Parshas Behaaloscha – June 21 – 22, 2019

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Young Israel Shomrai Emunah – Shabbos Shorts

June 21 – 22, 2019 – 19 Sivan 5779 – Parshas Behaaloscha

Light Candles by 8:19 – Havdalah 9:27

The Shabbos Shorts is sponsored this week by Esther Edeson and Family in honor of the 19th birthday of Dovid Levy Stern and in honor of his safe return from his year in Israel, and by Arnie Kirschenbaum and the Kirschenbaum, Bokor, Garfinkels, and Rosenblum families in honor of Vivian Kirshenbaum's (mom, Bubbie Vivian) special birthday.

Mazal Tov

* Rysel & Ethan Cohen on the birth of a son. Mazal Tov to big brothers Seth and Mikey. Mazal Tov to grandparents Celia & David House of Silver Spring and Jayne Cohen of Detroit. The Shalom Zachor will take place at 628 Kenbrook Drive from 9:30 PM – 11:30 PM. The Bris will take place this Shabbos, following the 8:45 Main Minyan.

* Cheryl & Michael Gabai on the birth of a grandson, Daniel Meir Gabai, to their children, Aviva & Shmuel Gabai, of Olney, MD. Mazal Tov to great-grandmothers, Natalie Gabai of Glenside, PA and Roselyn Rutta of Scranton, PA; and to Daniel's aunts, uncles, and cousins.

* Sarah & David Maslow of Jerusalem on the Bar Mitzvah of their grandson, Zecharya Lebowitz, son of Aleeza & Natanel Lebowitz of Ramat Bet Shemesh.

* Donna & Geoffrey Rosenbloom on the birth of a grandson, to Yael & Chaim Rosenbloom of Baltimore. Mazal Tov to Debbie & Shaul Sladowsky and to the entire family.

* Wendee & Dr. Jack Rutner on the engagement of their grandson, Jared Rutner, son of Juliet & Dr. Torin Rutner of West Orange NJ, to Atara Friedman, daughter of Ilana & Dr. Seth Friedman of Jamaica Estates, NY. Mazal Tov to all of the siblings, aunts, uncles and cousins.

* Wendee & Dr. Jack Rutner on the graduation of their granddaughter, Elana Rutner, summa cum laude, from Stern College for Women, their granddaughter, Darby Plotsker, from Yeshiva University High School for Girls, and their grandson, Ezra Muskat, from Yeshiva University High School for Boys.


* Charlie Siegman on the passing of his sister, Leah (Lily) Blum. The funeral took place on Tuesday in Rishon LeTzion. Charlie is observing Shiva at 47 Hizkiyahu haMelech, Yerushalayim, Apt. 7, through Monday morning. Charlie may be contacted during Shiva at or whatsapp: +972 53-521-5101 or home phone 02-566-5673.

* Philip & Beth Weinberg on the passing of their daughter, Shira Saperstein. The funeral took place on Thursday in Baltimore, followed by burial on Friday in Savannah, GA. Shiva will be observed in Savannah until Sunday night and continue in Baltimore through Thursday morning. Phil and Beth may be contacted during Shiva at 301-466-0380. Additional Shiva details will be sent via email when available.

Shabbos Schedule

Friday Night:

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

* Mincha:

Ashkenazi: 6:45, 7:20, 8:20 Sephardi: 7:00 Nusach Sefard: 7:00

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, 5:00, 8:15 Sephardi: 8:00 Nusach Sefard: 8:15

* Maariv/Kiddush: 9:27

Divrei Torah:

* 8:00, 8:45 Main Minyan Rabbi Silver

* 9:15 Rabbi Hillel Shaps

Kiddush Sponsors:

* Hashkamah/Nusach Sefard – "The Group"

* Sephardi Minyan – Luna and Avi Perez

* 8:00 Minyan – "The Chevra"

* 8:45 Main Minyan – Rysel & Ethan Cohen in honor of their son's Bris.

* 9:15 Minyan – Yoni & Rena Schwarz in honor of the birth of their daughter Shoshana Rose and Rena's birthday. Shabbos Shiurim:

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

* Rabbi Moshe Arzouan – Shiur after Sephardi Shacharit.

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

* Rabbi Levy – Shiur at 7:15 PM, Large Beis Medrash.

* Rabbi Eliyahu Reingold – Shiur after Mincha

Weekday Shiurim

* Rabbi Rosenbaum's Mussar Study Group for Women (spiritual selfimprovement), Sundays at 9:30 AM, in the Small Beis Medrash, will resume July 7.

* Rabbi Rosenbaum's Gemara Shiur for Men, Tuesdays and Fridays, 6:00 AM – 6:45 AM, in the room behind the Balcony, will resume Friday, July 5.

* Rabbi Rosenbaum's Halacha Chabura for Men, Tuesday evenings at 8:00 PM, in the Small Beis Medrash, will resume July 2.

* Rabbi Rosenbaum's Nach Shiur, Wednesdays at 11:00 AM, in the Small Beis Medrash, will resume July 3.

* Rabbi Rosenbaum's Chumash Shiur for Women, Wednesdays at 8:00 PM, in the room behind the balcony, will resume July 3.

* Rabbi Silver's Parsha Shiur for men & women, a mix of Halacha and Aggada. Tuesdays at 7:30 PM. For more details, 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, in the Social Hall, will resume June 30.

