Parshas Va'eira-January 12_ 2013 - Shomrei Emunah

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					      Shomrei Emunah Weekly Bulletin
  January 12, 2013               1 of Shevat 5773                   Shabbos Rosh Chodesh Parshas Va’eira                       Vol. 3 No. 16
       CONGREGATION SHOMREI EMUNAH              6221 GREENSPRING AVENUE BALTIMORE, MD 21209               410-358-8604 FAX 410-358-0664

 Message from the President                                                                            Shul Notes
I am pleased to share with you that I am a participant of the “Presidents’ Circle”, a
                                                                                                               • BLOOD DRIVE! The Ner Tamid – Shomrei Emunah
coaching forum geared to leaders of various Jewish communal organizations. This
opportunity is facilitated by Debs Weinberg, the Executive Director of Acharai: The                              blood drive will be held this Sunday January 13,
Shoshana S. Cardin Leadership Development Institute, and Beth Gansky. During our                                 2013, from 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM in the main
monthly meetings, we are given the opportunity to bounce ideas off each other, share                             auditorium at Ner Tamid. Please contact Stefanie
current challenges and offer advice to one another. This experience continues to be both                         Olson at 410-653-9793 to schedule your life-saving
enlightening to me and meaningful support as well. I leave these experiences reflecting                          donation.
and feeling how lucky we are to be part of a vibrant and special Kehillah.                                     • Aliyos If you have a Bar Mitzvah or Aufruf coming
I also want to highlight two of our committees that are steadfast in their involvement and                       up, please contact David Bienenstock at
commitment to our Shul.                                                                                 to arrange your Aliyos.
• The membership                                                                                               • Message From The Chessed Committee: Meals are
     committee which is led                                                                                      needed for a family of three. Please sign up at the
     by Simcha Kossman,                                                                                          following link to make a meal: http://
     Yaakov Spatz and Avi                                                                              
     Zuckerbrod. Their role is                                                                                   or contact Rochel Katz at or call
     to encourage those who                                                                                      410-292-4113
     are using our facilities                                                                                  • Can’t make it to Rabbi Marwick’s Parsha Shiur?
     to become members of                                                                                        Don’t worry! MP3 recordings are available on the
     our shul. In the past 2                                                                                     Shomrei website (
     years, we have seen an
     increase to our                                                                                           • Did you know? Gifts can be made to Shomrei
     membership by almost                                                                                        Emunah with a stock donation? Shomrei has an
     20%. This is to the                                                                                         account with Morgan Stanley and Vanguard to
     credit        of     the                                                                                    accept all stock gifts. Check the donations tab at
     m e m b e r s h i p                                                                                for more information or call
     committee.          Their                                                                                   Shira at (410) 358-8604.
     persistence and follow                                                                                    • There are many people in our community who can use
     through have been                                                                                           regular visits. This is a wonderful opportunity to do
     extremely beneficial to          Rabbi Katz will be hosting a dinner reception for participants of Rabbi
                                                                                                                 chessed and make new friends. Please be in touch
     our Kehilah.                     Marwick's "Pizza and Parsha Shiur" in classroom 3 following his lecture.   with Rabbi Marwick for information
• The         Welcoming                                                                                
     Committee which is led
     by Yehudit Shields and                                                                                    Learning At Shomrei
     Donna Wach.         These                                                                                 • Janet Sunness' Sunday 8:00 PM Class for women on
     two ladies make us all
                                                                                                                 Rav Schwab on Prayer, is currently studying
     look good. Their warm
     and        friendly                                                                                         Shemonah Esrei.
     personalities have been                                                                                   • Nesivos Shalom Shiur given by Dr. Tommy Weiss,
     welcoming our new                                                                                           takes place each Shabbos morning at 8:30am in the
     members to our                  Upcoming Scholar in Residence                                               Board Room.
     shul.     Through their
                                                                                                               • Parshas HaShavuah Shiur for Men! Given by Rabbi
     contact with new
     members             and
                                          Rabbi Yakov Horowitz                                                   Yonah Sklare on Wednesday nights, from 9-10pm, in
     presentation of a small The Center for Jewish Family Life/Project YES                                       the Board Room.
