Parshas Kedoshim -May 10 – 11, 2019

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Young Israel Shomrai Emunah – Shabbos Shorts

May 10 – 11, 2019 – 6 Iyar 5779 – Parshas Kedoshim

Light Candles by 7:51 – Havdalah 8:56

The Shabbos Shorts is sponsored this week in honor of Yossi Bloch's Bar Mitzvah by Miriam & Farrell Bloch.

Mazal Tov

* Florence Avigan on the marriage of her grandson, Itzick Barzel, son of Joy & Motti Barzel, to Bracha Hoffman, daugther of Tova & Yerucham Hoffman. Mazal Tov also to Aunt & Uncle Karen & Howie Schulman and the entire family.

* Florence Avigan on the birth of a great-grandson, Moshe Zev, born to her grandchildren, Esti & Nati Barzel. Mazal Tov to Great-aunt and Great-uncle Karen & Howie Schulman and the whole family.

* Miriam & Farrell Bloch on the Bar Mitzvah of their son, Yossi.

* Laurie & Stuart Cohen on the birth of a granddaughter, Nechama Shaina. The parents are Shuli & Alex Barenbein of Baltimore.

* Susan & Rabbi Saul Koss on the birth of two great-grandchildren, a greatgrandson, Mordecai, to Devorah & Chezky Guttman, and a greatgranddaughter, Miriam Devorah Shira , to Aidel Sarah & Natan Lindell. Both couples live in Queens and are the children of Miriam, Z"L, & Rabbi Simcha Guttman of Milwaukee.

* Geoffrey & Donna Rosenbloom on the Bat Mitzvah of their granddaughter, Aviva, daughter of Malkie & Josh. Mazal Tov to the entire family!


* Joshua Seidemann on the passing of his father, Michael Seidemann. The funeral took place on Thursday in New Jersey. Joshua will observe Shiva at 11502 Lamberton Ct. from Sunday evening through Wednesday morning. Mincha/Maariv: Sunday/Monday/Tuesday 7:55 PM. Shacharis: Monday 6:45 AM, Tuesday/Wednesday 7:00 AM.

Shabbos Schedule

Friday Night:

* Light Candles by 7:51, and not before 6:40

* Mincha:

Ashkenazi: 6:25, 6:55, 7:55 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, 7:50 Sephardi: 7:35 Nusach Sefard: 7:50

* Shabbos Ends: 8:56

Divrei Torah:

* 8:45 Main Minyan Rabbi Rosenbaum

* 8:00, 9:15 Rabbi Silver

Kiddush Sponsors:

* Hashkamah/Nusach Sefard – "The Group"

* Sephardi Minyan – Micha & Liora Dahan, in memory of her mother, Marsia bat Nasy; David Mordehai in memory of his son, Shaul Chaim ben Ahuva Chaviva; Popi & Shula Eloul in memory of Shula's father, Eliyahu ben Sulika, and her brother, Meir Ben Chasiba.

* 8:00 Minyan – Laurie & Stuart Cohen in honor of the Barenbeins, their Brazilian/Israeli connection.

* 8:45 Main Minyan -Miriam & Farrell Bloch in honor of the Bar Mitzvah of their son, Yossi.

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 6:50 PM, Large Beis Medrash.

* Rabbi Silver – Pirkei Avos Shiur after Mincha

Weekday Shiurim

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

* 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 & 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 Beis Medrash. 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 & women, Pearls of Prayer, exploring the depth and meaning of our daily prayers. Sundays at 8:00 PM in the Social Hall, will resume May 26.

* 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. 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 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.

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

Chometz after Pesach

Chometz may be purchased from the following stores immediately after Pesach 2019:

* All Capitol K establishments and caterers.

* National stores: Aldi, BJ's, Costco, CVS, Food Lion, Harris Teeter, Kmart, Petco, PetSmart, Rite Aid, Royal Farms, Save-A-Lot, Sam's Club, Shoppers Food and Pharmacy, Trader Joe's, Walgreens, Walmart, Wegmans, Whole Foods Market, Winn-Dixie

* Stores in our community: H Mart, MOM's Organic Market, ShopRite of White Oak

Chometz may not be purchased from Snider's until four weeks after Pesach.

Due to possible Chometz distributed by a Jewish company, if one has an option of purchasing Chometz from other stores, it is commendable not to purchase Chometz from Giant, Safeway, and Target until four weeks after Pesach.

