Parshas Haazinu/Sukkos – October 4 – October 9, 2019

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October 11-12, 2019 – 13 Elul 5780 – Parshas Haazinu – Light Candles by 6:17 – Havdalah 7:14

October 13-15, 2019 – 15-16 Tishrei 5780 – Sukkos – Light Candles by 6:14 – Havdalah 7:10

October 18-19, 2019-20 Elul 5780 – Shabbos Chol Hamoed – Light Candles by 6:07 – Havdalah 7:05

Oct. 20-22, 2019 – 22-23 Tishrei 5780 – Shemini Atzeres/Simchas Torah – Light Candles by 6:04 – Havdalah 7:01

The Shabbos Shorts is sponsored this week by the Moskowitz family to thank the community for their cards, meals, visits and support during the recent Shiva for Margaret Parr, Z"L.

Mazal Tov

* Leah Covel on the birth of a granddaughter, Hallel Sophia, to Galva & Raphael Aderet in Israel.

* Enid & Eliyahu Gross on the Bat Mitzvah of their granddaughter, Audrey (Dara Malka), daughter of Victoria Gross and Daniel Coelho of Richmond, VA.


* Judy Rosenbaum on the passing of her mother, Leah Mann, and Rabbi Dovid Rosenbaum on the passing of his grandmother. The funeral and Shiva took place on Tuesday and Shiva ended with the beginning of Yom Kippur.

Shabbos Schedule

Friday Night:

* Light Candles by 6:17

* Mincha:

Ashkenazi: 6:20 Sephardi: 6:15 Nusach Sefard: 6:20

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, 6:15 Sephardi: 5:55 Nusach Sefard: 6:15

* Shabbos ends: 7:14

Divrei Torah:

* 8:00, 9:15 Rabbi Rosenbaum

* 8:45 Main Minyan Rabbi Silver

Kiddush Sponsors:

* Hashkamah/Nusach Sefard – "The Group"

* Sephardi Minyan – Rachel Arus in memory of Yosef Turgeman Ben Meir.

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

* 9:15 Minyan – Rabbi Gedalia Walls in honor of the many birthdays this month: his own, his parents, Robert Allen and Miriam, his son, Ezra, his sister, Farrah, and Ezra's mother, Laurie Rosenblatt. He will be making a Siyum on Maseches Rosh Hashanah as well.

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 5:10 PM, Large Beis Medrash.

* Rabbi Silver – Shiur after Mincha

Sukkos Schedule

Minyan codes: A – Ashkenazi, S – Sephardi, NS – Nusach Sefard

Location codes: B – Belonofsky Sanctuary, SH – Social Hall, LSH – Large Social Hall, SSH – Small Social Hall, LBM – Large Beis Medrash, SBM – Small Beis Medrash

