Parashas Vayishlach – November 23-24, 2018

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Young Israel Shomrai Emunah – Shabbos Shorts

November 23 – 24, 2018 – 16 Kislev 5779 – Parshas Vayishlach

Light Candles by 4:30 – Havdalah 5:32

The Shabbos Shorts is sponsored this week by Faith Ginsburg, Yale, David, Benjamin, Raphael, Herzl and Melissa to thank all those who assisted us during our difficult time with Shiva meals, running errands, making visits and generally offering comfort.

Mazal Tov

* Florence Avigan on the birth of a great-granddaughter, Alexis, born to her grandchildren, Rachel & Avi Binstock of Atlanta. Mazal tov to great aunt & uncle, Karen & Howie Schulman and the entire family.

* Shulie & Ronnie Bergman on the birth of a granddaughter, Miriam, born to their children, Nechama & Noach Bergman. Mazal Tov to big brother Moshe. Mazal Tov to Debbie & Dr. Stuart Goldman of Baltimore and to all of the aunts and uncles.


* Howard Kern on the passing of his mother, Deborah Kern. The funeral took place on Sunday.

* Rabbi Myron Wakschlag on the passing of his mother, Sheva Wakschlag. Shiva was completed before Shabbos.

* Gillian Weinberg on the passing of her father, Barry Howard. Shiva is being observed at 816 Hyde Ct. through Tuesday morning. Visitors Motzei Shabbos, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Sunday & Monday, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM and 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM.

Refuah Shleima

* Jacob Edeson is in Suburban Hospital. Visitors are welcome.

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: 4:10 Nusach Sefard: 4:25

* Shabbos Ends: 5:32

Divrei Torah:

* 8:00, 9:15 Rabbi Rosenbaum

* 8:45 Main Minyan Rabbi Silver

Kiddush Sponsors:

* Hashkamah/Nusach Sefard – Shulie & Ronnie Bergman in honor of the birth of their granddaughter, Miriam.

* Sephardi Minyan – Luna & Avi Perez

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

* 9:15 Minyan – Dr. Debra & Jacob Frenkel in appreciation to the founders of the 9:15 minyan for their vision and perseverance and those who work hard to ensure its continued success.

Shabbos Shiurim:

* Rabbi Tuvia Grauman – Rabbi Hyatt's Gemara Shiur, after Hashkamah Minyan, lower lobby

* Rabbi Moshe Arzouan – Shiur after Sephardi Shacharit.

* Rabbi Levy – Shiur at 3:40 PM, Large Beis Medrash.

* Rabbi Silver – Shiur after Mincha

Weekday Shiurim

* Rabbi Rosenbaum's Mussar Study Group for Women (spiritual self-improvement), Sundays at 9:30 AM, will take place this week in the Small Beis Medrash.

* 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, will not take place this week. 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:

* On the Same Page with Rabbi Menachem Winter

* Parsha Discourses with Rabbi Yitzhak Grossman

* Unraveling the Navi with Rabbi Hillel Shaps

* Sage Wisdom with Rabbi Moshe Sadwin

* Rabbi Yonatan Zakem's Shiur for Men and Women, Pearls of Prayer, exploring the depth and meaning of our daily prayers. Sunday evenings at 8:00 PM in the Social Hall.

* GWCK presents CLAS (Community Learning at Shomrai) – 8:15 PM – 9:15 PM at YISE. For more information, please contact Rabbi Hillel Shaps,, 347-869-9361.

* For Men:

* Mondays: Rabbi Shaps – On The Same Page

* Tuesdays: Rabbi Winter – Torah Topics, will not take place this week.

* Wednesdays: Rabbi Grossman – Reading Responsa

* Thursdays: Rabbi Sussman – Yesodei Hatorah

* Wednesdays: Shivti led by Rabbi Sussman. Rabbi Grossman will be presenting weekly lectures on the weekly topic.

* For Women:

* Mondays: Mrs. Sara Malka Winter – Tehillim: An in-depth analysis, will not take place this week.

* Rabbi Levy's Amud Yomi Shiur, Sunday 6:25 AM-7:25 AM & Monday through Friday 6:25 AM – 7:10 AM in the room behind the Balcony.

* 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 Yitzchak Scher's Shiur for Men and Women: 613? Appreciating 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 Maseches Kesubos, Wednesdays at 7:30 PM, will not take place this week.

YISE Programs and Listings

Is Inclusivity a Jewish Value? Pre-Chanukah BMZG Community Shiur for men and women with Rabbi Ahron Lopiansky, Tuesday, November 27, 8:00 PM in the YISE Social Hall. For more information contact Rabbi Reingold at 301-996-5910.

Dor L'Dor – The next Dor L'dor will take place on Motzei Shabbos, December 1, at 6:45 PM in the YISE Social Hall! For people who would like their child to participate in Dor L'Dor but are not available to learn with him / her, we will try to match your child with an available volunteer adult, upon advance request (usually by 10:00 AM on the preceding Friday). However, parents accepting this offer are responsible for getting their child to and from the program. For further information, please contact Michael Shimoff at The program will be held in the YISE Arcola Social Hall and is open to the entire community! Delicious pizza! Interactive discussions! Raffle of exciting prizes!

