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Six Feet of Separation During Coronavirus—How Arabs Will Cope with It

Mar 18, 2020

By: John Mason/Arab America Contributing Writer Arabs in their home countries have specific ways in which they use social space. These are quite different from traditional American patterns of body language. In the context of the growing coronavirus crisis in(...)

March is for All Women: Huda Zoghbi

Mar 18, 2020

Born in Lebanon  In 1954, Huda Zoghbi was born in Beirut where she was raised. Throughout her life, Zoghbi expressed a deep interest in literature, and she was particularly taken with works by William Shakespeare, Jane Austen, and William Wordsworth.(...)

Ugarit - The Birthplace Of The Western Alphabet

Mar 18, 2020

By: Habeeb Salloum/Arab American Contributing Writer The first time that I visited the ruins of Ugarit, today is known as Ras Shamra, in the early 1970s, it was with a friend, who was at that time a professor of languages(...)

Middle Eastern Pantry Staples to the Rescue with Hearty Bulgur Pilaf

Mar 18, 2020

By: Blanche Shaheen/Arab America Contributing Writer  During times of crisis when food security is unstable and the grocery stores become a battleground, stocking the pantry with quality non-perishable foods can help you weather the storm. Grains like bulgur are hearty(...)

Arab World Celebrates Mother’s Day on March 21st

Mar 18, 2020

By: Tasnim Elnasharty/Arab America Contributing Writer  Mother's day is an international date honoring mothers and their influence on society. Mother's day in most countries in the Arab world is celebrated on March 21, the first day of spring - commonly(...)

Beyond the Primary: the Power of Michigan’s Arab American Vote

Mar 11, 2020

By: Heba Mohammad/Arab America Contributing Writer As final results from Michigan’s primary election, last night rolled in, many Arab American voters found themselves disappointed in the overall results of the night. As of today on March 11, former Vice President(...)

The Impact of Coronavirus on Arab Countries: The Latest Updates

Mar 11, 2020

By: Ani Karapetyan/Arab America Contributing Writer Coronavirus (COVID-19), first detected in December in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China, continues to spread in countries around the world affecting more people and causing more deaths. According to the World Health Organization, the(...)

The Most Famous Traditional Egyptian Breakfast--Foul and Falafel

Mar 11, 2020

By: Tasnim Elnasharty/ Arab America Contributing Writer   One of the benefits and pleasures of traveling is experiencing the food of the places that you visit. Often when you ask people about their holidays, they would pick some of the best(...)

Shakira Personifies a Multicultural Identity in a Globalized World

Mar 11, 2020

By: Thomas Simsarian Dolan/Arab America Contributing Writer Even before Shakira and JLo’s Superbowl Halftime Show had ended, a slew of naysayers had taken to Twitter to lament the performance’s purported hyper-sexualization, an homage to various Latinx cultures, critical political content,(...)

Christians in Gaza—A Little-Known, Embattled Minority

Mar 11, 2020

By: John Mason/Arab America Contributing Writer The number of Christians in Gaza has been reduced to just about 1,000, while the number of Muslims is reaching close to 2 million. Still, the remaining Christians stay resilient, though the tendency is(...)

The Dancer's Revenge

Mar 11, 2020

  By: Habeeb Salloum/Arab America Contributing Writer The cool sea breezes gently caressed the customers enjoying their succulent Margat al-Hout - a Tunisian version of a tasty Mediterranean fish dish - at Dar Zarrouk Restaurant in beautiful Sidi Bou Said,(...)

March is for All Women: Warda Bouguettaya

Mar 11, 2020

By: Emily Devereaux/Arab America Contributing Writer What is home? To many people, this answer will vary. Sometimes home is a place, or land, or even a group of people. Wanda Bouguettaya, who was born in Alergia, has had many places(...)

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