Category Archives: USA

Faith-Inspired Service: New York Bohras Address Meal Gap

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Members of the Dawoodi Bohra community of New York volunteered at the River Fund, a nonprofit organization in Queens, to help package and distribute groceries to the underprivileged this holiday season as part of the community’s Project Rise initiative. The River Fund, one of the largest providers of emergency food in New York City, and…

Musings of a Meaningful Life: Mubaraka Saifee

Musings of a Meaningful Life: Mubaraka Saifee

Mubaraka Saifee is an immigration lawyer and mother of three based in Houston, USA. In this blog, she recounts her professional development through different stages of life and her insights from what she experienced on the way. I remember when I first realized I wanted to be a lawyer. I grew up in California, but…

Chicago Bohras Host Law Enforcement Appreciation Lunch

The Chicago Dawoodi Bohra community hosted an appreciation lunch for law enforcement members at their Masjid.

Police Chiefs, Deputies, Sheriffs, and Representatives from the FBI and DHS Honored for Their Contributions The Dawoodi Bohra community of Chicago hosted an appreciation lunch for members of the law enforcement community at their Masjid on 14th November. The event was held to honor law enforcement officials for their contributions to the community and to…

Strides Towards Wellness: Seattle Bohras Embrace Fitness Journey

The Dawoodi Bohras of USA: In October 2023, the Seattle Bohras took strides towards wellness by launching an empowering walking challenge.

How setting ambitious fitness goals can lead to extraordinary accomplishments In October 2023, the Seattle Dawoodi Bohra community launched an empowering fitness initiative by organizing a walking challenge. The challenge brought together 53 participants, ages 11 to 80, over the course of the month. The group collectively logged an astonishing 12 million steps, averaging 400,000…

Project Rise Chicago: Fostering Educational Opportunities for Refugees

Students from the Chicago Dawoodi Bohras partnered with World Relief Chicago to hold a school supply drive for the children of refugee families.

Students from the Chicago Dawoodi Bohras partnered with World Relief Chicago to hold a school supply drive for the children of refugee families. During the month-long drive, the students met weekly to collect supplies such as crayons and backpacks.  The school supplies drive was planned and executed by the volunteers of Project Rise Chicago in…

Seattle Bohras Unite for Greener Tomorrow

Seattle Bohras Unite for Greener Tomorrow with Kirkland Parks & Recreation, Police Sergeant, and Deputy Fire Chief.

On October 29th, 2023, the Dawoodi Bohra community of Seattle came together at Juanita Beach Park in Kirkland, Washington, to pay tribute to the environmental vision of their global faith leader, His Holiness Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin. Together with Kirkland Parks and Recreation, who worked diligently to provide a beautiful venue and coordinate logistics, the community…

Advocate Breast Surgeon Unfurls ‘Bear Down’ Flag

Advocate Breast Surgeon Unfurls “Bear Down” Flag During Breast Cancer Awareness Game

Courtesy of Advocate HealthCare by Adam Widman Published on: Citizens News & The Daily Herald CHICAGO – Dr. Ameer Gomberawalla, a breast surgical oncologist with Advocate Health Care, was recognized this afternoon as the Chicago Bears’ special guest during the “Bear Down” flag ceremony before the Bears took on the Minnesota Vikings at Soldier Field….

Nourishing Communities One Meal at a Time

The Dawoodi Bohras of USA: Dawoodi Bohras of Irving, Texas join Rise Against Hunger to Pack 10,000 Meals to Feed the Hungry in South Africa.

Dawoodi Bohras of Irving, Texas Pack 10,000 Meals to Feed the Hungry On an unexpectedly warm fall morning, over 60 volunteers from the Dawoodi Bohra community of Irving, Texas teamed up with Rise Against Hunger, an international organization that empowers local communities to join the fight in ending world hunger. The task at hand was…

Seeds of Change: Greening the Planet on Leader’s 80th Birthday

The Dawoodi Bohras of USA: Communities mark the 80th birthday of His Holiness Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin by planting trees in their cities. 

Bohra communities around the world are coming together to mark the 80th birthday of His Holiness Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin, leader of the Dawoodi Bohras, by planting native trees in their local cities. His Holiness Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin regularly emphasizes the importance of environmental stewardship and urges Bohras to be conscientious of their impact on the…

Local Bohra Youngster Calls for Action on World Peace Day

Local Bohra Youngster Calls for Action on World Peace Day

Fremont, CA – Invited to speak at the annual United Nations (UN) International Day of Peace event with the East Bay Regional Parks, local Bohra youngster and 10th grader Mufaddal Bohri of the Fremont Dawoodi Bohra community shared his views on the deep emphasis Islam places on nurturing peace and steps everyone can take in…