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The Balearic Islands’ Handicrafts Live On

Feb 1, 2017

BY: Habeeb Salloum/Contributing Writer  “It’s that time again! You know what I hate most in going away on a trip? It’s buying gifts to take back for daughters who have everything!” I remarked to a friend during our last day(...)

22 People and Products America Would Miss if Trump's Ban on Muslim-Majority Countries Had Always Been in Place

Jan 27, 2017

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer If President Trump’s ban on refugees and migrants from Muslim-majority countries always existed, America’s Middle Eastern and North African population would be miniscule. As the shock of the executive orders hits the Arab American population, we(...)

On His First Day in Office, Texas State Rep Sends Letters to Mosques, Asks Them to Renounce Sharia #HummusHaters

Jan 26, 2017

With all the anti-Arab bashing we see in the news every week, Arab America is determined to expose those who discriminate against our community. We will recognize those who vilify the positive influence and contributions Arabs have made to the(...)

16 Problems Every Arab Kid Can Relate To

Jan 25, 2017

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer Growing up in an Arab American household has its quirks. Children quickly learn that their family is not like most others because, while endearing, Arab social norms can cause a few problems as a kid. But(...)

President Trump to Sign Executive Order Banning Refugees and Citizens from Arab Countries

Jan 25, 2017

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer President Trump is expected to sign executive orders today that include a temporary ban on most refugees and a suspension of visas for citizens from the Middle East and North Africa. In a tweet he sent(...)

Feeling Protected by Trump, Israel Announces Largest Settlement Plan in Recent Years

Jan 25, 2017

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer Just days after President Trump took office, Israel announced on Tuesday the construction of 2,500 new settlements in the occupied West Bank. Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said he and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu agreed on(...)

PART II: Syria - The Fountainhead of Western Civilization

Jan 25, 2017

Note: This is the first chapter to a book that I am in the process of writing about Syria and was written before destruction descended on the country from all over the world. When terrorism is curtailed, hopefully the whole(...)

America's Other Orchestras: Arab American Ensemble Series Final Episode

Jan 25, 2017

The National Arab Orchestra and Living up to the Name BY: Sami Asmar/Contributing Writer When the word national is part of a name, the usual expectation is that the named entity is large and government-sponsored, such as the National Endowment(...)

Featured Poem: The Worry Beads

Jan 25, 2017

BY: Daughter of the Diaspora/Ambassador Blogger The worry beads are set in motion, By steady fingers and buried emotions, By a restless mind still agitating. It keeps the beads tap-tapping, Nudged one against the other, Long enough for thoughts to(...)

Baharat (7 Spice): The Ingredient giving Arab Food its Distinct Flavor

Jan 25, 2017

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer The famous Arab spice mixture baharat (meaning “spices” in Arabic), also known as 7 Spice, is the flavor behind many popular Arab foods. Baharat is a finely crafted combination of 7-8 spices, whose flavors, when mixed(...)

German Film About Syrian Refugees Nominated For Academy Award

Jan 24, 2017

BY: David DeMaria/Contributing Writer Nominees for the 89th annual Academy Awards were announced on Tuesday. With the Oscars award ceremony only a month away, it’s never to early to start thinking about which film could win in each category. Although(...)

A Tool to Change How We Learn Arabic

Jan 24, 2017

BY: Hossam Abouzahr/Special to Arab America I didn’t expect my life to take the path of developing Arabic learning tools and the first multi-dialect Arabic dictionary. As a Lebanese-American (Lebanese father and white mother) raised in Michigan, I hated Arabic growing(...)

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