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Bahbah: 2018--A Dismal Year in Arab History

Dec 26, 2018

By: Bishara A. Bahbah/Arab America Featured Columnist 2018 has proven to be another momentous year in the tragic history of the Middle East, particularly the Arab world.  Like previous years, it proved to be one where peace, progress, prosperity, and(...)

Knowing Arabic Leads to Many Exciting Careers

Dec 26, 2018

By Amy Hensler/Arab America Contributing Writer  Today, as many as 420 million people speak the Arabic language. It is the fifth most spoken language in the world, and many people have decided that learning this important language will help them(...)

The Soups that I Cherish

Dec 26, 2018

By: Habeeb Salloum/Arab America Contributing Writer Wholesome, tasty and simple to prepare, Arab soups have been on the everyday menu of the housewife since the dawn of history.  With very little cost, even peasants and laborers, throughout the ages, have(...)

Lebanese American Artist Leila Milki Releases English-Meets-Arabic Holiday Video

Dec 21, 2018

This week, Lebanese American musical artist Leila Milki released her new holiday video for the holiday season. The video features the Christmas carol "Angels We Have Heard On High," along with Lebanese icon Fairuz's rendition, "Nejmet Eid." Recorded live at(...)

U.S.-Arab Chamber Honors Jordan's Ambassador Dina Kawar

Dec 20, 2018

  Last week, the National U.S. – Arab Chamber of Commerce (NUSACC) recognized H.E. Dina Kawar, Jordan’s Ambassador to the United States, as the 2018 “Ambassador of the Year.”  The award ceremony and luncheon, held at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in(...)

Help Us to Empower You!

Dec 19, 2018

Dear Supporter, Although we are the descendants of a great civilization; unfortunately, the region of our forefathers is retreating from a unified Arab identity to a sectarian one; and we, as Arab Americans, are experiencing unprecedented racism as a result of inaccurate information(...)

Do You Wonder How Christmas is Celebrated in the Holy Land?

Dec 19, 2018

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Arab America Contributing Writer Christians in the Holy Land hold onto sacred traditions each year to celebrate the birth of their savior, Jesus Christ. As a result of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, many people around the world forget to(...)

Ibn Firnas – History’s First Successful Aviator

Dec 19, 2018

By: Habeeb Salloum/Arab America Contributing Writer It was probably about 25 years ago when my grandchildren were hovering around me as we took a walk to the playground near my house. Now as everyone knows, the minds of young tots(...)

Baklava--The Most Collaborative Dessert from the Middle East

Dec 19, 2018

By: Blanche Shaheen/Arab America Contributing Writer Ask people from any Middle Eastern country where Baklava originated, and they will all claim to have invented this popular dessert. It is widely believed, however, that the Assyrians at around 8th century B.C.(...)

Bethlehem--The Recognized Birthplace of Jesus

Dec 19, 2018

A depiction of Jesus’ Birth in a Cave in Bethlehem, West Bank (now, under Israeli occupation)   By John Mason/Arab America Contributing Writer What are the chances that it's an Arab Palestinian town, Bethlehem, is the birthplace of the centerpiece of(...)
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The Impact of Social Media in the Arab World

Dec 19, 2018

By: Ivey Noojin/Arab America Contributing Writer The number of accounts on social media in the Arab world has doubled in the last three years, according to a recent Arab Social Media Report. This number especially expanded during the Arab Spring.(...)

Inter-Community Engagement: An Investment in Inclusion

Dec 12, 2018

By: Heba Mohammad/Arab America Contributing Writer In my professional life, I have the great honor of meeting and working with new people to advance shared values and goals for the betterment of our country. A majority of my introductions to(...)

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