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How Christian Writers Helped Spread Arabic Language

Nov 20, 2019

By: Emily Devereaux/Arab America Contributing Writer Language as a Tool  Language is an important medium in religion. Some religions may rely on spoken word as a means to pass down traditions and beliefs, but Christianity emphasizes sacred scriptures. Many Christian(...)

What is Tarab and Why is it Important to Arab Music?

Nov 20, 2019

By: Ala Abed-Rabbo/Arab America Contributing Writer What is Tarab, a definition that focuses on a cultural domain? This specialty involves artists, performances, and music associated philosophies, attitudes, and behaviors, including the different methods of listening and responding to Arab music.(...)

As Another Christmas Approaches, American Evangelicals Seem Oblivious to Israel’s Erosion of Palestinian Christians 

Nov 20, 2019

By John Mason,/Arab America Contributing Writer Despite themselves, American evangelicals, in siding with U.S. government and Israeli policies, have undermined the very Christians in Palestine who are the guardians of the birthplace of Christianity. Blinded by ideological-religious politics, these evangelicals(...)

Najah Bazzy--The Arab-American CNN Hero of 2019

Nov 20, 2019

By: Pamela Dimitrova/ Arab America Contributing Writer Just recently CNN revealed the Top 10 CNN Heroes of 2019 - these are men and women that are changing the world by helping families affected by the tragedy, cleaning up the environment,(...)

A Diversifying, United Arab America

Nov 13, 2019

By: Heba Mohammad/Arab America Contributing Writer The first wave of Arab immigrants to the United States arrived in the late 1800s, bringing with them shared values and culture that would define what it means to be Arab American. The foundational(...)

Why Write Arab Fiction?

Nov 13, 2019

Kuwaiti journalist Saud Alsanousi is the acclaimed author of The Bamboo Stalk, which won the prestigious International Prize for Arab Fiction (colloquially known as the "Arab Booker") in 2013, and the forthcoming MAMA HISSA'S MICE. Widely recognized as one of(...)

A Journey to the Edge of Tunisia’s Sahara

Nov 13, 2019

By: Habeeb Salloum/Arab America Contributing Writer It was a cool winter day when our group of Canadian tourists left the Great Mosque of Kairouan, Tunisia’s historic Islamic capital, on our way southward to the edge of the Sahara.  No sooner(...)

10 Facts You Didn't Know About the Arab World

Nov 13, 2019

By: Emily Devereaux/Arab America Contributing Writer The Arab World is home to many different breathtaking and interesting landmarks, people, and customs. However, the Arab World is typically grossly exotified in the media. Many people know the main landmarks or current(...)

Against Great Odds, Muslim Libyan-American Woman Wins Big in Northern Virginia

Nov 13, 2019

By: John Mason/Arab America Contributing Writer  The good news is that a young, traditional Libyan-American Muslim, Abrar Omeish, won a seat on the Fairfax County, Virginia School Board. The bad news is that en route to her victory, there was(...)

A Popular Arab Delicacy: November 17 is National Baklava Day!

Nov 13, 2019

By: Nisreen Eadeh/Arab America Contributing Writer Get ready for tons of baklava photos because Sunday, November 17 is National Baklava Day. This unofficial holiday has grown over the years by social media users looking for a way to cherish this(...)

For a Low Carb Meal, Try Samak bi Tahini--Fish with Tahini Sauce

Nov 13, 2019

By: Blanche Shaheen/Arab America Contributing Writer While people who eat Arab food regularly are used to the concept of tahini sauce in their falafel or shawarma sandwiches, many are unfamiliar with the myriad of other uses for tahini. My mother(...)

Why Students from the Arab World Study Abroad?

Nov 6, 2019

By: Pamela Dimitrova/ Arab America Contributing Writer The past decade and a half have seen immense growth in the number of Middle Eastern students completing at least part of their university education abroad, especially Europe. This trend has been fuelled(...)

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