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Weekly Headlines of the United Mashadi Jewish Community of America


Friday September 22

Candle Lighting: 6:32 pm
Shabbat Ends: 7:39 pm

Prayer Times Sep 15 to 22
Prayer Times Sep 22-29

Yom Kippur 2017 Book

Buy It Now 2017

UMJCA Rosh Hashanna and om Kippur Donation Opportunities

As we approach Rosh Hashanna and Yom Kuppur, the UMJCA Synagogues are offering advance donation opportunities (Buy it Now) to support our wide array of community services. Your donation will help ensure we stay a vibrant and united Jewish community.

Click Here For the Buy It Now Brochure and Webpage

Honor Roll Brochure Compiled by Dana Bassali

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Seventeenth Annual Lecture & Selichot Event with Rabbi Yosef Bitton

This Saturday night, the MYC and SBM will host the the seventeenth annual Lecture & Selichot event at Shaare Shalom. The guest speaker will be our very own Rabbi Yosef Bitton with the lecture titled: "The People vs. The Heavenly Court".
Hatarat Nedarim will be performed after the lecture.
Schedule: 11:30 PM - Lecture
12:30 AM - Hatarat Nedarim
12:45 AM - Selichot
Don't miss this final opportunity to be inspired before Yom
Kippur! Submitted by Daniel Dilamani.

Click here for te Official Flyer and more Info



October 27-28, 2017




Gym Minyan News

The Gym Minyan will have a special guest Rabbi Eli Livian join them for the second day of Rosh Hashanna, as well as have Chantilly Brownies for breakfast

Click Here for the Gym Minyan Rosh Hashannah and Shabbat Schedule.

For more information, please contact Jocob Gorjian

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Tikun Karet at Shaare Shalom

Shaare Shalom will be having Tikun Kater at 8:30 pm with Rabbi Ben Haim on Monday Night, Set 25th. For more information, please contact Moris Aziz.


Parking on Yom Kippur

A Special Message from Mayor Pedram Bral - The no-parking regulations in the parking lots in non-permitted areas and overnight parking in non emergency areas is suspended for the Holidays. Please make a note of it.

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Rabbi Adam Minyan

Sunday morning Selichot in Shaare Rachamim will begin at 8:00 am followed by Hatarat Nedarim. For more information please contact Rabbi Adam Sabzevari.

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Etrog & Lulav Sale at our Synagogues

There will be an Etrog & Lulav Sale at Shaare Shalom, Shaare Rachamim & Ohr Esther on Friday morning Sep 29, after the Shacharit services until 10:30 am.
The sale will continue at Shaare Shalom on:
- Sunday, October 1, from 8:00 am - 9:00 pm.
- Monday, October 2 from 8:00 am - 8:00 pm.
- Tuesday, October 3 from 8:00 am - 8:00 pm.
- Wednesday, October 4 from 9:00 am - to 4:00 pm (or until sold out ).
The set will cost $30 and includes: Lulav, Etrog, Hadassim & Aravot. Sales are on first-come, first-serve basis only, and we strongly urge everyone to buy their sets on time. Additional hours and selection available at 7 Gilbert Road.
For more information, please contact Besalel at 917-499-9200.


Special Hatarat Nedarim Service at Shaare Shalom

Thursday Night, September 28 at 9:00 pm.
For more information, please contact Besalel Ben Haim.

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Early Minyanim on Rosh Hashannah

Early Minyanim has been organized for Rosh Hashannah at Shaare Shalom (with Chazan Shlomi) and Shaare Rachamim at 8:00 am and 8:15 am. For more information please contact Louis Ebrani and Askhan Enayatian.

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Mashadi Senior Club

Mashadi Senior Club will distribute apple and honey to Seniors in honor of Rosh Hashana on Monday the 18th and will be closed on Wednesday the 20th. For more information please contact Ania Nassimi.


