Parashas Tetzaveh – February 23 – 24, 2024

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Candle Lighting 5:35 | Havdalah 6:35

The Shabbos Shorts are sponsored by Ros & Herman Efron in gratitude to Hashem for having protected their grandson, Micha Baer ben Noach Yehonasan Yaakov Eliyahu, during his over 100 days of IDF service in Gaza and anonymously co-sponsored as a tribute to community members that continue to elevate us every week with compilations of Torah insights: Shlomo Katz, The Torah Spring: Hamaayan (38 years), Saadia Greenberg, Likutei Torah (31 years), and the Greater Washington Community Kollel's Shabbos Delights.

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

Joshua Chiel of Silver Spring on his engagement to Leah Helman of Baltimore. Mazal Tov to the extended Chiel and Helman families.

Bernice & Eddie Cohen on the engagement of their son, Isaac (Iky) Cohen to Ori Koren from Jerusalem. Mazal Tov to all the siblings and grandparents, Bette Krakow Weigert, Robert Weigert and Reyna Cohen.

Lynn & Stephen Deutsch on the birth of a grandson to Amanda & Dovid Deutsch of West Hempstead, NY.

Adina & Zach Neumann on the birth of a girl, Chana Tzipporah/Hannah Tori. Mazal Tov to grandparents, Ethel Goldwasser and Benjy & Ellie Katz Neumann and to all of the aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Lisa & Matt Solomson on the engagement of their son, Noach, to Millie Friedman, daughter of Batya & Rabbi Dr. Daniel Friedman, of Teaneck, NJ.

Caren & Jules Szanton on the birth of a girl, Aliza Adar. Mazal Tov to Aliza's grandparents, Sharon & Jeff Lewis and Sarah & Nathan Szanton, and her big brothers Micah and Jack.


YISE mourns the loss of Maoz Morell, HY"D, after a valiant fight in Gaza. He was the grandson of Dr. Melvin (Moish) Linzer and the son of Varda & Eitan Morell. YISE extends its deepest condolences to his family. Shiva is being observed in Israel.

Kiddush and Shalosh Seudos Sponsors

Hashkamah Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by Shari & Rabbi Scott Hillman in loving memory of Scott's mother, Elizabeth Hillman Garon A"H, to commemorate her first Yahrzeit on 17 Adar I. Rabbi Hillman will be Mesayem Maseches Brachos l'ilui nishmas Libby Chana bas Avraham prior to Kiddush in the Small Social Hall.

Shul Kiddush is sponsored by the Shul Kiddush Group.

Sephardic Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by Shaked & Amir Cohen for the safety and health of our soldiers. .ìùîéøä åøôåàú çééìé öä"ì

Youth Announcements

Teen Minyan – Led by Rabbi Moshe Holzer, 9:15 AM 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

Teen Minyan Boys' Oneg – Friday, March 3 at 8:30 PM 912 Hyde Road.

Dor L'Dor – This Motzai Shabbos, February 24 at 7:55 PM in the Social Hall, co-sponsored by the Pinsky Family in honor of Rabbi and Mrs. Rosenbaum and Mr. and Mrs. Shimoff and the Shmunis Family.Purim Costume Gemach – March 3,6 and 10.

High School Girls Pizza & Paint Night – Motzai Shabbos, March 2 at 8 PMat The House.

Middle School Girls Topsy-Turvy Dinner – Sunday, March 3 from 5 PM -7 PM at The House.

YISE-KMS Purim Carnival – Sunday, March 17 from 12 PM – 3 PM at KMS.see youth flyers

Shabbos Schedule

Minyan Locations:

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


Mincha/Maariv:5:35 (B) 5:30 (Sephardi, LBM) Ruach Minyan after Mincha (S)


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

Mincha: 2:30 (B), 5:30 (B), 5:30 (Sephardi, LBM)

Maariv: 6:35 (B)


8:45 Main Minyan – Rabbi Rosenbaum

9:15 Minyan – Rabbi Postelnek


Hashkamah Minyan Gemara Shiur (SBM) Rabbi Rosenbaum

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

Shiur between Mincha/Maariv (B) Rabbi Rosenbaum

Scholar-in-Residence: Hadassah (Michelle) Margolis

the Norman Alexander Librarian for Jewish Studies at Columbia University and President of the Association of Jewish Librarians

