Parashas Vayeitze – November 24-25, 2017

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Young Israel Shomrai Emunah – Shabbos Shorts

November 24-25, 2017 – 7 Kislev 5778 – Parshas Vayeitze

Light Candles by 4:30 – Havdalah 5:31

The Shabbos Shorts is sponsored this week by Robin & Lawton Cooper in honor of their new granddaughter, Halleli Esther, born Erev Rosh Chodesh Kislev.

Mazal Tov

* Robin & Lawton Cooper on the birth of a granddaughter, Halleli Esther, to their children Shoshana & Mark Gottlieb of Efrat. Mazal Tov to big sister Nechama Chaya and to all the aunts and uncles.

* Arleeta & Ivan Lerner on the birth of great-granddaughter to their grandchildren Tehillah (Miller) & Natanel Greenwald of Yerushalayim. Mazal Tov to grandparents D'vorah & Rabbi Shmuel Miller of Irvine, CA and Naava & Yisroel Greenwald of Monsey. Mazal Tov to great-grandparents Rebbetzin Miriam Greenwald of Monsey, Ilene & Henry Miller of Pisgat Zeev, and to great-great-grandma Dena Lerner Gerber of Baltimore.

* Ester & Oded Tapiro on the Bar Mitzvah of their son, Yehonatan. Mazal Tov to Yehonatan's siblings, Tahel, Niv, and Hodaya.

* Gila & Rabbi Myron Wakschlag on the marriage of their son Efraim to Alana Gutman. Mazal Tov to Efraim's grandparents, Sheva Wakschlag and Judith & Rabbi Jacob Halpern. Mazal Tov and welcome to Alana's parents Chava & Rabbi Mark Gutman of Chicago.

Shabbos Schedule

Friday Night:

* Light Candles by 4:30

* Mincha:

Ashkenazi: 4:30 Sephardi: 4:25 Nusach Sefard: 4:30

Shabbos Day:

* Shacharis:

Ashkenazi: 7:00, 8:00, 8:45, 9:15 Youth: 9:15 Sephardi: 7:45 Nusach Sefard: 7:00

* Mincha:

Ashkenazi: 2:30, 4:25 Sephardi: 4:05 Nusach Sefard: 4:25

* Maariv/Havdalah: 5:31

Divrei Torah:

* Sephardi Minyan Rabbi Rosenbaum

* 8:45 Main and 9:15 Minyanim Rabbi Silver

* 8:00 Minyan Rabbi Barry Greengart

Kiddush Sponsors:

* Hashkamah/Nusach Sefard – "The Group"

* Sephardi Minyan – Ester & Oded Tapiro in honor of Yehonatan's Bar Mitzvah.

* 8:45 Main Minyan – "The Haimish Kiddush Group"

* 9:15 Minyan – "The 9:15 Group"

Shabbos Shiurim:

* Mrs. Yocheved Arzouan – Shiur at 9:00 AM, Rabbi's Study.

* Rabbi David Hyatt – Shiur after Hashkamah Minyan, lower lobby.

* Rabbi Moshe Arzouan – Shiur after Sephardi Shacharit.

* Rabbi Levy – Shiur at 3:35 PM, Large Beis Medrash.

* Rabbi Rosenbaum – Shiur after Mincha.

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 evenings 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

* Thirteen Attributes with Rabbi Moshe Sadwin

* Rabbi Levy's Amud Yomi Shiur, Sunday 6:25 AM- 7:25 AM and Monday through Friday 7:00 AM – 7:45 AM in the 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 for Men and Women: 613? We Can Appreciate Every One of Them! Tuesdays, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM, in the Small Beis Medrash.

* Rabbi Moshe Arzouan's Advanced Gemara Shiur for Men, learning Meseches Bava Basra, Wednesdays at 7:00 PM in the Social Hall.

* Rabbi Yonatan Zakem's Shiur for Men and Women, Pearls of Prayer, exploring the depth and meaning of our daily prayers. Sundays, 8:00 PM, in the Small Beis Medrash.

* GWCK presents CLAS (Community Learning at Shomrai) – 8:15 PM – 9:15 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: Parsha Analysis with Rabbi Hillel Shaps.

* Tuesday: Torah Topics with Rabbi Menachem Winter.

* Wednesday: Reading Responsa with Rabbi Yitzhak Grossman.

* Thursday: Yesodei Hatorah with Rabbi Avraham Sussman.

* Thursday: Inspired Avodah with Rabbi Yitzchak Scher.

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

* Women (class located in the Small Social Hall):

* Monday: Women of Valor with Mrs. Sara Malka Winter.

YISE Programs and Listings

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

NEXT WEEK: Dor L'Dor – Family Chevrusah-style learning in a fun environment! Motzei Shabbos, December 2, 6:30 PM, Arcola Social Hall. Open to the entire community! Delicious pizza! Interactive discussions! Raffle of exciting prizes! Lots of fun!

Senior Lunch – Wednesday, December 6, 12:00 Noon, Social Hall. Chanukah Celebration featuring the YISE Nursery School and Sing Along with Mike Kravitz.

