Category Archives: New York

New York Bohra Physician Saves Referee From Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Dr. Mustafa Poonawala, a member of the Dawoodi Bohras of New York, was recently honored by the town of Oyster Bay, Long Island, for his efforts in helping save the life of a football referee who collapsed on the field during a game between East Meadow High School and Farmingdale High School. Dr. Poonawala recently…

New York Dawoodi Bohra Women Talk About Their Journey in STEM Careers

Dawoodi Bohra women in New York lead and serve in many professional roles, including healthcare, information technology, architecture, design, and engineering. To mark Women in Science Day, we profile two women and their journey to pursue careers in science and engineering. Batul Ali, Engineering Student at University of Texas at Arlington I am a New…

Dawoodi Bohra Community Partners with Senator Comrie’s Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Drive

Volunteers from the Dawoodi Bohra Community with Senator Comrie. The Dawoodi Bohra community in Queens, New York contributed to Senator Leroy Comrie’s 6th Annual Turkey Thanksgiving Giveaway held on Tuesday, November 24. The event was held at the Thomas White Jr. Foundation Center, a local nonprofit organization in Jamaica, Queens, that organizes community-based programs for…

Dawoodi Bohras in New York Partner with Nassau County to Host Webinar on 2020 Census and Voting in the Upcoming Elections

November 2, 2020 The Dawoodi Bohra community in New York co-hosted a webinar with the Nassau County’s Office of Asian American Affairs. During the webinar, Farrah Mozzawalla, Executive Director of the Office of Asian American Affairs, discussed the importance of completing the 2020 Census and registering to vote in the upcoming elections. “The Census can be…

NEW YORK STUDENTS ORGANIZE SCHOOL SUPPLIES DRIVE TO HELP LOCAL COMMUNITIES ON LONG ISLAND

LONG ISLAND, NY – August 24, 2020: High school students from the Dawoodi Bohra community in New York, raised more than $3,000 to donate school supplies to support more than 500 students and their families who are facing economic hardship because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The supplies were donated to Island Harvest, a non-profit organization…

BOHRA COMMUNITY IN NEW YORK HOSTS MEET AND GREET EVENT WITH INDIAN DIGNITARIES

The Dawoodi Bohra community in New York and New Jersey hosted a special ‘Meet and Greet’ event with Indian dignitaries on Tuesday, 30th October, at the home of a community member on Long Island in New York. Sandeep Chakravorty, Consul General of India in New York and Shatrughna Sinha, Deputy Consul General of India in…