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Spring 2018 Registration for UMJCA Programs & Classes

Dear Community Members, On behalf of UMJCA Programming LLC, Spring 2018 registration for UMJCA classes will open ONLINE starting on Sunday, January 14th at 2pm. You will be able to register and pay for classes from the comfort of your own home!

Please click here to Register to Classes and to view the Spring 2018 Program Guide

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Early Bird Registration for Camp MJC for Grades K-7!

Looking forward to summer? Bring in that summer feeling by registering your children for Camp MJC! Do not miss our early bird registration rates! Camp MJC Early-Bird Registration for Grades K-7 will take place on Sunday, January 14, 2017 at Ohr Esther (in conjunction with MJC spring programming registration). Camp MJC is pleased to announce that prices have been held at last year's rates for another summer blast at a great value. For more information go to www.campmjc.org, email info@campmjc.org or call (516) 640-0077. Click here for Flyer and more Info


Video: Coming Soon: Camp MJC 2018!

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Sisterhood’s Bar or Bat Mitzvah List Sign Up!

The Mashadi Sisterhood Bar and Bat-Mitzvah list sign up will be held on Sunday, Jan 14th 2PM-5PM at Ohr Esther (in conjunction with Camp MJC and UMJCA programs registration). Sisterhood updates a list of 6th-8th graders every school year. This list becomes very useful when planning a Bar or Bat Mitzvah party. Submitted by Lena Kavakeb.

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UMJCA Sisterhood presents:

The Delicate Balance Between Love and Discipline

A parenting class by Rabbanit Coty Bitton. Wednesday January 17 2018, at 9:45 am, in Ohr Esther. Light breakfast will be sponsored by Jessica Hakimi. For information contact: Arezou Tolou Hakimian (516) 426-7048, Angela Hakimian (516) 298-7746. Click here for Flyer and more Info


The Mashadi Sisterhood Tu Bishvat Platter Sale!

Celebrate Tu Bishvat with beautiful platters made by the Mashadi Sisterhood for sale on Sunday, January 21st 9AM-4PM in Shaare Shalom. Platters will be available for pre-sale starting January 14th. Contact any sisterhood member for further information or email us at mashadisisterhood@gmail.com.
Submitted by Lena Kavakeb.


Meet Gilad Olshtein - Tue, Jan 16

Director of the Pre-Military Academies in Israel. Learn How the Jews in Galut can help. Motivate and strengthen our chayalim in Israel. Tuesday, January 16 at 9:00 pm at the home of Anita & Shmuel Koren. Submitted by Mehran Bassali. Click here for Flyer and more Info


Camp MJC is Hiring

Don’t miss out on a fun and fulfilling paid job opportunity this summer! Camp MJC is hiring Morahs (for grades K-1), counselors, lifeguards, junior counselors and more, and would like to give community members the opportunity to apply for these positions. Please contact us ASAP at jobs@campmjc.org or call (516) 640-0077 if you or your child would like to apply for a summer job. All camp staff must be a minimum of 16 years old. The application deadline is March 1, 2018. Job availability is very limited. No positions can be guaranteed.. Submitted by Natascha Shaer.


Video: Israel Night - Shaare Zedek Hospital

This is the incredible video for those of you that unfortunately may have missed "Israel Night" which is sure to leave you laughing off your seats. For more information please contact Farshid Liviem. Click Here to View the YouTube Video



Change the life of children with disabilities in Israel. Shalva, is an incredible organization in Israel that provides care and help for of persons with disabilities. Shalva is dedicated to providing transformative care for individuals with disabilities to empower their families and promote their place in society. Shalva supports and enables families to raise their children with disabilities within the family framework. Team SHALVA is the largest charity team in the Jerusalem Marathon taking place on March 9, 2018. The team brings individuals together from around the world and unifies them towards a common goal: providing quality care for individuals with disabilities, empowering their families and promoting social change. Team SHALVA is a diverse group of nearly 400 runners who travel from all over the world, including a Mashadi group, to Israel to participate in the Jerusalem Marathon in support of SHALVA. For further questions please contact David Karimzadeh 516 884 8444. To sponsor a runner please go to http://www.run4shalva.org/

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Heritage Corner

Jerusalem - c.1920 - Identify anyone in this photo?

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Miami Friendship Circle ING Marathon

The ING Marathon taking place on Jan 26-28 in Miami, will be raising money for the Friendship Circle, an incredible cause with an outstanding vision. Friendship Circle is an international organization that creates connections between children with special needs and teenage volunteers. Through giving these children the priceless gift of friendship, Friendship Circle creates a more accepting and loving community for them and their families. If you would like to support this great cause please text Violet Hajibai at (516) 641-2352.


Shalom Early Childhood Center: Registration 2018-19 Now Open

Toddler 9:20 -12:30 $7,650 - 9:20 – 2:00 $8,050
Nursery 9:20 – 3:00 $8,150
Pre-K 9:20 – 3:00 $8,250 Early Bird Special A deposit of $750 (included in tuition price) is required to hold the spot for your child. All applications must be signed in the School Office. (516)829-1435. Submitted by Rozita Djourabchi


Saturday Night Family Learning Program @ 54 is ON with IDF Week from 7:00-8:00 pm

Gifts from Friends of IDF for everyone attending on this special night. This Week’s session is Sponsored by Mr & Mrs Allen Enayatian, Mr and Mrs Emil Kalatizadeh, Mr & Mrs Avi Levian in honor of their children, Mr & Mrs Rami Kalatizadeh in honor of birthday, Mr & Mrs Afshin Bassali in memory of Allen Hakimian-Chanukah ben Yitzhak and Mr & Mrs Eli Kashi Liluy nishmat Nisan ben Eliyahoo. Snacks, Kahoot challenges and cool Raffle prizes every week. To sponsor FLP please contact Mr Mehran Enayatian. 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

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Operation Finale: The Capture & Trial of Adolf Eichmann

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Link submitted by Albert Bassal


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 birth of the newborn baby Boy, born to and Tammy (Lolai) and Seth Lazare
Celebrating the Engagement and Shir LaMalot of Kimberly Hakim to Yoram Dilmanian

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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Lost Jacket - Diamond Earring and Tiffany Cufflink Found

Lost Burberry Jacket in the Synagogue - Click Here to view the 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

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