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Tributes to Abbas Effendi

The year 2021 marked 100 years since the passing of Abbas Effendi, the eldest son and appointed successor of Baháʼu'lláh. He lived in banishment in the Haifa-Akko area from 1868 until He passed away. He serves as the example of the personification of the teachings of the Baháʼí Faith.

On 3 January 2022, the Baháʼí World Centre hosted a special reception in Haifa to honour the life and legacy of Abbas Effendi. Known also by his title, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, Abbas Effendi is remembered and respected for His promotion of service to humanity and unity in diversity.

A Message from
President Isaac Herzog

Israel’s President honours the legacy of Abbas Effendi on the Centenary of His passing.

A Message from Mr. Yair Lapid

Israel's Alternate Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs shares his thoughts on the Baháʼí World Centre, and the legacy of Abbas Effendi on the Centenary.