Message from the acting frist lady 2023!

Message from the acting frist lady 2023!

Greetings all, It is my honor and privilege to serve Salaam Shrine Center as Acting First Lady this year. I hope we all have a great year as we are “Nuts About the Shrine” in 2023. Thank you to everyone who attended our Installation of Officers on January 8th,...
Membership Management; It’s Meaning to You?

Membership Management; It’s Meaning to You?

Membership Management; It’s Meaning to You? I wanted to take a few moments to query what membership means to you, and the principles behind what an active group of dedicated members can do for a Valley’s membership campaigns. The foundation stones of any valley...
Focus on Freemasonry; Fernando Pessoa

Focus on Freemasonry; Fernando Pessoa

A study of the attributes of the life of one Fernando Pessoa reminds us of the unique nature of such a man. Although largely a mysterious poet or lyricist of his time in pre-war Portugal, he was often thought of and referenced as to being a mystic. His defense of...
Potentate 2023 Joshua Katzenstein

Potentate 2023 Joshua Katzenstein

Greeting Nobles, I would like to start by thanking you all for electing me to serve you as Potentate for the upcoming year. It is an honor and privilege I will not ever forget. In the weeks leading up to the installation, I had a great deal of time to consider many...
Salaam descends upon MECCA!  150th Anniversary Potes Ball!

Salaam descends upon MECCA! 150th Anniversary Potes Ball!

It was a great time. The Potentates ball of the Mother temple took place on Saturday, September 24, 2022. It was a clear evening in New York City. The city was abuzz with its normal East Side weekend activity. Salaam was represented by a table of nobles to celebrate...