     welcome gift, they                                                                                        • Rabbi Reisman’s Shiur will take place this Motzei
                                              Will be joining Shomrei Emunah On
     personify what our shul                                                                                     Shabbos at 7:30pm. Sponsorships are needed,
     is all about.                             Shabbos Parshas Beshalach                                         please call the shul office (410-358-8604) for
Just a friendly reminder, you                   15 Shevat/January 25-26                                          details.
too can make a difference in       Oneg Shabbos - 8pm at the home of Chaim and Aviva
                                                                                                               • Shomrei's Night Kollel Meets Every Night 8:30-10.
our shul. I welcome and            Wealcatch, 6505 Hal Ct. Topic: Keeping Our Children Safe
                                   and Secure - Role of Parents and Community Ramifications of                   Please Come Learn in the Beis Medrash Along With
encourage anyone who
                                   the Weberman Trial, Effective Abuse Prevention for your Kids                  Them! This Zman the night Kollel will be learning
would like to get involved in      and discussion of Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs.                                Gittin and Hilchos Shabbos For chavrusas contact
any way to contact me. And
                                   Shabbos Morning Drasha at the 8:15 and 9:00 Minyanim                
once again I say thank you
                                   Shabbos Afternoon Lecture - “Happy Homes: Creating a
to those listed above who          Nurturing Home Environment for your Children”                               • Another New Learning Opportunity At Shomrei
represent our shul on an                                                                                         Emunah! The Blatt-A-Week Night Beis Medrash
                                   Seudah Shlishis D’var Torah
ongoing basis.                                                                                                   Program is currently learning Meseches Makos. The
                                   Motzei Shabbos Lecture - 8:30pm in the main shul. “Different
Have a wonderful Shabbos           Strokes:” A Powerpoint Presentation on How Understanding the                  shiur takes place on Wednesdays at 9:15 p.m. in
and a Gutten Chodesh,              Unique Personality and Learning Profiles of Your Kids Can                     Shomrei Emunah’s G. Leonard Rubin Bais Medrash.
Avi                                Help Them Succeed in School.

                                                                                                                                                                  V4 SW
      Shabbos Rosh Chodesh Parshas Va’eira                                          Mazel Tov
          January 12, 2013 / 1 of Shevat 5773                                       • Yocheved & Mordy Katz on the birth of a baby boy this morning.
                                                                                      Mazel Tov to the grandparents, Barry & Penina Katz of Queens
Mincha: 4:45pm                             Candle Lighting:       4:45pm              and Shlomo & Joy Shulman of Baltimore. Mazel Tov also to the
Shacharis: 7:00am                          Nesivos Shalom:        8:30am              great-grandparents, Shirley Herskowitz of Bayside, Reggie
                                                                                      Spenciner of Bayside, and Rav Chaim Shulman of Boca Raton. The
                8:15am                           Sof Z'man                            Shalom Zachar will take place at 2726 Hanson Ave, after
                9:00am                         Krias Sh'ma:       9:50am              8:30pm.
Mincha:         2:00pm                                Shiur:      3:35pm            • Bill & Sarah Rose on the birth of a grandson, born to Bill's daughter
                4:35pm                                                                Yael & Rabbi Yoseif Bloch of Maaleh Adumim, Israel. Mazel Tov to
Maariv:         5:48pm                      Daf Yomi: After Havdallah                 big brother Hananel and grandparents Rabbi Ellis & Leah Bloch of
                                                                                      Washington Heights.

Shalosh Seudos Sponsors:                                                            Memorial Donations
                                                                                    • Josef & Abigail Brandriss in memory of Dr. Sylvan Shane, generous
•      Yehoshua and Pnina Dixler in memory of Pnina’s father, Elliot
       Shimoff, 1 of Shevat and in honor of their son Yossi’s Bar                     donation to The Building Fund.
