- Moustafa F. Moukarim
- 1231 Parkhaven Ln., Houston, Texas 77077, USA
- Tel 281-531-7250 - Cell 713-922-6512
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Moustafa F. Moukarim Son of Faiz and Jamal Makarem, from Ras El Metn, Lebanon, was born on Saturday, December 16, 1944, i.e, (Thu-al-Hijja 30, 1363), in Kano, Nigeria.
1948 to 1963, started education in Lebanon. Continued higher education:
1964 in Cairo, Egypt, and 1965 / 67 in London, England.
1968 Married Leila Yousef Zebian and moved to Kano, Nigeria to work in the family manufacturing business with brothers: Essam, Bashir, Adil, Hasib and Janah, until 1978.
1978 - 1981 lived in Weybridge, Surrey, England.
1981 - present lives in Houston, Texas, U.S.A. and continues research and education.
January 1982 was appointed by Sheikh Mohammed Abu-Chakra (Sheikh Aql the Druze, the highest spiritual leader) as a representative of Mashiakt al Aql, with the authority to perform the duities of marriages, funerals, and writing wills.
-Son Basil was born in Lebanon. Graduated with D.D.S. from Baylor University, Dallas, Texas U.S.A. 2003 he married Inas Sajieh Harb, and they are blessed with two children; Malek and Naji.
-Daughter Zeina was born in Lebanon. Graduated with B.S. in Communications from St. Edwards University, Austin, Texas U.S.A. In May 1993 she Married Nizar Fouad Abdul-Baki, and they are blessed with three children; Fouad, Serene, and Kareem.
-Son Maher was born in Kano, Nigeria. Graduated with MBA in Finance from University of St. Thomas, Houston, Texas, U.S.A. 2004 he married Ola Riad Saad, and they are blessed with two children; Dalia and Hadi.
In 1986 published :
FAITH of the DRUZE Simplified for the Youth
First Edition in English and Spanish. Second Edition in English only.
Distributes this book free of charge. This book was also translated to Portuguese language by the Druze Community in Sao Paulo, Brasil.
In 1997 published two books:
1. AL-KIAMA (The Life After)
2. HAMZA (Strive for a wiser life)
These books may be purchased through the internet from: http://www.authorhouse.com/
or: http://www.amazon.com/ or may be order by mail, Toll Free: Tel. 1-888.519.5121
In November, 2008 was honored by ADS Houston Chapter at Thanksgiving Convention; Houston, TX
In May, 2011 Was awarded Man of the Year, Achievement Award by ADS National Bard at Annual Convention, Miami, FL
- Also published many articles in Our Heritage Magazine (The Voice of the American Druze Society), and in many other magazines.
- Has been involved in many Arab, Lebanese, and Druze organizations; including the American Druze Society - The ADC - The Arab American Business and Professional Association - The Lebanese Club at Houston - The Arab American Cultural and Community Center.
- Lectured in the Taw' heed, Druze Faith, in many States in the U.S.A., Venezuela, Australia, Brasil, Aggentina, Mexico and Canada.
As of May, 2012; have travelled over 207,000 miles and cocluded 105missions.
- Written many political and social articles in many Magazines and Newspapers in the United States and Lebanon