Parshas Shlach – June 28 – 29, 2019

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Young Israel Shomrai Emunah – Shabbos Shorts

June 28 – 29, 2019 – 26 Sivan 5779 – Parshas Shlach

Light Candles by 8:20 – Havdalah 9:27

The Shabbos Shorts is sponsored this week in honor of the 50th anniversary of Sandy Karlin's Bar Mitzvah by his family.

Mazal Tov

* Esther Edeson & family on the engagement of her grandson, Sammy Edeson, son of Helene & Nathan Edeson, of Brooklyn, NY, to Kathy Elo, daughter of Shela & Moshe Zafrani of Brooklyn, NY.

* Cheryl & Michael Gabai on the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Hadassah Gabai, to Adin Diamond, son of Leya & Dr. David Diamond, of Long Beach, NY. Mazal Tov to grandmothers Natalie Gabai, of Glenside, PA and Roselyn Rutta, of Scranton, PA and to the extended Gabai and Diamond families.

* Marion & Bernie Muller on the birth of a grandson, Shimshon Zeev, born to their children Tova & Joshua Goldstein of Bet Shemesh. Mazal Tov to the extended Muller and Goldstein families

* Rachie & Rabbi Eliyahu Reingold on the birth of a grandson, born to their children Batsheva & Elazar Reingold. Mazal Tov also to Aunt Chana Brocha.

* Marla & Marty Teichman on the engagement of their grandson, Meyer, son of Debra and Reuven Meth, to Esther Berkowitz.

* Anna & Yosef Tirat-Gefen on the Bar Mitzvah of their son Rafael.


* Rabbi Binyamin Silver on the passing of his grandfather, Rabbi Mendel Silver. Shiva is being observed at 8901 Woodland Drive, Silver Spring, MD 20910, through Monday morning. The family requests visitors on Motzei Shabbos until 10:30 PM and on Sunday from 9:30 AM – 12 noon, from 2:00 PM – 5:30 PM and from 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM. Shacharis Sunday 8:00 AM, Monday 6:50 AM. Mincha/Maariv Sunday 8:20 PM.

Shabbos Schedule

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

Divrei Torah:

* 8:45 Main Minyan, 9:15 Rabbi Silver

* 8:00 Rabbi Amram Hes

Kiddush Sponsors:

* Hashkamah/Nusach Sefard – "The Group"

* Sephardi Minyan – Tirat-Gefen family in honor of Rafael's Bar Mitzvah

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

* 9:15 Minyan – Avi, Tobi and Dov Rothschild in appreciation of many wonderful years spent in Kemp Mill. Silver Spring is truly a special place to live and we will miss you all dearly.

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 Silver – 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, 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.

* 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 Social Hall. 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 7:45 PM in the Social Hall, will resume July 7.

* 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,will resume in the fall.

* 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, will resume in the fall.

* Rabbi Moshe Arzouan's Advanced Gemara Shiur for Men, learning Maseches Kesubos, Wednesdays at 7:30 PM in the Social Hall.

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.

Bikur Cholim of Greater Washington and the YISE Chesed Committee – Rabbi Koss will be speaking on a topic in Jewish History on Monday, July 1, from 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM at 1111 University Blvd. W. in the Penthouse. Light refreshments will be served. For more info, contact Miriam Friedman at 301-754-1517 or

Senior Lunch – Wednesday, July 3, 12 Noon, Social Hall. Dr. Alan Breitler, Great Scientists, Part 3 "Kepler and the Solar System"

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 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.

Tot Shabbat – with Suri Kinzbrunner 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM in the toddler room for ages 2 and under.

Community Programs and Listings

Shabbos afternoon Shiur at University Towers – 1121 University Blvd W, Apt 516, on Shabbos, June 29 at 4:30 PM (Note new time.)

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.

Boys Sunday Summer Learning and Pizza – GWCK invites boys entering 5th and 6th grades to learning and pizza with Rabbi Chaim Biberfeld. Sundays, June 30, July 7, 14 & 28 – 10:15 AM -11:15 AM at Ben-Yehuda Pizza. No charge. Please RSVP to

Mazal Tov! Kollel Dirshu Silver Spring will be making a Siyum on Maseches Nazir this Sunday, June 30, at 6:00 PM (5:45 PM Mincha) at the YGW-Boy's division. Men and women are invited. Suggested Donation $12/person $54 sponsorship.

Please join Kollel Dirshu of Silver Spring as we begin Maseches Gittin (our 22nd!) Monday, July 1, 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; Post High School Girls Shiur – Tuesday night, July 2, 8:30 PM at the Pepper home, 1101 North Belgrade Road.

Kemp Mill Toastmasters – Wednesday, July 3, 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.

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.

Community-wide Women's Event – "Emergencies on Shabbos" on Sunday, July 7, at Ohr HaTorah. 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM – Shiur by Rabbi Frank on "How to Handle Emergency Situations on Shabbos" with Q & A session; 10:45 AM -11:45 AM – Informative CPR for adults, children and infants (not for Certification).

The Yad Zlata Concert – An evening of support and inspiring song, featuring Tali Yess & Boruch Sholom Blesofsky. Sunday, July 14, 7:00 PM, at the Bender JCC in Rockville. Proceeds help young families in crisis. A tribute to the memory of Mrs. Chaya Zlata Geisinsky. Visit for details or call 240-200-4515.

Rabbanit Yemima Mizrachi – Video presentation for women of "Bein HaMetzarim", Monday, July 22, 8:30 PM in Ohr HaTorah social hall, cost $8.

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 – 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, 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 30 Monday July 1 Tuesday July 2 Wednesday, July 3 Rosh Chodesh Thur., July 4, Rosh Chodesh Independence Day Friday July 5
Ashkenazi 6:30, 7:30, 8:45 6:15, 6:45, 7:35, 8:30 6:30, 6:55, 7:35, 8:30 6:10, 6:35, 7:35, 8:30 6:30, 7:30, 8:45 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: 4:44 AM, Latest Krias Shma: 9:28 AM, Earliest Mincha: 1:50 PM

Next Shabbos

July 5 – 6, 2019 – 3 Tammuz 5779

Parshas Korach

Light Candles: Friday by 8:19 – Havdalah: 9:25

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/Havdalah: 9:25

Upcoming Events

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

Wednesday, July 3 Senior Lunch, 12 Noon, Social Hall

Next Shabbos Shorts Deadline: Wednesday, July 3 at 12:00 Noon

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Closed Thursday July 4, Friday: 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

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