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[5 Apr 2015 | Comments Off on Stanford: Educational Excellence in early 20th Century Iran | ]
Stanford: Educational Excellence in early 20th Century Iran

Don’t miss this remarkable event!
Where: Stanford Campus in Palo Alto at Jordan Hall, Building 420, Room 40
When: 6:30pm, Thursday April 9th 2015
Who: Dr. Soli Shahvar
Topic: “Modernity, the Baha’i Fatih and the Question of Modern Education in Late Qajar and Early Pahlavi Iran”
Background
A network of highly advanced educational institutions flourished for three decades in early 20th century Iran. Attending a conference in Jerusalem in December of 2000, Dr. Soli Shahvar, a professor of Middle Eastern History at the University of Haifa noticed that “…the overwhelming majority of academically authored books and …

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[19 Oct 2014 | Comments Off on Berkeley: “To light a Candle” | ]
Berkeley: “To light a Candle”

Documentary film “To Light a Candle”
Hosted by: Berkeley Baha’i Club
When: Monday, October 20 2014, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Pacific Film Archive Theatre
2575 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94720
Admission is free
Maziar Bahari, the Iranian-Canadian Newsweek reporter who was jailed for 118 days in Tehran’s notorious Evin Prison while on location doing his job as a journalist, has produced a documentary film about the persecution of Baha’is in Iran. Subjected himself to interrogation under torture and a barrage of false accusations during the period of his imprisonment, he is all too familiar …

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[1 Oct 2013 | Comments Off on Luminous Journey: Film coming to San Francisco | ]
Luminous Journey: Film coming to San Francisco

A screening of the Documentary Film:
LUMINOUS JOURNEY
at the
San Francisco Baha’i Center
170 Valencia Street, San Francisco
7:30pm
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[18 Aug 2012 | Comments Off on Devotional Gathering enhanced by “Notes of Kin” | ]
Devotional Gathering enhanced by “Notes of Kin”

On July 22nd 2012 a Devotional Gathering in Redwood City was enhanced by live music from Dena and Billy Harris of the Notes of Kin music group (notesofkin.com).   Visiting our area briefly, Dena and Billy are from Washington State …where they host their own Bahá’í Devotional/Friendship gatherings at their home just north of Olympia, Washington. This time, one of their selections was a prayer in Spanish…

In the Redwood City Bahá’í community -as in so many Bahá’í communities around the world – Devotional Gatherings are held in private homes. There is …

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[7 Oct 2011 | Comments Off on Redwood City Bahá’ís at 9/11 devotional gathering | ]
Redwood City Bahá’ís at 9/11 devotional gathering

Members of the Redwood City Baha’i community gathered together in prayerful tribute to the lives lost during the September 11 terrorist attacks. Those who attended the interfaith devotional shared writings and prayers and mentioned personal stories of how they or others were affected by the attacks. The evening focused on a more unified America and world.
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