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Weekly Headlines of the United Mashadi Jewish Community of America


Candle Lighting: 4:12 pm

Shabbat Ends: 5:19 pm

Prayer Times



A total 1195 community members voted, 10 were disqualified, 56 absentee ballots were cast. The 15 newly elected members of the Sisterhood committee are as follows in alphabetical order
with thenumber of votes:

Rika Aziz 769- Angela Davoodzadeh 548- Farnaz Edalati 810 – Haleh Ghalandar 584 - Angela Hakimian 652 - Arezou Tolou Hakimian 900 - Debbie Hakimian 567 - Mojdeh Hakimian 810 - Shadi Hakimian 625 - Soheila Kalatizadeh 604 - Lena Kavakeb 490 - Malka Kohanim 669 - Iris Kordvani 825 - Monica Livi 836 - Diana Namdar 694.

The following are the List of Alternates for the Sisterhood Committee in order: 1. Tina Namdar Livian - 2. Taraneh Namdar Kohanim - 3. Ruth Kashanian - 4. Dalia Mordekhai - 5. Leila Simchayof.

Click Here for More Info and the Official Supervisory Council Report

(Submitted by Eddie LeVian)

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Simchat Torah Raffle Winners

1. Emil Ben-David
2. Arun Bassalali
3. Elliott Nassim
4. Simon Livi
5. Farzad Zar
For more information please contact Mika Hakimi

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Winter Camp

Give your child a great camp experience during the winter school break! Our four day, fun-filled program features sports, dance, arts & crafts, games and much more! Lunch is included! Open to all Nursery-3rd graders from 9:30am-3:00pm (until 2pm on Friday). Sessions: 4 sessions / $250 or $75 per day. Dates: Tuesday, December 26th, Wednesday, December 27th, Thursday, December 28th and Friday, December 29th. For further information, please call or email Avital at 516-708-9999 or avital@mashadi.org. To register, please go to www.mashadi.org/programs/



On the Shabbat of Dec. 1/2, our Community will have the honor of hosting wounded Israel Defense Force (IDF) veterans who are part of El Ami (For My People), an educational organization that works to strengthen Jewish identity in Israeli society, especially among students. These wounded veterans instill an appreciation for the sacrifices that soldiers make for Israel as they impress upon the younger generation the importance of defending Israel. The consistent message of El Ami IDF veterans is “Citizenship, Zionism, Heritage, and Unity.” Three Shabbat meals, open to the ENTIRE COMMUNITY, have been organized in honor of the wounded IDF veterans visiting Great Neck: 12/1 Shabbat Dinner at Torah Ohr (575 Middle Neck Rd.) Call Avigayil at 829-6629 for reservations. Mincha at 4:00 p.m.; dinner with program at 6:00 p.m. (catering by Colbeh) 12/2 Shabbat Lunch following program at Shaare Rachamim(695 Middle Neck Road) Call Albert Bassal for reservations at 917-771-3865. Lunch from 1:00 – 3:15 p.m.(catering by Shiraz) 12/2 Seudah Shlisheet at Young Israel of Great Neck (236 Middle Neck Road)Mincha at 4:00 p.m. followed by a seudah. No reservations needed. Program at 4:30 p.m.followed by Maariv. (Submitted by Mehran Bassali)

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Save the date! Join us on Tuesday, November 28th 8pm at Ohr Esther for a cooking demo with Abie from Everfresh. $20/person. RSVP to avital@mashadi.org


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. To subscribe, please send a WhatsApp Message with your First & Last Name to (516) 350-0354.


Saturday Night Family Learning Program @ 54 is ON with Bring a Friend week from 7:00-8:00 pm

This Week’s session is Sponsored by Afshin & Angela Hakimian in memory of Dina Leah bat David, Nati & Shirley Nassimi in honor of Moshe Ariels birthday, Mr & Mrs Elliot Nassim in honor of Nathan's birthday, Mr & Mrs Robert Nowbakht and Mr & Mrs Elie Edalati. Snacks, Kahoot challenges and cool Raffle prizes every week. For more info please contact Ayzik Kohan, Fariborz Livian or Daniel Dilamani. Follow FLP & other children Jewish education programs on Instagram @ ohr_esther_kids_jewish_ed



Dear friends, you are all invited to attend an extremely important seminar. If you want to protect your financial assets, if you want peace of mind by having all your important legal documents ready, if you have a family member who is getting frail or who shows signs of Dementia / Alzheimer's, if you are taking care of a friend or relative and want to get paid by Medicaid , we urge you to attend this event. On MONDAY DECEMBER 4th 2017 at 8pm , at Ohr Esther Synagogue 130 Steamboat Rd. MR AVI MAZLOUMI ATTORNEY AND COUNSELLOR AT LAW together with representatives from the ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION will give you in depth advice, information and resources on everything you must know in order to be prepared for any situation in your family. Submitted by Anna Carmili.