Friday evening at 8:45 PM (S) "Jews and Their Books: The Last 1,000 Years"

Shabbos afternoon at 4:30 PM (B) "Women and the Jewish Book"

Sunday morning at 11:00 AM (B) "Megillat Esther Across the Ages" and on Zoom: Meeting ID: 416 963 9000 Passcode: 492019


Shabbos and Weekday Shiurim Sponsors

Hashkamah Minyan Shiur is sponsored by David Jaray in appreciation of 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 of Rabbi Grauman and all those who attend his shiur, and in memory of Rabbi Hyatt, A"H and to all of 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 to all of those that have been traumatized in Israel during these times.

Wednesday Nach class is sponsored by Marvin Konick in memory of his grandfather, Yehoshua ben Yehuda Leib whose Yahrzeit is 19 Adar.

The Lower Lobby coffee station is sponsored by Roast Masters Hannah & Robert Klein and Adi Haramati.

YISE Supports Israel

YISE invites members with family on active IDF duty to share their profiles at

YISE maintains a community-wide Tehillim WhatsApp group. To join, visit To submit names of soldiers serving in the IDF for tefilot, please send the soldier's Hebrew name and his/her mother's Hebrew name to

We pray that our soldiers will return soon to their peacetime roles, and in the interim ask our members to daven and undertake other zechuyos on behalf of these and other IDF personnel defending Israel and our people.

Tefilah We gather in the Belonofsky Sanctuary on Sunday evenings after Mincha/Maariv for 15 minutes of communal Tehillim. Additionally, Tehillim are recited at each daily and Shabbos minyan. Rabbi Rosenbaum leads 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.

Tzedaka A list of charitable organizations is available at:

Political Action information can be accessed via AIPAC and the OU

As we engage our efforts through tefilah, 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

The Ruach Minyan is back on Friday, February 23, with Kabbalos Shabbos in the large social hall with Eli Hochberg as the Baal Tefilah, following Mincha, which is in the Belonofsky Sanctuary at 5:35 PM. Children's program during Maariv with Mrs. Koss.It's going to be Gevaldic! For more info, contact

GWCK Shabbos of Inspiration at YISE with guest baal tefillah and singer, Mordechai Levovitz! Shabbos Parshas Ki Sisa – March1-2. To reserve for the Shabbaton dinner, visit see flyer

Seeing Tachanun Through New Eyes – On Sunday, March 3 at 10:30 AM, Rabbi Rosenbaum will address some of the powerful themes of Tachanun that can speak meaningfully to us, particularly in these difficult times. Event will be in the Belonofsky Sanctuary, followed by light refreshments in the Social Hall and on Zoom A. Presented by the Meaningful Tefilah Project. To sponsor, please contact the shul office. 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, March 4 from 2PM – 3PM on Zoom A.

Scholar-In-Residence – Rabbi Edward Reichman, MD – Friday, March 8 "Ancestry DNA in Halakha: What is Your Sitting Image?," Shabbos, March 9 "Medical Halakha Update 5784" and "Monarchs, Minyanim and Mitochondrial DNA: Jews, Medicine and History". see flyer

Save the Date: Scholar-In-Residence – Rabbi Avishai David at YISE – May 18 see flyer

Zoom Connection details in the SHMA and at Flyers are available at

March SHMA Deadline

The March SHMA will be published next week. Submit community events and shiurim updates for March by Monday, February 26 at NOON to:

The Week Ahead

Halachic Times: Latest Alos Hashachar 5:28 AM, Earliest Talis and Tefilin: 5:55 AM, Latest Netz: 6:48 AM, Latest Krias Shema: 9:29 AM,Earliest Mincha: 12:52 PM, Earliest Shkia: 5:56 PM, Latest Tzeis Hacochavim 6:43 PM

Next Shabbos

March 1-2, 2024

22 Adar I 5784

Parashas Ki Sisa

Candle lighting 5:43

Havdalah 6:43

Friday Night:

Mincha/Maariv: 5:45 (B) 5:40 (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), 5:40 (B), 5:35 (Sephardi, LBM)

Maariv: 6:43