Parshas Toldos – November 29 – 30, 2019

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Young Israel Shomrai Emunah – Shabbos Shorts

November 29 – 30, 2019 – 2 Kislev 5780 – Parshas Toldos

Light Candles by 4:28 – Havdalah 5:30

The Shabbos Shorts is sponsored this week in honor of Bev Morris and Art Boyars by their children and grandchildren.


* Leah Covel on the passing of her mother, Giffin Russell. Condolence visits Sunday & Monday, 10:00 AM – 12 Noon and 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

* Dottie Franco on the passing of her husband, Nathan Franco, and Sammy Franco, Allan Franco, Steven Franco, Danny Franco, David Franco and Joey Franco on the passing of their father. The funeral took place Wednesday. Shiva is being observed at 404 Lamberton Drive through Tuesday morning. Shacharis Sunday, Monday & Tuesday at 7:30 AM. Mincha/Maariv Sunday & Monday at 4:30 PM. The family requests no visitors between 12 Noon and 1:00 PM, between 7:00 PM and 8:00 PM, or after 10:00 PM.

* Ellen Haber on the passing of her mother, Evelyn Weitzer. The funeral took place Sunday.

* Norma Joseph on the passing of her husband, Louis Joseph. The funeral took place Sunday.

Shabbos Schedule

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: 4:05 Nusach Sefard: 4:25

* Shabbos ends: 5:30

Divrei Torah:

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

* 9:15 Rabbi Hillel Shaps

Kiddush Sponsors:

* Hashkamah/Nusach Sefard – "The Group"

* Sephardi – Dr. Behrooz Dayanim in memory of his father Rabbi Meir Moshe Dayanim, Chief Rabbi of Shiraz, Iran.

* 8:00 Minyan- "The Chevra"

* 8:45 Main Minyan – Halpern and Wakschlag families to commemorate the first Yahrzeits of Rabbi Jacob Halpern, Z"L, and Mrs. Sheva Wakschlag, A"H.

* 9:15 Minyan – Jay & Allison Marcus, Duvie & Michal Merkin, Hillel & Bari Goldschein, Rabbi Gedalia Walls, Lucas Druskin and Ariella Gordon in honor of the Lerner family for their contributions to the Greater Washington community. May they have continued success in all of their endeavors!

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 3:40 PM, Large Beis Medrash.

* Rabbi Yitzchak Grossman – Shiur after Mincha

YISE Programs and Listings

We welcome new members who were voted in at the last Board meeting: Mindy & Fred Shuback

Kumzits Everywhere Presents – A high tech Kunzits, this Motzei Shabbos, November 30, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM in the Social Hall. Join us for an inspirational night of music led by Shlomo Mehlman See flyer for details.

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

Senior Lunch – Wednesday, December 4, 12 Noon, Social Hall, Chanukah celebration with the YISE Preschool!

Begin to say Vesain Tal Umatar Livracha at Maariv on Thursday, December 5.

Dor l'Dor – Come join Dor l'Dor: the Family Chevrusah-style Learning in a fun environment, Motzei Shabbos, December 7, 7:00 PM in the YISE Social Hall. Delicious Pizza! Interactive Discussions! Raffle of Exciting Prizes! To sponsor this program, contact Michael Shimoff at

Ruach Minyan – Save the date! Friday, December 13, in the Large Social Hall. Bring the family and invite your friends, it's going to be Gevaldic! For more information contact

Trivia Night – Motzei Shabbos, December 14, 7:30 PM in the Social Hall. See flyer for details.

Rabbi Meir Goldwicht, Scholar-in-Residence – YISE & KMS are cohosting Rabbi Meir Goldwicht, the Joel and Maria Finkle Visiting Israeli Rosh Yeshiva at Yeshiva University, for a community Scholarin- Residence program on Shabbos December 20 – 21. Rabbi Goldwicht will speak as follows:

* After a Friday evening community dinner at YISE – Go to for more details and to make reservations.

* After Hashkamah Minyan at KMS.

* After the 8:45 and 9:15 Minyanim in the YISE Belonofsky Sanctuary

* A women's Shiur at the home of Alan & Fran Broder, 11801 Clintwood Place, at 3:25 PM

* Between Mincha and Maariv at KMS

More information about the dinner and topics will be available shortly.

Shiurim from Rabbi Gedaliah Anemer, ZT¡¨L, are available at

Weekday Shiurim

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

* 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 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 Large 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

* Rabbi Yonatan Zakem's Shiur for men & women, Pearls of Prayer, exploring the depth and meaning of our daily prayers. Sunday evenings, 7:30 PM, in the Small 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 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

* 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.

* Rabbi Moshe Arzouan's Advanced Gemara Shiur for Men, learning Maseches Gittin on Wednesday evenings, in the Social Hall at 7:50 PM.

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 & Listings

The Unveiling for Jacob S. Edeson, Z"L, will take place Sunday, December 8, at 11:30 AM at Mt. Lebanon Cemetery. Everyone is welcome to attend. Men are needed for a Minyan. Please contact Esther Edeson at 301-593-1468 if you are able to attend.

Tzurba M'Rabanan learning group meets every Shabbos. Men's group at 3:00 PM at the home of Eric & Suri Kinzbrunner, 1151 Kersey Road. Women's group at 3:45 PM at the home of Josh & Mickie Breitstein, 1215 North Belgrade Road.

Rabbi Marvin Goldman's Shiur at University Towers – Shabbos, November 30, 3:00 PM at 1121 University Blvd. West Apt. 516.

Post High School Girls Shiur – Wednesday night, 8:30 PM at the Pepper home, 1101 North Belgrade Road. This week's Shiur will be given by Rabbi Shields.

Kemp Mill Civic Association – General meeting, Tuesday, December 3, 7:30 PM at Kemp Mill Elementary School.

Kemp Mill Toastmasters – Wednesday, December 4, 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.

Simply Tsfat – Live in concert at KMS, Tuesday, December 24, 8:00 PM. Tickets: adult $10, children & students $5, sponsors $100. Purchase tickets at or at the door.

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Daf Yomi Shiur meets in the Yeshiva Beis Medrash – Sunday at 6:30 AM, Monday through Thursday at 9:00 PM, and Shabbos at 10:30 AM.

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.

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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 December 1 Monday December 2 Tuesday December 3 Wednesday December 4 Thursday December 5 Friday December 6
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 * 7:30 * 7:30 * 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: 6:16 AM, Latest Krias Shma: 9:32 AM, Earliest Mincha: 12:30 PM

* Sephardi Minyan at Franco home, 404 Lamberton Drive

Next Shabbos

December 6 – 7, 2019 – 9 Kislev 5780

Parshas Vayeitze

Light Candles: Friday by 4:27 – Havdalah: 5:30

Friday Night:

* Light Candles by 4:27

* 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: 4:05 Nusach Sefard: 4:25

* Maariv/Havdalah: 5:30

Upcoming Events

Motzei Shabbos, Nov. 30 Kumzits Everywhere, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM

Wednesday, December 4 Senior Lunch, 12 Noon

Motzei Shabbos, Dec. 7 Dor L'Dor, 7:00 PM

Monday, December 9 The Man With the Truck, 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Friday, December 13 Ruach Minyan, 4:30 PM

Motzei Shabbos, Dec. 14 Trivia Night, 7:30 PM

Next Shabbos Shorts Deadline: Wednesday, December 4 at 12:00 Noon

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