Parashas Vayera – November 18-19, 2016

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Young Israel Shomrai Emunah – Shabbos Shorts

November 18-19, 2016 – 18 Cheshvan 5777 – Parshas Vayera

Light Candles by 4:33 – Havdalah 5:34

The Shabbos Shorts is sponsored this week by Tsipi & Jerry Hawk in memory of his father, Herschey Hawk, Tzvi Elazar Ben Harav Yeshaya.

Mazal Tov

* Bev Morris & Art Boyars on the engagement of their daughter Dova to Jake/Yanky Adler, son of Nechie & Rabbi Pinny Adler of Cleveland. Mazal Tov also to Jack, Michal and niece Talia Boyars.

* Dalia & Jesse Kahane on the Bat Mitzvah of their granddaughter, Maor Uli, daughter of Galit & Harel Uli of Rosh HaAyin, Israel

* Jack Mehlman on the birth of a grandson, born to Miriam & Dovid Cohen of Ramat Bet Shemesh, Israel and to all of the siblings, aunts, uncles, and cousins.

* Barbara Price and to Ella & Harry Shrank and family on the birth of a grandson to Shoshana Price & Dave Shrank. The Shalom Zachor will take place Friday, November 18, 7:30PM at the Price home, 1217 Arcola Avenue.


* Julie and Mitchell Glass on the passing of their mother and grandmother, Beverly Gershon. There will be a 7:00 Maariv Minyan on Sunday night at 802 Kenbrook Drive.

Shabbos Schedule

Friday Night:

* Light Candles by 4:33

* Mincha:

Arcola: 4:35 University: 4:35 Sephardi: 4:30 Nusach Sefard: 4:35

Shabbos Day:

* Shacharis:

Arcola: 7:00, 8:00, 8:45, 9:15 University: 8:30 Sephardi: 7:45 Nusach Sefard: 7:00

The 9:15 Minyan will meet in the Boys' Yeshiva.

* Mincha:

Arcola: 2:30, 4:30 University: 4:30 Sephardi: 4:10 Nusach Sefard: 4:30

* Maariv/Havdalah: 5:34

Divrei Torah:

* 8:45 Main Minyan Rabbi Rosenbaum

* 8:00 and 9:15 Minyanim Rabbi Silver

Kiddush Sponsors:

* Hashkamah/Nusach Sefard – "The Group"

* 8:00 Minyan – "The Chevra"

* Sephardi Minyan – "Sephardic Group"

* 8:45 Main Minyan – Tsipi & Jerry Hawk in memory of his father, Herschey Hawk, Tzvi Elazar Ben Harav Yeshaya.

* 9:15 Minyan – Elise & Ken Saks in honor of Ken's 40th Birthday.

Shabbos Shiurim:

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

* Rabbi David Hyatt – Shiur after Hashkamah Minyan, Lower Lobby.

* Rabbi Moshe Arzouan – Shiur after Sephardi Shacharit.

* Rabbi Yehoshua Levy – Shiur at 3:25 PM, Large Beis Medrash.

* Rabbi William Millen – Shiur at 3:30 PM.

* Rabbi Silver – Shiur after Mincha at Arcola.

* Rabbi Barry Greengart – Shiur after Mincha at University.

YISE Programs and Listings

We welcome new members who were voted in at the last Board meeting: Steven Domb, Benjamin Levi, Michal & Rabbi Dr. Michael Segelman, Belana & Michael Warmflash.

Ruach Minyan – This Friday, November 18, 4:35 PM in the Arcola Social Hall. In addition, during part of the Davening, a special children's program will be going on! So, join us, bring the family and tell your friends. It's going to be Gevaldig. For more information, contact

STARTING THIS WEEK: Dor L'Dor – Family Chevrusah-style learning in a fun environment! Motzei Shabbos, November 19, 6:45 PM, Arcola Social Hall. This week is sponsored by Karen & Robert Heyman in honor of Meir's 6th birthday. Open to the entire community! Delicious pizza! Interactive discussions! Raffle of exciting prizes! Lots of fun!

Making Room for Joy in a Focused Life – Shiur for women with Rabbi Rosenbaum. Sunday, November 20, at 8:30 PM at the home of Bayla Goodman, 11527 Monticello Avenue.

SAVE THE DATE: Shabbos, December 16-17: Scholar-in-Residence – Rabbi Dovid Gottlieb. Rav at Yeshivat Har Etzion (Gush) and graduate of the Yeshiva of Greater Washington..

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

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 10:00 AM – 10:45 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.

* The Golden Network Presents:

* Torah Hour with breakfast and learning, Tuesday mornings following the 8:30 Shacharis, in the Arcola Social Hall. Open to men and women.

* Rabbi Raphael Malka's Mishnah Class for Men, Tuesday mornings, 10:15 AM – 11:00 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, Wednesdays at 7:30 PM at University.

* 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: In The Beginning with Rabbi Zacharia Schwartz.

* Wednesday: Torah Topics with Rabbi Menachem Winter.

* Thursday: Yesodei Hatorah with Rabbi Avraham Sussman.

* Thursday: Inspired Avodah with Rabbi Yitzchak Scher, Kollel Zichron Amram and Rebbe, YGW

* 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 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; 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.

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.

Dirshu Daf Yomi B'Halacha on Hilchos Seuda, learn Mishna Brurah with Rabbi Eli Reingold, Monday – Thursday, 8:00 PM – 8:40 PM at the Boys Yeshiva. For information contact him at 301-996-5910 or

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.

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

Oneg Shabbos – This Friday, November 18, at 1111 University Blvd. West, Apt. 305, at 8:30 PM. Men and Women are invited.

