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How Northern Virginia Arab Americans Helped this Candidate Win an Election

Jan 23, 2019

by Amy Hensler/Arab America Contributing Writer  On January 12th, Virginia’s 86th district held an election to pick the nominations for the House of Delegates District special election next month. Virginia’s 86th district contains portions of Loudoun and Fairfax Counties. The(...)

Starving the Palestinians to Come to the Israeli Peace Table: A Bad Strategy

Jan 23, 2019

Typical UNRWA Palestinian Refugee Camp By: John Mason/ Arab America Contributing Writer A tactic of the Trump administration to withdraw U.S. funding for a United Nations program to help Palestinian refugees can only backfire. In summer of 2018, the U.S.(...)

Asparagus - A Mouth-Watering Healthy Vegetable

Jan 23, 2019

By: Habeeb Salloum/Arab America Contributing Writer Almost a universal favorite, asparagus is a highly delicious and nutritious vegetable, first cultivated in the eastern Mediterranean lands.  The ancient Egyptians considered it a food fit for the gods and after that, the(...)

How to Keep Arab Traditions Alive When Capturing Family Events

Jan 23, 2019

Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license. By: Kristin Savage/Arab America Contributing Writer The family is at the heart of Arab culture. Traditionally, Arab people prize family life and interests above their own. When one member of a family encounters triumph or(...)

Making History, Rami Malek and Nadine Labaki's Capernaum Both Nominated for Oscars

Jan 23, 2019

Yesterday, history was made when the Academy of Motion Pictures and Arts announced the 2019 Oscar nominations with Egyptian-American Rami Malek nominated as best actor for his role in “Bohemian Rhapsody"--possibly becoming the first Arab American to receive an Oscar. (...)

Middle Eastern Poetry Festival 2019--Call for Poems

Jan 17, 2019

مهرجان الشعر السنوي السادس Middle Eastern Poetry Festival دعوة للقصائد Call For Poems Deadline: February 15, 2019 اخر موعد للتقديم 51 فبرائر,2019 The Iraqi Mutual Aid Society is holding its Sixth Annual Middle Eastern Poetry Festival on Saturday, April 13,(...)

A Bejeweled Bulgur Pilaf with Pomegranate Molasses and Black Garlic Dressing

Jan 16, 2019

By: Blanche Shaheen/Arab America Contributing Writer When looking for new recipe ideas, the biggest inspiration can come from the actual ingredients in the Middle Eastern kitchen. Some fresh herbs like mint clipped from a windowsill herb garden, a bag of(...)

Arab American Women Making an Impact: Nada Dalgamouni

Jan 16, 2019

By: Ivey Noojin/Arab America Contributing Writer "Arab American Women Making an Impact" is an ongoing series about women who are making a difference in America. Nada Dalgamouni is a Nobel Peace Prize nominee from Jordan who currently lives in Michigan.(...)

Anera Urges U.S. Government to Revise or Reverse Decision on Pulling Aid to Palestinians

Jan 16, 2019

Jerusalem USAID’s abrupt decision to end all of their West Bank/Gaza programming by January 31, 2019 means that Anera’s Palestinian Community Infrastructure Development (PCID) program will be ending 11 months earlier than scheduled and over 100,000 Palestinians could be deprived of(...)

Ghassanids: A Major Arab Tribal Conversion to Early Christianity

Jan 16, 2019

Christian Ghassanid king al-Harith ibn Jabalah, who purportedly ruled in the 6th century AD, predating the Muslim conquest in the following century By John Mason, Arab America/Contributing Writer Some of the first Arab tribal converts to the then-new religion in the(...)

Up for an Oscar, Labaki Makes Lebanon Proud with Film "Capernaum"

Jan 16, 2019

Director Nadine Labaki and Capernaum star, Zain Al Rafeea, at the 71st Cannes Film Festival last year. Photo: Reuters By: Amy Hensler/Arab America Contributing Writer  Nadine Labaki was shortlisted for an Oscar for her critically acclaimed film Capernaum. This brilliantly(...)

Arab America Seeks Volunteers to Assist with National Arab American Heritage Month, 2019

Jan 16, 2019

This year, we appeal to you, personally, to take an active role in contacting one or all the following entities: school districts, mayors, public servants, legislators, city councils, and school board members to issue an NAAHM Proclamation and/or adapt our NAAHM(...)

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