Dr. Hussein Ahdieh



Influence of the great Tahirih on the Education of women in Iran

Tahirih has been inspiring writers, human rights activists, and artists for generations. Now a new book about the Persian poet and champion of women’s rights examines her life and her links with suffragettes in the West and pays tribute to her legacy.Tahirih’s shameful murder itself gave her an opportunity to express her hopeful spirit. As […] Read More

My American Dream

In this significant year commemorating the one hundred years anniversary of the ascension of Abdul Baha we are reminded again of His suffering in exile and prison as well as thousands of Baha’is who were forced to leave their homes and seek refuge in other countries.Throughout the 1960s and since, thousands of Baha’is left Iran […] Read More

Harlem prep- a BAHÁ’Í inspired school and solution to the racial injustice

The presentation is based on the book “A Way Out of No Way – Harlem Prep: Transforming Dropouts Into Scholars 1967-1977”, which offers a first-hand account of a unique school, that attracted the attention and support of educators in New York City and beyond for its innovative educational philosophy and process inspired by the Baha’i […] Read More

Tahirih of Persia and her American contemporaries.

Championing women’s rights has become more important in recent years and you might think that fight for female justice started in the 1960s, or perhaps after WWI when Women’s Suffrage was pushed forward. In truth, there were two simultaneous struggles for women’s rights, both of which started in the mid 19th century. One of them […] Read More

Abdul-Baha in America (NYC) part 2

Of all the historical, religious, and cultural events in the history of the United States, the arrival of Abdul Baha in 1912 was the most important one of all. Many people from all facets of society had the honor of meeting Him, to attend His talks as well as the benefit of learning from His […] Read More

Tahirih, Forerunner of The women’s liberation Movement of the East.

Her vibrant poetry gave voice to her spiritual longing and passion, and its freshness reflected the vitality of the new spiritual teachings revealed by the Bab. She emerged as the most outspoken of the Babi leaders. The authorities responded by having her murdered in the dead of night. At the moment of her martyrdom, Tahirih […] Read More

Abdul-Baha in America (NYC) part 1

Of all the historical, religious, and cultural events in the history of the United States, the arrival of Abdul Baha in 1912 was the most important one of all. Many people from all facets of society had the honor of meeting Him, to attend His talks as well as the benefit of learning from His […] Read More