Teen Tuesdays & Girls Night Out are BACK

Don’t miss out on the new season of the most fun and exciting
Jewish Education program for 6th and 7th grade Boys and Girls
with Learning, Pizza, Rosh Chodesh parties, Kahoot, Exclusive Group Chats, Members only Social events, Chesed Projects, Jewish Ed Contests and Amazing Raffle prizes Boys Teen Tuesdays with Nathan Kashizadeh: Starting Tuesday September 19st at Ohr Esther from 7:00 pm – 8:20 pm. Girls Night Out with Jen Nitzani and Natasha Nassimian: Starting Monday September 18th at Ohr Esther from 7:00 pm – 8:20 pm. For more info please contact Ayzik Kohan @ Safety@mashadi.org

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Israel Night - هنرمندان "شب شعر" تقديم ميكنند

Unforgettable evening of music singing and comedy shows and a full dairy Dinner. The entrance fee will go to Shaare Sedek hospital room in honor of Mashadi community and in memory of Ephraim Kordvani and gift certificate to Mashadi soldiers serving in IDF.Saturday night October 7 at Shaare Shalom Sukkah. For more information contact Behroz Hematian and Eby Basssal. Submitted by Farshid Liviem.


Sunday Brunch and Learn

Come put on your Tefilin and Learn how to read the Siddur. 8th to 12th Graders - 10:30 am at Shaare Shalom. Attend 10 out of 12 classes and get $100 in prizes! Any student who will be putting on his tefilin for next 12 weeks will win an additional $100! For more information please contact Johnny Kordvani or Josh LeVian.
Click here for the Official Flyer and More details about the Program


Sukkahs at Shaare Shalom

A selection of the Sukkahs in different sizes will be displayed and for sale at the Shaare Shalom Synagogue parking lot from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm on Sundays.
Click Here to View Pictures of Sukkahs Available for Sale.
For more info please contact Yossi Namdar.


Bounce Gymnastics on Rosh HaShanna @ Shaare Rachamim

Shaare Rachamim is proud to announce a special program for all children ages 3 to 10 years old next door at Bounce Gymnastics. The program will take place on both the 1st and 2nd of Rosh HaShanah, Sep 21-22, Thu-Fri from 10:00 am-2:00 pm and will be $10 per child for each day. Special shofar blowings will also be conducted for all kids and parents in attendance. For more information contact any of the Shaare Rahamim Gabbayim or Estherica Nassimi @ 1516-850-8740.


Sisterhood Electrons - Nominate Online

The Supervisory Council of the UMJCA will be holding the Sisterhood election on Sunday, November 19th 2017. Anyone 21 years and older may be nominated to run for the Sisterhood. Any man or woman over the age of 18 is eligible to vote. On the same day, the Supervisory Council will be holding a referendum to approve the lease and sale contract of Shaare Tova Synagogue in Kew Gardens, NY. A general assembly will be held to inform the public about the details.

Click Here to Submit Your Sisterhood Nomination Online

Click here for Sisterhood Nomination Form by Fax

Click here for the Current Sisterhood Members

You can also submit your nominations by email to mashadisc@googlegroups.com.
Submitted by Eddie LeVian.

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Learn It Up High School is Back Oct 18

We are proud to announce the start of Learn It Up High School on Wednesday October 18th. All High School aged students are encouraged to come Wednesday nights @ 130 Steamboat Road (Ohr Ester) for a start to an amazing program. This program is for both Public School and Yeshiva High School students. The schedule of the night is as follows: Dinner: 8:00 - 8:30 pm, Learning: 8:30 - 9:30 pm, Desserts: 9:30 -10:00 pm. For more information please contact Haleh Benilevi

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Champions of Healing Annual Gala

Dr. Pedram Bral, Mayor of Great Neck, will be honored at our Champions of Healing Annual Gala. Join us for a one-of-a-kind evening at the Barclays Center. As partners of the New York Islanders and Brooklyn Nets, we’re thrilled to host our Gala in the arena they call home. Guests will enjoy rockin’ entertainment from Grammy-nominated Robert Randolph & the Family Band and have dinner on the Barclays Center court.
To Purchase tickets Click Here
Click here for Flyer and more Info
For more information please contact Mehran Hakimian

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Special Offer by Lederman Catering

As most of you know Lederman Catering is offering a great deal for weddings for the Mashadi Jewish Community. In addition to this great deal, a very generous community member has offered to cover half of the cost of this deal in order to ease the wedding expenses. This is a great offer and opportunity and we hope more people will take advantage of it. For any information please contact Haleh Benilevi

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Registration for UMJCA classes and MJC Basketball is available ONLINE

On behalf of UMJCA Programming LLC, 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!

