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Author Archives: Claire Boyle

Usama Baalbaki Performs with National Arab Orchestra at the “Taking Back our Narrative” Event presented by Arab America Foundation and Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

The Arab America Foundation is excited to announce Usama Baalbaki, Co-Founder of the National Arab Orchestra will perform as part of the “Taking Back Our Narrative” event on the weekend of February 17 to 19, 2023, at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC. Baalbaki, an Arab vocalist and ‘oudist … Continued

Lubana Al-Quntar Performs with National Arab Orchestra at the “Taking Back our Narrative” Event presented by Arab America Foundation and Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

The Arab America Foundation in partnership with the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is excited to announce that Lubana Al-Quntar will perform with the National Arab Orchestra (NAO) on Friday, February 17, 2023, at 8:00 pm, as part of the weekend-long celebration of Arab culture, art, film, and music at the “Taking Back Our … Continued

Pope Francis Makes Historic First Papal Visit to Bahrain

By: Claire Boyle / Arab America Contributing Writer Introduction: Earlier this month, Pope Francis made a historic first papal visit to the country of Bahrain in the Persian Gulf from November 3-6, 2022. Never before has any pope visited Bahrain, a country with an almost seventy-percent Muslim majority. Interestingly enough, Bahrain also happens to have … Continued

Arab America Foundation Engages Over 25 Speakers and 450 Attendees at Connect Arab America: Empowerment Summit, November 4-6, 2022 in Falls Church, Virginia

The Arab America Foundation hosted its second in-person CONNECT Arab America: Empowerment Summit from November 4-6, 2022. During the entire Summit, the Arab America Foundation engaged over 25 speakers and more than 450 attendees. The event featured an exciting array of speakers in public service, women’s activism, identity, community advocacy, engagement, and leadership. Moreover, participants had … Continued

Johnathan Smith, Deputy Assistant Attorney General, to Speak at Connect Arab America: Empowerment Summit, November 4-6, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Washington, D.C., November 2, 2022) The Arab America Foundation is excited to announce that Johnathan Smith, Deputy Assistant Attorney General in the Civil Rights Division at the U.S. Department of Justice, has been confirmed to be a speaker at the CONNECT Arab America: Empowerment Summit on Saturday, November 5, 2022, at the … Continued

The Surprising Algerian History of the Clementine

By: Claire Boyle / Arab America Contributing Writer Introduction: The Clementine is beloved by many for its easy-to-peel and often seedless nature, sweet taste,  and the beautiful orange color of the fruit. During the fall and winter months, clementines can be easily found in grocery stores, kids’ lunchboxes, and on countertop spreads full of other … Continued

Arab America Foundation Announces Student Grants to Cover Registration at Connect Arab America: Empowerment Summit 2022

The Arab America Foundation is pleased to announce student grants to cover the cost of registration at this year’s Connect Arab America: Empowerment Summit from November 4-5, 2022, at the Falls Church Marriott Fairview Park in Falls Church, Virginia. The event will feature an exciting array of speakers in public service, women’s activism, identity, community … Continued

Nibal Malshi, Arab Classic Vocalist, to Perform at Connect Arab America: Empowerment Summit 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE REGISTER HERE (Washington, D.C., October 19, 2022) The Arab America Foundation is excited to announce that Nibal Malshi, Arab Classic Vocalist, has been confirmed to perform at the CONNECT Arab America: Empowerment Summit on Friday, November 4, 2022, at the Falls Church Marriott Fairview Park, Falls Church, Virginia. Nibal Malshi is a … Continued

Karim Jaber, Lebanese Pop Vocalist to Perform at Connect Arab America: Empowerment Summit 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE REGISTER HERE (Washington, D.C., October 19, 2022) The Arab America Foundation is excited to announce that Karim Jaber, the Lebanese Pop Vocalist, has been confirmed to perform at the CONNECT Arab America: Empowerment Summit on Saturday, November 5, 2022, at the Falls Church Marriott Fairview Park, Falls Church, Virginia. Karim Jaber is … Continued

Abir, Moroccan Pop Vocalist, to Perform and Make Brief Remarks at Connect Arab America: Empowerment Summit 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE REGISTER HERE (Washington, D.C., October 19, 2022) The Arab America Foundation is excited to announce that Abir, Moroccan Pop Vocalist, has been confirmed to perform and make brief remarks at the CONNECT Arab America: Empowerment Summit on Saturday, November 5, 2022, at the Falls Church Marriott Fairview Park, Falls Church, Virginia. Born Abir … Continued

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