Sunday October 13

Light Candles 6:14pm

Mincha (A/B, NS/SBM) 6:15pm

Mincha – Sephardi, followed by Maariv (LBM) 6:15pm

Maariv (A/B, NS/SBM) 6:45pm

Kiddush after 7:13pm

Monday October 14

Hashkamah Minyan (A/B, NS/SBM) 7:00am

Sephardi (LBM) 8:00am

8:00 Minyan (A/SSH) 8:00am

Main Minyan (A/B) 8:45am

Youth Minyan (A/SBM) 9:15am

9:15 Minyan (A/LSH) 9:15am

Divrei Torah

8:00, 8:45 Main Minyan Rabbi Rosenbaum

9:15 Rabbi Silver

Mincha – Sephardi, followed by Maariv (LBM) 6:10pm

Mincha (A/B, NS/SBM) 6:15pm

Maariv (A/B, NS/SBM) 6:45pm

Light Candles/Kiddush after 7:12pm

Tuesday October 15

Hashkamah Minyan (A/B, NS/SBM) 7:00am

Sephardi (LBM) 8:00am

8:00 Minyan (A/SSH) 8:00am

Main Minyan (A/B) 8:45am

Youth Minyan (A/SBM) 9:15am

9:15 Minyan (A/LSH) 9:15am

Divrei Torah

Sephardi Rabbi Rosenbaum

8:00, 8:45 Main Minyan Rabbi Silver

9:15 Rabbi Hillel Shaps

Mincha – Sephardi, followed by Maariv (LBM) 6:10pm

Mincha (A/B, NS/SBM) 6:15pm

Rabbi Yosef Kalinsky – Shiur after Mincha

Maariv/Yom Tov ends 7:10pm

Chol Hamoed Shacharis

Wednesday/Thursday/Friday – October 16/17/18

Ashkenazi 6:15am (SH), 6:35am (B), 7:35am (SH), 8:45am (B)

Sephardi (LBM) 7:00am

Chol Hamoed Mincha/Maariv

Wednesday/Thursday- October 16/17

Sephardi (LBM) 6:10pm

Ashkenazi (B) 6:15pm

Shabbos Chol Hamoed

Friday October 18

Light Candles 6:07pm

Mincha – Sephardi (LBM) 6:05pm

Mincha (A/B, NS/SBM) 6:10pm

Saturday October 19

Hashkamah Minyan (A/B) 6:45am

Nusach Sefard (SBM) 7:00am

Sephardi (LBM) 8:00am

8:00 Minyan (A/SSH) 8:00am

Main Minyan (A/B) 8:45am

Youth Minyan (A/SBM) 9:15am

9:15 Minyan (A/LSH) 9:15am

Divrei Torah

Youth Minyan Rabbi Rosenbaum

Early Mincha (A/B) 2:30pm

Mincha – Sephardi (LBM) 6:00pm

Mincha (A/B, NS/SBM) 6:05pm

Rabbi Rosenbaum – Shiur after Mincha

Maariv/Shabbos Ends 7:05pm

Hoshanah Rabbah

Sunday October 20

Sephardi – Tikun Hoshanah Rabbah (LBM) 12:00am

Sephardi – Shacharit (LBM) 6:16am

Ashkenazi 6:20am (SH), 7:00am (B), 8:45am (SH)

Shemini Atzeres/Simchas Torah

Shemini Atzeres

Sunday October 20

Light Candles 6:04pm

Mincha – Sephardi, followed by Maariv (LBM) 6:00pm

Mincha – Ashkenazi (B) 6:05pm

Mincha/Maariv/Hakafos (NS/SBM) 6:05pm

Maariv (A/B) 7:05pm

Kiddush after 7:03pm

Monday October 21

Hashkamah Minyan (A/B, NS/SBM) 7:00am

Sephardi (LBM) 8:00am

8:00 Minyan (A/SSH) 8:00am

Main Minyan (A/B) 8:45am

Youth Minyan (A/SBM) 9:15am

9:15 Minyan (A/LSH) 9:15am

Divrei Torah

8:45 Main Minyan Rabbi Rosenbaum

8:00, 9:15 Rabbi Silver

Yizkor Not before: 10:30am

Mincha – Sephardi, followed by Maariv (LBM) 6:00pm

Mincha (A/B, NS/SBM) 6:05pm

Simchas Torah

Monday October 21

Light Candles/Kiddush after 7:02pm

Maariv (A/B, NS/SBM) 6:55pm

Hakafos (A/B) 7:15pm

Youth Department Family Celebration in Social Hall.

Tuesday October 22

Hashkamah Minyan (A/B) 6:45am

Sephardi (LBM) 7:30am

Ashkenazi (B) 8:30am

There is no Nusach Sefard, 8:00, Youth or 9:15 Minyan for

Shacharis on Simchas Torah.

Mincha – Sephardi (LBM) 6:00pm

Mincha (A/B, NS/SBM) 6:05pm

Rabbi Silver – Shiur after Mincha

Maariv/Yom Tov ends 7:01pm

Weekday Shiurim

* Rabbi Rosenbaum's Mussar Study Group for Women (spiritual selfimprovement), Sundays at 9:30 AM, in the Small Beis Medrash, will resume October 27.

