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Between love and hate, there is Gaza

Jun 24, 2016

By Basman Derawi We Are Not Numbers Painting by Malak Mattar Do you love Gaza? Or do you hate Gaza? When I applied for my job as a physiotherapist, one of my interviewers asked me to “talk about Gaza in English."(...)

She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World

Jun 24, 2016

She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World BY: Clara Ana Ruplinger/Contributing Writer This summer, Washington’s National Museum of women in the arts is displaying She Who Tells a Story, or in Arabic, Rawiya (راوية), which brings together(...)

Opinion: Democrats Stage Sit-In for Futile Bill that Harms Arab Americans

Jun 23, 2016

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer After four failed attempts by U.S. Senate Democrats to pass legislation concerning gun control, the House Democrats began a sit-in. These legislative attempts came in response to last week’s shooting at an Orlando nightclub by Omar(...)

Casting Call for Elderly Arab Woman in Thesis Film

Jun 23, 2016

Casting director Nadine Foty is in need of an elderly Arab woman (age 70-80) to play the role of Samia in a short film called Il Mahal. The film is being produced for a Master's thesis program by students. There(...)

WATCH: Hummus for the Homeless

Jun 23, 2016

“Hummus for the Homeless” is Arab America’s Ramadan 2016 program that gives back to the homeless in Washington, DC every Friday during the holy month. With the help of generous donors from the Arab American community, our team has been(...)

We Can't Turn Our Backs Again on Refugees

Jun 22, 2016

Imagine being a parent explaining to their children what the sounds of bombs are. “When the shelling became heavier, I would tell them it was fireworks, but I could not lie any longer," one mother says in the video. The(...)
10 Things More Likely to Kill You Than a Refugee

10 Things More Likely to Kill You Than a Refugee

Jun 22, 2016

BY: Kristina Perry WASHINGTON, DC: These are trying times for the United States as xenophobia threatens the underlying narrative of this nation of immigrants. Throughout the 2016 campaign trail, the stump speeches of some presidential candidates have been sprinkled with references(...)

America's Other Orchestras: Arab American Ensemble Series

Jun 22, 2016

BY: Sami Asmar/Contributing Writer Talented artists typically prosper in the U.S. and American audiences are fortunate to have access to world-class music of all genres. Most major cities have full-size orchestras, as do large universities. Some communities are so interested(...)

US Navy Christens New Stealth Destroyer Ship in Honor of Fallen Arab American Soldier

Jun 22, 2016

BY: Andrew Hansen/Contributing Writer This week, the United States Navy christened a new stealth destroyer ship named the USS Michael Monsoor, in honor of the fallen Navy Seal who gave his life to save his fellow soldiers in Iraq in(...)

Syrian Refugee Family gets this Disturbing Note on their Front Door #HummusHaters

Jun 22, 2016

With all the anti-Arab bashing we see in the news every week, Arab America is determined to expose those who discriminate against our community. We will recognize those who vilify the positive influence and contributions Arabs have made to the(...)

The Legendary Swords Of Damascus - Now Only Museum Pieces

Jun 22, 2016

BY: Habeeb Salloum/Contributing writer “The Damascene swords are not made any more. We have long lost the secret of how they were produced. There are only a few left, mostly in museums and rare antique shops. But look! I have(...)

Gaza report: One day in Ramadan

Jun 21, 2016

BY: Pam Bailey/Contributing Writer It is 3 a.m. and time for suhoor, the last meal before fasting begins during the days of Ramadan, one of Islam’s holy months. The call to prayer will waft through the clear night air at 3:50, signaling(...)

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