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Weekly Headlines of the United Mashadi Jewish Community of America


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4th Annual UMJCA Charity Auction

Dear Community Members,
Our 4th Annual UMJCA Charity Auction is this Sunday evening at 7pm, at Temple Israel of Great Neck. So much of our community programs benefits from this fun and memorable event.
This year, we are honoring our former Central Board Community Presidents, namely: Mr. Edward Nassimi, Mr. Robert Davoodzadeh, Mr. Mansour Karimzadeh, Mr. Bahman Kamali, Mr. Mehdi Nassimi, Mr. Shmuel Livian and Mr. Mehran Hakimian.
Please join us in honoring these esteemed gentlemen at this amazing event. For personal sponsorships, ticket packages, and prize donations, please contact Mr. Kourosh Namdar at (516) 263-9480. For your convenience, payments can be made through Venmo @UMJCA.

Please see link to full catalog with our new and exceptional prizes


FIDF Legacy Program – July 21-23


This weekend, July 21-23, a group of 16 Israeli Bar and Bat Mitzvah aged kids who have lost fathers or brothers fighting on behalf of Israel in the IDF will be guests of our community. We have several fun programs scheduled for this weekend. On Friday July 21 they will be guests of camp MJC so that they will be spending the day with our kids. On Shabbat day they will be guests in our own gym minyan which will be sponsoring an elaborate kiddush in their honor. There will be a pool party on Shabbat afternoon at 4:00 pm hosted by Mr and Mrs Alfred Bassal. Bar Mitvah aged boys from our community are invited to attend and join with the boys from Israel. The address is 177 West Shore Rd in Kings Point. The Bat Mitzvah girls from Israel will be guests of Mr and Mrs Albert Gorgian. Much thanks to the Bassal and Gorgian families for generously opening their homes on this wonderful occasion. A special thank you to the following families for hosting the kids and staff commanders in their homes this Shabbat:
Mr and Mrs Albert and Shirley Gorjian

Mr and Mrs Bernard and Esther Livi
Mr and Mrs David and Sharona Arjang
Mr and Mrs Alfred and Stella Basal
Mr and Mrs Jack and Michal Azarahian
Mr and Mrs Yoni and Rachel Nitzani
For more information please contact Mehran Bassali at (917) 509-7329,
Jason Levian at (516) 776-5656 or Yoni Nitzani at (917) 783-9008.

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Attention All College and College Bound Students

Come hear about how you can support Israel on campus and how to defeat BDS

Tuesday night, July 25th at the Great Neck Arts Center.
Light refreshments will be served at 7:00 pm followed by the program at 7:30. Don't miss out on this amazing experience and a chance to win a $300 apple gift card!

Click Here For More Details and the List of Special Guests at the Event

Submitted by Mehran Hakimian.

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Special Shacharit Services for JA Show Participants

Due to the JA Show this week, there will be an additional Minyan on Sunday, to accommodate those who are participating at the Show . Shacharit Services will begin at 6:00 am at Shaare Shalom. For more information please contact Mehran Enayatian.

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Looking for volunteers to help teach upcoming Bar-Mitzvah Boys Siddur Reading

Please contact Parham Shaer to volunteer in this great Mitzvah 917-822-0499


Save the Date

6th annual Community Picnic, August 9th 2017.
Details to follow.
For more information please contact Ania Nassimi


WEDtalk with Rabbi Adam!

Join us this Wednesday night at 8:45 PM for a special lecture by our very own Rabbi Adam Sebzevari. Topic: Rachel's tears: Rachel Argues with G-d, and G-d listens, but why?
Location: Shaare Rachamim (695 Middle Neck Road). Dinner will be served. All are invited. Submitted by Jonathan Livi.


Yeshiva Scholarship Applications

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
The deadline for submitting the applications is August 15, 2017. Submitted by Louis Ebrani

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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.


Mashadis Representing the United States in the 20th World Maccabiah Games

The UMJCA is proud to announce that two members of our own community, Jasmine Yaghutiel and Dr. Ariel Nassim, are representing the United States In the 20th World Maccabiah Games ("Jewish Olympics") in Israel, which starts on July 4, 2017. Click here for Flyer and more Info

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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


Meorot at North Shore Hebrew Academy

North Shore Hebrew Academy is a proud partner and the host of Meorot, a new Judaic Studies special education after school program at our Cherry Lane campus, which will launch in September 2017. Meorot -- which is the first program of its kind in Great Neck -- will allow children in grades K-3 who require a special education classroom environment and are unable to attend a Jewish day school, to experience a Judaic studies curriculum taught by special education teachers -- including Limudei Kodesh, Hebrew language and Jewish identity -- that students in a Jewish day school enjoy each day.
The benefits of the Meorot program go beyond the students who attend the program. We all benefit. The establishment of this program speaks to the core values of our community, our commitment to Jewish education for all our children, and the importance of making every child feel a part of our community, regardless of their limitations. It teaches our children empathy, compassion and responsibility. Please join us at the inaugural informational event this coming Monday, June 12th at 8pm at the home of Tara and Irv Golombeck - 24 Arleigh Road, Great Neck NY 11021.
Submitted by Jonathan Hazghian. Click here for Flyer and more Info


Mashadi Orot Yom Kippur Machzor and Selichot Book Sponsorship Opportunities

A Yom Kippur Machzor and Selichot Books is being published according to Mashadi Minhagim, in Hebrew with English Translation. For donation opportunities please contact Kourosh Namdar at (516) 263-9480 or KNamdar1971@gmail.com.
Click here for Sponsorship Opportunities

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Shabbat Classes at Shaare Rachamim

Come join us for a new series of classes at Shaare Rachamim:
- 6:30 pm: Yaakov Bitton
Rabbi Maroof class is cancelled for this week.
Class will be followed by Mincha and Seuda Shelishit at 7:30 pm. Open to all - Submitted by Moshe Enayatian.



Shaare Shalom - Mashadi Jewish Center

Celebrating the Engagement of Nicole Kamali to Daniel Mardkha
Celebrating the Engagement of Brittany Namdar to Troy Kordvani
Celebrating the birth of the newborn baby Boy, born to Sonia and Bryan Kashimallak
Celebrating the birth of the newborn baby Girl, born to Jasmine and Joey Kashimallak

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Celebrating the Bar-Mitzvah Torah Reading by Marc Enayatian
Celebrating the Torah Reading by Noah Kamali, Son of Laleh and Michael Kamali

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Welcoming baby girl Amira Beruriah, Daughter of Rabbi Joshua and Elana Maroof
Celebrating the First Torah Reading by Zerachya Maroof, Son of Rabbi Joshua and Elana Maroof
Celebrating the birth of the newborn baby Girl Eliana Gad, born to Niva and Ariel Gad
Celebrating the completion of the Torah by Jonathan Livi
Celebrating the Torah Reading by Yonatan Rahmanim, Son of Dorothy and Daniel Rahmanim

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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.


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

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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 July 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