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How Palestinians Connect in the Diaspora: Palestine Cultural Day

Nov 14, 2018

By: Blanche Shaheen/Arab America Contributing Writer What happens when victims of war disperse all over the world and form their own communities elsewhere? Are they successful integrating into their new environments? I am sure people of every ethnic background have(...)

Bahbah: Did Israel Win or Lose Following the US Midterm Elections?

Nov 14, 2018

By: Bishara A. Bahbah/Arab America Featured Columnist To what extent did the US midterm elections held on November 6, 2018, benefit or hurt Israel? It is historically known that the US Congress includes both the House of Representatives with 435(...)

Arab Americans Make Significant Gains in Congress

Nov 7, 2018

By: Amy Hensler/Arab America Contributing Writer Last night, Arab Americans made significant gains in Congress after the 2018 general elections. Arab American delegates from both the Democratic and Republican parties took major steps to represent the community they owe their(...)

Are the Iran Sanctions an Attempt to Eliminate Palestine?

Nov 7, 2018

US President Donald Trump signs a document reinstating sanctions against Iran after announcing the US withdrawal from the Iran Nuclear deal on May 8, 2018. By: Michael Springmann/Arab America Contributing Writer Question: How Do You Spell ZOG? Answer: U.S.A. ZOG?(...)

Ibn Khaldun, the Arab Philosopher who Continues to Amaze the World

Nov 7, 2018

By: Habeeb Salloum/Arab America Contributing Writer It was in the spring of 1961 when I was strolling down the Avenue, Habib Bourguiba, one of the main boulevards in Tunis, Tunisia’s capital when I saw a statue of Ibn Khaldun.  At(...)

Popular Sesame Confection of the Levant Gets a Flavor Twist for Fall

Nov 7, 2018

By: Blanche Shaheen/Arab America Contributing Writer When my mother was a young girl living in Palestine, chocolates and other candies were a luxury. So she ate halawa, (also known as halva) a sweetened sesame seed paste confection that almost has(...)

A Brief History of Arab American Political Participation

Nov 7, 2018

By: Ivey Noojin/Arab America Contributing Writer The issue of Arab American political participation is especially important in wake of the midterms yesterday. Arab Americans haven’t always had the opportunity of feeling represented, because of prejudices within the U.S. society. Historically(...)

Jerusalem--A Most Sacred City: Battered and Torn for Centuries

Nov 7, 2018

An older painting of Jerusalem underscores the complexities of Jerusalem--the Dome of the Rock, a key Islamic monument and, at its foot, the Jewish Wailing Wall By John Mason/Arab America Contributing Writer Jerusalem is a city that regional powers in(...)

George Hincapie Rides for Racism but George Zeidan Ran for Freedom

Nov 2, 2018

By: Michael Springmann/Arab America Contributing Writer Huh?  George Hincapie, a former professional bicycle racer, heavily promotes his sale and use of Israeli-made Everysight Raptor Smart Glasses. They're the US $649 eyewear designed to allow the biker to utilize a Heads-Up(...)

Arab Americans and Muslims for Pittsburgh: Supporting Jews After Terrorist Attack

Oct 31, 2018

By: Ivey Noojin/Arab America Contributing Writer In the wake of the Pittsburgh Synagogue tragedy, Arab Americans and Muslims across the country have come forth with statements and initiatives of solidarity for the Jewish lives lost. The Terrorist Attack in Pittsburgh(...)

An Early Feminist: Al-Kahina, 7th Century North African Queen--Fact or Fancy?

Oct 31, 2018

A representation of al-Kahina By: John Mason, Arab America Contributing Writer A female leader from a Berber or Amazigh tribe in North Africa, al-Kahina, has a long history going back 14 centuries. She supposedly led the North African resistance to(...)

News Flash: Does your Police Department Receive Israeli Police Training?

Oct 31, 2018

By: Michael Springmann/Arab America Contributing Writer News Flash! Durham, N.C. Bans Israeli Police Training Why is this News? Because Israel, often through its armed forces, trains American police. April 16, 2018, the Durham, NC city council resolution stated it was(...)

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