YISE Youth Announcements

The Youth Minyan will meet this Shabbos at 9:15 AM sharp in the Small Beis Medrash.

Please join us this week for groups:

2-5 year-olds 9:30 AM – end of 8:45 minyan in the youth rooms 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.

YISE Programs and Listings

Toddler Room Renovation – The toddler room is being renovated thanks to a generous donor. Due to the work in process, the room is not currently available for use.

Annual Banquet – The YISE Annual Banquet will take place on Sunday, May 12, at 6:00 PM. There will be a Mincha Minyan in the Belonofsky Sanctuary before the Banquet at 5:45 PM.

Senior Lunch – Wednesday, May 15, 12 Noon, Social Hall. "Made in Israel" DVD.

"The Making of a Minhag: The Laws and Parameters of Jewish Customs – Part Two" – The Greater Washington Community Kollel in conjunction with YISE invites men and women of the community to a lecture by Rabbi Moshe Walter, Rabbi of Woodside Synagogue Ahavas Torah. Sunday, May 19 at 9:30 AM at YISE. See flyer for details.

YISE Women's Learning Initiative presents Erev Shavuos learning for women, Shabbos, June 8 at 5:30 PM in the Belonofsky Sanctuary. Renowned teacher Mrs. Sharon Freundel will speak on "Aseres HaDibros in Poetry and Prose." For more information, contact Judy Rosenthal,

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 Community Adult Education Project welcomes

Rabbi Marc Penner

* Max and Marion Grill Dean, Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary and the Men's Undergraduate Torah Studies Programs at Yeshiva University
* Rabbi Emeritus, Young Israel of Holliswood

Shabbos Emor – May 18, 2019


* After 8:45 AM Shacharis Minyan – "Finding Meaning in Shabbos Musaf" *Kiddush Follows*

* 7:00 PM Shabbos Afternoon – "Disabilities in the Jewish Community: One Family's Journey"

* Between Mincha and Maariv – "Of Lepers and Leaders: Understanding the Founding of the State of Israel"

Seudah Shlishit in Memory of Rabbi Anemer, ZT"L

Thank you to the volunteers who helped set up and clean up:

Simin Askarinam and sons, Shulie Bergman, Josh Breitstein, Evelyn Davis, Yvette Epstein and her sister Betty, Jonathan Fine, Abie Franco, Sammy Franco, Simi Franco, Debi Furst, Sahra Ginsburg, Sara Hyatt, Nancy Karkowsky, Susan Koss, Stella Levy, Marilyn Lifschitz, Judy Marwick, Barbara Price, Harriet Sheinson and Maryanna Walls.

Thank you to all the sponsors:

Anonymous, Dr. Laurie & Dr. Stuart Cohen, Simi & Sammy Franco, Debi & Aryeh Furst, Sahra & Yale Ginsburg, Debby & Rabbi Barry Greengart, Shari & Rabbi Scott Hillman, Debbie & Dr. Marc Katz, Chava & Howard Kern, Ruth & William Konick, Susan & Bob Levi, Marilyn & Judah Lifschitz, Denise Behar & Adrian Magendzo, Judy & Dr. David Marwick, Bobbi & Jules Meisler, Chani & Jay Parness, Barbara Price, Atara & Rabbi Dovid Rosenbaum, Donna & Geoffrey Rosenbloom, Debi & Max Rudmann, Anne & Scott Schlesinger, Harriet & Dr. Ron Sheinson, Gloria & Arnold Sherman, Phyllis, George & Avi Teitelbaum, Mindy & Shmuel Tolchinsky, Abby & Chaim Tor, Gila & Rabbi Myron Wakschlag

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.

Rabbi Marvin Goldman's Shiur at University Towers – Shabbos, May 11, at 1121 University Blvd. West, Apt. 906, at 4:00 PM.

A Time for Unity! – Special Shabbos afternoon speaker series. As we look forward to Shavuos, let us come together and find inspiration in the words of the Torah. Chabad of Silver Spring will be hosting distinguished Rabbis during the weeks between Pesach and Shavuos. This Shabbos, May 11, Rabbi Dovid Rosenbaum, YISE. All Shiurim at Chabad, 519 Lamberton Drive, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Women and men are invited.

