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Weekly Headlines of the United Mashadi Jewish Community of America


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This Shabbat, Aug 19 - Gym Minyan Bar and Bat Mitzvah Inauguration AND Father/Son-Mother/Daughter Shabbat

Please join us on Saturday, August 19th in the Gym Minyan for our Annual Bar and Bat Mitzvah Inauguration Day. Each Bar Mitzvah Boy and Bat Mitzvah Girl will receive a Certificate of Admission to the Gym Minyan. To make the day even more special, it will also be a Father/Son-Mother/Daughter day too. We encourage all members of the Gym Minyan to bring their parents to welcome the new members. Mazal Tov to all the inaugurates, and we hope to see you all there! For more information please contact: Michael Livi at (516) 782-7720, Ryan LeVian at (516) 492-4525 or Cody Hakimian at (516) 244-4852

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Mashadi Siyum HaShas – Monday Night, Aug 21

Congratulations to all our community members who joined together over the past year and half to complete the entire Talmud Bavli. We are proud to announce our first ever Mashadi Siyum HaShas! (Celebration for the completion of the Talmud). The celebration will take place at Temple Emanuel this Monday night, August 21st at 7:00 PM with guest speaker Rabbi Paysach Krohn. May the merit of the learning and unity of our community bring blessing and healing to Ephraim Ben Leah and to all of Cholei Am Israel. Amen! For more information about this event please speak to Mr. Ziv Livian (516)721-8487 or at Zivijon@gmail.com.

More than Fifty Community Members took part in this memorable learning, To see a list of participants Click Here

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UMJCA classes and MJC Basketball is available ONLINE

Fall 2017 registration for UMJCA classes and MJC Basketball is available ONLINE and you will now be able to register and pay for classes from the comfort of your own home! Online registration will open on Monday, August 28th at 5pm. Please go to http://www.mashadi.org/programs/ to view the Fall 2017
schedule of classes and programs. You may create an account for you and your family members and view available classes before registration opens at 5pm. In-person registration will be available on Monday, August 25th 5-8pm at Ohr Esther for those who need assistance with online registration. For further information, please call or email 516-708-9999 or avital@mashadi.org.
Click here for Fall 2017 schedule of classes and programs
Click Here to Register online


UMJCA Flag Football & Soccer Registration


Football 5th-7th Grade Boys

The UMJCA Flag Football program is being offered again this coming Fall for community boys who will be in the 5th through 7th grades as of this September. The sessions will be held in Kings Point Park over six Sundays, September 10 to October 15, from 1:30 - 3:15 pm, as well as an additional mandatory
session on August 27 for practice time and for the coaches to screen the players and set up teams for the season. The cost per child is $120, including a jersey and professional coaching. For more information please contact Hooman Yaghoutiel at 516-413-2098 (hry.umjca@gmail.com) or Doron Hakimian at 516-410-8114 (Doron@dovesny.com), or to register please contact Avital Raynor at 516-708-9999 (avital@mashadi.org).

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Soccer 4th-8th Grade Boys

Soccer will be held on Sundays (8-10 sessions) from 1:30-3:15pm at Kings Point Park for boys in 4th through 8th grades as of this September. The cost per child is $100. For more information, please contact Farid Aziz at 917-859-8464 (farreb@aol.com). This is the time slot we were allotted by the park district and due to field availability, space is limited and is on a first come first served basis.


GET READY! – MYC Summer Retreat 2017

MYC has rented out a camp by the lake for September 15th-17th. There's something for everyone from relaxing lakeside with your friends, participating in awesome activities throughout the day, sports, pool parties, bonfires & lots more! Open to college age and up. $199 early bird special ends August 31st so make sure to sign up today! Spots are limited. To sign up Venmo @MYCofficial or contact any myc member. Submitted by Nathan Kashizadeh. Click here for Flyer and more Info


Yom Kippur services at the Huntington Hilton

Dear community member: We are looking forward to celebrating the High Holidays soon. Again, many community members have requested that we continue the Yom Kippur services at the Huntington Hilton. As before, Lederman caterers will provide pre and post fast meals. This year due to space constraints by Hilton Hotel, we have booked a limited number of rooms. We must finalize with the hotel, the number of rooms we need early on. We are, therefore, requesting that all interested community members make their reservation as early as possible
Click here more info and Room Fares

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Shabbat afternoon Learning For Girls 11-15 at Shaare Rachamim

Starts Next Saturday, Aug 19 at 6:00 pm.

New Class for Girls At Shaare Rachamim! Starting Sat, Aug 19th, there will be a new class for girls ages 11-15 at Shaare Rachamim. The class will begin at 6:00 and will be taught by Shaina Arjang. This class will be given every Saturday, alongside the other classes that are taught at Shaare Rachamim on Shabbat afternoon.Click Here for more Details and Info about the Program


Bar and Bat Mitzvah List

The Sisterhood is collecting names of ALL INCOMING 6th GRADERS to update the 2017-2018 Bar and Bat Mitzvah list. The list is used for email blasts for Bar and Bat Mitzvah Programs, community youth announcements and party guest list purposes. Please email umjcasisterhood2011@aol.com with the following information: Name of 6th Grade Child, Parents names, Child's DOB, Parent email and contact #. Submitted by Monica Hakimian


Senior Club at Shaare Shalom

Mashadi Senior Club meets every Monday and Wednesday from 9.30-3.00 in the Shaare Shalom Social Hall. All seniors are welcome.For more information contact Ania Nassimi or Cathy Banilivy.


