Category Archives: Ohio

Dr Nakeya Dewaswala-Bhopalwala reflects on her experience on the frontline against COVID-19

Nakeya Dewaswala-Bhopalwala is an Internal Medicine resident at the University of Miami Palm Beach Regional Consortium, a researcher at the Mayo Clinic, and a cardiovascular disease fellow at the University of Kentucky. She is also the creator of Medicawesome, a website designed to be a resource for students in medical school. Reflecting on her journey…

U.S. SENATOR DICK DURBIN ADDRESSES THE MIDWEST DAWOODI BOHRAS 2020 CENSUS & ELECTORAL REGISTRATION CONFERENCE

29 September 2020 The Dawoodi Bohras of the Midwest – comprising communities from Chicago, Detroit, Minneapolis and Columbus, Ohio – hosted a virtual conference this month on the importance of the 2020 Census and Voter Registration. Love of one’s country is an integral part of the Dawoodi Bohra faith.  As patriotic Americans, Bohras from across…

OHIO BOHRAS CELEBRATE THE ISLAMIC NEW YEAR

This year, Ohio Bohras celebrated the mark of the Islamic New Year gathered around thāls (pictured above) – a traditional large metal tray –  to give thanks for the blessings bestowed by Allah TA. In compliance with social distancing mandates, community members in Ohio and all across the United States, celebrated at their individual homes…