* Rabbi Rosenbaum's Gemara Shiur for Men, Tuesdays and Fridays, 6:00 AM – 6:45 AM, in the room behind the Balcony, will resume October 25.

* Rabbi Rosenbaum's Nach Shiur, Wednesdays at 11:00 AM, in the Small Beis Medrash, will resume October 30.

* Rabbi Rosenbaum's Chumash Shiur for Women, Wednesdays at 8:00 PM, in the room behind the balcony, will resume October 23.

* Rabbi Silver's Parsha Shiur for men & women, a mix of Halacha and Aggada. Tuesdays at 7:30 PM, will resume October 29. 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 October 27.

* Rabbi Yonatan Zakem's Shiur for men & women, Pearls of Prayer, exploring the depth and meaning of our daily prayers. Sunday evenings, 8:00 PM, in the Social Hall, will resume October 27.

* 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. CLAS will resume October 28.

* 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:, will resume October 29, learning Hilchos Shabbos. See flyer for details.

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

* 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, will resume October 29.

* Rabbi Yitzchak Scher's Shiur for Men and Women – new topic: A 2nd Look – Stories in the Torah from a Deeper Perspective. Tuesdays, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM, in the Small Beis Medrash, will resume October 29.

* Rabbi Moshe Arzouan's Advanced Gemara Shiur for Men, learning Maseches Gittin on Wednesday evenings, in the Social Hall at 7:30 PM, will resume October 30.

YISE Programs and Listings

The High Holiday Committee would like to thank the following people for helping with either setting up the shul for Rosh Hashanah or cleaning up after Yom Kippur: Miriam Friedman, Daniel and Rafi Ginsburg, Rabbi Grossman, Seth, Masha, and Meir Katz, Eliyahu Lazar, David Marwick, Yehuda, Akiva, Dovid, and Shlomo Shinensky and Richard Weinstein

Help Build the YISE Sukkah – RESCHEDULED – The Shul needs volunteers to help set up the Sukkah, on Sunday, October 13, between 10:30 AM and 12 noon. All are welcome to help, but it is especially appropriate for people to help who intend to use the Sukkah at any time during the Chag. Contact Stuart Cohen at 301-943-5153 or to commit and/or for questions.

YISE Sukkos Hospitality – The Shul is privileged to continue its Sukkos Hospitality program this year. Please sign up as a guest or host by contacting

Gala Simchas Torah Kiddushes – Please help sponsor the Kiddushes on Simchas Torah night, October 21, following Hakafos, and on Simchas Torah morning, October 22, following both the Hashkamah Minyan and the Main Minyan. To sponsor, contact Simi Franco at or 301-593-4465 x403. Suggested donation: $36 Deadline: Thursday, October 17.

Simchas Torah Morning Learning for Women – October 22, 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM in the Belonofsky Sanctuary. Speakers will be Mrs. Rachel Kosowsky, "Rambam vs. Ramban on Nature and the Supernatural: Do You Believe in Magic?" and Mrs. Atara Rosenbaum, "Dancing with the Moon: Why We Strive for the Unattainable". Presented by the YISE Women's Learning Initiative and supported by the OU Women's Initiative Simchat Torah Together 5780.

Kristallnacht Commemoration – Sunday, November 3, 7:30 PM at YISE. In commemoration of Kristallnacht, the Night of Broken Glass, YISE and KMS will be hosting Mrs. Halina Silber, a survivor who worked in Oskar Schindler's factories during the Holocaust. Beginning at age 10, her story of survival through the war years included periods in forced labor, in the Slomniki Ghetto and in Auschwitz. Please join us to hear Mrs. Silber's story and to mark the 81st anniversary of Kristallnacht. Children ages 12 and above are encouraged to attend with their parents. Sign language interpreter available. Please contact Debbie Katz by October 23 for an interpreter or if you have any questions.

Protecting Yourself in an Age of Fraud – Sunday, November 10, 10:30 AM – noon in the Small Social Hall. Organized by Bikur Cholim and YISE. Learn about senior financial fraud and exploitation. Panel discussion including Rabbi Rosenbaum, Leslie Kessler, Leah Nichaman and Tovah Kasdin. See flyer for details.

