Sad news Lorna Batliwala

Lorna Batliwala Obituary – Sudbury, MA https://www.dignitymemorial.com/obituaries/sudbury-ma/lorna-batliwala-11095837 Click for more details The link to website at Duckett Funeral Home for Lorna’s Funeral notice (work in Progess) will be updated. Please Forward to any others as needed Thanks Edul Edul Batliwala edulr@yahoo ZAGBA Announcement: Lorna Passing. Dear ZAGBA Members,  Sad to announce that Lorna Batliwala, wife…

ZAGBA Calendar 2023 – 2024 Fundraiser

Dear ZAGBA Family and Friends, We are pleased to announce that we are again planning to publish the ZAGBA calendar this year. It will run from April 2023 to March 2024.  (Many Thanks in advance to Ferzin Engineer and Tanaz Yadav for their time and efforts in putting the ZAGBA calendar together). What is the ZAGBA…

Membership for 2023

Hello everyone! We hope you’re all doing well and looking forward to the holiday season! The Board would like to thank ZAGBA’s members and the community for their continued support.It’s time now to renew your membership for 2023 (January to December). Please find details below regarding membership dues, payment deadlines and payment methods. ZAGBA Membership…

2022 Annual Harvard Interfaith Meal-Packaging Service Project

2022 Annual Harvard Interfaith Meal-Packaging Service Project   We’re back! After a two-year hiatus, it’s that time of the year, where ZAGBA joins forces with the Harvard Chaplains and works side by side with religious and non-religious communities to pack thousands of meal boxes for the Interfaith Meal-Packaging Service Project! This is a community service event…

2022 Scholarship awards

Dear ZAGBA Community, On behalf of the ZAGBA Board and ZAGBA Education Committee, we would like to follow up with an email on the awards for High School Students that were presented at the ZAGBA Gahambar event on October 15th. A special thanks to Zarius Dubash who took us to the digital age by streamlining…

Annual Jashan Ceremony and Ghambhar event

Dear ZAGBA community and friends, It is our pleasure to invite you to the Annual Jashan Ceremony and Ghambhar event will be held on Saturday October 15, 2022 First Parish Church United, 48 Main Street, Westford, MA 01886 4:30pm Jashan will start promptly at 4:45pm. Friendly reminder-bring scarves/prayer caps for the Jashan. 6:00 -7:00pm Appetizers…

Dr. Firoze Jungalwala

On Saturday September 17, 2022, on the one-year death anniversary of his passing, Firoze Jungalwala was laid to rest peacefully in the Mt Pleasant cemetery in Sudbury, MA surrounded by friends and family.  A small ceremony was conducted with prayers and blessings by Ervad Farhad Panthaki and Father James from the abbey Firoze and Cynthia…

ZAGNY Trip – Joint Religious Classes

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Children’s Religious Education Classes

2022-2023 Class Dates: September 2022: There will not be a September class in Bedford, MA.  Instead, a joint class will be held with the ZAGNY and ZAPANJ communities during the ZAGBA trip to the NY Dar-E-Mehr in Suffern, NY on Saturday, September 10, 2022 October 9, 2022 (NOTE: this is a change from date in…

Cancelled : Navroze function

Dear Zagba community, Due to low participation, we have to unfortunately cancel our ZAGBA Navroze function which was to be held on Saturday, August 27th. ZAGBA will refund the money to those members that have already paid. We wish everyone enjoys the rest of the summer. More to come on our Ghambar function that will…

Shahenshahi New Year Function CANCELLED

Dear Zagba community, Due to low participation, we have to unfortunately cancel our ZAGBA Navroze function which was to be held on Saturday, August 27th. ZAGBA will refund the money to those members that have already paid. We wish everyone enjoys the rest of the summer. More to come on our Ghambar function that will…

Dr. Khatibi Scholarship 2022 – Deadline July 31 2022.

Dear ZAGBA community, This was kindly sent by Farshid  Bakhtyari. This year, like previous years, Dr. Khatibi Scholarship is being offered to 15 deserving Zoroastrian students for the 2022 Academic year. Please note that this year’s scholarship amount is $1500 for each student.  Deadline for submitting an application is July 31,2022.  See attachment for details. Best wishes,ZAGBA Board

ZAGBA Scholarship Awards 2022

The ZAGBA Education Committee invites applications from high school Seniors graduating in 2022 for the annual ZAGBA Scholarship Awards. Awards for Outstanding High School Student and High School Student Recognition are presented each year at the ZAGBA New Year event in August. Awards will be presented to applicants based on high school academic excellence, community…

Cancelled – ZAGBA picnic -July 15 with youth visiting Boston from World Congress in New York.

UPDATE: July 9, 2022 Dear ZAGBA Community – the scheduled picnic event has been cancelled. Thank you.

Dr. Farah Shroff – March 19 2022

Dear ZAGBA community, Please join the zoom meeting to hear Dr. Farah Shroff presenting a lecture on International Women’s Day on  “Celebrating Zarathushti Women on March 19, 2022 at 10:30am EST time.   Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87106029079 Meeting ID: 894 3796 7191 Passcode: 368311

Ukraine Donation

Dear ZAGBA community, This is an update on the donated items for Ukraine from Laila Dantas. Dear ZAGBA: The original location for receiving donated items for Ukraine has reached capacity. Instead I will be dropping items off to a dental practice in Franklin run by a Ukrainian dentist to distribute to Ukrainian relief organizations. Items for donation…

ZAGBA board changes 2022

Dear ZAGBA Community, We would like to share with you the following changes at the Board and Committee levels: ZAGBA Board Changes: We are very excited to announce Tanaz Yadav will join the board and will hold the Joint Treasurer position. Nauzar Vimadalal will take over as Treasurer as Pria Sarma has expressed her desire…