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Mediterranean Cooking from the Garden with Linda Dalal Sawaya: 2016 declared Year of the Pulses!

Jan 27, 2016

tabbouli with sprouted quinoa © linda dalal sawaya 2016 The United Nations declared 2016 the UN International Year of the Pulses! What are pulses? Legumes including lentils, beans, and peas that create nitrogen when planted in the soil, and provide(...)

Kahlil Gibran - A Literary Writer Extraordinaire

Jan 27, 2016

BY: Habeeb Salloum/Contributing Writer Philosophical essayist, novelist, artist and mystical poet extraordinare, Kahlil Gibran (1883 -1931) was born in Bsharri, Lebanon (at the time of his birth this region was part of Ottoman Syria), a land renowned, since the dawn of(...)

René Angélil, Husband of Singer Céline Dion, was of Syrian-Lebanese Heritage

Jan 20, 2016

BY: Arab America Staff With the recent passing of Céline Dion’s husband and manager, René Angélil, it is notable that he was the son of Arab immigrants. His father was of Syrian ancestry and his mother of Lebanese descent. His(...)

A Trip To Jibla - The Home Of Yemen's Second Legendary Queen

Jan 20, 2016

    BY: Habeeb Salloum/Contributing Writer It is a rare person who has not heard of the famous Biblical Queen of Sheba, known to the Arabs as Queen Balqis. An almost mythical person, she ruled in the Yemen over the mighty Sabaean(...)

The Captivating Fado And Its Origin

Jan 13, 2016

BY: Habeeb Salloum/Contributing Writer  “Listen to this tale of a broken heart, Of its anguish I must tell, tell from the start”. The singer’s melancholic voice full of nostalgia and sadness sent a shiver down my spine and seemed to(...)

Mediterranean Cooking from the Garden with Linda Dalal Sawaya: Shourba makhlouta mixes it up for a perfect winter soup!

Jan 13, 2016

shourbat makhlouta © linda dalal sawaya 2016 Hearty is an understatement! Shourbat makhlouta—the name of this hardy, protein-rich soup comes from the Arabic word for "mixed up" or "mixture" since it is made by "shopping" in your kitchen pantry for a little bit (literally 1 tablespoon) of every(...)

Mr. Trump, The Muslims I Know!

Jan 6, 2016

BY: Amal David, Ph.D./Director, Community Outreach Mr. Trump, I am an American of Christian Arab background who grew up in Jesus' home town of Nazareth. I attended Catholic and Orthodox schools all my life. In fact, it was Lubbock Christian University(...)

Mediterranean Cooking from the Garden with Linda Dalal Sawaya—Ameh, traditional wheat berry porridge to welcome the New Year!

Jan 6, 2016

     iced rose hips and primrose blooming in the snow! © linda dalal sawaya 2016 Happy New Year! Kul sinne wa intu salmine! (which means in Arabic something like "May every year be safe and healthy for you" and(...)

2015 in Review: A Banner Year for Syrians and Muslims

Dec 30, 2015

BY: Adrian Tafesh/Contributing Writer There is a phrase that is used a lot around this time of year in the sports world. You hear this phrase because it’s fun at the end of the year to assign categories for things that(...)

Mediterranean Cooking from the Garden with Linda Dalal Sawaya—curing olives...olive curing

Dec 30, 2015

    misson and picholine olives (left) Douma, Lebanon olive orchard © linda dalal sawaya 2015 The beauty of the olive tree, revered for centuries besides providing wealth of oil and fruit, has long been used as a symbol for peace.(...)

The Gentle and Faithful Saluki

Dec 30, 2015

BY: Habeeb Salloum/Contributing Writer Considered the aristocrat of the greyhound family, the Saluki has, for millennia, been an honoured companion of man. Its air of aloof dignity and independent spirit has for centuries made this breed of dog cherished in(...)

Christmas in the Middle East

Dec 23, 2015

BY: Adrian Tafesh/Contributing Writer Christianity in the Middle East is as old as Christianity itself. The traditions, celebrations, and rituals of the Christians of the Levant, Iraq, and North Africa reflect cultures that have been molded by a sense of(...)

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