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Celebrating the bicentenary of the birth of the Bab

August Events 2019

Bicentenary

This October marks the bicentenary of the Bab’s birth. There will be a number of special activities posted on the website calendar. Listen to a podcast episode about the night of the Bab’s declaration on news.bahai.org. “The events of this night are the origins of the global Baha’i community’s endeavors for the betterment of the world. [...]

A Rich Tapestry

A Rich Tapestry

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?? Baha’is of the United States October 22, 2018 “The oneness of humanity is far more than a slogan or an abstract and unattainable ideal. It has profound implications for both personal behavior and for the way society is organized, challenging many current assumptions and revolutionizing our conceptions of the relationships that should exist between [...]

Tehran and Portland: Cities of Light

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“Tehran and Portland: Cities of Light” tells the stories of two young Baha’i couples. One couple lives in Iran, and the other one in Portland, Oregon, in the United States. One couple faces severe religious persecution, and the other one the destructive forces which operate in every society. However, they strive to rise above the [...]

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Deborah Deas

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Ms. Deas talks about the empowering effect of the Baha’i Writings and membership in the community.  Daughter of a South Carolina farmer, she is now the first African-American Interim Dean of a medical school in the United States.  

The Iranian government bans Baha'is from teaching and studying in universities

To Light a Candle campaign begins

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“The Baha’is are a religious minority in Iran. They are systematically imprisoned, tortured and killed by the Iranian government. The Islamic regime forbids the Baha’is to study or teach in Iranian universities. But the Baha’is do teach, and they do study. Since 1987 the Baha’is started BIHE, an underground university with hundreds of students in [...]

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Why Baha’i

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Battling addiction and apathy, Mercy wasn’t sure where his life was headed until he realized there were people in the world who were worse off than him. For more information, please visit: http://www.bahai.us/

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Building Community

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This video is about one woman who joins the Baha’i Faith for the principles of one God, one religion of God, and one human family. She starts a Baha’i history class on the topic of gender equality in her neighborhood. For more information, please visit: http://www.bahai.us/

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