"Hidden Face," a documentary movie about the founding Rabbi of the Sanz-Klausenburg dynasty, will be shown on Sunday, May 12, 12:45 PM at E Street Cinema, and on Tuesday, May 21, 6:30 PM at Bethesda Row Cinema. Tickets available at the door and online at For group discounts, contact Carolyn Hoehner at 1-202-777-3241 or

Do You Want to Raise a Self-Driven Independent Child? – Join Sulam for an exciting workshop with William Stixrud Ph.D. and Ned Johnson, acclaimed authors of "The Self -Driven Child: The Science and Sense of Giving Your Kids More Control Over Their Lives." Tuesday, May 14, 7:30 PM at the Berman Hebrew Academy, 13300 Arctic Ave., Rockville, MD 20853. To register, email

Free Job Search Webinars:

* Resumes – Presented by Lisa Rangel, Chameleon Resumes, Tuesday, May 14, 1:30 PM, and Thursday, May 16, 1:30 PM. More info and register at

* LinkedIn – Presented by Colleen McKenna, Intero Advisory, Thursday, May 15, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. More info and register at

Generations-in-Israel – Join AMIT Birah Chapter of Greater Washington, DC in honoring Donna Lawrence for her long-time commitment to AMIT and dedication to the children of Israel. We will hear from AMIT's president Debbie Moed. A light dairy catered dinner will be served. Wednesday, May 15, 7:00 PM at a private home in Silver Spring. Call 410-484-2223 or visit to RSVP.

Kemp Mill Toastmasters – Wednesday, May 15, 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.

Taking Care of Ourselves – Body and Soul – The Mikvah Emunah Society of Greater Washington presents the third Shiur of a free 3-part learning series for women of all ages, Wednesday, May 15, 8:00 PM, at the Namrow Home – 6 Fulham Court. Join us as Mrs. Sara Malka Winter discusses "Meet Ruth – a Quintessential Woman"

Escape with Berman PTO and enjoy a fun night of mystery and excitement! Monday, May 20, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM at Big Escape Rooms – 8505 Fenton Street, Suite 210, Silver Spring, MD 20910, 301-800-0295. Cost is $20 before 5/13, $25 afterward. Sign up at Limited Escape spots available so sign up soon.

Zichron Menachem Hair Drive – Donate 12" of your beautiful hair to a child with cancer! Choose an appointment for a free cut. Appointments available on Lag Ba'Omer, Thursday, May 23, at Style Salon, 5208 Nicholson Lane, Rockville – 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM and on the day after Shavuos, Tuesday, June 11, at Progressions, 12211 Nebel St., Rockville – 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM. To make an appointment, email "Hair" to

Celebrate 20 years of Inclusion with Sulam ¡V Tuesday, June 4, 6:00 PM at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel and Executive Meeting Center. Celebrating our Educational Leadership Team; Dr. Debra Drang, Laura Hardy, Nancy Kohl, Dr. Rachel Ravin and Rachel Sushner, and our Young Leadership – Dan & Dr. Meredith Kapner, Dr. Edwin & Miriam Zaghi and David & Tamar Volosov. To RSVP or learn more:

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 May 12 Monday May 13 Tuesday May 14 Wednesday May 15 Thursday May 16 Friday May 17
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 5:45, 8:00 8:00 8:00 8:00 8:00 See Shabbos schedule
Sephardi 7:55 7:55 7:55 7:55 7:55

Halachic Times: Earliest Talis and Tefillin: 4:59 AM, Latest Krias Shma: 9:28 AM, Earliest Mincha: 1:41 PM

Next Shabbos

May 17 – 18, 2019 – 13 Iyar 5779

Parshas Emor

Light Candles: Friday by 7:57 – Havdalah: 9:03

Friday Night:

* Light Candles by 7:57, and not before 6:46

* Mincha:

Ashkenazi: 6:30, 7:00, 8:00 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, 7:55 Sephardi: 7:50 Nusach Sefard: 7:55

* Maariv/Havdalah: 9:03

Upcoming Events

Shabbos, May 11 Bar Mitzvah of Yossi Bloch

Sunday, May 12 Annual Banquet

Wednesday, May 15 Senior Lunch, 12 Noon, Social Hall

Shabbos, May 18 Rabbi Marc Penner, Scholar-in-Residence

Shabbos, May 25 Bar Mitzvah of Tuvia Werner

Next Shabbos Shorts Deadline: Wednesday, May 15 at 12:00 Noon

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