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Reviving their Roots, Family Travels to Convention in Ramallah, Palestine

Sep 5, 2018

Sareyette-Ramallah-Dabke-Troupe By: Elizabeth Ajluni/Arab America Contributing Writer Ramallah, Palestine, a beautiful land of history and family. Every time our family travels there, we experience an immense amount of hospitality and have a better understanding of where our parents and grandparents(...)

QUIZ: Test Your Knowledge of the Health Benefits of Spices Used by Arab Americans

Sep 5, 2018

By: Udochi Esomonu/ Contributing Writer  Spices are essential to the Arab culture. Not only are spices used in dishes, but they are also used in everyday-life uses like skincare, hair care, etc... Arabs are widely known for utilizing spices for(...)

US Campaign for Palestinian Rights Statement Regarding End of US Aid to UNRWA

Sep 1, 2018

The US Campaign for Palestinian Rights issued the following statement regarding the Trump administration's announcement that the US will end all financial assistance to UNRWA--the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees: The decision to cut all US funding(...)
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Arab Americans in the Labor Force and their Impact on U.S. Society

Aug 29, 2018

As Labor Day approaches this Monday, did you know about Arab Americans' historic contributions to the labor force? Their significance in the early twentieth century cannot be overstated. Arab Americans played a prominent role as the backbone of American industrialization(...)

Fez-The Queen of North African Cities

Aug 29, 2018

By: Habeeb Salloum/Arab America Contributing Writer "Fez! In you is gathered all the beauties of the world. How many are the blessings and riches that you bestow on your inhabitants." Thus wrote a Moroccan poet who went on to describe(...)

The Arab America Ambassadors for the Month of August

Aug 29, 2018

Meet the Arab America Ambassadors who made a difference during the month of August! By: Ani Karapetyan/Arab America Contributing Writer The Arab America Ambassador Network represents an effort to connect Arab and non-Arab communities through collaborative efforts while amplifying Arab(...)

Adding Insult to Injury: Trump Again Disgraces Palestinians

Aug 29, 2018

By: Alena Khan/Arab America Contributing Writer Throughout Trump’s presidency, there have been major setbacks when it comes to US-Palestine relations, a major one was recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and transferring the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to(...)

Middle Eastern Meatballs: The Origin of the Globe Trotting Meatball

Aug 29, 2018

By: Blanche Shaheen/Arab America Contributing Writer Italian polpettes, Chinese Wan Zi, Spanish Albondigas, Swedish meatballs, Middle Eastern kofta--which meatball came first?  While Americans associate meatballs with Italy, believe it or not, the meatball originated from the Middle East! The word(...)

3 Unique Aspects of Traditional Arab Culture in America

Aug 29, 2018

By: Udochi Esomonu/Arab America Contributing Writer  Arab culture consists mainly of literature, art, language, customs, values, and beliefs. Arabs are ethnically, religiously, and politically diverse, but ultimately share a linguistic and cultural heritage. The Arab world is vast; it encompasses(...)

Documentary Film Explores Why Americans of Arab Background Must Vote 

Aug 29, 2018

By: Ahmed Mansour/Arab America Contributing Writer  What is the Arab American story for 2018? What stories most honor their struggle, their triumph, their pain? I never set out to find such a story, but in 2017, almost by accident, I(...)

Is ICE too Icy?

Aug 22, 2018

By: Alena Khan/Arab America Contributing Writer  Immigrants have been fighting against the expansion of immigration enforcement for years. Before Trump became President, it was mainly immigrants who knew of ICE, the US Immigration, and Customs Enforcement. However, under Trump’s presidency,(...)

No Blue Sky for Trump Team Negotiations

Aug 22, 2018

By: Kareem Rosshandler/Arab America Contributing Writer Since George H.W. Bush, every American president has made direct negotiations between Palestinians and Israelis a top priority on his foreign policy agenda. The breakthrough of the Madrid Conference in 1991 and the initial(...)

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