Veterans Day Dining Out – The Jewish Community is invited to the Jewish War Veterans' Post 360 first annual Veterans Day Dining Out., Sunday, November 10, 1800 hours (6:00 PM) at Kemp Mill Synagogue. Join us as we take this time to honor the service of those who came before us and for those who are still serving. Guest speaker, Rear Admiral Paul Becker (USN, ret). Cost $65, sponsorship opportunities available. For more details, go to

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, including this Shabbos and Shabbos Chol Hamoed Sukkos. Men's group at 3:00 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.

Pirchei – Calling all boys, first through sixth grade! Pirchei takes place every Shabbos at the Yeshiva, 4:00 PM – 4:55 PM. See you there! To join our email list, contact Ranon Cortell or Pinchas Werner at

Rabbi Marvin Goldman's Shiur at University Towers – Shabbos, October 12, at 1121 University Blvd. West, Apt. 516, at 4:30 PM. The Shiur will not meet during Sukkos.

Simchas Beis HaShoeiva – The community is invited to YGW's Annual Simchas Beis HaShoeiva, Wednesday, October 16, 8:00 PM, in the Foxman Beis Medrash, Boys Campus, 1216 Arcola Avenue. Live music, light refreshments. A special thanks to Shonny Kugler for sponsoring in memory of Rabbi Moshe Haim Levinson, Z"L. Questions? Rabbi Simmy Merkin at 301-996-6990.

Chol Hamoed Sukkos Learning – Open for all boys and men of the community, Wednesday – Friday, October 16, 17 & 18, at the YGW Boys Campus, 1216 Arcola Avenue. Shacharis at 7:35 AM. Breakfast at 9:15 AM in the Sukkah. Chavrusa learning in the Belonofsky Bais Medrash 9:45 AM. Shiur at 10:30 AM: Wednesday – Rabbi Reingold, Thursday – Rabbi Leiman, Friday – Rabbi Lopiansky. Questions? Contact Rabbi Amram Hes at 240-475-9581 or

Kemp Mill Toastmasters – Wednesday, October 16, 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 Ovadia Hayat at for more information.

Hachnasat Orchim Kemp Mill (H.O.K.M.), in partnership with Yad Yehuda of Greater Washington, is being launched to pair hosts with Kemp Mill individuals who wish to be hosted for Shabbat and Yom Tov meals, so everyone has the opportunity to share Seudot with others. To host or to be hosted, please create a login at Registered hosts will be notified via email of guests available for hosting.
Registered guests may request hosting by members of our community. For information, visit SeudaFinder's FAQ page or contact Serena Kalish, Miriam Levson, Chayie Chinn – Initiative Chairs (Please note that YISE will also continue its own Hospitality Program focused on out-oftown guests, newcomers, and coordinating Seudot for Sukkos and Pesach).

Eruv Appeal – The annual appeal to raise funds for the operation and maintenance of the White Oak-Northwood-Kemp Mill-Wheaton Eruv has been mailed. But, even if you did not receive the appeal in the mail, you can still support the Eruv. The requested donation is $54 per household (smaller or larger donations are gratefully accepted). Donations should be made only by check and mailed only to Eruv Fund, 707 Lamberton Drive, Silver Spring, MD 20902.
To be tax deductible, the check should be payable to "YISE Eruv Fund." (Note that YISE makes 100% of these funds available to the Silver Spring Eruv Association for the Eruv.) Currently, we are not able to accept donations electronically. The annual appeal document is on the Eruv's web site Thank you for supporting the Eruv.

Bikur Cholim of Greater Washington Hope & Healing Gala – November 17, 10:00 AM at Beth Sholom Congregation. Honoring Betty Kramer, Judi Kranz, Max Rudmann and David Zierler. To register, go to For more information, call 202-331-4481 or email

Post High School Girls Shiur – Tuesday nights, 8:30 PM at the Pepper home, 1101 North Belgrade Road, will resume after Sukkos.

