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Weekly Headlines of the United Mashadi Jewish Community of America


Candle Lighting: 6:49 pm

Shabbat Ends: 7:55 pm

Prayer Times


UMJCA Holiday Fundraising

Reminder to reserve your favorite Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur items with your Gabbayim The holiday fundraising sets the tone for our programs, services, and budgets, it's only possible through your generosity.
Click Here for the Brochure Kavod Opportunities
Submitted by Eddie LeVian.


Saturday Night Selichot Lecture Series Premiere

SBM, MYC, Ohr Esther Synagogue and Shaare Rachmaim Synagogue present the Premiere of the Saturday Night Selichot Lecture Series with guest speaker Rabbi Meir Gavriel Elbaz at Shaare Rahamim Synagogue this Saturday night, September 14th. The evening will be beginning with a Light Dinner at 11:00 p.m., followed by a lecture on "Elul: The Great Escape" at 11:45 p.m. and concluding with Selichot at 12:45 a.m. For more information contact Josh Levian, David Aziz or Michael Livi.

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Amazon Smile

Amazon Smile Continue giving to UMJCA with shopping through Amazon Smile All you have to do is go to https://smile.amazon.com/ click on supporting and choose United Mashadi Jewish Community of America. It’s that simple. From that point on UMJCA will receive 0.5% on your purchases. Please make sure you save Amazon Smile link in your browser in order f or all your future purchases qualify
for your charity. Submitted by Jack Azarahian.


New Tzedaka Boxes at Shaare Shalom

The NEW Tzedada are ready for pick up at Shaare Shalom. You can drop off your old Tzedaka Box and pick up the new ones at the Shaare Shalom Office. For more information, please contact Minoo Hakimian.
Click Here for the Front View of the New Tzedaka Boxes
Click Here for the Back View of the New Tzedaka Boxes


Mezuzot & Tefilin Checking at Shaare Shalom – Sun, Sep 15

Shaare Shalom, invites you to check your Mezuzot & Tefilin. Starting at 10:30 am. For more info please contact Parham Shaer.


Family Fun Day - Sun, Sep 15

A Special Program by FIDF. Sunday, Sep 15. Free Admission. Saddle Rock Park of Great Neck. Click Here for the Flyer and More Info
Submitted by Allen Hakim

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ClubMJC is back for an exciting new year! For sponsorship or any questions, please email Natasha: clubmjckids@gmail.com. Click Here See the FullSschedule


Sukkahs for Sale at Kings Point Florist

A selection of Sukkahs in different sizes will be displayed all week at Kings Point Florist, 803 Middle Neck Rd, Great Neck, NY until Sukkot, For more info please contact Yossi Namdar at (516) 642-1435

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Shabbat Together

Seudah Shelishi Program at Shaare Rachamim with Rabbi Yosef & Rabbanit Coty Bitton. All are welcome to join this weekly Shabbat afternoon gathering, and enjoy Food, Zemirot and Words of Torah.
- Mincha at 6:30 pm
- Rabbanit Coty Bitton Ladies Class “Preparing for Rosh Hashanah” at 6:00 pm
- Men Speakers: Rabbi Jonathan Livi and Dr Robert Rachmani
- Women Speaker: Susan Ismaili and Ayelet Nissim (Special Guest from Israel)


Bounce Gymnastics on Rosh HaShanna @ Shaare Rachamim

Rachamim is proud to announce a special program for all children ages 3-10 next door at Bounce Gymnastics. This year’s program will take place on BOTH days of Rosh HaShanah, Sep 30 & Oct 1, Monday-Tuesday from 10:00am-2:00pm. Cost per child is $10 per day up until September 26th and $15 per child per day after that. No walk-ins allowed on the days of RH, reservations are a must. Special shofar blowings will also be conducted for all kids and parents in attendance. For reservations please contact Estherica Nassimi @ 516-850-8740


Rosh Hashana at Shiraz Restaurant

For the 8th consecutive year Shiraz Restaurant will be celebrating the First Night of Rosh Hashana on Sunday Night, September 29th, 2019. We prepared everything for you so you don't need to do anything else. There are very limited seating available. For reservation please call Shiraz Restaurant at 516-487-6666. Submitted by Benny Karmily


Zaboulani/ Soffer Wedding Buses Schedule

For those invited to the Zaboulani/ Soffer wedding on Sunday 9/15 in Brooklyn, Busses are leaving promptly at 415pm and 515 pm sharp from Parkwood parking lot to the Brooklyn
wedding hall. If you need a ride please call or text Avner Zaboulani (516) 428-9659 to reserve a spot.

