Both amazing people - friends but not related - she is finishing a PhD in refugee studies, speaks several languages including French and Arabic, and worked for a long time in Israel. He is an engineer, very knowledgeable about many things.
Gathering of religions December 15th 2006 We recently attended a large fireside, which is a Bahá’í meeting particularly focused on answering the questions of people who are interested in learning more about the Faith. Our friend Suha spoke on the basics of Islam. He related it to the teachings of the Bahá’í Faith and brought out the beauty in Islam that many miss these days. About 40 people were there, and we enjoyed spending t ... read more
Africa » South Africa » Gauteng » Johannesburg After the British seized the Cape of Good Hope area in 1806, many of the Dutch settlers (the Boers) trekked north to found their own republics. The discovery of diamonds (1867) and gold (1886) spurred wealth and immigration and intensified the subjug... ... read more
Fulfilling long-held dreams of living and working in another country and of being of service to humanity, we left the US in September 2006, at the end of summer in the northern hemisphere, and arrived in South Africa in the spring, ready for our second summer. We returned to the US (Texas) in August/September 2007, and in March 2010 began a new adventure in Libya.... full info