JCRC and the Washington Jewish Week. Fascinating evening, joined by many communal leaders. Tuesday June 17 at 7:00 PM at the Betts Theater at GWU's Marvin Center. Tickets Required ($15, $5 for students/seniors/military) and can be obtained at

Toastmasters' Meeting – Wednesday, June 18, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM, 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.

Sulam's 14th Annual Founder's Gala – Sunday, June 22. Honoring Judy & Richard Cohen, Founders Award, and presenting Rachel Sushner, Execptional Educator Award. Cocktails and Silent Auction 6:00 PM, followed by dinner at the Bethesda North Marriot Hotel & Conference Center. Musical appearance by Edon Pinchot. Make your reservation or place your ad online now at For more information, contact Estie Katz at 301-962-9400 x. 5523 or

Job Assist Events:

* LinkedIn II for Intermediate – Free. For those who have created a profile and are looking to ramp up use of their network. Must be a member of at least two Groups and have at least 25-50 connections. Wednesday, June 18, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM. No reservation required. JSSA, 200 Wood Hill Road, Rockville. For info,

* Computer Training Online – Beginning & Intermediate Microsoft Word & Excel. On-line classes start on Tuesday, June 24, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Info and register at

* Federal Jobs – Workshop by Joe O'Hare. Free. Wednesday, June 25, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. At KMS. To reserve e-mail

Helpline for Frum with Addictions – Do you, or some one you love, have a problem with drugs, alcohol, overeating, or any other form of addiction? Please call 1-866-zehayom for confidential help geared toward the frum community. Sponsored in part by the Yehudah Mond Foundation.

Don't Waste It – Planning a Simcha? Mazal Tov! What do you plan to do with any left-over catered food from certified kosher stores or caterers? The Yehudah Mond Foundation can distribute your extra food to local families in need. To donate, call or have your caterer contact, or 301-537-7158.

The Week Ahead

Sunday, June 15 – Father's Day Monday, June 16 Tuesday, June 17 Wednesday,June 18 Thursday, June 19 Friday, June 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

University 8:00 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Sephardi 7:30 6:05 6:15 6:15 6:05 6:15


Arcola 8:25 8:25 8:25 8:25 8:25 See Shabbos schedule

University N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Halachic Times: Earliest Talis & Tefillin: 4:37 AM, Latest Krias Shma: 9:25 AM, Earliest Mincha: 1:48 PM

Next Shabbos

June 20-21 – 23 Sivan 5774

Parshas Korach – Mevorchim Hachodesh

Light Candles by 8:19 – Havdalah 9:26

Friday Night:

* Light Candles by 8:19, and not before 7:04

* Mincha 6:50 (Social Hall), 7:00 (Sephardi, Nusach Sefard), 7:15 (Univ.), 7:20, 8:20

Shabbos Day:

* Shacharis 7:00, 7:00 (Nusach Sefard), 8:00, 8:15 (Sephardi), 8:30 (Univ.), 8:45

* Mincha 2:30, 5:00, 8:00 (Sephardi), 8:15 (Arcola & Univ.)

* Maariv/Havdalah 9:26

Upcoming Events

Shabbos, June 14 Bar Mitzvah of Eli Fuchs

Monday, June 16 YISE Board of Directors Meeting, 7:30 PM

Tuesday, June 17 Elzee's, Arcola Social Hall, 11:30 AM to 9:00 PM

Wednesday, June 18 Senior Lunch – Brent Sharf R.Ph. "How to Get a Good Night's Sleep" Program sponsored by The Golden Network

Shabbos, June 21 Graduation Kiddush & Shalosh Seudos

Monday, June 23 The Man With The Truck, 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM, Arcola Social Hall

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