* Rabbi Yonatan Zakem's Shiur for men & women, Pearls of Prayer, exploring the depth and meaning of our daily prayers. Sundays at 7:45 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

* Wednesdays: Rabbi Grossman – Reading Responsa

* Thursdays: Rabbi Sussman – Yesodei Hatorah

* For Women:

* Mondays: Mrs. Sara Malka Winter – Tehillim: An in-depth analysis.

* Semichat Chaver Program, Tuesdays at 9:00 PM with Rabbi Silver in the Small Social Hall. For more information please contact Rabbi Binyamin Silver: or Rabbi Hillel Shaps:

* 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 & women, Tuesdays 9:15 AM – 10:00 AM, in the Social Hall.

* 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.

YISE Programs and Listings

Rabbi's Vacation – Rabbi Rosenbaum is on vacation through Monday, July 1. Shaalos can be addressed to Rabbi Silver, 917-363-5840. Anyone who needs to speak with Rabbi Rosenbaum regarding an urgent matter can call the Shul office, 301-593-4465, and Rabbi Rosenbaum will be contacted.

Allergies in Shul – Just a reminder that some people are very sensitive or allergic to perfumes and colognes. Please be considerate and sensitive to others by using common sense in your application of scents.

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

Community Programs and Listings

Tzurba M'Rabanan learning group meets every Shabbos. Men's group at 3:30 PM at the home of Moshe & Rose Litwack, 11302 Monticello Ave. Women's group at 4:45 PM at the home of Josh & Mickie Breitstein, 1215 North Belgrade Road.

Post High School Girls Shiur – Tuesday night, June 25, 8:30 PM at the Pepper home, 1101 North Belgrade Road.

Kemp Mill Toastmasters – Wednesday, June 26, 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.

Free LinkedIn webinar – Presented by Colleen McKenna, on Thursday, June 27, 11:00 AM. To register, please go to and scroll down to "Upcoming Webinars."

Kollel Zichron Amram Federal Holiday Learning Program for Men – "The Impact of the Blood-Libel Accusation on the Texts of the Talmud, the Shulhan Arukh, and the Haggadah shel Pesach", with Rabbi Dr. Shnayer Leiman, Professor Emeritus of Jewish History and Literature in the Department of Judaic Studies at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York. Thursday, July 4, at the YGW Boys Campus. Shacharis 8:00 AM; Breakfast 9:00 AM,Learning 9:30 AM, Shiur 10:35 AM. For more information, contact Rabbi Moshe Chaim Blate 404-273-3392.

Capital Kosher Pantry – In advance of summer vacation, the shelves at Yad Yehuda's Capital Kosher Pantry need restocking. Please help us replenish the foods so very needed by your friends and neighbors. Items most needed at this time include: Almond or soy milk, apple juice, canned fruit, cereals, granola/snack bars, healthy grains (farro, rice mixes), juice packs, pancake syrup, pareve crackers, pasta sauce, pizza sauce, rice cakes and vegetarian baked beans. Please DO NOT donate pasta or matzah. All items must be factory sealed in unbreakable containers, Kosher and well within the use-by date. Donation boxes are located in area shuls, Berman Hebrew Academy, Moti's Market, Shalom Kosher, Torah School, YGW Girls Division and in front of Yad Yehuda House at 1910 University Boulevard West. You may also visit to shop online and have products shipped directly to the Pantry. Our friends and neighbors in need rely on your generous assistance. Thank you so much for doing your part.

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

Dirshu Mishnah Brurah – Beginning Monday, April 29, Dirshu Mishnah Brurah begins Chelek Daled with Rabbi Eliyahu Reingold. Learn the Halachos of Eruvin and Techumin. Finish the Chelek in eleven months! Monday through Thursday at YISE after Maariv. For more information contact 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.

Kemp Mill Village volunteers are now offering services to Village members, including rides for appointments, shopping, and visits to friends and family, help with household tasks, and prescription deliveries. Call the toll free number 1-833-KMV-20902 to request member services or to volunteer.

Silver Spring Gemachim – For a complete list:

The Week Ahead

Sunday June 23 Monday June 24 Tuesday June 25 Wednesday June 26 Thursday June 27 Friday June 28
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 8:25 8:25 8:25 8:25 8:25 See Shabbos schedule
Sephardi 8:20 8:20 8:20 8:20 8:20

Halachic Times: Earliest Talis and Tefillin: 4:40 AM, Latest Krias Shma: 9:26 AM, Earliest Mincha: 1:49 PM

Next Shabbos

June 28 – 29, 2019 – 26 Sivan 5779

Parshas Shlach

Light Candles: Friday by 8:20 – Havdalah: 9:27

Friday Night:

* Light Candles by 8:20, and not before 7:04

* Mincha:

Ashkenazi: 6:45, 7:20, 8:20 Sephardi: 7:00 Nusach Sefard: 7:00

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, 5:00, 8:15 Sephardi: 8:00 Nusach Sefard: 8:15

* Maariv/Havdalah: 9:27

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, July 2 YISE Board of Directors Meeting, 7:45 PM

Next Shabbos Shorts Deadline: Wednesday, June 26 at 12:00 Noon

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Rabbi Binyamin Silver – Asst. Rabbi Simi Franco – Office Manager