NEW Early Town Minyan

There have been many inquiries about an early Shacharit Minyan Monday - Friday for those wanting to be closer to the train station. The proposed Minyan would start at 6:15 am. For more information please contact Sammy Banilivy at (516) 508-6752.


Meorot- Community Lecture Series Launch Event – Thursday, November 16

Meorot at North Shore Hebrew Academy is proud to announce that B”H Dr. David Pelcovitz will deliver a lecture on the topic “Developing Your Child’s Uniqueness.” The event will take place on the evening of Thursday, November 16 at 8pm at the lovely home of Tovah & Josh Marmer, 100 Myrtle Drive in Great Neck Estates. This is a community event open to all. Click here for Flyer and more Info . Submitted by Jonathan Hazghian.

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ClubMJC is back!

We look forward to seeing our youth Kindergarten through 5th grade this year! For upcoming dates, please see our flyer. To register, visit the link in our bio on instagram. For all other questions or for sponsorship, please email clubmjckids@gmail.com. Submitted by Natasha Nassimian. Click here for Schedule and More Info

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Morning Minyan in Manhattan

For Community members who are interested for a morning Minyan in Manhattan, Beit Avraham Synagogue has Shacharit services on Weekdays at 8:00 am followed by Breakfast and evening Mincha at 247 W, 38th St, Floor 2. For more information please contact Ramin Nassimian.

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Operation Finale: The Capture & Trial of Adolf Eichmann

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Link submitted by Albert Bassal


Chai Lifeline Event - Please Join Us Dec 4

We invite you to join us in supporting Chai Lifeline’s mission of enabling very sick children and their families to find hope, love and laughter while living with serious pediatric illness. Chai Lifeline will hold its Annual Gala on Monday evening, December 4, 2017 at the Marriott Marquis in New York. Chai Lifeline is a critically important organization within our community. With one phone call, parents find the emotional, social, and financial support. We hope you could join us at this year’s Annual Gala. If you cannot be there in person, your participation in the journal campaign would be greatly appreciated. Together, we can ease the practical, psychological, and emotional burdens of thousands of seriously ill children and their families worldwide. On their behalf, we thank you in advance and look forward to seeing you at the Gala. Melody & Rafael Etessami - Journal Chairs - Anell Hakimian - Adina & Shawn Hakimian - Dina & Kami Kalaty -Dinner Committee.
Please Click Here for Reservations and More Info


MYC Discovery Trip 2018 - Online Registration Open

In Memory of Mr. and Mrs. Aghajan and Malakeh Nassimi
MYC Israel Discovery and March of the Living Trip! Summer 2018- June 20 to July 10, 2018. 20 days life changing experience. Five Days in Poland and Amazing Two Weeks in Israel. Activities will include hiking, rafting, biking, camel riding, and excursions to various historical. Sightseeing throughout Israel with stops in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Eilat, Dead Sea, and much more! Space is Limited! Open to 11th grade students going in to 12th Grade 2018/2019.. For more information please contact Yossi Nassimi. To register online Click Here



Shaare Shalom - Mashadi Jewish Center

Celebrating the Wedding of Jennifer Aziz to Dr. Scott Gersch
Celebrating the Bar-Mitzvah Torah Reading by Nathaniel Rahmanan, Son of Rozi and Keyvan Rahmanan

Ohr Esther - Young Mashadi Jewish Center

Celebrating the Wedding of Kelley to Joseph Nitzani

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Celebrating the Bar- Mitzvah Torah Reading by Yehuda Aryeh Bassalian, Son of Shlomo and Emilia Bassalian
Celebrating the Torah Reading by Moshe Tzvi Bassalian, Son of Shlomo and Emilia Bassalian

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


Publications & Weekly Classes

Martin's Corner

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Shalom Week Wedding Pictures

Shalom Week

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Lost Jacket - Diamond Earring and Tiffany Cufflink Found

Lost Burberry Jacket in the Synagogue - Click Here to view the picture
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Click here for the Cufflink Picture
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HaChodesh Monthly Newsletter

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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