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

Dear ZAGBA friends, #newyork #zoroastrian #parsi #iranian #persian #zarathushti #nyc #temple #religion #community #zagny #zagba

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…

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…

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…

ZAGBA Navroze/Nowruz

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…

Sad news

Dear ZAGBA Community, We are saddened to inform you that our ZAGBA member – Rayo Bhumgara’s mom passed away on January 24, 2022 in Mumbai, India. He is presently in India with his family.  His mom, Dinoo Bhumgara, aged 91 years old, passed away from a brain hemorrhage.  She is survived by her husband of 62 years – Rusi Bhumgara, her…

Membership 2022

Dear ZAGBA community, Welcome to 2022! Hope this year is bigger and brighter for all of us. With limited activities in 2021, due to COVID, the board has made the following decisions regarding ZAGBA membership dues: ·         All 2021 ZAGBA members will retain their membership status for 2022 ·         Membership dues for 2022 are OPTIONAL. ·         Those who choose to…

Register for 12th World Zoroastrian Congress 2022

Early Registration Deadline is January 31st. On our registration portal you will find all the information you need to register yourselves and also book the hotel rooms that we have negotiated at an incredible discount. If you have any questions regarding registration, please reply to this email or write in at register@wzc2022.nyc

GEN Z AND BEYOND SURVEY

Dear Friends, GEN Z AND BEYOND IS A SURVEY FOR THE AGES! Please visit the Web Page, and “SIGN UP” for the survey. (You must Sign Up to get the Survey Questionnaire). On receipt please complete the questionnaire without procrastination We need every Zoroastrian to take this survey INCLUDING THEIR NON-ZOROASTRIAN SPOUSES. It is a…

ZAGBA event – Journey of the Parsis Part 1 and 2 : Recordings Available

Journey of the Parsis (Part 1 and Part 2 presentations)
by Jamshed Kapadia

Sad news – Flory Dantas

Dear ZAGBA community, ZAGBA is saddened to share the news that Alfred Dantas’ mother; Flory Dantas- 98 years old ; passed away earlier today in Goa, India. She was Grace Dantas’ mother-in-law and grandmother to Laila and Sonia Dantas.  Our deepest condolences to the Dantas family. Sincerely, ZAGBA Board