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WATCH: Jamie Farr talks about his acting career and heritage with Arab America

May 4, 2016

Arab America President, Warren David, sits down with television, film, and stage actor and comedian Jamie Farr for an interview. Born Jameel Joseph Farah, Jamie Farr talks about growing up Arab American in his hometown of Toledo, Ohio, his favorite(...)

The Qanun - An Arab Musical Instrument Par-Excellence

May 4, 2016

BY: Habeeb Salloum/Contributing writer "Ahmad my love! Ahmad my love!" You who aids the stranger, salutations to you." The beguiling voice of Maryem Hassan, inspired by the strings of the qanun, played by Roula Said, rang out that April day(...)
Arab American Heritage Month

Celebrating Arab American Heritage Month in the Midst of Increased Bigotry

Apr 30, 2016

BY: Warren David/Arab America President WASHINGTON, DC - Ellis Island holds a special place in our history as the symbol of hope for immigrants entering the U.S. Many of those immigrants were of Arab origin, including my grandparents who came(...)

Heritage Month: Religious Diversity in Arab America

Apr 28, 2016

BY: Husayn Hosoda/Contributing Writer The United States is touted as being the world's most diverse country that is home to countless numbers of ethnic groups and faiths. Such diversity is present in smaller American groups as well, with Arabs being(...)

Heritage Month: It's Convention Season

Apr 28, 2016

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer National Arab American Heritage Month is coming to an end, but there’s no shortage of ways to continue celebrating our amazing culture and community beyond April. One of the easiest ways to honor heritage month is(...)

Heritage Month: Arab Americans as Musicians

Apr 27, 2016

BY: Patrick Nahhas/Contributing Writer The moment a beat of an Arabic instrument is played through a speaker, it is immediately recognizable by most Arab Americans. Classical and pop music from the Arab World is influencing American music and creating hits.(...)

Could Voters Opposed to Both Clinton and Trump Team up Using VotePact?

Apr 27, 2016

BY: Sam Husseini/Contributing Writer There's a solution to the predicament most of the U.S. will be facing between now and November: Liberals, progressives, and others disenchanted with the likely Democratic nominee and conservatives disenchanted with the likely Republican nominee can(...)

Arab America Picks a President: April showers bring May flowers and April primaries bring...us a bit closer to finalizing the nomination process

Apr 27, 2016

BY: Fred Shwaery/Arab America Contributing Writer Yesterday, voters in the north east closed out the April presidential primaries and pushed the leading candidates, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, closer to their parties' nominations.  Former Central Falls, R.I. Mayor, Thomas Lazieh,(...)

More U.S. Troops being sent to the Middle East

Apr 27, 2016

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer It was announced on Monday by President Obama that 250 U.S. Special Forces would be deployed to Syria to help fight the Islamic State, or Daesh. President Obama made the announcement during a speech he gave(...)

Mediterranean Cooking from the Garden with Linda Dalal Sawaya—a year in the garden!

Apr 27, 2016

BY: Linda Dalal Sawaya/Contributing Writer A year ago I began writing my weekly food and garden column inspired by what is growing in my garden at the moment, and what to do with it in the kitchen. Although my garden(...)

Heritage Month: Arab Americans in Advocacy

Apr 27, 2016

BY: Husayn Hosoda/Contrubuting Writer Arab Americans have never been a voiceless community in this country, and this is in large part due to the tireless advocates who have dedicated their lives and careers to defending and uplifting the Arab American(...)
Arab American Heritage Month

Heritage Month: A Tribute to Arab American Organizations

Apr 27, 2016

BY: Patrick Nahhas/Contributing Writer and Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer Across the country there are numerous Arab American organizations that contribute to local and national communities of all religions, nationalities, professions, and interests. Here are some of the organizations working to build(...)

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