       Mitzvah.                                                                     • Raizy and Bill Eskin in memory of Mollie Mitnick, mother of Ron
                                                                                      Mitnick, donation to the BYTF.
Notes for This week:
•     “Atah Yatzarta” is recited at Mussaf for Rosh Chodesh.
                                                                                    Daf Yomi
Next Week: Parshas Bo
                                                                                    •   Pnina Dixler in memory of her father, Elliot Shimoff, 1 of Shevat.
Mincha:         4:55pm                      Candle Lighting: 4:53pm                 •   Rosalie Rapoport in memory of her mother, Bessie Greenberg, 2 of
                                                                                    •   Dr. Eva Katznelson in memory of her mother-in-law, Ida Katznelson,
             Rabbi Reisman’s Navi Shiur Schedule                                        3 of Shevat.
                                                                                    •   Les Vogel in memory of his mother, Ida Vogel, 3 of Shevat.
    January 5, 12, 19, 26            7:30 PM                                        •   Dr. H. Michelson, in memory of his mother, Caroline Michelson, 4 of
    February 2, 9, 16                8:00 PM                                            Shevat.
    March 2                          8:30 PM             Watch as                   •   Irvin Naiman in memory of his father, Gerald Naiman, 8 of Shevat.
    March 9, 16, 23, 30              9:30 PM              Navi is                   •   Irvin Naiman in memory of his uncle, Paul Naiman, 8 of Shevat.
    April 6, 13                      10:00 PM            brought to
    April 20, 27                     10:15 PM                                       •   Robin Kravetz in memory of her grandfather, Isadore Dalinsky, 8 of
    May 4, 11                        10:30 PM                                           Shevat.
                                                                                    •   Josh Lewis in memory of his father, Oscar Ciner, 6 of Shevat.
    Single and multiple week sponsorships are needed. Please call the
    Shomrei office at 410-358-8604 for details.
                                                                                    Michelle    Schwartz Father            1 Shevat   Paul       Kampler
Remembering HaRav Mendel Weinbach (zt'l), Rosh Yeshiva of                           Pnina       Dixler     Father          1 Shevat   Elliot     Shimoff
Ohr Somayach Jerusalem. International shloshim event broadcast                      Rosalie     Rapoport Mother            2 Shevat   Bessie     Greenberg
live from Yerushalayim. Hespedim by HaRav Yitzchok Scheiner,                        Eva         Katznelson Mother-in-law   3 Shevat   Ida        Katznelson
                                                                                    Lester      Vogel      Mother          3 Shevat   Ida        Vogel
HaRav Moshe Shapiro, HaRav Nota Schiller with a special message
                                                                                    Miriam      Rabinowitz Brother         4 Shevat   Howard     Melnick
from HaRav Aharon Feldman. Sunday, Jan. 13, at 1:00 PM
                                                                                    H.          Michelson Mother           4 Shevat   Caroline   Michelson
EST. Shomrei Emunah *MAIN SHUL*. Followed by an in-person                           Josh        Lewis      Father          6 Shevat   Oscar      Ciner
talk from R’ Tzvi Goode.                                                            Diane       Lapin      Father          6 Shevat   Raymond Hirshman
                                                                                    Mark        Lustman Grandmother        7 Shevat   Rasha Leah Bas Zalman Ber

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Shachris                                                                 DAVENING TIMES
                                                                                         Legal Holidays             Rosh Chodesh         This Week 1/13-1/17:
     Sunday      Monday        Tuesday Wednesday Thursday                 Friday    S, Tu, W, F Mon, Thu         Sunday     Weekday      Mincha: 4:50pm (MS)
    6:20 (MS)    6:20 (BM)     6:30 (BM) 6:30 (BM) 6:20 (BM)            6:30 (BM)   6:20 (MS) 6:10 (MS)         6:05 (MS) 6:10 (BM)      Maariv: After Mincha,
                 6:50 (MS)     7:00 (MS) 7:00 (MS) 6:50 (MS)            7:00 (MS)                                          6:40 (MS)             7:15pm
    7:15 (BM)    7:20 (BM)     7:30 (BM) 7:30 (BM) 7:20 (BM)            7:30 (BM)   7:15 (BM)      7:15 (BM)    7:15 (BM) 7:15 (BM)
    8:00 (MS)    8:00 (MS)     8:00 (MS) 8:00 (MS) 8:00 (MS)            8:00 (MS)   8:00 (MS)      8:00 (MS)    8:00 (MS) 8:00 (MS)
    9:00 (MS)    8:50 (MS)     8:50 (MS) 8:50 (MS) 8:50 (MS)            8:50 (MS)   9:00 (MS)      9:00 (MS)    9:00 (MS) 9:00 (MS)
MS - Main Shul, BM - Bais Medrash, SH - Social Hall                                                            Additional Mincha on Sundays/Holidays: 12:45pm
• Shiur For Men 35 and Under Given by Rabbi Marwick. The Shiur
                                                                                           YOUTH NEWS
 meets every other Monday, from *9:00-10:00pm to study Ramban Al                 Shabbos Youth Programs
 HaTorah. Next meeting date is Monday night, January 14. Please                  Tickets will be earned for good behavior and participation, and can be
 contact Noam Shiman at                                    exchanged for prizes.
