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First Female Muslim Judge in New York Found Dead In Hudson River

Apr 13, 2017

BY: Julia Jahanpour/Contributing Writer Early Wednesday morning, the body of the associate judge of New York's highest court, Sheila Abdus-Salaam, was found floating in the Hudson River. Salaam was the first female Muslim judge to serve in the U.S. The cause(...)

During National Library Week, We Can Thank the Arabs for Founding the First Ones

Apr 13, 2017

BY: Diego Reyes/Contributing Writer This week marks the beginning of National Library Week, a time to celebrate the contributions of our nation’s libraries and librarians, while also promoting library use and support. First sponsored in 1958, National Library Week is(...)

Arab America Hosts Community Leaders for Reception Celebrating National Arab American Heritage Month

Apr 12, 2017

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer On Wednesday, April 5, Arab America hosted a reception to kick-off National Arab American Heritage Month (NAAHM) with community leaders at the New America Foundation in Washington, DC. Distinguished guests included Andy Shallal, local restaurateur, activist,(...)

The Miswak - A Natural Toothbrush with Medicinal Qualities

Apr 12, 2017

BY: Habeeb Salloum/Contributing Writer Visitors travelling in the countries of the Arabian Peninsula are often surprised to see men in offices or walking the streets chewing or brushing their teeth with a small stick. Yet, in that part of the world(...)

Arab American Author Wins Pulitzer Prize in Biography for His Memoir "The Return"

Apr 12, 2017

BY: Julia Jahanpour/Contributing Writer Libyan-American author, Hisham Matar, won the Pulitzer Prize in biography this year for The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between, his personal memoir. The Pulitzer committee awarded America’s strongest writers in the fields of journalism, literature,(...)

Georgia GOP Attempts to Link Top Democratic Candidate with Osama bin Laden #HummusHaters

Apr 12, 2017

BY: Michelle Dermarkar/Contributing Writer The race to become Georgia’s 6th Congressional Representative has taken a turn for the worst. The Congressional Leadership Fund, a super-PAC affiliated with the House Republican leaders, announced last month that it was spending an extra $2.2(...)

Baghdad, The Gift of God

Apr 12, 2017

Baghdad in the 1960s, Al Jumhoriyah Street, the Latin Church and the back of Caliph's Mosque BY: Weam Namou/Ambassador Blogger They say that Baghdad means the “gift of God” in Persian. That definition reflects the memory I have of my(...)

Arab American Civil Rights Attorney to Lead Case Against Detroit Police and ICE

Apr 12, 2017

BY: Diego Reyes/Contributing Writer Arab American civil rights lawyer and founder of the Arab American Civil Rights League (ACRL), Nabih Ayad, will file a $50 million federal lawsuit against the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Detroit police officers(...)

Arab Christians Partake in Easter Traditions Around the World

Apr 12, 2017

BY: Yara Jouzy/Contributing Writer This week, Arab Christians all over the world are celebrating Holy Week, one of the most significant holidays for the community. It is a week that brings Lent to an end, while the Easter festivities begin.(...)

How An Evening of Arab Culture Can Uplift Communities

Apr 12, 2017

BY: Christine Shahin/Ambassador Blogger I usually write on Arab Beauty Naturally lore and practices since I am a “natural cosmetologist”, but my offerings, written and otherwise, are branching out now. Dr. Amal David of Arab America was seeking ways we(...)

Netflix to Begin Streaming Israeli-Palestinian Film 'Junction 48'

Apr 11, 2017

BY: Yara Jouzy/ Contributing Writer The combination of politics and art has become a global movement. They act as a form of activism particularly for issues such as the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. The newly released movie titled, Junction 48, exemplifies the(...)

Holy Week: The Quintessential Palestinian Christian Experience

Apr 11, 2017

By Mai Abdul Rahman Palestinians are the living stones of uninterrupted generations of Christians that are linked in faith and lineage to the first Christians. Holy Week for the Christians of Palestine is the most significant living faith experience that connects(...)

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