Click Here for More Info, View the New Fall Program Guide and to Register Online


How do Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid and long-term care fit into my plan for retirement?

Please join us: Tuesday, 8 P.M. October 24th, 2017 at Ohr Esther, 130 Steamboat Road , Great Neck. Put our knowledge on your side. Living longer can mean incurring bills for extended medical or home care not covered by social services. Many people find their assets would quickly disappear if they faced a long illness or recovery. A sound financial strategy can be critical to having a long and secure retirement. Social Security, Medicare and Long- Term Care Workshop Get in-depth information on these topics: • What are the alternatives to Medicare? • Are there other options to pay for long-term care? • Will early retirement really mean less Social Security? For more info please contact Alfred Dilamani. 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


Sephardic Bet Midrash

Selichot Lecture & Hatarat Nedarim with Rabbi Bitton
Making Elul Meaningful, by Rabbi Maroof
New Late Arvit Time
New Weekly Gemara Shiurim
Sunday Morning Selichot Series by Rabbi Adam
Pre Rosh Hashana Lecture with Rabbi Eli Mansour - Tue, Sep 19

Click here for the Sephardic Bet Midrash Weekly Schedule, Flyers and More Info

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Shabbat Classes at Shaare Rachamim

Come join us for a new series of classes at Shaare Rachamim:
– Dorina Kalaty after morning Services
- 4:45 pm Yacov Bitton
- 5:00 pm: Rabbi Maroof
Classses followed by Mincha and Seuda Shelishit. Submitted by Moshe Enayatian.



Shaare Shalom - Mashadi Jewish Center

Celebrating the Wedding of Jamie to Jonathan Zabihi
Celebrating the Engagement of Susie Benatar to Jacomo Hakim
Celebrating the Bar-Mitzvah Torah Reading by Eitan Prigan, Son of Smadar and Dan Prigan
Celebrating the Torah Reading by Asher Nassim, Son of Blanche and Elliot Nassim

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Celebrating the birth of the newborn baby Boy, born to Charlotte and Jonathan Kashanian

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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


A Message from the Israel and Zionism Committee: Special Guest at our Synagogues This Shabbat

When the fire broke out in the north of Israel and many trees were burnt, our community got together to help rebuild and replant the forests in Israel. Together we raised almost $30,000 worth of $10 donations per person, all thanks to the visionary work of Mr Albert Bassal and the help of many amazing volunteers who put in the hard work to reach this goal. We combined it with the previous years’ donations from the Bar Mitzvah groups, and we dedicated a forest in Israel near Jerusalem in honor of the Mashadi community. The president of the JNF – Jewish National Fund -- is going to be a guest in our Synagogues this coming Shabbat and will present a plaque in honor of the community for this united effort. Submitted by Yoni Nitzani.

The Israel and Zionism Committee have taken upon themselves two more fundraising programs:

The first is that we would like to donate a room in Shaarei Tzedek hospital in honor of the late Mr. Ephraim Kordvani who helped in many of our community’s fundraising efforts in the past. We would also like to donate 500 shekels annually to every Mashadi IDF soldier as a gift from the community. Our first gift is already going out to 100 IDF soldiers before this Rosh Hashanah. Our goal is to raise $62,000 total in donations for the above two programs. As of today about $14,000 has been raised. Please come forward and help us reach our goal. As we saw with the forest in Israel, small donations can add up to help us achieve amazing things, thanks to the incredible generosity of our community.
For more information please contact Yoni Nitzani or Albert Bassal.


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.


Publications & Weekly Classes

Martin's Corner
Youth Minyan Newsletter at Ohr Esther

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Shalom Week Wedding Pictures

Shalom Week

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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.


Diamond Earring and Tiffany Cufflink Found

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Please email to kanissanews@gmail.com for more info.


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