                                                                                 • Babysitting - Classroom 2 , Time: 9:00 - end of Shul
• *NEW TIME: Rabbi Marwick's Parsha Shiur for Men and Women! This
 Shiur takes place in the main shul on alternating Monday evenings at            • Beginner’s Minyan (1st-3rd Grade) - Classroom 1,9:30 - end of Shul
 *8:30pm in the main shul. Next meeting date is Monday, January                  • Younger Girls Groups (1st-3rd Grade)-Board Room,10:00-end of Shul
 21. Contact Barry Levi at with any questions.               • Older Boys Groups (4th-6th Grade) - Tower Classroom 1,10:25
                                                                                 • Older Girls Groups (4th-6th Grade) - Kallah Room,10:00-end of Shul
• The  “Shomrei Post-Carpool Shiur for Women” Join                               • Youth (Teen) Minyan - Classroom 3, 9:15
 Rabbi Marwick on Tuesday mornings at 9:30 in Classroom #1 for a
 weekly discussion of contemporary issues connected to the Parsha.               Reminder: Make sure to save your tickets each week. We will be
 Please         contact        Rabbi          Marwick          at                holding our Shomrei prize store soon! with any questions.

• Thursday Morning Shiur on Contemporary Halachic Issues  This
                                                                                 Happy Birthday to all Shomrei Youth
 Shiur is given by Rabbi Marwick for men in Classroom #1.
 Thursdays 9:30am-10:30am. For more information please contact
                                                                                 with January Birthdays!!
 David Bienenstock at                                            Binyamin       Bernstein                Zahava        Rosenbaum
• “Pizza & Parsha” for Students & Young Professionals ages 17-                    Lailah         Byers                    Ezra          Rosenbaum
 29 Join Rabbi Marwick for a weekly Torah discussion group on                     Avigayil       Dressler                 Heshi         Rosenberg
 Thursday nights at Congregation Shomrei Emunah in classroom 3 at                 Nava           Goldenhersh              Yoshi         Rosenbluth
 7:30 p.m. his program is dedicated L’ilui Nishmas Gilad Schwartz and
 is funded in part by a grant from the Louise D. and Morton                       Yaakov         Gottlieb                 Ami           Roth
 J. Macks Center for Jewish Education through its Jewish Educational              Shoshana       Jacobs                   Atara         Sobol
 Enhancement Program. The series for 5773 is sponsored by Morris and              Koby           Kossman                  Shalom        Stein
 Jane Mayer and Family. This past week’s shiur was given by Dovid
 Safier.                                                                          Meir           Lasson                   Eliyahu       Wiener
                                                                                  Sarah          Marizan                  Eli           Wolf
• Halachic Themes from the Parsha Shiur Join Rabbi Marwick on                     Shaindel       Reitberger               Shira         Zahtz
 Thursday evenings from 10:15-11:00 p.m. The topic this past week
 was “"Selling/Sharing Reward for Mitzvos Part II".