A Deep Dive Into Hallel – With Chanukah approaching, it's a good time to think about Hallel and how we can sing its praises with more Kavanah. Ms. Sharon Freundel will teach this three-part Shiur – focusing on Hallel's structure, language and meaning. Part 2 will take place on Sunday, December 2, 10:30 AM and part 3 will take place on Sunday, December 9, 2:30 PM, in the Belonofsky Sanctuary. For men & women. Part of the YISE Meaningful Tefilah Project. For more information, contact

Annual YISE Youth Chanukah Carnival – Sunday, December 2, 12 Noon – 2:00 PM. Obstacle course, sing-along, arts and crafts, Sufganyiot, and Dreidel games! $5 per person, $25 Family max. Pizza will also be available for purchase.

Ruach Minyan – Shabbos Chanukah, December 7, 4:25 PM in the Belonofsky Sanctuary. A standard Minyan will be held downstairs in the Social Hall for those who would prefer it.

Tech Cafe – One-on-one technology tutoring by teens. Learn to use your smartphone, tablet, email, Facebook, photos, video chat & more! Bring a charged device and we'll give you free advice. Sunday, December 16, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM in the Social Hall. Sign up at For more information, contact Miriam Friedman at or Stacey Relkin Winkler at Co-sponsored by YISE and KMS with Tech Cafe.

Clothing Drive – Save your clothes, linens, shoes, stuffed animals, and purses for the annual YISE/KMS clothing drive on Sunday, January 13, 2019 benefiting CHANA (domestic abuse victims). Contact Miriam Friedman at for more information or to volunteer.

Helping Hands Across Kemp Mill is a part of YISE's Chesed Committee. The program is a service to help members undergoing serious medical crises. We are always looking for volunteers to help. By signing up, you are not committing to help with anything specific. To be a part of this program by helping with meals, visitation, shopping, childcare, etc., contact: Melanie Karlin, 301-681-4740, or Miriam Friedman, 301-754-1517,

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.

Shiurim from Rabbi Gedaliah Anemer, ZT"L, are available 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 9:30 AM – end of 8:45 minyan in the youth room behind the Balcony. 1st-4th grade 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM at the Yeshiva. Walking group leaves at 10:00 AM. Girls meet in the main lobby. Boys meet outside the Social Hall. Please pick up child(ren) promptly.

Job Opportunity – Shabbos Groups Coordinator – The YISE Youth Committee is seeking a Shabbos Groups Coordinator for our weekly Shabbos youth groups for preschool through elementary aged children. This is an excellent opportunity for professional growth. Strong communication, programmatic and interpersonal skills are needed. Experience working with children is a must. Compensation commensurate with experience. For more information or to apply, contact Debbie Katz at

Community Programs and Listings

Rabbi Marvin Goldman's Shiur at University Towers – Shabbos, November 24, at 1121 University Blvd. West, Apt. 516, at 3:00 PM.

Bethesda Mincha Minyan – There is a daily Mincha Minyan at 1:15 PM at 7910 Woodmont Ave., Suite 870, in Bethesda. Please contact to be added to the daily email sent for this Minyan.

GWU Hillel Mincha Minyan – A new Mincha Minyan is being formed at the GWU Hillel, 2101 F St. NW in Washington, DC. The Minyan is starting with Tuesdays at 12:30 PM. Once enough men are committed, it will hopefully expand to other weekdays. If interested, please email and

Chinuch: the Home-School Partnership – A three-part series on adolescent education with Rav Ahron Lopiansky, Rosh HaYeshiva of YGW. Session 1 – What are Our Goals in Chinuch? – Monday, November 26, 8:00 PM at YGW Boys Campus, 1216 Arcola Ave. Very limited parking on campus, please park in the community. To RSVP or for more info., contact Rabbi Amram Hes 301-649-7077 ext. 1528.

Pre-Chanukah Celebration at Arcola Rehab – The Berman PTO and KMS invite you to the Arcola Rehab, 901 Arcola Ave., on Tuesday, November 27, from 6:00PM – 6:30 PM for a pre-Chanukah musical celebration with the residents. All ages are welcome and Upper School students can earn community service hours. If you would like to bring an instrument, we'll be singing and playing: I have a little Dreidel, Oh Chanukah, Sevivon, Maoz Tzur, and Al Hanissim. To sign up (optional) or for more info., please contact Miriam Friedman at

Kemp Mill Toastmasters – Wednesday, November 28, 8:00 PM – 9:15 PM in the YISE Small Social Hall. See what Toastmasters is all about and find out how you can become a more confident communicator & leader. Contact Debbie Katz at for more info.

Chanukah Havdalah in Pajamas – Saturday, December 1, 2018, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Celebrate Chanukah and Havdalah in your pajamas with a festive singalong Havdalah service led by Rabbi Uri Topolosky, followed by stories, de-light-ful activities, crafts and snacks. Please bring a NEW pair of adult or child sized warm socks or gloves to be donated to the homeless. Register online at Sponsored by PJ Library, The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington, Berman Hebrew Academy Preschool and Kehilat Pardes.

