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Weekly Headlines of the United Mashadi Jewish Community of America


Candle Lighting: 5:49 pm

Shabbat Ends: 6: 56 pm

Prayer Times

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Simkha Torah Raffle Winner Tickets - Ticket 1, 2 and 5 NOT CLAIMED

1) 790624
2) 790287
3) 790632 (CLAIMED)
4) 790309 (CLAIMED)
5) 790640
The following numbers will move up if winners don't claim by Oct 30
6) 790712 (CLAIMED)
7) 790038 (CLAIMED)
8) 790043 (CLAIMED)
9) 7901281
10) 790161 (CLAIMED)
Winning Ticket Holders can text Mika Hakimi at (516) 225-1761


UMJCA Sisterhood is proud to announce our first Mashadi Community Shabbat Project Challah Bake!!

Thu, Oct 25th at 7:00 pm in Shaare Rachamim. Space is limited so please register early! $10/person all supplies included and $5 for additional child.
Please contact
Arezou Tolou Hakimian 516-426-7048
Soheila Kalatizadeh 516-567-8040
Angela Hakimain 516-298-7746
Monica Livi 917-838-0841
to register! Registration will be complete once payment is received! In merit of Refuah Shelema of Ephraim ben Leah. Click here for Flyer and more Info


Shabbat Project Dinner @ Shiraz Restaurant

Shiraz Restaurant will host the community Shabbat Project dinner Friday night, October 26th. Prices for ages 5-11 is $40 & ages 12+ is $60. For reservations & payment please call Benny Carmili @516-487-6666. Click here for Flyer and more Info


IAJF 17th Annual Gala

The Iranian American Jewish Federation Annual Gala will be taking place on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at Lincoln Center, at 10 Lincoln Center Plaza in New York City. Dinner reception at 6:00PM & program at 8:00PM. For more information please contact Mehdi Nassimi. To purchase tickets please contact Nathan Kashizadeh and Itai Hakimian. Click here for Official Flyer and more Info

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New Class with Rabbi Bitton starting this Shabbath morning!

Please come join us @ Shaare Rachamim this upcoming Shabbat for a NEW class with Rabbi Bitton learning the Halachot of Shabbath from 9:00am-9:30am. Submitted by Benny Hematian.

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What led to the destruction of the 1st Temple and Is the Mashadi community descended from the exiled Jews?

Jack Sabzevari will present his evidence. This Shabbat (Oct 20th) at 12.15pm in the small Sanctuary of Shaare Shalom. Submitted by Ephraim Aminoff.


New Morning Minyan: Starting November 4th every Sunday 7:20 at Shaare Shalom.

A New Sunday morning Minyan has been organized at Shaare Shalom, 54 Steamboat Rd starting November 4th. Baruch Sh’Amar will begin at 7:20 am. For more information, please contact Besalel Ben Chaim.


Rabbi Eliyahu Katzavian coming to Great Neck

Rabbi Katzavian (Ghassabian) will be coming to great neck starting next week Tuesday, October 23 through Tuesday, November 6. He will be speaking at different peoples homes & Kanissa throughout the week. For further information on the details, please contact Brian Hematian @ (516) 410-9398.


Israel Night

Please Join Us in Shaare Shalom *Sunday, November 11th for the Annual Mashadi Community Israel Night. Come and learn more about post high school Gap-Year Opportunities! Open to all graduating High School Seniors. Meat Dinner will be served. For more information please contact Elie Bassalian at 1(347) 248-1374. Click here for Flyer and more Info


Vote on Nov 6

Tuesday November 6, 2018 is Election Day with many seats in the local, state and federal level up for re-election. It is important for all community members in all towns to vote as this will show elected officials our community's voting strength. . If you are unable to be physically present in Nassau County on Election Day, you may apply for an absentee ballot by filling out this form and mailing it to the Nassau County Board of Elections: https://www.nassaucountyny.gov/DocumentCenter/View/19994. Submitted by David Zar.

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As a parent or caretaker, it's important to know the steps so that you can help in the event of a cardiac or breathing emergency. Ariel Dilamani will teach all the necessary information regarding these life-saving technique is a must for all! $60/person. To register, please go to www.mashadi.org/programs/ to login or
create an account. PLEASE NOTE THAT A MINIMUM NUMBER OR PARTICIPANTS NEED TO REGISTER IN ORDER TO RUN THE CLASS. For further information, please email avital@mashadi.org/ Click here for Flyer and more Info

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Doubles Ping Pong Tournament

A Doubles Ping Pong Tournament has been organized @
Young Mashadi Jewish Center 130 Steamboat Rd. All Ages are welcome. The Tournament will be taking place on Sunday December 2 at 2:00 pm. To Register please Text Herzel Hakimi 516-662-2913.


