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Popular Sesame Confection of the Levant Gets a Flavor Twist for Fall

Nov 7, 2018

By: Blanche Shaheen/Arab America Contributing Writer When my mother was a young girl living in Palestine, chocolates and other candies were a luxury. So she ate halawa, (also known as halva) a sweetened sesame seed paste confection that almost has(...)

A Brief History of Arab American Political Participation

Nov 7, 2018

By: Ivey Noojin/Arab America Contributing Writer The issue of Arab American political participation is especially important in wake of the midterms yesterday. Arab Americans haven’t always had the opportunity of feeling represented, because of prejudices within the U.S. society. Historically(...)

Jerusalem--A Most Sacred City: Battered and Torn for Centuries

Nov 7, 2018

An older painting of Jerusalem underscores the complexities of Jerusalem--the Dome of the Rock, a key Islamic monument and, at its foot, the Jewish Wailing Wall By John Mason/Arab America Contributing Writer Jerusalem is a city that regional powers in(...)

George Hincapie Rides for Racism but George Zeidan Ran for Freedom

Nov 2, 2018

By: Michael Springmann/Arab America Contributing Writer Huh?  George Hincapie, a former professional bicycle racer, heavily promotes his sale and use of Israeli-made Everysight Raptor Smart Glasses. They're the US $649 eyewear designed to allow the biker to utilize a Heads-Up(...)

Arab Americans and Muslims for Pittsburgh: Supporting Jews After Terrorist Attack

Oct 31, 2018

By: Ivey Noojin/Arab America Contributing Writer In the wake of the Pittsburgh Synagogue tragedy, Arab Americans and Muslims across the country have come forth with statements and initiatives of solidarity for the Jewish lives lost. The Terrorist Attack in Pittsburgh(...)

An Early Feminist: Al-Kahina, 7th Century North African Queen--Fact or Fancy?

Oct 31, 2018

A representation of al-Kahina By: John Mason, Arab America Contributing Writer A female leader from a Berber or Amazigh tribe in North Africa, al-Kahina, has a long history going back 14 centuries. She supposedly led the North African resistance to(...)

News Flash: Does your Police Department Receive Israeli Police Training?

Oct 31, 2018

By: Michael Springmann/Arab America Contributing Writer News Flash! Durham, N.C. Bans Israeli Police Training Why is this News? Because Israel, often through its armed forces, trains American police. April 16, 2018, the Durham, NC city council resolution stated it was(...)

Falafel Galore

Oct 31, 2018

BY: Habeeb Salloum/Arab America Contributing writer Falafel were probably first prepared in ancient Egypt and, from that era, they have remained that country's national food. Called ta’mia - the only place in the world where they are not known as(...)

Trump Scapegoats Arabs in Migrant Crisis

Oct 31, 2018

Photo: BBC By Amy Hensler/Arab America Contributing Writer  On October 22nd, President Donald Trump tweeted about the Central American migrant caravans, stating that “sadly, it looks like Mexico’s Police and Military are unable to stop the Caravan heading to the(...)

Ya Arab America, It's Urgent: Yalla Vote!

Oct 31, 2018

#YallaVote volunteers register voters in South Carolina. Heba Mohammad/Arab America Contributing Writer On November 6th, Americans will head to the polls en masse for the final day of voting in the 2018 Midterm Election. Undoubtedly, there is a lot at(...)

Is American Media Exploiting Khashoggi Affair for their own Agenda?

Oct 24, 2018

By: Ray Hanania/Arab America Featured Columnist A recent story in the New York Times inadvertently raises issues about the hypocrisy of the mainstream news media in championing the details of the tragic torture-murder of Jamal Khashoggi. The story, published Wednesday, was headlined(...)

Is Your Olive Oil Fake? Here’s How to Find Out

Oct 24, 2018

By: Blanche Shaheen/Arab America Contributing Writer Looking at weekly supermarket ads, you might see some enticing deals on extra virgin olive oil. Some places advertise cold pressed olive oil from Italy for as little as $3.99! The old me would(...)

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