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Memory Lane

The letter below in Persian language describes the customs of our community during the wedding period back in Mashad. Written in Persian by Mr. Bahram Dilmanian , Israel. Translated to Hebrew by Kobi Avrahami , Israel
Click Here to Read the Letter in Farsi
Click Here to Read the Letter in Hebrew

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Mashadi’s Got Talent

Change of program for Mashadi’s Got Talent contestants and Judges

We are making one more Audition before the Finals on (Israel Night)
- Part one: Monday September 23 at the Mashadi Senior Club From 11:30 am to 12:30 noon everyone is invited to attend.
- Part two: Thursday night September 26 at 8:00 pm in Shaare Shalom Social Hall, open to immediate families only.


Prepare yourself for Rosh Hashana with a lecture at Shaare Rachamim by world renowned speaker Rabbi Eli Mansour

Thursday night, September 26th at 8:30 pm - Followed by Hatarat Nedarim. Light refreshments will be served. This lecture has been graciously sponsored by the Hematian family for the Refuah Shelema of Efraim Ben Leah and by The Kordvani family Leilui Neshama of Miriam bat Yitzchak Yishaiya. Submitted by Moshe Enayatian. Click Here for the Flyer and More Info


Siddur Class

Siddur Classes will be continuing for bar mitzvah aged boys and up to learn about all aspect of praying. The class will take place on Sundays 10:30 am at 54 Steamboat Road and will have bistro lunch and prizes for those who attend. For more info please contact Yoav Arjang (516) 695-7606.

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Mashadi Got Talent Semi Finals at the Mashadi Senior Club.

The Semi Final Auditions of Mashadi Got Talent will take place on September 23rd at 11:30AM at Mashadi Senior Club/ 54 Steamboat Road. All participants and their friends and family are invited to join for this special occasion. Submitted by Ania Nassimi


Soul Sessions with KK

All 4 episodes of “Soul Sessions with KK” are up on synyradio.com/featured/soul-sessions
- Episode 1 features Liba Yoffe and Karen Koren (KK). They talk about their experiences with a child who has Alopecia. They discuss how to empower children to love and accept themselves despite the pressure to fit in.
- Episode 2 features Dorina Kalaty where she discusses her journey through life coaching and teaching Torah. Dorina also opens about how she is living with her recent cancer
diagnosis using an “outside-the-box” approach.
- Episode 3 features Michelle Hackman. Michelle talks to us about what it’s like being a Wall Street journal reporter and she teaches us how to live life to the fullest no matter what comes our way!
- Episode 4 features Tamar Bezalely in which she talks about everything from the importance of developing our relationships to dating and marriage to her challenging moments when her daughter was sick in the hospital. Tamar embodies resilience and strength. You do not want this miss this show! Check these episodes out on the link above or any of the podcast apps like Spotify, Apple, Google. Type in: SyNy Radio. Submitted by Karen Koren.
Click Here for the Flyer and More Info


Huntington Hilton October 8th-9th

Enjoy Lederman catering both going into and coming out of the fast. New supervised kids play room & food for the kids throughout the day. Luxurious renovated rooms with king or two double bed options. New & Improved schedule and great speeches from “Rav Dov” (Doron Hakimian)!
Why risk getting stuck in the rain? Having your wife cooking for days? Finding a way to keep your kids occupied? Pray in a quiet environment. Ideal for the elderly and families with young children. ~ New express Schedule ~ NEW RATES: $295 - DOUBLE OCCUPANCY / $395 - FAMILY - To reserve, please call/email Mashid Hakimi (516) 773-3700 x202
or mashid@courtyardtvl.com - LIMITED SPACE

Click Here for the Official Flyer and Room Rates


All Inclusive Wedding Package

SPECIAL ALL INCLUSIVE WEDDING PACKAGE WITH LEDERMAN CATERERS. The Marriage Committee would like to inform all community members about an all-inclusive wedding package available to community members. Package includes: 400 guests, reception food, sit down dinner, DJ entertainment, photography & video, flower decorations. $20,000 discounted rate for the Mashadi Community. Submitted by Shelby Hakimian.

