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Arab Americans Win Locally, Inspire Community Nationally

Nov 14, 2018

Photo: Lebanese American Nadia Massad wins as Mayor of Mankato, Minnesota--Mankato Free Press By: Heba Mohammad/Arab America Contributing Writer After all the votes were tallied, the November 6th midterm election ushered in a new group of leaders to serve at(...)
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Does Dabke Improve Your Health?

Nov 14, 2018

By: Ivey Noojin/Arab America Contributing Writer Dabke is a popular Arab folk dance that originated in the mountains close to the Mediterranean Sea and the Tigris River. It has been integral to the cultures of Lebanon, Syria, Palestine, Jordan, and(...)

The Art and Challenge of Navigating Highways and Byways of Arab Cities

Nov 14, 2018

Driving in the Arab World is a challenge By John Mason/Arab America Contributing Writer Driving in any new environment of a city, such as London, New York or Cairo, presents its own challenges. Roundabouts, circles, or maidans are especially difficult(...)

How Palestinians Connect in the Diaspora: Palestine Cultural Day

Nov 14, 2018

By: Blanche Shaheen/Arab America Contributing Writer What happens when victims of war disperse all over the world and form their own communities elsewhere? Are they successful integrating into their new environments? I am sure people of every ethnic background have(...)

Bahbah: Did Israel Win or Lose Following the US Midterm Elections?

Nov 14, 2018

By: Bishara A. Bahbah/Arab America Featured Columnist To what extent did the US midterm elections held on November 6, 2018, benefit or hurt Israel? It is historically known that the US Congress includes both the House of Representatives with 435(...)

Arab Americans Make Significant Gains in Congress

Nov 7, 2018

By: Amy Hensler/Arab America Contributing Writer Last night, Arab Americans made significant gains in Congress after the 2018 general elections. Arab American delegates from both the Democratic and Republican parties took major steps to represent the community they owe their(...)

Are the Iran Sanctions an Attempt to Eliminate Palestine?

Nov 7, 2018

US President Donald Trump signs a document reinstating sanctions against Iran after announcing the US withdrawal from the Iran Nuclear deal on May 8, 2018. By: Michael Springmann/Arab America Contributing Writer Question: How Do You Spell ZOG? Answer: U.S.A. ZOG?(...)

Ibn Khaldun, the Arab Philosopher who Continues to Amaze the World

Nov 7, 2018

By: Habeeb Salloum/Arab America Contributing Writer It was in the spring of 1961 when I was strolling down the Avenue, Habib Bourguiba, one of the main boulevards in Tunis, Tunisia’s capital when I saw a statue of Ibn Khaldun.  At(...)

Popular Sesame Confection of the Levant Gets a Flavor Twist for Fall

Nov 7, 2018

By: Blanche Shaheen/Arab America Contributing Writer When my mother was a young girl living in Palestine, chocolates and other candies were a luxury. So she ate halawa, (also known as halva) a sweetened sesame seed paste confection that almost has(...)

A Brief History of Arab American Political Participation

Nov 7, 2018

By: Ivey Noojin/Arab America Contributing Writer The issue of Arab American political participation is especially important in wake of the midterms yesterday. Arab Americans haven’t always had the opportunity of feeling represented, because of prejudices within the U.S. society. Historically(...)

Jerusalem--A Most Sacred City: Battered and Torn for Centuries

Nov 7, 2018

An older painting of Jerusalem underscores the complexities of Jerusalem--the Dome of the Rock, a key Islamic monument and, at its foot, the Jewish Wailing Wall By John Mason/Arab America Contributing Writer Jerusalem is a city that regional powers in(...)

Arab America Announces Spring 2019 Internship/Externship Opportunities

Nov 7, 2018

Application Deadline: Open until all positions are filled Start Date: January 2, 2019 End Date: April 30, 2019 Responsibilities: Interns selected will be asked to focus on three or more of the following areas: Writing content on the identity and culture of(...)

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