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Senators Try to Stop Palestinian Membership in the UNFCCC

Apr 25, 2016

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer In a letter sent last week to Secretary of State John Kerry, 28 U.S. Senators expressed their concern about Palestinain membership in the United Nations Framework convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The Senators claimed that since(...)

Heritage Month: Arab Americans in Television

Apr 25, 2016

BY: Husayn Hosoda/Contributing Writer The entertainment industry has had a complex relationship with the Arab World in terms of how Arabs and Arab Americans are portrayed in the media. Homeland and 24 are prime examples of shows that feature Arabs(...)

Heritage Month: Arab Americans in Philanthropy

Apr 25, 2016

BY: Sevan Araz/Contributing Writer Philanthropy plays a traditional role in the development of the Arab World.  The concepts of charity and equality have been deeply entrenched into the mindset of Arabs who value community strength and generosity. These principles remain(...)

Heritage Month: We Speak Arabic

Apr 22, 2016

BY: Patrick Nahhas/Contributing Writer The Arabic language is one of the oldest, most expressive, and well-preserved languages in world. The language comes from only two historical sources: the Quran and pre-Islamic Arabic poetry. Present day Arabs try as much as(...)

Heritage Month: Arab Americans as Athletes

Apr 22, 2016

BY: Patrick Nahhas/Contributing Writer It is well known that Arabs and Americans in general love sports. Put those two groups together and they make Arab Americans support their teams forever. The most popular sport among Arab Americans is soccer, with(...)

Remembering Prince through 'Cinnamon Girl'

Apr 21, 2016

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer With the sad passing of music legend and pop icon Prince, Arab America remembers him in a special way. The 2004 song 'Cinnamon Girl' by Prince is not one of his top hits, but one we(...)

Was the New York Primary fair?

Apr 20, 2016

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton claimed victories in New York last night during the primary election. New York is Trump’s home state and the state Hillary Clinton served as U.S. Senator, making it an important win(...)

Heritage Month: The Neighborhoods We've Built

Apr 20, 2016

BY: Husayn Hosoda/Contributing Writer and Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer Arab Americans began migrating to the U.S. in the late 1800s and have continued to do so through today. The first migrants were mostly from Syria, including the areas part of Lebanon(...)

Heritage Month: Arab Americans as Educators

Apr 20, 2016

BY: Patrick Nahhas/Contributing Writer Nothing is valued more highly in Arab culture than education, which is regarded as the cornerstone to success in life. There are many Arab proverbs that signifies the seriousness of getting education, one of them translates(...)

Mediterranean Cooking from the Garden with Linda Dalal Sawaya—How to make Lebanese vegan chard rolls!

Apr 20, 2016

red chard in my spring garden © linda dalal sawaya 2016 BY: Linda Dalal Sawaya/Contributing Writer Flourishing this week in the garden with our cherished spring rains, having overwintered with ease like Italian parsley, also a biennial—is chard. It's an amazingly(...)

Arab America Picks a President: Super Tuesday--Interstate 95 Version

Apr 20, 2016

  BY Fred Shwaery/Arab America Contributing Writer New Yorkers have spoken. For more than a week, the spotlight was on New York. No other states conducted elections for a week before or after. All candidates have been barnstorming New York(...)

Ibn Hazm - Medieval Arab Scholar – Codifier Of The Art Of Love

Apr 20, 2016

  Ibn Hazm statue in Cordoba, Spain. BY: Habeeb Salloum/Contributing Writer Described by historians as one of the most distinguished and literary personalities in Arab Spain, Ibn Hazm, whose name is sometimes found in its Europeanized form, Abenhazam, was a(...)

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