                                                                                 Is your child’s birthday in January and not on this list? Fill out the
• The Rav’s Mishnayos Shiur! Attention Boys entering 5th, 6th & 7th
                                                                                 youth survey on the Shul web site!
 grade. The Rav’s Mishnayos club. Place: Rav’s Office @ 3:05p.m.                  —————————————————————————————————————————————
                                                                                 JFL Update
• Shabbos Afternoon Shiur This week’s topic is “Brachos 41: The Proper
 Order of Brachos (7 Minim vs. Chaviv)”                                          Congratulations to Purgistics, B52 Media, and VNA of Maryland on
                                                                                 their Super Bowl wins this past Sunday!
                                                                                 The plans for end-of-season JFL festivities have been changed due
         Please Daven for a Refuah Sheleimah for:                                to unexpected scheduling conflicts for large numbers of JFL players.
                                                                                 Instead of one banquet for the whole league, players will instead be
                   Rivkah bas Yehudis (Rivkah Mako)                              having a 'pizza and trophies' get-together with just their team
                           Miriam bas Celia                                      sometime over the next few weeks. Stay tuned for an email from
                 Moshe Avraham ben Alexandra Simone
                  Gellah bas Leah– Greta Schlossberg
                                                                                 your coach with details.
                        Refael Danial Ben Sarah                                  Thank you to all for a great season!
                       Yonatan Chaim ben Malka                                   —————————————————————————————————————————————
                       Yosef Nachum ben Malka                                    Father/Son Learning begins at 7:00pm this Motzei Shabbos. Join us
                         Miriam bas Shprintza                                    for a night of learning, prizes and more! Refreshments will be
                  Yeshayah Shalom ben Malka Gittel                               served.
                           Yonah ben Hendel
                        Ahuva bas Chana Rachel
                          Shulamis bas Henna
*Please note: we have updated the Cholim list; to request a name, please email       Sponsorships for Father/Son Learning are available.
             *                                                 If you’d like to sponsor,
                                                                                         please contact Chaim Spero or Dov Ocken.
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                    "S               H                 "                            Introducing a New Series on Jewish Doctors Throughout
         P               L           C                D                                                    the ages.
                  7015 P           H       A                                     A Six Week Series on Tuesday Nights beginning January 8 8:30-
                  !                  " @! ." !                                   9:30pm By Dr. Shaul Weinreb The lectures will explore the role of
                       "           410-318-8999
                                   410-318-                                      Jewish doctors throughout different time periods in history Lecture One:
                                                                                 "Talmudic medicine: How Chazal shaped the way we think about health
                                                                                 and disease."
Community Notes
• The Sixth Annual Winter Jewish History Lecture Series by Rabbi Dovid
  Katz Sponsored by Religious Zionists of America, Baltimore District. This
  year’s Lecture Series topic: “Negotiating Choppy Waters Israel and the
  Jews: the New State 1949-1952”. Lecture #11 - January 12 8:00pm at
  Shomrei Emunah, Topic: “The State of Israel and American Jewry: Can
  Zionism Survive Success?” Lectures are free and open to the public. For full
  list of lectures, go to
• Chol Hamoed Trip to the White House with Rabbi Dovid Katz. A truly
  unique trip to the White House in Washington, DC. Thursday, March 28,
  2013, first day of Chol Hamoed Pesach. "Presidents and Jews in Jewish
  History" Due to White House Security Rules, participants must register by
  Feb 22, 2013. First Come, First Served. Cost: $50. Contact Rabbi Katz, or Dr. Kenneth Friedman,
• Bnai Jacob Shaarei Zion Semi-Annual Blood Drive
  Did you know that you can save up to three lives with one donation of
  blood? Join BJSZ on Sunday, January 20, 2013, between 8:00am and
  2:00pm for their Semi-Annual Blood Drive to participate in this special
  mitzvah.Appointments preferred; walk-ins welcome. Call the shul
  office at 410-764-6810 or email them at to schedule
  your life-saving donation.
