ZAGBA Zoroastrian Association of Greater Boston Area

Gahambar 2018

Save the date: October 13th, 2018. Location – TBD

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ZAGBA’s Trip to the Dar-e-Mehr, Suffern, NY. Saturday, September 15, 2018, 7.30 am to 9.00 pm

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2018 Shahenshai New Year Function – August 25

PHOTOS and VIDEOS are in! See Gallery     UPDATE: Please note that we have the hall from 5:30-10:30 and instead of 6:30 as the start we ask that folks show up around 6 pm to partake in the social hour and appetizers. Address is: First Parish Church United 48 Main Street Westford, MA 01886 […]

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What’s New? FEZANA Spring Issue 2018

Book review :  by Jamshed Kapadia In Hot Blood—The Nanavati Case that shook India By Bachi Karkaria   “Emerging Leaders” by Edul Daver & Yasmin Pavri Leaders provide a Vision : They set a direction to accomplish objectives and then align people & goals by providing motivation, inspiration and incentives. They look for incremental successes which […]

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FEZANA Spring Issue 2018: Emerging Leader Daryush Mehta

DARYUSH MEHTA, CAMBRIDGE, MA (35-45 YRS) Daryush has a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, and a PhD in Speech & Hearing, Bioscience, and Technology from MIT. He has received several awards from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and won the Hamdan International Presenter Award at the 45th Annual Symposium of The Voice […]

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FEZANA Spring Issue 2018: Book review by Jamshed Kapadia

In Hot Blood—The Nanavati Case that shook India By Bachi Karkaria; reviewed by Jamshed Kapadia Pps:  302 Price: Rs. 699 Publisher: Juggernaut Books ISBN:  978-93-8622-827-7 “In Hot Blood” is a true story of love, honor, infidelity, and deceit.  This real-life drama has all the key elements of a best-seller fiction—a hero who spent months on […]

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FEZANA Spring Issue 2018: Emerging Leader Cyrus Hirjibehedin

CYRUS HIRJIBEHEDIN, NEWTON, MA (35 – 45 YRS) Cyrus obtained his B.S. in Physics & Computer Science from Stanford University and an M.A & M.Phil and Ph.D. from Columbia University. Cyrus joined the IBM Almaden Research Center as a Postdoctoral Scientist. He taught at UCLA as Assistant & Associate Professor before moving to University College […]

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Biking and Picnic

Dear ZAGBA Community   Please save the date for the ZAGBA Biking and Picnic on Saturday, June 16th at Millennium Park in West Roxbury. Further details and an Evite will follow in the coming days.   ***Note: The biking/picnic event scheduled for May on the ZAGBA calendars was pushed back to the later June date.  Thank you for your understanding.

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Cheek Swab Drive for Leukemia Patient: Saturday, May 6th

Dear ZAGBA Community,   The cheek swab drive in search of a bone marrow donor for Sharmin Avari (Australia), a leukemia patient, is scheduled for May 6th during the Z-Children’s religion classes.    For further information, please see the attachments regarding SARMA (the organization working with donors).   If you plan to attend, please email […]

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ZAGBA Scholarship Awards

ZAGBA Scholarship Awards For Outstanding High School Student Award And High School Student Recognition Award ZAGBA Education Subcommittee is accepting applications for the annual ZAGBA Scholarship Awards from the Zoroastrian students belonging to the ZAGBA organization. Two awards (Outstanding High School Student Award and High School Student Recognition Award) are presented each year at Pateti/Navroze […]

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ZAGBA Board (2018-2020)

Welcome to the Newly Elected ZAGBA Board (2018-2020) President: Zubin Talavia Joint Secretary: Anahita Dastur Vice President: Nazneen Vimadalal Secretary: Jimmy Daruwalla Treasurer: Supria (Sarma) Antia

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ZAGBA’s Navroze/Nowruz Celebration

Photos of the Event: Dear Friends, It is our pleasure to invite you all, with family and friends to the Navroze/Nowruz function on March 24th, 2018. It will be a fun evening with some delicious food and live music!!. Please RSVP by March 5th and in your RSVPs please inform us the age of each of your kids. This […]

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January 2018 Party

Dear ZAGBA Community, We the ZAGBA Board are enthusiastically announcing a New Year-2018 Celebration Party! This is in lieu of the Holiday Party in December, which unfortunately got cancelled due to bad weather.  If you had already paid for the December’s Holiday Party, and are coming for this one, no need to send payment again.  However, you need […]

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ZAGBA to Help Provide Thousands of Outreach Program Meals for Puerto Rico

Dear Friends, As announced last week by email and at the Jashan/Gahambar event, ZAGBA Board has decided to work with the Outreach Program to sponsor packaged meals to the Puerto Rico survivors. We, the Board are putting together a charity event on November 18, 2017 at the Temple Shalom Emeth, 16 Lexington St Burlington, MA 01803, from Noon to 4:30 pm (approx)., where the ZAGBA volunteers […]

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Dar-e-Mehr Trip

Photos of the Dar-E-Mehr visit. Please click on each to see full size and expand to full size. You may download each by right clicking.   As you all know from previous emails and Evite, we have organized a community trip to ZAGNY’s Dar-e-Mehr Zoroastrian Temple, located in Suffern, NY on September 16th.   THE EVITE IS […]

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2017 Shahenshahi New Year

Photos of 2017 Shahenshahi New Year Function  

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Service on Zoroastrianism at the Winchester Unitarian Church

Last Sunday, 20th August 2017, Dr. Zareen Karani Araoz was invited to conduct the entire Service on Zoroastrianism at the Winchester Unitarian Church. The Service was very well received. The focus of the sermon was: Happiness to those, who bring Happiness to others. There were Readings on the Law of Asha, read by Phyllis Preston, […]

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ABCs for Zarathushtis

An alphabetic introduction to the concepts, teachings and customs of the Zoroastrian religion. This book is an alphabetic introduction to the Zoroastrian religion, it’s teachings, customs and significance. Everything a Zoroastrian should aspire to learn about, and 26 reasons to be proud to be called one! From basic concepts of Good Thoughts, Good Words and […]

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ZAGBA Summer Picnic

  Picnic Photos — Dear Members: It’s time to have some Summer fun!! ZAGBA is organizing its annual summer picnic on Saturday, July 15th. So let’s get together and have some good times with great food, drinks, games, swimming & water sports. Feel free to bring your friends/family visiting you. Note: Please come to the park […]

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Prof. Kaikhosrov Irani passes away

Zoroastrian Association of Greater New York (ZAGNY) announces with great sorrow that our beloved Prof. Kaikhosrov Irani (KD and Keku to his associates and close friends) passed away on June 29, 2017 at the age of 95. Condolences may be sent to his niece Zarine Weil, zbweil@comcast.com and Zarine’s son Darius Weil, darius.weil@gmail.com. At Prof. […]

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