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When Za’atar Walked into Onion Rings: “Zonion Rings”

Aug 14, 2019

By: Blanche Shaheen/Arab America Contributing Writer If there is one spice that makes a serious splash in Palestinian cuisine, it would have to be Za’atar, the spice blend consisting of thyme, sumac, savory and sesame seeds. Whether eaten with bread(...)

U.S. Congress Heavily Tilted to Israel Against Palestine

Aug 7, 2019

By: John Mason/Arab America Contributing Writer Republicans in Congress vote almost as a bloc in favor of Israeli issues and that's why people of the Arab World don't trust the U.S. as a broker of peace. Traditionally, Congress has been(...)

A Beginner's Guide to Arab Terminology

Aug 7, 2019

By: Noah Chani/Arab America Contributing Writer It is important for people from all walks of life to understand exactly what is implied by their words. Terminology is especially important as it’s used in classifying a group of people; before using(...)

Let's Dine with Scheherazade!

Aug 7, 2019

By: Habeeb Salloum/Arab America Contributing Writer My daughters Leila and Muna along with myself co-authored a unique cookbook entitled Scheherazade's Feasts: Foods of the Medieval Arab World published in 2013 by the University of Pennsylvania Press.  It deals with medieval(...)

Arab American Muslims Celebrate Eid al-Adha 2019

Aug 7, 2019

Muslims around the world will be celebrating Eid al-Adha – one of the two most important festivals in the Muslim calendar--this weekend. The holiday, also known as the Feast of the Sacrifice, or the Greater Eid, is distinct from Eid-al-Fitr,(...)

Women Employment Across the Arab World

Aug 7, 2019

By: Haneen Abu Al Neel/Arab America Contributing Writer Women in the Arab world navigate numerous difficulties. From an early age, women face gender roles enforced by society members around them, their complicated relationship with deep-rooted issues like religion, sexuality, and(...)

Intimacies From An Awful War: “For Sama” by Waad Al-Kateab and Edward Watts

Jul 31, 2019

By: Barbara Nimri Aziz/Arab America Contributing Writer If you think you’ve seen enough of conflict, especially the war in Syria, you're wrong because you haven’t. From the love of nation and loathing of military rule, from inchoate hope of redemption(...)

Salata Baladia, the Most Popular Salad of the Middle East

Jul 31, 2019

By: Blanche Shaheen/Arab America Contributing Writer Who says you need lettuce to make the perfect salad? In Palestine, Lebanon, Syria, and Jordan, cucumber tomato salad is so versatile it is eaten for breakfast as well as lunch or dinner. This(...)

Amber: The Ancient Gem that Inspired Jurassic Park

Jul 31, 2019

By: Habeeb Salloum/Arab America Contributing Writer It must have been far from the minds of the creators of the highly successful movie, Jurassic Park, that introducing Dominican amber embedded with insects, found on that island republic, would initiate a run(...)

From Brooklyn and Beyond: 10 Arab American Women On the Music Scene

Jul 31, 2019

By: Cait O'Connor/Arab America Contributing Writer Victor Hugo perhaps said it best when he eloquently declared, "music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent." The following women do just that. Each carries with(...)

Let Us Share Our Commonality, but also Celebrate Our Differences

Jul 31, 2019

"Let Us Share Our Commonality, but also Celebrate Our Differences." That was my opening remark in a speech back in 2007 to an assemblage of Arab-Americans, both Christian and Muslim, at the inaugural Unity Dinner of the Arab-American Religious Leaders(...)

Arab America Announces Fall 2019 Internship/Externship Opportunities

Jul 31, 2019

Application Deadline: Open until all positions are filled. Term: September-December 2019 (4 Months) Responsibilities: Interns selected will be asked to focus on four or more of the following areas: Writing content on the identity and culture of Arab Americans and(...)

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