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Kibbeh Nayeh: The Finest Lebanese Dish for all Festivities

Jan 1, 2020

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Arab America Contributing Writer In the U.S. today, health departments urge Americans left and right to avoid consuming raw meat, but the Lebanese community is scoffing off those warnings for the delicious kibbeh nayeh. Raw kibbeh, known as(...)

Is Jesus Christ a Palestinian Superstar?

Dec 25, 2019

By: Arab America Contributing Writer, Emily Devereaux This Christmas season, let's reflect on Jesus' life and the historical areas of that far away land. While there is a debate about who is Jesus, still, there is some evidence o His(...)

2019 Arab America in Review

Dec 25, 2019

By Heba Mohammad/Arab America Contributing Writer As the new year (and a new decade!) draws near, this is a natural opportunity to look back on the events, moments, and policies of 2019 that shaped Arab America. From groundbreaking new television(...)

The Richness of the Arabic Language

Dec 25, 2019

By: Ala Abed-Rabbo/Arab America Contributing Writer The Arabic Language Around the world, 25 countries claim the Arabic Language as an official or co-official language. The countries are Qatar, Kuwait, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Oman, Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, Chad,(...)

The Cookie that Soothes the Tummy- Ka’ak Bi Yansoon--Anise Sesame Cookies

Dec 25, 2019

By: Blanche Shaheen/Arab America Contributing Writer This time of year can be festive and stressful simultaneously, where long lines, traffic, and aggressive shopping cart pushers can intermix with holiday parties, sparkling lights, and jolly Santas. One way to bring sanity(...)

Exploring Modern Syria's Christian Heartland

Dec 25, 2019

By: Habeeb Salloum/ Arab America Contributing Writer The cool morning air was invigorating as we left Homs – the Emesa of the Romans – driving westward on an excellent four-lane highway. We had spent a day in this ancient town(...)

“Angels, we have heard on high…”—what have we heard? Arab perspectives on Angels

Dec 25, 2019

By John Mason,/Arab America Contributing Writer Angels are not simple. They embody all kinds of purposes and motives, not all coming from “on high.”  Angels occur across all three Abrahamic faiths, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Some overlap among the three(...)

Merry Christmas to All in Bethlehem, the City of Peace

Dec 25, 2019

  By: Leila Diab/Arab America Contributing Writer During this Christmas and holiday season 2019, the contagious spirit of peace, love, and joy to world humanity is one of the holiest nights for all supreme worshippers; especially, in the little town(...)

A Healthy Arab Vegetarian Christmas Dinner

Dec 18, 2019

By: Habeeb Salloum/Arab America Contributing Writer How many times have most of us looked forward to Christmas dinner and, after the feasting, regretted our overindulgence?  Bloated with turkey and other rich foods, it usually takes us a number of days(...)

Trump Order to Curb Antisemitism Redefines Judaism as a Race—and Thwarts Legitimate Criticism of Israeli anti-Palestinian Actions

Dec 18, 2019

By John Mason/Arab America Contributing Writer  President Trump’s “Executive Order on Combating Antisemitism,” released on December 11, equates antisemitism with criticism of Israel. While not explicit, the order implies that criticizing Israeli mistreatment of Palestinians would be considered anti-Semitic. Trump(...)

Today, December 18 is World Arabic Language Day

Dec 18, 2019

By: Nisreen Eadeh/Arab America Contributing Writer December 18 is World Arabic Language Day, where the international community takes a moment to appreciate Arabic and its contributions to humanity. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) designated the day(...)
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Beginners Guide to Cooking in an Arab Kitchen: Pickling

Dec 18, 2019

Before the age of refrigeration, pickling was a common form of food preservation. There is evidence of pickling in Ancient Mesopotamia, circa 2400 BC. This preservation method is still used in some parts of the Arab world today. While this(...)

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