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Cedar Rapids, IA: An Interfaith Community in 1900s Middle America

Jun 17, 2021

Photo: Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance By: Claire Boyle/Arab America Contributing Writer Introduction: What is the first thing that comes to mind when we think of the city of Cedar Rapids, Iowa (IA)? Perhaps it is the towering downtown skyscrapers,(...)

Food Insecurity in Syria: A Growing Humanitarian Crisis

Jun 16, 2021

A depiction of what food insecurity means throughout the world. Photo: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) By: Claire Boyle / Arab America Contributing Writer Introduction: The country of Syria is experiencing numerous humanitarian crises including the decade-long ongoing civil war,(...)

Apamea - An Ancient Syrian City Raised from a Pile of Stones by One Man

Jun 16, 2021

By: Habeeb Salloum/Arab America Contributing Writer “It's the love of my life! I only wish I could live long enough to see Apamea rise again from centuries of neglect.” Abd Al-Razaq Zaqzuq, Director, Department of Antiquities in the Hama region,(...)

A Summer Dinner Party With Arab Dishes

Jun 16, 2021

Image courtesy of Oh The Things We'll Make By: Waverly Nohr / America Contributing Writer As the days begin getting hotter and COVID19 guidelines loosen, an outdoor dinner party with friends and family is a fitting antidote for prolonged social(...)

Dating in the Arab World

Jun 16, 2021

Image courtesy of InsideArabia By: Diane Bou Hamdan/Arab America Contributing Writer The Arab world is quite famous for arranged marriages and fixed ideas when it comes to love and the image of a picture-perfect family. Dating was always a big(...)

Melting Pot or Salad Bowl?

Jun 16, 2021

By: Nabil Sater / Arab America Contributing Writer A few weeks ago, I participated in a video call honoring Arab American Heritage Month and somehow the question of, or reference to, the “Melting Pot” surfaced. As soon as I heard(...)

Palestinian Israelis Proclaim their Identity—as Pro-Palestinian Left in U.S. Fights Republican Attempts to Exploit It

Jun 16, 2021

Palestinian Citizens of Israel stepping out to proclaim their identity Photo Foreign Affairs By John Mason / Arab America Contributing Writer Palestinian citizens of Israel have, in the context of the recent war, begun to promote their own interests and(...)

History Is Being Re-Written, and It's About Time!

Jun 16, 2021

By: Arab America Contributing Writers / Hala Gores and Ned Rosch This time is different. We are living in remarkable times: a turning point in the historic struggles for justice not only in Palestine but also all over the world.(...)

The History of Poetry in the Arab World

Jun 15, 2021

Photo: Al-Jazeera By: Meral Abu-Jaser /Arab America Contributing Writer The history of poetry in the Arab world is considered the highest Arab cultural form. There is perhaps no other poetry so closely allied to the history of its people as is(...)

Arabic Folklore: Fascinating Myths and Legends

Jun 14, 2021

By: Pamela Dimitrova / Arab America Contributing Writer Arabic folklore and mythology are one of the most diverse and colorful in the world, with stories about supernatural creatures, brave heroes, magic lamps and thrilling adventures. Many of them were passed(...)

Egypt's New Cairo?

Jun 14, 2021

New Cairo. Photo: Wikipedia By: Christian Jimenez/Arab America Contributing Writer In the present day there are many famous urban centers around the world such as London or New York.  However, when people think of the most famous cities in the(...)

“Brothers”: The Dutch Movie About the Syrian Civil War

Jun 14, 2021

By: Lindsey Penn/Arab America Contributing Writer The Syrian Civil War has been going on for years now, and many documentaries and films have been created about the conflict. Some films aim to highlight either side, and others aim to showcase(...)

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