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Exploring Modern Syria's Christian Heartland

Dec 25, 2019

By: Habeeb Salloum/ Arab America Contributing Writer The cool morning air was invigorating as we left Homs – the Emesa of the Romans – driving westward on an excellent four-lane highway. We had spent a day in this ancient town(...)

“Angels, we have heard on high…”—what have we heard? Arab perspectives on Angels

Dec 25, 2019

By John Mason,/Arab America Contributing Writer Angels are not simple. They embody all kinds of purposes and motives, not all coming from “on high.”  Angels occur across all three Abrahamic faiths, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Some overlap among the three(...)

Merry Christmas to All in Bethlehem, the City of Peace

Dec 25, 2019

  By: Leila Diab/Arab America Contributing Writer During this Christmas and holiday season 2019, the contagious spirit of peace, love, and joy to world humanity is one of the holiest nights for all supreme worshippers; especially, in the little town(...)

A Healthy Arab Vegetarian Christmas Dinner

Dec 18, 2019

By: Habeeb Salloum/Arab America Contributing Writer How many times have most of us looked forward to Christmas dinner and, after the feasting, regretted our overindulgence?  Bloated with turkey and other rich foods, it usually takes us a number of days(...)

Trump Order to Curb Antisemitism Redefines Judaism as a Race—and Thwarts Legitimate Criticism of Israeli anti-Palestinian Actions

Dec 18, 2019

By John Mason/Arab America Contributing Writer  President Trump’s “Executive Order on Combating Antisemitism,” released on December 11, equates antisemitism with criticism of Israel. While not explicit, the order implies that criticizing Israeli mistreatment of Palestinians would be considered anti-Semitic. Trump(...)

Today, December 18 is World Arabic Language Day

Dec 18, 2019

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(...)
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Beginners Guide to Cooking in an Arab Kitchen: Pickling

Dec 18, 2019

Before the age of refrigeration, pickling was a common form of food preservation. There is evidence of pickling in Ancient Mesopotamia, circa 2400 BC. This preservation method is still used in some parts of the Arab world today. While this(...)

Worried About What to Gift During Christmas? Worry No More!

Dec 18, 2019

By: Haneen Abu Al Neel/Arab America Contributing Writer The Arab world is known to its residents, visitors, and enthusiasts to be a region that fancies celebrations, such as Christmas. We search for any occasion to commemorate. But with more of(...)

Bahbah: The Palestinian Elections that neither Fatah nor Hamas Wants

Dec 18, 2019

By Bishara Bahbah/Arab America Featured Columnist In September of this year, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas declared during a speech at the United Nations that he intended to call for elections in the West Bank, Gaza, and East Jerusalem.  The(...)

5 Things to Know Before Starting up a Business in Morocco

Dec 16, 2019

Having the bravery to launch and run a business in Morocco has the potential to make you a very successful business entrepreneur. Among African countries, Morocco has the sixth-highest GDP (Gross Domestic Product) at PPP (Purchasing Power Parity). Morocco is(...)

Congresswoman Dingell will Vote Against US Involvement in Yemen

Dec 11, 2019

Cites Lack of Urgency on PFAS Cleanup, Failure to End US Involvement in the Yemen War Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) issued the following statement on why she will vote against the FY 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) because(...)

Burburrah, The 2000 Year Old Wheat Berry Porridge 

Dec 11, 2019

Every December 4th, for the past 2000 years, Arab Catholic and Orthodox Christians have celebrated the Feast of Santa Barbara with this very special porridge, full of toppings like pomegranate seeds, coconut, dried fruit, and nuts. Cookbook author Blanche and(...)

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