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New Initiative: Palestinians in the U.S. form US Palestinian Council

Apr 25, 2018

  By Emiliya Strahilova/Arab America Contributing Writer For 70 years Palestinians around the world have been horrified by the events of the Nakba (Catastrophe) that took place in 1948 and still happening as of today.  In December 2017, The Trump administration(...)

The Greatest Arab Singers of the 20th Century

Apr 25, 2018

By Randa Necola/ Arab America Contributing Writer  Arabs are known for their love of music which is reflected in their successful music industry. The most famous Arab singers not only had the love of the Arab people but achieved success(...)

A ‘Petra-Fying’ Adventure in the Rose-Red City of Petra

Apr 25, 2018

By: Habeeb Salloum/Arab America Contributing Writer “No!  Don’t try and climb the 850 steps to the Monastery!  At your age, you will never make it!” My colleague advised when I asked her if I should try and make my way(...)

Don Bustany Passes, Broadcast Media Pioneer and Arab American Activist

Apr 25, 2018

If there ever was a definition of a proud Arab American who was a passionate activist, Donald Bustany would fit the definition. Bustany passed away on Monday in Santa Barbara, California at the age of 89. He was co-founder and(...)

Musakhan: Baked Chicken with Caramelized Onions and Pine Nuts

Apr 25, 2018

By Blanche Shaheen/Arab America Contributing Writer If there is one chicken dish that exemplifies the pride of Palestine, Musakhan would be first in line. Women in the tiny Palestinian village called Ein ‘Arik created this rustic recipe of sumac seasoned chicken(...)

Largest Arab American Community Nonprofit Celebrates 47 Years of Service

Apr 23, 2018

Nearly 2,000 guests gathered Saturday evening to celebrate ACCESS—the nation’s largest Arab American community nonprofit organization—and its 47 years of service at its Annual Dinner that took place at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center on Saturday evening. The theme for(...)

Natalie Portman Refuses to Receive a "Jewish Nobel Prize"

Apr 20, 2018

By Emiliya Strahilova/Arab America Contributing Writer Jewish-American actress and human rights activist Natali Portman won the most prestigious Jewish award The Genesis Prize, but she canceled the ceremony for accepting it. As her representatives announced, “recent events in Israel have(...)

Proclamations and Resolutions Issued in Commemoration of National Arab American Heritage Month-April 2018

Apr 18, 2018

The following proclamations and resolutions have been issued in commemoration of National Arab American Heritage Month for April 2018. State of California Video of SCR 123 Proclamations and Resolutions to Date: Congressional Record: Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI) Washington DC Proclamation: Mayor(...)

Ahmed is not Dead: An Arab Professor’s Musings on the Intersections of Language and Culture

Apr 18, 2018

The Arabic Alphabet with the adjacent but different Haa' and khaa' consonants highlighted. Source: Michael Fares  By Michael Fares/Arab America contributing writer On the first day of the fall 2017 semester during my office hours, I was reminded in a(...)

Arab America Salutes National Arab American Heritage Month with a Spectacular Event in Washington DC

Apr 18, 2018

By Emiliya Strahilova/Arab America Contributing Writer Last Thursday (April 12) an exciting venue in Washington DC, right next to the White House, was the site where Arab America acknowledged for a third consecutive year National Arab American Heritage Month(NAHM). The event(...)

The Gift of the Nile: How a River can Change your Spirit

Apr 18, 2018

By: John Mason/Arab America Contributing Writer It was Herodotus, the fifth century Greek attributed with the founding of the discipline of history, who purportedly said, “Egypt is the gift of the Nile.” It’s not even clear that he actually visited(...)

The Best Ways to Play and Tune the Oud

Apr 18, 2018

By: Ramy Adly/Arab America Contributing Writer How do you play the Oud?  Here are some tips to get the best out of your Oud. For those who practice or perform on stage. Improve your skill set from these useful tips(...)

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