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American Druze Society So-Cal Elections: Anything but Transparent!

Well, the Southern California American Druze Society Chapter election results were announced over the weekend on Sunday, October 4, 2020. The exciting unsealing of the ballots or, should one say, “reopening of the previously unsealed ballots”, was supposedly live streamed over Facebook for all local Druze to see and pretend …

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Golden Age of The Fatimid Empire, Birthplace of Muwahhideen

Wondering why the Fatimid period was called the “Golden Age”?  There are many useful and memorable contributions our Fatimid Imams have made to Islam, and the whole world. Here are some facts about the Fatimids, you may not know, that will make every Muwahhid appreciative of their beginnings at the …

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4 Ways to Spend Your Time in Coronavirus Lock-down

If you are suffering from boredom or other psychological ailments related to self-isolation, this article is for you. Aristotle said “humans are social animals”, meaning we require social contact and stimulation to maintain our physical and mental health, and to stay happy. So how can we stay productive at home …

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Our World After Coronavirus

Pandemics have always troubled human civilizations throughout history. Many of these widespread diseases have had severe impacts on human society from causing death to large numbers of the global population, to contributing to an end of a civilization. During the reign of Justinian I, the emperor of the Byzantine Empire …

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Suffering a Pandemic in Desperate Search of Blessings

The roads are emptied, the courtyards are silent, except for some pigeons fluttering in and out, cooing in search of a mate. Very busy public spaces are so devoid of people, you’d never run into anyone. The skies are full of mainly empty “ghost” planes. Cafes and restaurants barely opening, …

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Drinking Mate in The Time of Coronavirus

When visiting a house in Mount Lebanon, you are bound to be greeted with a broad smile, a tray of different snacks, and a steaming gourd of yerba maté. A slightly bitter herbal drink, maté is made with the leaves and stems of a bush (Ilex paraguariensis St. Hilaire) native …

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Video Blogs: David Amaneddine, Episode #2

Druze Times Community Video Blogs: David Amaneddine, Druze Spiritual Leadership Coach from Sydney, Australia. Episode #2 – David talks about Like meets Like, Cyclical Universe, Psycho Leaders, and Fake Heroes.

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Raising Special Needs Children in a Religious Community

Raising children properly has always been the most difficult challenge for many parents. Some Druze parents model the behavior of their own parents, being inspired by how they were raised themselves. Others behave according to information acquired through books, websites, or formal advice. Yet one of the major determinants of …

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Video Blogs: David Amaneddine, Episode #1

Druze Times Community Video Blogs: David Amaneddine, Spiritual Leadership Coach from Sydney, Australia. Episode #1 – David talks about stress, procrastination, humility, and a greater power.

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