Yeshiva Scholarship Applications

The deadline for submitting applications for the Yeshiva Scholarship is August 15 and applications will not be accepted after this date.

The Yeshiva Scholarship Applications for academic year 2017-2018 is now available.
Click Here for the Instructions to Fill out the Yeshiva Application
Click Here for the Yeshiva Application
Guidelines for Approved Yeshivas
List of Approved Yeshivas

Submitted by Louis Ebrani

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Shabbat Classes at Shaare Rachamim

Come join us for a new series of classes at Shaare Rachamim:
- 6:00 pm: Yaakov Bitton
- 6:15 pm: Rabbi Maroof
Class will be followed by Mincha and Seuda Shelishit at 7:00 pm.
Open to all - Submitted by Moshe Enayatian.



Shaare Shalom - Mashadi Jewish Center

Celebrating the Wedding of Claudia to Manuel Hadjibay
Celebrating the birth of the newborn baby Girl, Sofia Tamar Chaya, born to Ayelet and Alex Navaei
Celebrating the birth of the newborn baby Boy, born to Melody and Sean Hakimi
Celebrating the Engagement of Taylor Zar to Gabriel Etessami

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Celebrating the birth of the newborn baby Girl Likol Malka Aziz, born to Stephanie and Tony Aziz

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No Shiras were reported at Shaare Rachamin for this Shabbat

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Weekly Newsletter of the Mashadi Jewish Community of Milan. Clicca qui per Noam News

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Class For Women at Shaare Rachamin with Dorina Kalaty, PCC

Transformation through Torah Weekly exploration of the Parashat Hashavua. Classes will be continuing this Shabbat at Shaare Rachamim after services.


Community News via WhatsApp!!

You can now receive Community Prayer Times, Shira News and more through the NEW Kanissa News WhatsApp Broadcast. This Free Service is available by Subscription Only and will be Limited to Less than Five Messages per week. To subscribe, please send a WhatsApp Message with your First & Last Name to (516) 350-0354.

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Receiving UMJCA Invoices by Email

Dear Community Members: We are in process of moving our Invoicing to a paperless based setup. We urge everyone to sign up to have their bills received via email. You will have the Option of paying your bills online or direct to UMJCA office. Kindly use the link below to sign up for this feature.. Keep in mind bills can also be paid via Venmo@UMJCA. www.umjcadirectory.com
For more information please contact Mika Hakimi


Shalom Camp 2017

Shalom Camp 2017 is now open for Registration (516) 829-1435. July 3, 2017 - August 25, 2017.
Early Bird Prizes are in effect through May 17, 2017. Toddlers 9:30 -2:00: 8 weeks $2,060 - 6 weeks $1,600 - 4 weeks $1,090.
Nursery and Pre- K 9:30 – 3:00: 8 weeks $2,170 - 7 weeks $1,930 - 6 weeks $1,690 - 5 weeks $1,430 - 4 weeks $1,150. Submitted by Rozita Djourabchi.
Click Here for more Information and Official Flyer


4th Annual UMJCA Charity Auction

Report and Winners List

We would like to congratulate our esteemed honorees of the 4th annual UMJCA Charity Auction, the past Central Board Community Presidents, for their contributions to our beloved community. We also want to thank all of our volunteers, generous donors, and warm guests who helped facilitate such a fun and memorable fundraiser. Please enjoy the below media from the evening.

Click Here to View Pictures from the Charity Night 2017

Click Here for a Youtube Video from the Charity Night 2017

Click Here for the Winners List

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We Connect - Mashadi Peer to Peer Confidential Support and Information Help Line

We are excited to announce the beginning of a new initiative for Mashadis in need of information and confidential help/advice. We are starting with four important areas of concern and we hope to expand into new areas. Anyone who needs a place to start and someone to talk to Confidentially in the following areas may contact the appointed liaisons. They will help you to connect with the proper health care professionals, surgeons, counseling, social workers, and various available social programs that may be available to you.

Click Here for Contacts and More Information

Submitted by Avital Rahmanan Raynor on behalf of the UMJCA Programming Commitee.

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Two New Initiatives by the UMJCA Israel and Zionism Committee

Israel and Zionism Committee Announcement:

Israel & Zionism Committee of the Central Board is launching two new initiatives.
1) We are planning to raise funds for Shaare Zedek Hospital in Jerusalem in memory of the late Ephraim Kordvani z"l and in honor of the Mashadi Jewish Community.
2) In cooperation with the Mashadi Va'ad in Israel, we are planning to give a gift of 500 Shekels to every Mashadi soldier serving in IDF as a symbolic gift and token of appreciation.
For more information please contact Yoni Nitzani or Albert Bassal.


Diamond Earring and Tiffany Cufflink Found

Click here for the Earring Picture
Click here for the Cufflink Picture
Please email to kanissanews@gmail.com for more info.


HaChodesh August 2017

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Central Board Announcement: Rabbi Yosef Bitton Available For Counseling

Rabbi Yosef Bitton is available for counseling for any member of the community. Please, contact him preferably by email rabbibitton@yahoo.com or whatsapp (516) 382-4447. For more information please contact Allen Hakim.


Community Email Subscription Services

UMJCA is offering a variety of email subscription services for community members who want to be informed and be notified about community news. To subscribe to the email notifications of your choice, please go to www.kanissanews.com/subscribe