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The Captivating Fado And Its Origin

Jan 13, 2016

BY: Habeeb Salloum/Contributing Writer  “Listen to this tale of a broken heart, Of its anguish I must tell, tell from the start”. The singer’s melancholic voice full of nostalgia and sadness sent a shiver down my spine and seemed to(...)

Mediterranean Cooking from the Garden with Linda Dalal Sawaya: Shourba makhlouta mixes it up for a perfect winter soup!

Jan 13, 2016

shourbat makhlouta © linda dalal sawaya 2016 Hearty is an understatement! Shourbat makhlouta—the name of this hardy, protein-rich soup comes from the Arabic word for "mixed up" or "mixture" since it is made by "shopping" in your kitchen pantry for a little bit (literally 1 tablespoon) of every(...)

Mr. Trump, The Muslims I Know!

Jan 6, 2016

BY: Amal David, Ph.D./Director, Community Outreach Mr. Trump, I am an American of Christian Arab background who grew up in Jesus' home town of Nazareth. I attended Catholic and Orthodox schools all my life. In fact, it was Lubbock Christian University(...)

Mediterranean Cooking from the Garden with Linda Dalal Sawaya—Ameh, traditional wheat berry porridge to welcome the New Year!

Jan 6, 2016

     iced rose hips and primrose blooming in the snow! © linda dalal sawaya 2016 Happy New Year! Kul sinne wa intu salmine! (which means in Arabic something like "May every year be safe and healthy for you" and(...)

2015 in Review: A Banner Year for Syrians and Muslims

Dec 30, 2015

BY: Adrian Tafesh/Contributing Writer There is a phrase that is used a lot around this time of year in the sports world. You hear this phrase because it’s fun at the end of the year to assign categories for things that(...)

Mediterranean Cooking from the Garden with Linda Dalal Sawaya—curing olives...olive curing

Dec 30, 2015

    misson and picholine olives (left) Douma, Lebanon olive orchard © linda dalal sawaya 2015 The beauty of the olive tree, revered for centuries besides providing wealth of oil and fruit, has long been used as a symbol for peace.(...)

The Gentle and Faithful Saluki

Dec 30, 2015

BY: Habeeb Salloum/Contributing Writer Considered the aristocrat of the greyhound family, the Saluki has, for millennia, been an honoured companion of man. Its air of aloof dignity and independent spirit has for centuries made this breed of dog cherished in(...)

Christmas in the Middle East

Dec 23, 2015

BY: Adrian Tafesh/Contributing Writer Christianity in the Middle East is as old as Christianity itself. The traditions, celebrations, and rituals of the Christians of the Levant, Iraq, and North Africa reflect cultures that have been molded by a sense of(...)

Mediterranean Cooking with Linda Dalal Sawaya—Christmas cookies Nus Qamar: almond crescent moons

Dec 23, 2015

Nus qamar almond crescent moon cookies © linda dalal sawaya 2015 In Alice's Kitchen: Traditional Lebanese Cooking, I wrote "Mother's secret recipe, these exquisite almond crescent moons…" and continued describing the irresistibleness of these cookies made for the holidays. As my(...)

Talavera - Mexico’s Gift To The Ceramic World

Dec 23, 2015

BY: Habeeb Salloum/Contributing Writer Browsing in the Handicraft Market in Puebla, the most Spanish of Mexican towns, I was amazed and thrilled by the attractive bowls, plates, pottery, tiles and many other ceramic items artfully exhibited in the shops. Outside, strolling(...)

An Open Letter from an Arab American of Syrian Heritage

Dec 16, 2015

In the midst of much anti-Muslim rhetoric in America, a ban on Muslims entering America has been proposed. While the media has been focusing on this proposal that has been widely rejected by politicians, it fails to shed light on(...)

Where the Presidential Candidates Stand on Palestine and Israel

Dec 16, 2015

BY: Adrian Tafesh/Contributing Writer A few months ago the Iran Nuclear Agreement was the U.S.-Israel policy issue that dominated the headlines, and was declared a barometer by which the public would judge candidates in the coming months. Well, a considerable(...)

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