GWCK Chanukah Celebration – Monday, December 3, 7:00 PM at GWCK, 10900 Lockwood Dr. Join the GWCK on the 2nd night of Chanukah for live music, hot refreshments, a guest speaker for adults and lots of entertainment for kids! Additional parking available nearby at Northwest Branch Pool.

Get a Sense of Berman – Explore the five senses through science, technology, engineering, and math. Interact with features from our STEM playground and experience a taste of our Preschool and Lower School. Berman Hebrew Academy Dennis& Robyn Berman Media Center. Sunday, December 16, 2018, 10:00 AM-12 noon. RSVP to Director of Admissions Elana Stein at 301-962-9400 x5630 or This event is for preschool and lower-school aged children and their grown-ups.

Yad Yehuda Breakfast Save the date! Sunday, February 3, 2019 at 9:30 AM at YISE; Second annual Yad Yehuda breakfast, honoring Mrs. Susan Koss. Learn more about Yad Yehuda's Capital Kosher Pantry. For more information, contact Debbie Katz at

Thanksgiving Message from the Yad Yehuda Capital Kosher Pantry – The CKP is very thankful for all food and other necessary supplies that you can give! Currently needed items include: Apple sauce, breakfast cereal (except Cheerios or oatmeal), juice boxes, marinara/pasta sauce, oil (canola/olive/vegetable), pizza sauce, rice cakes, canned salmon, canned tuna, special canned vegetables (baby corn, hearts of palm), white rice, Chanukah candles & wicks, napkins , toilet paper & paper towels. Please: No pasta or Matzah. All food items must be shelf stable, well within the use-by date, non-perishable and in non-breakable sealed containers. Donation boxes located at YISE and other Shuls as well as Shalom Kosher. You may also order and ship directly from Amazon, Target, or Walmart. Thank you for your generous support!

Newly Married? Growing Family? Just need a budget check-up? A new community resource, IZUN, provides financial education and decision-making support for young couples, growing families, and those facing changes in their financial status. IZUN provides tools and trained confidential counselors to help you examine your budget and review options to sustain financial stability. IZUN is a resource for families of all income levels that choose to take a forward look at their finances, and it has the enthusiastic support of community leaders and rabbonim. Email us at, or call (240) 433-3944.

Kollel Dirshu Silver Spring is learning Maseches Nazir. 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 info, please contact Rabbi Eli Reingold at 301-996-5910 or Ranon Cortell at 240-277-2730.

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 – 8:45 PM at the Boys Yeshiva. Questions? Rabbi Reingold at 301-996-5910.

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 Rd.

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 Rd.

Silver Spring Gemachim – For a complete list:

Kemp Mill Village Neighbor Helping Neighbor – KMV will do more than offer rides. We now have 31 volunteers, including 15 drivers, who are working diligently to prepare for offering services starting January 1, 2019, including rides to appointments and shopping, prescription delivery, everyday household tasks, such as changing light bulbs, and picking up groceries. If you can volunteer for as little as 30 minutes a week, come join them to help your neighbors so KMV can provide a responsive service for Kemp Mill residents. Call Alan Breitler at 301-649-5031 or email to participate in this important project!

Will the Eruv Will Be Up This Week? – We hope so…thanks to the Eruv's supporters who make the weekly inspection and any necessary repairs possible. The suggested contribution is $54 per household; larger or smaller donations are gratefully accepted. Make your tax deductible donation to YISE Eruv Fund and mail it to: Eruv Fund, 707 Lamberton Drive, Silver Spring, MD 20902. Donations directly to SSEAÂ are accepted but are not tax deductible. Please do NOT send donations for the Eruv to other shuls or via a shul website. If you have questions, contact

The Week Ahead

Sunday November 25 Monday November 26 Tuesday November 27 Wednesday November 28 Thursday November 29 Friday November 30
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 7:15 7:15 7:15 7:15 7:15

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: 6:11 AM, Latest Krias Shma: 9:28 AM, Earliest Mincha: 12:28 PM

Next Shabbos

November 30 – December 1, 2018 – 23 Kislev 5779

Parshas Vayeishev – Mevorchim Hachodesh

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: 4:10 Nusach Sefard: 4:25

* Maariv/Havdalah: 5:30

Upcoming Events

Motzei Shabbos, Dec. 1 Dor L'Dor, 6:45 PM, Social Hall

Sunday, December 2 A Deep Dive Into Hallel, Part 2 of 3, 10:30 AM, Belonofsky Sanctuary

Sunday, December 2 Youth Chanukah Carnival, 12 Noon, Social Hall

Friday, December 7 Ruach Minyan, 4:25 PM, Belonofsky Sanctuary

Motzei Shabbos, Dec. 8 Board Game Café, 8:00 PM, Social Hall

Sunday, December 16 Tech Café, 1:00 PM, Social Hall

Next Shabbos Shorts Deadline: Wednesday, November 28 at 12:00 Noon

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