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Mujaddara The “Beans and Rice” of the Middle East

Mar 27, 2019

By Blanche Shaheen/Arab America Contributing Writer Beans and rice have long been considered affordable comfort food all over the world. There are red beans and rice in the southern United States, arroz con frijoles in Latin America, and Mujaddara in(...)

An Ancient Spice Yet to Be Discovered in Western Lands

Mar 27, 2019

By: Habeeb Salloum/Arab America Contributing Writer Popular in oriental cooking since time immemorial, fenugreek, a pulse, utilized as a spice, is yet to make its debut in the European and North American kitchen.  However, for centuries, in the Far East,(...)

The Top 4 Things Arab Americans Value Greatly in Their Culture

Mar 27, 2019

By: May Shabti/Arab America Contributing Writer Arab Americans share many great values in their culture. Values may include respecting one's elders and how family roles are distributed in the household. Food is also greatly appreciated and Arab Americans tend to(...)

March 30th Commemorates Palestinian Struggle for their Land

Mar 27, 2019

March 30 marks the 43rd anniversary of Yom Al-Ard, Land Day, in which Palestinians demonstrate their resistance to the Israeli occupation and land grabs. Land Day started in March of 1976 after Israel ordered the confiscation of 2,000 hectares of land owned(...)

U.S. Congressional Representatives Expected to Attend National Arab American Heritage Month Commemoration in DC

Mar 27, 2019

On Tuesday, April 30th, Arab America will present the National Arab American Heritage Month (NAAHM) Commemoration with a special celebration just steps from the U.S. Capitol in Washington DC, from 6:00-8:30 pm. The event promises to be an exposé of(...)

After New Zealand Attack, Fear Again Echos in Arab American Community

Mar 20, 2019

By: Heba Mohammad/Arab America Contributing Writer Fifty individuals were murdered in New Zealand last week in a premeditated attack on two mosques in Christchurch. These victims, of different backgrounds and with varying life experiences, were targeted by a white supremacist(...)

On March 21st, Mothers are Celebrated in the Arab World

Mar 20, 2019

The Arab World is celebrating Mother’s Day this week. From Cairo to Dubai, mothers are being appreciated for their hard work in raising children and supporting their families. Much like in the United States, mothers in the Arab World are(...)

The 7 Creative Ways Arab Americans Eat Chickpeas

Mar 20, 2019

By: May Shabti/Arab America Contributing Writer Chickpeas dishes are gaining popularity, especially, among vegetarians. There are a wide variety of health benefits by eating any food containing chickpeas which are particularly high in fiber. Studies have shown that people with type(...)

Kohl - The Cosmetic Of Seductiveness

Mar 20, 2019

By: Habeeb Salloum/Arab America Contributing Writer “Sultry are her eyes with kohl beautified, razor-sharp swords, they pierce my throbbing heart.” So wrote an Arab bard reminiscing about the kohl-painted eyes of his beloved. The words of this poet well describe,(...)

Arab America Announces Summer 2019 Internship/Externship Opportunities

Mar 20, 2019

Application Deadline: Open until all positions are filled. Start Date: May 6, 2019 (Negotiable) End Date: August 23, 2019 Responsibilities: Interns selected will be asked to focus on three or more of the following areas: Writing content on the identity and culture(...)

Proclamations and Resolutions Issued in Commemoration of National Arab American Heritage Month-April 2019

Mar 18, 2019

The following proclamations and resolutions have been issued in commemoration of National Arab American Heritage Month for April 2019. Proclamations and Resolutions to Date: 24 States/80 Proclamations   1. California Anaheim, California Anaheim School District, Anaheim, California Proclamation Fullerton, California(...)

Arabs in the Diaspora--Who are They? Let's Start with Arab Canadians

Mar 13, 2019

Arab Canadian Women greeting Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau By: John Mason/Arab America Contributing Writer Arabs living in the Americas comprise a large geographic area—including both North American and South American continents. Canada has a very small, but active population(...)

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