Northeastern US

Men's basketball finals
Men's basketball finals
Northeast Regional Sports Tournament
Northeast Regional Sports Tournament
4 October 2017

Jamats come together in the Northeast to compete and meet in a sports event.

Mr. Larbi R'Miki, Head of Public Diplomacy at the Embassy of the Kingdom of Morocco, and Mr. Shajahan Merchant, President of the Ismaili Council for the Northeastern USA.
Mr. Larbi R'Miki, Head of Public Diplomacy at the Embassy of the Kingdom of Morocco, and Mr. Shajahan Merchant, President of the Ismaili Council for the Northeastern USA.
Exhibition in Washington, DC features the 2016 Aga Khan Award for Architecture Nominees
Exhibition in Washington, DC features the 2016 Aga Khan Award for Architecture Nominees
26 September 2017

Aga Khan Award for Architecture Builds Bridges 

Connecting through dance
Connecting through dance
Connecting with the Global Jamat
Connecting with the Global Jamat
12 September 2017
The theme of connectedness played a major role in setting the tone for the Diamond Jubilee celebrations.
Singers perform devotional songs at the Diamond Jubilee Opening Ceremony.
Singers perform devotional songs at the Diamond Jubilee Opening Ceremony.
Northeast Jamat Celebrates the Diamond Jubilee Year
Northeast Jamat Celebrates the Diamond Jubilee Year
6 September 2017

The Jamat from the Northeast came together in Philadelphia’s Expo Center, to celebrate Hazar Imam’s Diamond Jubilee. 

The "My Journey to Homage" Exhibit at the Opening Ceremonies
The "My Journey to Homage" Exhibit at the Opening Ceremonies
Reflecting on the Northeast’s Diamond Jubilee Activities
Reflecting on the Northeast’s Diamond Jubilee Activities
31 August 2017

While the Homage Ceremony was designed to encourage reflection, Jamati members found creative ways to personalize the experience, beyond a single day. Natasha Ladhani spoke with some of them.

New York Jamat Celebrates Ruz-e-Nur
New York Jamat Celebrates Ruz-e-Nur
29 August 2017
One of the proud traditions of New York Headquarters Jamatkhana is celebrating Ruz-e-Nur. It is quite a new tradition at this Jamatkhana, only dating back to 2011 as an official Jamati celebration, introduced by Manhattan Jamatkhana. 
 
Tasbih-making at New York Headquarters Jamatkhana
Tasbih-making at New York Headquarters Jamatkhana
The Journey to the Diamond Jubilee Homage Ceremony
The Journey to the Diamond Jubilee Homage Ceremony
25 August 2017

Nourishment for the Homage Ceremony commenced weeks before the day.

Singers perform devotional songs at the Diamond Jubilee Opening Ceremony.
Singers perform devotional songs at the Diamond Jubilee Opening Ceremony.
In Perfect Harmony - Unified by Music
In Perfect Harmony - Unified by Music
19 August 2017

The Diamond Jubilee Opening Ceremonies were awaited with anticipation in a symphony of our ongoing wonderful history.

From L: Monireh Majidi, Mona Mahdavi, Khavarsultan Eidi
From L: Monireh Majidi, Mona Mahdavi, Khavarsultan Eidi
Ties that Bind: Redefining “Family”
Ties that Bind: Redefining “Family”
26 July 2017

For many Jamati members, it wasn’t possible to spend Diamond Jubilee with their families, but when you’re One Jamat, family is never far away. 

Jamati members paint mosaic tiles.
Jamati members paint mosaic tiles.
Northeast Jamat prepares for the Diamond Jubilee
Northeast Jamat prepares for the Diamond Jubilee
21 July 2017

The Northeast Jamat participates in activities leading up to the Imamat Day celebrations on July 11, 2017 marking the beginning of Mawlana Hazar Imam's Diamond Jubilee year.

Volunteers around the USA engage in various service activities.
Volunteers around the USA engage in various service activities.
Volunteer Appreciation Week Celebrated around the US
Volunteer Appreciation Week Celebrated around the US
11 July 2017

The uniformed volunteers in the community assume added responsibilities year-round, and the Annual Volunteer Appreciation Weekend (VAW) is a way to remember their dedication and to recognize them.

Author Lee Hilling autographs a copy of his new book in New York.
Author Lee Hilling autographs a copy of his new book in New York.
A Place of Miracles: Launch of US Book Tour in NY
A Place of Miracles: Launch of US Book Tour in NY
11 July 2017

The French Medical Institute of Children (FMIC) is the subject of a new book, A Place of Miracles: The Story of a Children’s Hospital in Kabul and the People Whose Lives Have Been Changed by It by Lee Hilling.

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