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Weekly Headlines of the United Mashadi Jewish Community of America


Candle Lighting: 7:33 pm

Shabbat Ends: 8:39 pm

Prayer Times


Birthright Israel Trip for Mashadi Young Aduts

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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Shabbat Together

A NEW 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 7:00 pm.
- Ladies Class at 6:45 by Guest Speaker: Orit Bitton
- Men Speakers: Arieh Liviem, Ryan Levian.
- Women Speakers: Charlotte Bassalian, Shana Dill


Shabbat, Aug 24 - Gym Minyan Bar and Bat Mitzvah Inauguration AND Father/Son-Mother/Daughter Shabbat

Please join us on Saturday, August 24th in the Gym Minyan for our Annual Bar and Bat Mitzvah Inauguration Day. Each Bar Mitzvah Boy and Bat Mitzvah Girl will receive a Certificate of Admission to the Gym Minyan. To make the day even more special, it will also be a Father/Son-Mother/Daughter day too. We encourage all members of the Gym Minyan to bring their parents to welcome the new members. Mazal Tov to all the inaugurates, and we hope to see you all there! For more information please contact: Noah Hakim at (516) 652-2223, Emanuel Hakimi at (516) 423-2991, Cody Hakimian at (516) 244-4852 or Rabbi Eli Livian (516) 423-4293. 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


Mashadi’s Got Talent

Mashadi’s Got Talent is having their first of the four auditions this Thursday night August 22 at 8:30 pm. Part 1A and Saturday night at 9:30 pm. Part 1B, only families of contestants can attend, all winners will receive a $25 gift certificate and qualify to go the quarter final

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Shabbaton with Rav Darmoni from Netiv Aryeh

Please join us in welcoming Rav Darmoni from Netiv Aryeh for the annual Sephardic Shabbaton shabbat August 23/24 at
Shaare Rachamim. Meals are open to all alumni and alumni’s parents please contact Yoav Arjang at 516-695-7606 to reserve your spot. Minyanim and shiurim times with the Rabbi to be announced.


Online Registration for Fall 2019 UMJCA Programs

Online registration for Fall 2019 UMJCA Programs will open on Tuesday, August 27th at 11:00 am. We will be available at Ohr Esther on Tuesday, August 27th from 11:00 am - 3:00 pm for those who need assistance with online registration. Please note that registration is ONLY online at www.mashadi.org/programs/. Fall classes include Dance, Soccer, Basketball, Mommy & Me, Cooking Demos and much more! For further information, please call or email Avital at 516-708-9999 or avital@mashadi.org


Billions Of Dollars In Unclaimed Funds

The State of New York is currently holding billions of dollars in unclaimed funds. Some of this money may belong to you! Many Mashadi last names are in the database. Make sure everybodyhears about this. Go to https://www.osc.state.ny.us/ouf/. Enter you first and last name or your company name. Submitted by Michael Hakimian.


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.

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Sponsor for Chesed Opportunity:

We are seeking this month’s sponsor to donate $350 for the MYC-Ronald McDonald House Partnership. A coed group of young adults from our community will volunteer their time to cook a hearty dinner for the visitors and families of the Ronald McDonald house, which is an organization that shelters sick, unprivileged patients at the local North Shore LIJ Hospital who can’t afford to stay in the hospital for their extended treatment. 100% of the donation will go towards the materials and ingredients needed to cook the meal for roughly 90 visitors. If you are interested in sponsoring, please reach out to Kevin Hakimi (516-770-4393)

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UMJCA Announcement:

Dear Community members,
As you know our synagogue expenses and numerous community programs are solely funded by your generous donations. That being said, during these summer months our collections are historically slow, yet our expenses are constant. We encourage everyone to please pay your outstanding kavods. Once again we Thank you for your continued support. Treasurer, UMJCA, Mika Hakimi.



We are pleased to reveal the design of the stained glass windows, which are currently in production in Israel. This rare opportunity to dedicate a tribe to a loved one comes with a miniature replica to keep at home, in addition tothe plaque at Ohr Esther. Space is limited. Contact Oliver Etessami or any board member for details. Click Here to View the Stained Glass Windows


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


MYC by the Sea!

MYC presents: MYC by the Sea! Join us the weekend of September 6th in Dewey Beach for an incredible weekend filled with fun activities, pool, beach, bonfire, parasailing and more! Friday night Shabbat dinner has been graciously sponsored by Lederman Catering. Venmo @mycofficial to reserve your spot or contact an MYC member. For sponsorship opportunities please contact Adam Livi or Itai Hakimian. Click Here for the Flyer and More Info

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MYC Summer Events, Aug 2019

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Photo Album: 6th Annual UMJCA Charity Auction

Please Click Below for a Photo Gallery from the 6th Annual UMJCA Charity Auction by MKPICS.

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6th Annual UMJCA Charity Auction Winners

See attached winners of the prizes from the 6th Annual UMJCA Charity Auction. Thanks to all who helped make this event a success. Submitted by Michael Hakimian

Click Here for the WINNERS LIST

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Rabbi Ben Haim’s Book of Halacha and Mashadi Customs

After 10 years of hard work this beautiful hardcover book is almost ready to distribute to the community. A letter of endorsement will soon be available for everyone to sign. For more please contact Allen Hakim or David Kordvani.
Click Here for the (English) Flyer and More Info
Click Here for the Flyer (Farsi Version) and More Info

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Sisterhood Bar/Batmitzvah List SISTERHOOD’S BAR/BAT MITZVAH LIST

The Sisterhood 6th Grade Bar/Batmitzvah List for the 2019-2020 school year sign up has begun!Sisterhood updates a list of 6th - 8th graders every school year. This list becomes very useful when planning a Bar / Batmitzvah party. We are now starting our 2019-2020 school year list and would like to add the incoming 6th graders. To register simply click Here If you have any questions contact Lena Kavakeb 917-701-8157 or Debbie Hakimian 516-983-8008 or email umjcasisterhood@gmail.com


Yeshiva Scholarship Application

The applications for the Yeshiva scholarships are now available for the academic year 2019-2020. This year the applications can be submitted also directly on-line, however please note that a copy of the school invoice MUST also be sent to the committee. Submitted by Louis Ebrani
Click Here fort the Yeshiva Committee Intructions
Guidelines for Approved Yeshivas
Click Here for the the Yeshiva Scholarship Application
Click Here to Fill out the Yeshiva Application Online



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 Wedding of Elianna Ebrani to Giacomo Bassal
Celebrating the Birth of the Newborn Baby Boy, born to Mina and Daniel Dilamani

Ohr Esther - Young Mashadi Jewish Center

Celebrating the Bar-Mitzvah Torah Reading by Benjamin Ghassabian, Son of Shirin and Yoram Ghassabian
Celebrating the Bar-Mitzvah Torah Reading by Jonah Carmili, Son of Arezou and Tony Carmili
Celebrating the Torah Reading by Yitzi Levian, Son of Sarah and Avraham Levian (Singles Minyan)

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Celebrating the First Haftarah Reading by David Kalati, son of Ilana and Rami Kalati

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