Category Archives: Philadelphia

Spellman Humanitarian Award presented to Fatema Mun

The Dawoodi Bohra Community of Philadelphia would like to congratulate Fatema Mun, a senior at West Chester East High School, on her acceptance of the 23rd Annual Spellman Humanitarian Award for her contribution to social upliftment. The Spellman Humanitarian Award is presented to deserving students who exhibit the spirit of volunteerism and citizenship central to…

SMITHBRIDGE ROAD CLEANUP ORGANIZED BY PHILADELPHIA BOHRAS

The Dawoodi Bohras of Philadelphia came together on Sunday, September 27th, to clean up Smithbridge Road of Concord Township, near their local community center. The Dawoodi Bohra Leader, His Holiness Dr. Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin, encourages members of the faith to take an active role in keeping their local communities and public infrastructure clean. Inspired by…

DR.ARAFAT HAKIM REFLECTS ON PRACTICING MEDICINE DURING A GLOBAL PANDEMIC

Dr.Arafat Hakim is a Hospitalist physician in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He started seeing Covid-19 patients around late March at Mercy Hospital Philadelphia. By mid-April approximately 70-80 percent of hospital came in for Covid-19. As in many places, gowns, masks and other PPE equipment were rationed due to low supplies. To address this shortage in equipment, the hospital…

MUSLIM COMMUNITY RAISES MONEY FOR VICTIMS OF SYNAGOGUE SHOOTING

Samina Mohamedali, left, and her husband Kutub Ganiwalla, members of the Dawoodi Bohra Muslim community, both of North Hills, prepare to place flowers on a memorial in front of the Tree of Life Congregation, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, in Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh. (Alexandra Wimley/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP) Members of the Dawoodi Bohra community…