Trivia Night – Presented by the YISE Social Committee. Motzei Shabbos, December 9. Doors open at 7:30 PM, Trivia at 8:00 PM. $5 per person. Meat and pareve refreshments will be served. YISE Social Hall. Groups of 6 to 8 people can be formed ahead of time or that night. RSVP to

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

Help Wanted

The YISE Nursery School seeks a new Director. For more details about the position and requirements, visit For questions or to apply (resume and cover letter), please contact the Nursery School Director Search Committee at

YISE Youth Announcements

The Youth Minyan will meet this Shabbos at 9:15 AM sharp in the Small Beis Medrash, 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; 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 AM – 10:00 AM. Groups for all ages run 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM. Please pick up child(ren) promptly.

A Chanukah Packed with Flare! Presented by YISE Youth and YISE Nursery. Sunday, December 17, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM, YISE Social Hall. Cost: $5 dollars per child (2 and older) $25 max per family. Pizza $2.50 per slice and bottled water $1.00 each. 30 ft Inflatable Obstacle Course 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Chanukah Sing-Along with Jeremy Gaisin: 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Chanukiah building with YISE Nursery: 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Entry fee includes Sufganiyot (one per person) (Dairy) (please contact if you keep Cholov Yisroel).

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 at 10:30 AM.

Learn Mishnah Brurah Hilchos Shabbos in 18 Months – Shiur for men with Rabbi Eli Reingold. Monday through Thursday, 8:00 PM – 8:45 PM at the Boys Yeshiva. Questions? Rabbi Eli Reingold at 301-996-5910.

Kollel Dirshu Silver Spring is learning Maseches Nedarim. 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 one every day in your inbox. Visit and click "Sign Up."

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

The Value of Modesty – Rabbi Levy's Shiur for women, based on text by Rav Shimshon Dovid Pincus ZT"L. Alternate Sundays, 7:00 PM, 609 Hyde Road.

Silver Spring Gemachim – For a complete list:

Rabbi Marvin Goldman's Shiur at University Towers – Shabbos, November 25 at 1121 University Blvd. West, Apt. 906, at 3:00 PM.

Nefesh B'Nefesh Aliyah Talk for Retirees and Empty Nesters – Wednesday, November 29, 7:30 PM at the home of Sharona & Leo Rozmaryn. Join NBN Aliyah Advisor Miriam Naiman, together with Rock & Hillel Davis, who made Aliyah to Jerusalem in 2011, and other Aliyah-minded families for an in-depth discussion of the topics most relevant to you!

Kemp Mill Toastmasters – Wednesday, November 29, 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.

The November 29th UN Vote for Partition: A Behind-the-Scenes Look – Join us for a presentation by Toldot Yisrael, an organization recording the firsthand testimonies of the men and women who helped found the State of Israel. Aryeh Halivni, founder and director of Toldot Yisrael, will share some interview clips and behind-the-scenes stories about the historic UN Vote. Motzei Shabbos December 2, 8:00 PM at KMS. Free and open to the public. For questions, contact

Sixth Annual LBJA Chanukah Boutique – Sunday, December 3, 12:00 Noon – 4:00 PM, sponsored by the PTO and Services Squad. Limited tables for vendors interested in selling their wares during one of the biggest shopping seasons! Contact to save your spot today!

Bikur Cholim of Greater Washington is considering the possibility of starting a family support group in the Kemp Mill area. In order to do so, we would like to know if there is an interest and need for such a group. You can help us, by contacting BCGW at 202-331-4481 or

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The Week Ahead

Sunday, November 26 Monday, November 27 Tuesday, November 28 Wednesday, November 29 Thursday, November 30 Friday, December 1
Ashkenazi 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 6:05 6:10 6:10 6:05 6:10

Ashkenazi 4:35 4:35 / 7:30 4:35 / 7:30 4:35 / 7:30 4:35 / 7:30 See Shabbos schedule
Sephardi 4:30 4:30 4:30 4:30 4:30

Halachic Times: Earliest Talis and Tefillin: 6:13 AM, Latest Krias Shma: 9:29 AM, Earliest Mincha: 12:28 PM

Next Shabbos

December 1-2, 2017 – 14 Kislev 5778

Parshas Vayishlach

Light Candles by 4:28 – Havdalah 5:30

Friday Night:

* Light Candles by 4:28

* Mincha:

Ashkenazi: 4:30 Sephardi: 4:25 Nusach Sefard: 4:30

Shabbos Day:

* Shacharis:

Ashkenazi: 7:00, 8:00, 8:45, 9:15 Youth: 9:15 Sephardi: 7:45 Nusach Sefard: 7:00

* Mincha:

Ashkenazi: 2:30, 4:25 Sephardi: 4:05 Nusach Sefard: 4:25

* Maariv/Havdalah: 5:30

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, November 28 YISE Board Meeting, 7:45 PM, Small Beis Medrash

Motzei Shabbos, Dec. 2 Dor L'Dor, 6:30 PM, Social Hall

Wednesday, December 6 Senior Lunch, 12:00 Noon, Social Hall

Motzei Shabbos, Dec. 9 Trivia Night at Shomrai! 7:30 PM

Sunday, December 17 Chanukah Carnival, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Next Shabbos Shorts Deadline: Wednesday, November 29 at 12:00 Noon.

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