Needed: Community Newsletter Editor

The community is in need of an editor for the monthly Baha’i newsletter. If you’re interested in contributing to the community in this way, please contact the Local Spiritual Assembly (or any member thereof) to let us know. Our corresponding secretary, Joan Burt, can be emailed at secretariat.sanjose.bahai@gmail.com.  

Study Circles — an ongoing education

Friends, there are a number of Ruhi and Ruhi-inspired Study Circles in San Jose that you can join in with. Or you can start a study circle of your own! Currently there is: A study of Ruhi Book 5 ongoing at the Baha’i Center on Wednesday nights at 7PM. Effatina Boutros Behjat is tutoring. A…

Unit Convention Results

Electoral Unit 19 held its annual convention on Sunday at the San Jose Baha’i Center, to elect our unit delegate, who will participate in the National convention by casting a vote for the members of the National Spiritual Assembly of the Baha’is of the United Stats. Our delegate to the National Convention in April is Armaghan…

Baha’i Student Interviews Three Members of Iranian Parliament; All Tell Her She Has No Right to a University Education Because She Is Baha’i.

December 17, 2014 Source: en.iranwire.com/features/6200 Wednesday 17 December 2014 IranWire Citizen Journalist The following piece was written by an Iranian citizen journalist on the ground inside the country, who writes under a pseudonym to protect his identity. I am a third-year high school student. My grades are excellent. My teachers hope that in the next year’s college entrance…

Three prominent Muslims denounce persecution of Baha’is

In the Middle East, Africa, and Europe, prominent Muslims have spoken out recently against the persecution of the Baha’is in Iran, denouncing the religious intolerance that is the motivating force behind the oppression of that country’s largest religious minority. Inspired in part by Iranian Ayatollah Abdol-Hamid Masoumi-Tehrani, who recently issued a call asking specifically for…