Click Here for the All Inclusive Wedding Package


Birthright Israel Trip for Mashadi Young Adults

We invite all the IZZY participants of 2017-2018 and 2019 to register now for a free 10 days of all-inclusive discord trip to Israel. For more information please contact Farshid Liviem. Click Here for the Flyer and More Info

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Free trips to Israel for our Mashadi Singles and Young Married Couples

Ten days of fun all inclusive Free trips to Israel for our Mashadi Singles and young Married couples. Space is limited sign up today. Please contact Farshid Liviem or Ari Ziegler at ari@israelfreespirit.com. Click Here for the Flyer and More Info


Archaeology and The Bible

A five-part class by Rabbi Yosef Bitton Starting Monday August 19th 2019 at 8:30 p.m. @ Shaare Rachamim Synagogue.
Open to all men and women.
Class I - Yosef in Egyptian history.
Class II - Where was the land of Goshen?
Class III - Archaeological evidence of Jewish presence in Egypt
Class IV- Who was the Pharaoh from Moshe’s Time?
Class V- Date of the Exodus & evidence of our journey in the desert. Class Completion- Individuals who attend all five classes will receive a Certificate of Course Completion signed by Rabbi Bitton. Submitted by Ayzik Kohan. Click Here for the Flyer and More Info


VIDEO: Selichot Services 2018

On September 9th 2018 a Historic Selichot Service took place at Shaare Shalom to preserve our Minhagim and our beautiful melodies for Future Generations.

Click Here to View The Video


New Tool Available for Parents In Our Community

For community parents who want to take an active role in guiding their child in dating & finding a partner, a new online tool is available. MYCDirectory.com is an online database of our community’s youth (ages 20+). Parents can search this database to view our community’s young men & women. A filtering feature on the site helps a user to narrow a search. Parents can access this tool by sending an email request to MYCDirectory@gmail.com with their name and mobile number. You will then receive a password for access to the database. All parental use of the directory is strictly confidential. Thank you to Oliver Etessami and Haleh Benilevi for assembling & maintaining the database. Submitted by Adam Hakimian.


UMJCA Foundation for Support for IDF Soldiers

To strengthen our bond to Israel and further connect the Mashadi communities throughout the world, we will be running a fundraiser for the 3rd year to honor active Mashadi soldiers who presently are serving in the IDF. Each soldier will receive a symbolic gift of 1000 NIS along with a letter of
recognition/appreciation, during a ceremony that will be held on December 28, 2019 in Hertzliya, Israel. This year’s program is in honor and memory of late Parviz and Hekmat Roubeni for their generous help to many Mashadi and Zionistic causes. This soldier honoring ceremony is organized by Vaad Merkazi. For more information please contact Albert Bassal. Click Here for the Official Flyer and More Info



Mashadi Bikkur Cholim is a network of volunteer Mashadi organizations working together to help community members and their families in critical times of social and medical needs. Click Here to View the Brochure and More Info
Submitted by Eddie Levian.

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Shaare Shalom - Mashadi Jewish Center

Celebrating the Birth of the Newborn Baby Boy, born to Simone and Joshua Hackman
Celebrating the Birth of the Newborn Baby Boy, born to Karen and Sean Hakimi
Celebrating the Birth of the Newborn Baby Girl, born to Rachel and Cobby Gorjian

Ohr Esther - Young Mashadi Jewish Center

Celebrating the Torah Reading by Bryce Hakimi, Son of Diana and Dr. Neal Hakimi
Celebrating the Birth of the Newborn Baby Boy, born to Cynthia and Adam Bassalali

Shaare Rachamim

Celebrating the Bar-Mitzvah Torah Reading by Zachary Aminoff, Son of Charlene and Jonathan Aminoff

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