Great Neck Library Election - October 29 2018

The Library Election will be held from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm at the Main Library or Parkville Branch. Where do I vote on October 29?
- For residents living North of Northern Boulevard, vote at the Main Library, Community Room: 159 Bayview Avenue - Great Neck, NY 11023.
- For residents living South of Northern Boulevard, vote at the Parkville Branch: 10 Campbell Street (off Lakeville Road) - New Hyde Park, NY 11040.
- And don't forget... MEET THE CANDIDATES NIGHT! THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4 from 7:30 - 9:00 pm at the Main Library. The public is invited to meet the candidates seeking positions on the Library’s Board of Trustees and Nominating Committee. For more information please contact Mehran Hakimian. Click Here for Official Webpage and More Info


ClubMJC is back!

Please email clubmjckids@gmail.com or message Natasha (516)643-2619 for sponsorship or any further questions.. Click here for the times and schedule

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Submit Your Nominees for the MYC election!

Dear Community Members & Youth,
The Supervisory Council will be holding the next election of The Mashadi Youth Committee (MYC) 2019-2020 on Sunday, November 18th, 2018. All community youth ages 18-35 are eligible to run for the MYC election. We encourage all community members to submit nominations for the election. The following are the dates related to the election:
- Tuesday, October 9th - Deadline to nominate
- Tuesday, October 20th - Deadline to accept candidacy
- Wednesday, November 14th - Meet the Candidates night
- Sunday, November 18th - MYC Election
Click Here to Submit you Nominees for the MYC Election


Last chance to own a Parasha in the Community Sefer Torah, only few Parsahat’s are available

Community Sefer Torah Dedication Ceremony - Sunday, Dec 9

A 30 centimeter Community Sefer Torah is finished. A Special Dedication Ceremony will be on Sunday December 9 from 10 am to 12 noon. This Sefer Torah is made in a very small size for travel purposes, like Miami Beach for Passover, Las Vegas and Tuscan Shows, or trips to hotels or Home Levayot. You can dedicate one of the 54 Parashas for yourself or a loved one, the name of your parasha and your name will go on the plaques on the Sefer’s cover. Submitted by Farshid Liviem.
VIDEO: Click Here for a Special Message about this Special Sefer Torah by Rabbi Eliahu Ben Chaim
Click Here for Community Sefer Torah Dedication Catalog


Israel and Zionism Committee Announcement: Show your support and appreciation from our own Mashadi soldiers who presently are serving in the IDF

Like last year, the Mashadi community of New York plan to give a symbolic gift of 500 shekels to every active Mashadi soldier who are presently serving in the IDF. Many Volunteers will be collecting $5.00 from every adult ( 13 years and up ) in our community in order to fund this project. As a respect to late Sammy Hadjibay and his family Israel and Zionism committee is doing this year program in memory of late Sammy Hadjibay. For more information please contact Albert Bassal. Click here for the announcement in Farsi

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Special Program for Active ‘Mashadi” Soldiers in the IDF in Israel.

The VAAD Merkazi of Israel has organized a Program for active Mashadi soldiers who presently serve at IDF at Mashadi Synagogue in Holon. This Special Program will be taking place on December 8, 2018. For more information please contact Albert Bassal. Click Here to View the Vaad Mekazi flyer (In Hebrew)

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Shaare Shalom - Mashadi Jewish Center

Celebrating the Wedding of Sarit Bassal to Emanuel Nissim

Ohr Esther - Young Mashadi Jewish Center

No Shiras were reported at Ohr Esther for this Shabbat

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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


Publications & Weekly Classes

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North Shore Hebrew Academy Open House - Sunday, November 11th, 10:00am-1:00pm. Join us to learn about North Shore Hebrew Academy’s premier Toddler-Eighth grade academic program and how the NSHA Modern Orthodox Yeshiva experience can transform your child and your family. Your child's journey begins here. Children ages 2+ enjoy exciting supervised programming during the Open House. This event will take place at our Cherry Lane campus - 16 Cherry Lane, Great Neck, NY 11024. To RSVP visit www.nsha.org/openhouse. To schedule a tour and experience our classes in action, or to request information about the admissions process, please contact Abigail Zausmer Weiss at aweiss@nsha.org. Submitted by Janathan Hazghian. Click here for Flyer and more Info

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Shalom Week Wedding Pictures

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HaChodesh Monthly Newsletter

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New Offices for Rabbi Bitton and Rabbi Maroof

Rabbi Bitton’s office has moved to Shaare Rachamim @ 695 Middle Neck Road. For any questions & consulting needs please see him at his new office or contact him @ ‭(516) 382-4447‬ to set up a meeting.
Rabbi Maroof’s office has moved to Ohr Esther @ 130 Steamboat Road. For any questions or meeting needs please see him at his new office or contact him @ (301)-357-0129.
Submitted by 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