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Baklava--The Most Collaborative Dessert from the Middle East

Dec 19, 2018

By: Blanche Shaheen/Arab America Contributing Writer Ask people from any Middle Eastern country where Baklava originated, and they will all claim to have invented this popular dessert. It is widely believed, however, that the Assyrians at around 8th century B.C.(...)

Bethlehem--The Recognized Birthplace of Jesus

Dec 19, 2018

A depiction of Jesus’ Birth in a Cave in Bethlehem, West Bank (now, under Israeli occupation)   By John Mason/Arab America Contributing Writer What are the chances that it's an Arab Palestinian town, Bethlehem, is the birthplace of the centerpiece of(...)
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The Impact of Social Media in the Arab World

Dec 19, 2018

By: Ivey Noojin/Arab America Contributing Writer The number of accounts on social media in the Arab world has doubled in the last three years, according to a recent Arab Social Media Report. This number especially expanded during the Arab Spring.(...)

Inter-Community Engagement: An Investment in Inclusion

Dec 12, 2018

By: Heba Mohammad/Arab America Contributing Writer In my professional life, I have the great honor of meeting and working with new people to advance shared values and goals for the betterment of our country. A majority of my introductions to(...)

Arabia's Most Coveted Quarry - the Houbara Bustard

Dec 12, 2018

By: Habeeb Salloum/Arab America Contributing Writer In the past, to the Arabs in the Arabian Peninsula, hunting the houbara bustard was as natural as life itself.  Since the beginning of time, a Bedouin riding his horse or camel with a(...)
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How College Students in the U.S. are Helping the Arabic Language Survive

Dec 12, 2018

By: Ivey Noojin/Arab America Contributing Writer In a time wrought with fear of the Arab World and the Islamic faith, many college students in the United States have decided to learn Arabic in spite. They are reacting to the harsh(...)

Tahini: The Secret Arab Paste you must Keep Eating this Season

Dec 12, 2018

By Amy Hensler/Arab American Contributing Writer Many Americans are not familiar with the wonders of Tahini. This Arab paste has many uses in the cooking world, but it is also amazing for your health. Tahini is made from ground toasted(...)

December 18 is World Arabic Language Day

Dec 12, 2018

By: Nisreen Eadeh/Arab America Contributing Writer December 18 is World Arabic Language Day, where the international community takes a moment to appreciate Arabic and its contributions to humanity. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) designated the day(...)

"History of Arab Art" Demystifies Western View that Arabs didn't have a Visual Tradition

Dec 12, 2018

Pheonician Statuettes By: Hashim Al-Tawil/Arab America Contributing Writer History of Arab Art introduces a new outlook to this hitherto marginalized field of cultural and artistic creativity, which has been inundated by myth and outdated convention. It is essentially a reinterpretation(...)

10 Facts About Legendary Poet Mahmoud Darwish

Dec 12, 2018

By: Cait O'Connor/Arab America Contributing Writer Known as the “Voice of Palestine,” Mahmoud Darwish is one of the most beloved poets both within and beyond the Arab World. As a political activist and literary icon, he wrote prolifically and received(...)

Rashida Tlaib Plans to Lead Historic Delegation to Palestine, Supports BDS

Dec 5, 2018

By: Mohamed Mohamed/Arab America Contributing Writer Rashida Tlaib, Democrat-elect to the US House of Representative from Michigan’s 13th Congressional district, recently made history when she became the first Palestinian-American woman to be elected to the US House of Representatives. She(...)

The Significance of the Palestinian City of Nazareth During the Christmas Season

Dec 5, 2018

Nazareth in the Roman Period--during Jesus’ boyhood By: John Mason, Arab America Contributing Writer Nazareth is the largest Arab Palestinian city inside of Israel’s northern district, the Galilee. It is the childhood home of Jesus. This is why we know(...)

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