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Bye, bye Hookah, at least for a while

Apr 22, 2020

Hookah smoking is considered to be fun, especially when done in small groups. While waterpipe smoking has a worldwide presence, it is usually associated with Middle Easterners and even more so, Arabs. Here we look at hookah use among Arab(...)

The East-West: The Art of Dialogue

Apr 22, 2020

Shafik Gabr had a dream to build bridges of understanding between East and West. This dream came true in 2012. Gabr created an international program to achieve his dream, "The East-West: The Art of Dialogue." He is giving an opportunity for(...)

Anchored By Tradition—A Palestinian-American Woman Lawyer Advocates For Social Justice

Apr 22, 2020

Born in Beit Hanina, a Palestinian town in East Jerusalem, Awatef Assad immigrated to the United States with her family in 1969.  After first settling in Dearborn (Little Arabia), the family relocated to Cleveland, Ohio in 1978. Working in her(...)

What to Do in Your Arab Household During the Coronavirus

Apr 22, 2020

By: Joyce Behrens/Arab America Contributing Writer During the Coronavirus pandemic, the way we approach our routine of everyday life has changed. We cannot, temporarily, gather in large groups. Everyday social activities with others have changed. For example, going to school,(...)

Romantic Seville - Full of History and Excitement

Apr 22, 2020

By: Habeeb Salloum/Arab America Contributing Writer I was exhausted as I laboured up the last few steps of La Giralda - Seville's most outstanding monument.  A steeple of Spain's most massive cathedral, that is the third largest in the world,(...)

Look at What Michigan's Arab Americans are Doing During the Pandemic

Apr 15, 2020

By: Terry Ahwal/Arab America Contributing Writer The small, invisible, and mysterious Coronavirus pandemic has and continues to rule the world. Some world leaders knew about the virus but delayed preparing for and warning the public about this deadly enemy. Today,(...)

The Plague of Amwas in 7th Century Palestine Remembered During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Apr 15, 2020

By: Kareem al-Sharabi/Arab America Contributing Writer Since COVID-19 was first reported in the United Arab Emirates on January 29, 2020, Arab news outlets and social media circles have evoked the memory of the Plague of Amwas. In 639 AD/18 AH,(...)

April 26th Event Commemorating National Arab American Heritage Month will be Streamed Online

Apr 15, 2020

REGISTER HERE Be a part of history as we commemorate the Arab American heritage and identity, meet notable Arab Americans, and public officials. On Sunday, April 26th, 5-6pm ET, join us for this special online event as we commemorate National(...)

Arab Orthodox Christians Celebrate Easter this Sunday

Apr 15, 2020

Compiled by Arab America Arab America wishes all Orthodox celebrating a blessed Easter which is the most important annual religious feast in the Christian liturgical year. According to Christian scripture, Jesus Christ was resurrected from the dead on the third(...)

Middle Eastern Style Chickpea Burgers are Healthy During These Challenging Times

Apr 15, 2020

By: Blanche Shaheen/Arab America Contributing Writer Throughout the decades, people in Middle Eastern countries have dealt with a seemingly endless war, adversity, and food shortages which sadly continue to this day. One staple Arabs have depended on during these dark(...)

Some American Celebrities who Fell in Love with Arab or Arab Americans

Apr 15, 2020

By: Ala Abed-Rabbo/Arab America Contributing Writer Interracial relationships among American celebrities are an interesting one, especially with ones involved with Arabs or Arab Americans. No matter how similar one thinks they are with their partner, cultural and societal differences still(...)

Arab Dumplings That I Love

Apr 15, 2020

By: Habeeb Salloum/Arab America Contributing Writer Historically, dumplings, an ancient food found in the kitchens of many lands, in my view, reach there epitome in two dishes found in the Greater Syria area.  This is, perhaps, because of my own(...)

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