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Weekly Headlines of the United Mashadi Jewish Community of America


Candle Lighting: 4:10 pm

Shabbat Ends: 5:18 pm

Prayer Times


8:05 Minyan 5 Year Anniversary Breakfast Extravaganza!

The entire community is cordially invited to join and celebrate the Fifth Year Anniversary of the 8:05 am Minyan, Friday December 15th - 3rd Day of Chanuka! For more info please contact Parham Shaer or Adam Liviem.


Chanukah Mixer for Young Professionals – Shabbat Dec 16

Shabbat December 16, Age 24+, Shiraz Restaurant. Shacharit at 9:30 lunch @12 with Rabbi Adam Sabzevari. . Guest speaker Rabbi Barak Levy. For more information contact Haleh Benilevi at (516) 8493636. Click here for Flyer and more Info


Recognizing Sisterhood Members

The Supervisory Council will be recognizing the outgoing members of the 2014-2017 Sisterhood Committee and introducing the incoming members of the 2017-2020 Sisterhood committee this Shabbat December 16, 2017 at the Main Sanctuary of Shaare Shalom Synagogue after services.
Click Here for 2014-2017 Sisterhood Committee
Click Here for 2017-2020 Sisterhood Committee
Submitted by Eddie LeVian.

Chanukah Party 2017

Community Wide Chanukah Party@ Shaare Rachamim - Sun, Dec 17th

Shaare Rachamim Synagogue invites the community to this years annual Chanukah Party on Sunday, December 17th. All families and children are invited to join us for a day of fun and activities. Doors open at 1:00pm followed with: Arts & Crafts, Cookie Decorating, Balloon Twisting & Juggling Show. Followed with Mincha @ 4:00 pm. Admission is $10 for children 2-12. Food will be available for purchase.For more information please contact: Caroline Hematian @ 1516-532-6604, Emil Ben David @ 1516-643-3645. Click here for Flyer and more Info


Special Chanukah Raffle at Junior Hazan Program at Ohr Esther

A Special Chanukah Raffle will take place this week at Ohr Esther with prizes for all Junior Chazans. For more info please contact Miki Ghalandar.


Shaare Rachamim Kids Club Chanukah Week

Shaare Rachamim Kids Club would like to invite all children of the community to join us for Chanukah Week! This Shabbat, December 6th we will have a special Maftir reading by Noah Hakimian from the Taamim Club, followed by Donuts and Chanukah themed goodie bags for all kids, to go along with our regularly scheduled classes. All classes begin 10:30 a.m. and are catered to boys and girls of all ages. Please join us! Submitted by Shawn Aziz.

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Be someone’s Miracle

There is no better time to help save 3 lives than during this time of year. Help be a LIGHT for someone else. Community Blood Drive on Sunday, December 17th at Shaare Shalom from 10am-6pm. Requirements are: 17 and up, at least 110 lbs and bring valid ID.. Click here for Flyer and more Info . Submitted by Charlotte Shahverdi.

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New Weekly Class With Rabbi Bitton!

Starting this Thursday Night, Dec 21, Shaare Rachamim will host a new weekly shiur with Rabbi Bitton. The classes will be targeted to the youth, and will be on topics that the youth have chosen themselves. Dinner will be served every week. This week's title: "Why are we here?" Responses from Science and Torah. Dinner: 8:15 pm, Lecture: 8:45 pm. This class is in addition to weekly Parasha class the Rabbi has On Monday nights. For more information please contact Jonathan Livi. Click here for Flyer and more Info


Required Estate Planning Documents For Parents With Underage And/Or Disabled Children - Wed, Dec 20

2018 Potential Tax Changes by Stuart Mordfin, CPA. Required Estate Planning Documents For Parents With Underage And/Or Disabled Children by Elizabeth Forspan, Trust & Guardianship Attorney.
Wednesday Dec 20th at the MYC Office, 33 Great Neck Rd, Suite 11, Great Neck. For more information please contact Alfred Dilamani.
Click here for Flyer and more Info


Israel & Zionism Committee Announcement

We are happy to announce that with the help of community members, we have been able to raise money to give a symbolic gift to every active Mashadi soldier serving in the IDF. The young men and women who serve in the IDF, are sacrificing some of their best years for us. This is a small way for our community to show them how much we appreciate them.
The members of Va’Ad Merkazi of the Mashadi Community in Israel have planned a special evening in the Holon Synagogue on December 16th, to distribute the symbolic gift of 500 Shekels together with the attached letter, to every Mashadi soldier. Any community member who might be in Israel on December 16th, is encouraged to participate in this special ceremony. For more information please contact Albert Bassal. Submitted by Mehran Bassali.


Charity Raffle Winning Numbers for Chai Lifeline and Renewal Tickets

8342737 and 8342739.
Organized by Abigail, Asher & Jaden Levian.

For more info please contact Kourosh Levian.

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Gym Closed From Dec 25 to 29

Please be informed that the Gym at Shaare Shalom, 54 Steamboat Rd, will be closed from Dec 25 to Dec 29 for the Annual Polishing. Submitted by Shahrock Haghighat


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

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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/
Click here for Flyer and more Info


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 Our Extended Hanukkah celebration

Week from 7:00-8:15 pm With Goodie bags for every attending kid. This Week’s session is Sponsored by the families of Arun bassalali, Mika Hakimi, Elie Kashi, Eli Nassimiha, Michael Livi, Michael Hakimian, Benny Namdar, Yaakov Arjang in memory of Esther bat Shmuel & Eric Djemshidoff in honor of their children. 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.

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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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Operation Finale: The Capture & Trial of Adolf Eichmann

Click Here for More Info and details about the Program

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 Wedding of Nicole to Miron Nissim
Celebrating the Wedding of Naomi to Jonathan Levian
Celebrating the Engagement of Chloe Hakimian to Jason Levian
Celebrating the birth of the newborn baby Girl Aliza, born to Natalie and Joseph Kamali
Celebrating the birth of the newborn baby Girl, born to Jennifer and Simon Hakimian

Ohr Esther - Young Mashadi Jewish Center

Celebrating the Bar-Mitzvah Torah Reading by Joseph Hajibai, Son of Natalie and Danny Hajibai

Shaare Rachamim

No Shiras were reported at Shaare Rachamin for this Shabbat

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Publications & Weekly Classes

Martin's Corner

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Shalom Week Wedding Pictures

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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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