• 12 Week Motzei Shabbos Learning Program for 2nd-5th grade girls with
  Morah Shoshana Kruger, “Shopping for Brachos”. Join us in our SOTC
  superstore as we explore & discover the meaning of the brachos we recite!
  Began Saturday night, November 10 at 7:15 pm , in the youth beis
  medrash members are free, non-members: $3 per child per week. Time
  will change weekly-please stay tuned for future information. For more
  information, please contact Gobbie Cohn:
• Motzei Shabbos Tennis for High School Boys Baltimore Fitness & Tennis
  (behind Pikesville Hilton) Pizza Included Cost: $5. For additional
  information please contact Gobbie at 443-857-4304 or
• Members of our community are developing a new mutual support network
  called Northwest Neighbors Connecting. With training and guidance
  from CHAI and the Associated, they are self-organizing, and they need
  you. Primarily to aid seniors to more happily age in place, we are also
  working to empower anyone, any age to support each other with their
  day to day tasks. Whether its offering a ride to the grocery store,
  changing someone's light bulb, or a friendly check in call - the list goes on.
  If you are interested in helping create a richer culture of caring in our
  community, please get in touch with Risyl Edelman at CHAI.
• Help support the children, teens, and adults of Baltimore YACHAD as the
  Assistant Coordinator and his wife participate in the ING Miami Marathon
  and run for inclusion! For more information on how to participate in this
                                                                                        CONGREGATION SHOMREI EMUNAH
  incredible tzedaka opportunity, please contact Ezri Klein at 443-801-                                 
  2736 or Mira Labovitz at 443-695-5505.
• How can a frum couple meet their goals, while living within their                                                    OFFICE HOURS:
  financial means? Engaged and recently married women: You are invited
                                                                                                    Billing: Monday through Friday 9:00am-12:00pm
  to find out at "A Kallah's Introduction to Family Financial
  Management" A hands-on workshop presented by Mesila of Baltimore                                             Rentals & General Information:
  Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 7:30pm at Bnai Jacob Shaarei Zion.                                          Monday-Thursday 8:30am-3:30pm
  For       more        information       and      to    RSVP,         e-mail                                    Friday 8:30am-12:30pm
• Khal Ahavas Yisroel Tzemach Tzedek, 6811 Park Heights Avenue invites                                                    PHONE CONTACTS:
  the community to a Review of Taharas Hamishpacha for Women given by
  Mrs. Zehava Lefkovits on January 29th and February 4th from 8:00-                                                 Office: 410-358-8604 ext 2
  9:15pm                                                                                                           Rabbi Binyamin Marwick: ext 1
• The Melava Malka of the Ladies Auxiliary of Ner Israel will take place                                             Mr. Yosef Shpilman: ext 6
  this Motzei Shabbos Jan 12, 2013 8:45 p.m. at Moses Montefiore Anshe
  Emes Congregation, 7000 Rockland Hills Drive. The event promises to be           EMAIL CONTACTS:
  elegant , entertaining and meaningful. It features a commemorative tribute       Rabbi Marwick .....................................................
  to Rebbitzen Weinberg a”h as well as an original video production on The         Avi Greenlinger, President
  Eloquence of Action- with local speakers and the heartfelt words of
  Rebbitzen Batsheva Kanievsky a”h. All women are welcome to attend. The           Yosef Shpilman
  cost is $36.00. For further information call 410 484-7200 x 239 or Aliza         Rivky Carriger ....................................................................
  Tendler 410 653-5213.                                                            Shira Glickman .....................................................................
• Message from the Ride Gemach: Are you having out of town visitors? are           Josh Zaslow .........................................................................
  you driving between Baltimore and other cities? please offer a ride. Last        Bulletin ..............................................................................
  month a young father from out of town had an emergency with his sick             Chessed Committee .......................................................
  child and drove down here at night, needed a ride back to his home, and          Sisterhood ...................................................................
  a ride for his wife to come to Johns Hopkins.

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