Detroit Bohra Foster Community Engagement at Third Annual Eid Unity Dinner

Detroit Bohra Foster Community Engagement at Third Annual Eid Unity Dinner

The Dawoodi Bohras of Detroit recently hosted their third annual dinner to celebrate Eid al Fitr. Held at Burhani Masjid in Farmington Hills, the dinner brought together a diverse group of guests, including elected officials, the interfaith community, and longstanding community partners, under the theme of “Unity.” Co-chaired by Michigan State Senator Mary Cavanagh and…

Dawoodi Bohras of Orange County and the Inland Empire Host Interfaith and Service-Based Eid Celebration

Dawoodi Bohras of Orange County and the Inland Empire Host Interfaith and Service-Based Eid Celebration

The Dawoodi Bohras of Orange County and the Inland Empire welcomed interfaith neighbors, friends, and government officials to celebrate Eid al-Fitr and our shared commitment to service. The program began with prayers from our interfaith community members including Chaplain Randy Lester-Wilson from Jewish Temple Beth El Riverside, Nirmala Rao from the Hindu community, and Julius…

Walking for Water

Walking for Water

Every day, women and children worldwide spend 200 million hours fetching water, often from contaminated sources – a stark reality underpinning the critical need for safe and accessible water resources. The Dawoodi Bohras of Seattle came together recently to support Mariyah Khambati, a passionate grade 9 student and member of the youth board of Water1st…

Dawoodi Bohras of Detroit Lead the Way in Reducing Single-Use Plastic Waste

Dawoodi Bohras of Detroit Lead the Way in Reducing Single-Use Plastic Waste

Dawoodi Bohras around the world continue to fulfill their duty as responsible stewards of the earth by committing to environmental sustainability. One of the biggest pollutants in our natural environment is single-use plastics. The Dawoodi Bohras are addressing this issue through a range of waste initiatives, including recycling, composting, and reducing the use of plastic….

Dawoodi Bohras of Fremont Celebrate Eid ul-Fitr with Patriotism, Unity, and Community Service

Dawoodi Bohras of Fremont Celebrate Eid ul-Fitr with Patriotism, Unity, and Community Service.

The Dawoodi Bohra community of Fremont came together to celebrate Eid ul-Fitr at Mohammedi Masjid with a strong emphasis on patriotism, unity, and community service. The event was attended by esteemed state and local officials, congressional offices, and non-profit community partners. The event started with the raising of the US and California flags and young…

New York Dawoodi Bohras Host Ramadan Iftar Dinner with NYC Council Member Nantasha Williams and NYPD’s 113th Precinct

New York Dawoodi Bohras Host Ramadan Iftar Dinner with NYC Council Member Nantasha Williams and NYPD’s 113th Precinct

The Dawoodi Bohras of New York recently organized a Ramadan iftar dinner for New York City Council Member Nantasha Williams, and representatives from New York City Police Department’s (NYPD) 113th Precinct, including Captain Meyers, Sergeant Rochener Gilot, and other officers. The event took place at the community’s new masjid complex in Springfield Boulevard, Queens, where…

Dawoodi Bohras of The Woodlands Embrace Zero-Waste Ramadan Initiative to Protect the Earth

Dawoodi Bohras of The Woodlands Embrace Zero-Waste Ramadan Initiative to Protect the Earth

As the sun sets on a cool April evening, the azaan, or Islamic call to prayer, fills the prayer hall on Sunset Trail in Conroe. The congregants of Dawoodi Bohra of the Woodlands gather in the prayer hall to offer their evening prayers. Soon after, their day-long fast is broken with dates, sweetened milk, hot…

Ramadan: A Time of Spiritual Renewal and Interfaith Connections

This year, the Dawoodi Bohras of Detroit were honored to be joined by members of the Farmington Hills city council, fire department, academia, public schools, and interfaith community.

The holy month of Ramadan holds great significance for Dawoodi Bohras all over the world. During this period of thirty days, Bohras come together to observe prayers and share iftar meals (breaking the daily fast). It is also a month of spiritual reflection and contemplation focused on communal growth. Daily services commence with the recitation…

Empowering Women Entrepreneurs: The Collin County Bohra’s “Mehwar” Business Expo

Empowering Women Entrepreneurs: The Collin County Bohra's “Mehwar” Business Expo

The Dawoodi Bohra Community of Collin County recently held their second annual Mehwar Pre-Eid Business Expo, a unique event designed to uplift women entrepreneurs within the community. The word ‘Mehwar’ means a balancing point, reflecting the constant juggling act that many women face between family, community responsibilities, work/business, and supporting one another along the way….