Parsha Shiur at University Towers – Shabbos, November 19, at 1121 University Blvd. West, Apt. 906, at 3:00 PM.

Bnei Akiva Snif this week for 3rd – 6th graders at KMS 1 hour before KMS Mincha. Walking groups leave YISE 20 min prior to the start of Snif (80 minutes before KMS Mincha).

Bikur Cholim of Greater Washington Annual Gala – Honoring Fran Kritz (Founder's Award) and Judy & Jerry Frank (Community Service Award) will take place on Sunday, November 20 at B'nai Israel Congregation, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM. Reserve online at For more information contact 202-331-4481 or

Talk Israel – Teens from across Greater Washington are invited to participate in this popular one-day conference. High school students (grades 9 – 12). Sunday, November 20, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM, The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington, Abraham S. & Minnie Kay Conference Center, 6101 Executive Blvd. Cost $15 – includes kosher lunch and all materials for the day. Questions: contact Samantha Vinokor-Meinrath at or 301-230-7283.

"Ma Rabu Ma'asecha…" Celebrating the Wonder of Hashem's Creations – A new season of science lectures beginning Sunday, November 20. "Kol Demama Daka: Listening to Gravitational Waves" by Dr. Jeremy Schnittman, Astrophysicist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center. Torah Insights by HaRav Ahron Lopiansky, Rosh HaYeshiva of YGW Tiferes Gedaliah. Sunday, November 20, 12:30 PM – Mincha following. YGW Boys Campus. For more information: Rabbi Scott Hillman 301-962-5111 ext 1553.

Workplace Skills Workshop:

* Federal Job Search – Cracking the Code: Free webinar, Monday, November 21, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Information and register at

At What Cost- Supporting and Patronizing Jewish Businesses – The Federal Holiday Learning Program for Men with Rabbi Moshe Walter, Rav of Woodside Synagogue and Kollel member. Thursday, November 24, Thanksgiving Day. Light refreshments will be served. Chavrusa Learning 9:00 AM – Members of the Kollel Zichron Amram of the YGW-Tiferes Gedaliah will be available for Chavrusa learning. Shiur 10:00 AM at the YGW Boys Campus. For more information please contact Rabbi Reingold at 301-996-5910.

Toastmasters' Meeting – Will meet next on Wednesday, November 30, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM in the YISE Small Social Hall. Contact Scott Schlesinger at for more information.

Of Miracles, Music and Motion -A women's performance featuring ballet, contemporary and tap dances as well as musical performances by accomplished vocalists and instrumentalists from our community on Sunday, December 4. Tickets on sale this Sunday, November 20 at 11:00. More info and tickets at

The Leo Bernstein Jewish Academy-PTO Fifth Annual Chanukah Boutique – Sunday, December 18, at SSJC, from 12:00 Noon – 4:00 PM. Amazing vendors, a Chinese auction with some great prizes, including a signed piece of artwork from renowned artist Avy Ashery and a gift certificate to satisfy your sweet tooth at the Candy Man, and other prizes worth up to $120!! We'll also have live entertainment and activities for the kids, delicious concessions, and more! If you would like to participate as a vendor, contact

Kemp Mill Chesed Meals – Community members are encouraged to join the program. Since 2010, the goal of our site has been to make planning Chesed meals and handling other needs an efficient and convenient community effort. If you are able to make Kosher meals for those in need or want to request meals yourself after the birth of a baby, an injury, death or other reason, please visit or contact a coordinator: Jen Green, Elle Nizhnikov, Becky Simkovich, and Marci Lavine Bloch.

The Week Ahead
Sunday, November 20 Monday, November 21 Tuesday, November 22 Wednesday, November 23 Thursday, Nov. 24 – Thanksgiving Day Friday, November 25
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 6:30, 7:30, 8:45 6:30, 6:55, 7:35, 8:30
Sephardi 7:30 6:10, 7:10 6:15, 7:15 6:15, 7:15 7:30 6:15, 7:15

Mincha /Maariv
Arcola 4:35 4:35 / 7:30, 9:00 4:35 / 7:30, 9:00 4:35 / 7:30, 9:00 4:35 See Shabbos schedule
Sephardi 4:30 4:30 4:30 4:30 4:30

Halachic Times: Earliest Talis & Tefillin: 6:07 AM, Latest Krias Shma: 9:25 AM, Earliest Mincha: 12:26 PM

Next Shabbos

November 25-26, 2016 – 25 Cheshvan 5777

Parshas Chayei Sarah – Mevorchim Hachodesh

Light Candles by 4:29 – Havdalah 5:31

Friday Night:

* Light Candles by 4:29

* Mincha:

Arcola: 4:30 University: 4:30 Sephardi: 4:25 Nusach Sefard: 4:30

Shabbos Day:

* Shacharis:

Arcola: 7:00, 8:00, 8:45, 9:15 University: 8:30 Sephardi: 7:45 Nusach Sefard: 7:00

* Mincha:

Arcola: 2:30, 4:25 University: 4:25 Sephardi: 4:05 Nusach Sefard: 4:25

* Maariv/Havdalah: 5:31

Upcoming Events

Friday, November 18, Ruach Minyan, 4:35 PM, YISE Social Hall

Motzei Shabbos, Nov. 19 The First Dor L'Dor, 6:45 PM YISE Social Hall

Monday, November 21 Basic Colors, 12:30 PM – 6:30 PM, YISE Social Hall

Shabbos, December 16-17 Scholar-in-Residence – Rabbi Dovid Gottlieb

Next Shabbos Shorts Deadline: Wednesday, November 23 at 12:00 Noon.

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