Yom Tov Appeal Sustains Community Safety Net – The Franco Foundation needs your tax-deductible donations to meet increasing Yom Tov aid requests. The Foundation helps with life essentials, like rent, mortgage, utilities and food. Over the years The Franco Foundation has helped hundreds of families and individuals facing financial crisis and continues to do so with the help and commitment from our community. The Foundation is a tax deductible charitable corporation. Mail donations to Allan Franco, 613 Bromley Street, or through Paypal to

Get EGGcited About STEAM – Join Berman Hebrew Academy on Sunday, November 10, 10:00 AM – noon at Berman for an EGGciting STEAM event with hands-on activities allowing our youngest thinkers to create, problem-solve, innovate and invent. This event is open to the community and is geared towards preschoolers, kindergarteners and their siblings. To register, visit or contact Ellie Levine at

Capital Kosher Pantry – 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.
Please place only packaged food donations in the boxes. 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.

Sefer Torah for Misaskim of Greater Washington – Misaskim provides families with all that is necessary for Shiva. It does not, however, have its own Sefer Torah for use exclusively in Shiva homes. Providing a Sefer Torah has strained the resources of our shuls, especially when there are multiple Shiva homes. Rabbi Zvi and Mrs. Esti Teitelbaum have launched a campaign to raise funds for a Sefer Torah in memory of their daughter, Chayala,A"H., who was Nifteres several months ago. For more information and to donate, please visit

Kollel Zichron Amram and Mesorah Women's Learning Institute present: Discussions of Elul and Yamim Noraim from Michtav M'Eliyahu – the penetrating thoughts and practical perspectives of Rav Eliyahu Dessler, ZT"L. Experience how Rav Dessler's thoughts can provide us with a deeper look at Torah, life, and ourselves. For men: Thursdays at 8:00 PM at the Yeshiva of Greater Washington. For women: 8:00 PM on Mondays at the home of Mrs. Helene Goodman, 10711 Stoneyhill Drive.

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.

Kollel Dirshu of Silver Spring is studying Maseches Gittin at the YGW. Daily morning shiur given by Rabbi Eli Reingold at 5:45 AM and evening shiur by Ranon Cortell and Pinchas Werner at 9:00 PM. Chavrusah are also available during these learning times. For more information and to join our learning program please contact Hirsh Komarow (301) 681-1646;

Dirshu Mishnah Brurah – Learn 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, 12:30 PM – 1:30 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 October 20 Monday October 21 Tuesday October 22 Wednesday October 23 Thursday October 24 Friday October 25
Ashkenazi See Shemini Atzeres/Simchas Torah Schedule 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 6:15, 7:15 6:10, 7:15 6:15, 7:15

Ashkenazi 6:05 6:05 See Shabbos schedule
Sephardi 6:00 6:00

Halachic Times: October 13 -19 – Earliest Talis and Tefillin: 6:29 AM, Latest Krias Shma: 10:04 AM, Earliest Mincha: 1:25 PM

October 20 – 26 – Earliest Talis and Tefillin: 6:36 AM, Latest Krias Shma: 10:07 AM, Earliest Mincha: 1:23 PM

Next Shabbos

October 25 – 26, 2019 – 27 Tishrei 5780

Parshas Bereshis/Mevorchim Hachodesh

Light Candles: Friday by 5:58 – Havdalah: 6:56

Friday Night:

* Light Candles by 5:58

* Mincha:

Ashkenazi: 6:00 Sephardi: 5:55 Nusach Sefard: 6:00

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, 5:55 Sephardi: 5:35 Nusach Sefard: 5:55

* Maariv/Havdalah: 6:56

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, October 15 Sukkah Hop, 4:25 PM

Sunday, November 3 Kristallnacht Commemoration, 7:30 PM

Sunday, November 10 Protecting Yourself in an Age of Fraud, 10:30 AM

Sunday, November 10 Veterans Day Dining Out, 6:00 PM at KMS

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

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