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Al-Fajer The Dawn Premier
The reviews are in! Here’s what a few of our readers said about our 1st Issue
Al-Fajer came out not as a "newsletter", since it is definitely much more; it a "magazine" that includes a newsletter within its numerous pages. included news from the ADS chapters as well as Druze Societies abroad.
is more of You have Thus, you
This is a major service to
I want to
thank you the time
the and and
are on the way of accomplishing something we achieve; connecting the diaspora Druze so that we we have been facing outside our countries of origin
had may on a
struggled for decades to start discussing the issues continuous and interactive
basis. I was happy convention for the first experiences they had.
to read messages from Druze youth who attended the time and their impressions. I could feel the joyous energetic An excellent vehicle for interaction between Druze worldwide.
effort that you spend Druze communities’
on behalf of worldwide
Dr. Anis Obeid, New York, USA
Dr. Nadim Kassem, New Jersey, USA
What a great pioneering masterpiece!! My hearty congratulations for this unique breakthrough. God bless you and all that pitched into making this project come through. Being deeply impressed is an understatement. Thank you and please accept my best wishes and high personal regards.
Dr. Abdallah Najjar, Druze Foundation Georgia, USA
I am impressed with the quality of professional work that went into it. The presentation is excellent and the content is interesting. I am sure it will bring our community closer together. On behalf of the Canadian Druze Society - Ottawa Chapter, I thank you for your love and dedication to our community.
Bashar Bou-Diab, Chapter President Ottawa, CANADA
With pride and admiration I congratulate you, your lovely wife and the team who worked on Al Fajer newsletter. What an input and variety of information and what an interesting paper to read!
I would like to express my sincere gratitude and thanks for your pioneer & great work of establishing Al-Fajer Newsletter. It is really a very important and benevolent act on your behalf and it comes at a time when we as Druze really need anything that brings us closer.
Zouheir Jaber, Former Rotary Club President,
Rawad Hani, Washington, USA
Congratulates on the wonderful issue of Al Fajer news magazine. I really like it, as it has all needed information about
the Druze faith community’s
as well around
as the Druze
Although my family and I have outside Lebanon since 1982, we kept up with the motherland.
lived have My
children managed to Lebanese culture as well they live within which is
engulf the as the culture wonderful as
there is no better minded and love the
to be human
no matter what religion or race Please keep up the good work.
Captain Samir Eleid, Air India, UAE
In my personal name and in the name of The Rotary Club of Aley, Congratulations on your first issue
of "Al Fajer". have such an
What a great idea to informative, interesting
and fun magazine for the community around the world.
Druze faith shrouded in
cannot any longer be secrecy and passed down
through religious men generation's should
to see the happy and beautiful our American Druze family.
International Newsletter, a very nice idea, lovely step! Hope god be with you all. Thanks a lot for your hard work!
Souriana A. Khalek, UAE. Dubai
What joy when I read your newsletter! Lina Bou Saleh, Alberta, CANADA
reading it. I am anxious for the next
I am forwarding it to
friends and relatives. God bless both. Your are asset to the community.
Sahar Muakasa, New York, USA
Congratulations again & please do not hesitate to ask for any assistance from us, The Rotary Club of Aley & also from the American Druze living in Lebanon. Lina Shehayeb, LEBANON President - The Rotary Club of Aley President-"Sponsor a Child"- Partner program with DOCO (Continued on page 10)
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