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After New Zealand Attack, Fear Again Echos in Arab American Community

Mar 20, 2019

By: Heba Mohammad/Arab America Contributing Writer Fifty individuals were murdered in New Zealand last week in a premeditated attack on two mosques in Christchurch. These victims, of different backgrounds and with varying life experiences, were targeted by a white supremacist(...)

On March 21st, Mothers are Celebrated in the Arab World

Mar 20, 2019

The Arab World is celebrating Mother’s Day this week. From Cairo to Dubai, mothers are being appreciated for their hard work in raising children and supporting their families. Much like in the United States, mothers in the Arab World are(...)

The 7 Creative Ways Arab Americans Eat Chickpeas

Mar 20, 2019

By: May Shabti/Arab America Contributing Writer Chickpeas dishes are gaining popularity, especially, among vegetarians. There are a wide variety of health benefits by eating any food containing chickpeas which are particularly high in fiber. Studies have shown that people with type(...)

Kohl - The Cosmetic Of Seductiveness

Mar 20, 2019

By: Habeeb Salloum/Arab America Contributing Writer “Sultry are her eyes with kohl beautified, razor-sharp swords, they pierce my throbbing heart.” So wrote an Arab bard reminiscing about the kohl-painted eyes of his beloved. The words of this poet well describe,(...)

Arab America Announces Summer 2019 Internship/Externship Opportunities

Mar 20, 2019

Application Deadline: Open until all positions are filled. Start Date: May 6, 2019 (Negotiable) End Date: August 23, 2019 Responsibilities: Interns selected will be asked to focus on three or more of the following areas: Writing content on the identity and culture(...)

Proclamations and Resolutions Issued in Commemoration of National Arab American Heritage Month-April 2019

Mar 18, 2019

The following proclamations and resolutions have been issued in commemoration of National Arab American Heritage Month for April 2019. Proclamations and Resolutions to Date: Alexandria, Virginia https://files.constantcontact.com/41d9ec74001/da5f7e3f-deb0-4a8e-9989-9cbf1a50dca9.pdf Anaheim School District, Anaheim, California https://files.constantcontact.com/41d9ec74001/fd46f52d-b6b7-4d7b-b7c1-0a6e6d9f0ad0.pdf Arlington County, Virginia https://files.constantcontact.com/41d9ec74001/c564c61e-aae2-4e34-9000-4ad1f793649b.pdf California Senate Resolution(...)

Arabs in the Diaspora--Who are They? Let's Start with Arab Canadians

Mar 13, 2019

Arab Canadian Women greeting Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau By: John Mason/Arab America Contributing Writer Arabs living in the Americas comprise a large geographic area—including both North American and South American continents. Canada has a very small, but active population(...)

Kefta Bi Tahini: Kefta with Potatoes and Tahini Sauce

Mar 13, 2019

By: Blanche Shaheen/Arab America Contributing Writer As the winter days still linger around, there is always one dish that comes to mind that I fondly remember from my childhood: Kefta bi Tahini, or kefta meatballs with tahini sauce. This hearty(...)

Recognizing Under-Known Arab Americans this Women’s History Month

Mar 13, 2019

By: Heba Mohammad/Arab America Contributing Writer Photos, poems, artwork, words of encouragement, stories, and more flooded the internet as observers of International Women’s Day celebrated the occasion last Friday. The theme of this year’s #IWD was “Balance for Better,” advocating(...)

Palestinians Don't Hate Jews, and I Can Prove It

Mar 13, 2019

By: Amer Zahr/Arab America Contributing Writer Recent events in America have compelled me to once again make something clear. Palestinians don’t hate Jews. I can prove it. Google was founded by two Jews. It was. Google it. I love Google.(...)

Black Cumin - Seeds of Blessing

Mar 13, 2019

By: Habeeb Salloum/Arab America Contributing Writer Black Cumin (negilla sativa) or, as it is sometimes called, Black Caraway, known in the Arab lands as Habbat al-Baraka (the Seed of Blessing) due to its many attributed powerful healing qualities, is still(...)

Bahbah: The Long-Term Implications of the Ilhan Omar Intifada

Mar 13, 2019

Photo: Yahoo By: Bishara A. Bahbah/Arab America Featured Columnist Ilhan Omar, the young Muslim, hijab-wearing, and Somali-born refugee who was recently elected to the US Congress has sparked, in a matter of weeks, the beginning of a potential intifada in(...)

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