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Bahbah: On Settlements, Power, and Christians in Palestine

May 2, 2018

By: Bishara A. Bahbah, Arab America Featured Columnist I have just returned from my semi-annual trip to Israel-Palestine.  It was a bittersweet visit. While it is always great to see family and friends, it is sad, if not downright depressing(...)

An Arab American Reflects on Sitto and her Syrian-Aleppo Heritage

May 2, 2018

Sitto and Giddo’s, Wedding Picture, 1915 By: Janice Jweid Reed/Arab America Contributing Writer I grew up in the vibrant and diverse community of Syrian and Lebanese families in Paterson, New Jersey.  It was here that I was steeped in the(...)

The Delightful Eggplant

May 2, 2018

By Habeeb Salloum/Arab America Contributing Writer From large round or egg-shaped to small and thin, the attractiveness of the many varieties of eggplants on vegetable shelves has, in this century, been catching the fancy of increasing numbers of consumers and(...)

The Importance of that “Splendid Beast”--the Camel--to the Arab World

May 2, 2018

By John Mason/Arab America Contributing Writer My first encounter with that famous beast of burden, the camel, was not in the desert. Rather, it was in the movies. Specifically, it was a scene from the film, Lawrence of Arabia. Towards(...)

Gibran Gala’s 20th Anniversary Celebrates Humanity and Highlights Two Decades of Giving Back

May 1, 2018

By Mona Ahmed More than 600 distinguished guests and dignitaries joined the Arab American Institute Foundation (AAIF) for the 20th anniversary of the Kahlil Gibran Spirit of Humanity Awards Gala on April 26. The 2018 Gibran Gala brought communities from(...)

New Initiative: Palestinians in the U.S. form US Palestinian Council

Apr 25, 2018

  By Emiliya Strahilova/Arab America Contributing Writer For 70 years Palestinians around the world have been horrified by the events of the Nakba (Catastrophe) that took place in 1948 and still happening as of today.  In December 2017, The Trump administration(...)

The Greatest Arab Singers of the 20th Century

Apr 25, 2018

By Randa Necola/ Arab America Contributing Writer  Arabs are known for their love of music which is reflected in their successful music industry. The most famous Arab singers not only had the love of the Arab people but achieved success(...)

A ‘Petra-Fying’ Adventure in the Rose-Red City of Petra

Apr 25, 2018

By: Habeeb Salloum/Arab America Contributing Writer “No!  Don’t try and climb the 850 steps to the Monastery!  At your age, you will never make it!” My colleague advised when I asked her if I should try and make my way(...)

Don Bustany Passes, Broadcast Media Pioneer and Arab American Activist

Apr 25, 2018

If there ever was a definition of a proud Arab American who was a passionate activist, Donald Bustany would fit the definition. Bustany passed away on Monday in Santa Barbara, California at the age of 89. He was co-founder and(...)

Musakhan: Baked Chicken with Caramelized Onions and Pine Nuts

Apr 25, 2018

By Blanche Shaheen/Arab America Contributing Writer If there is one chicken dish that exemplifies the pride of Palestine, Musakhan would be first in line. Women in the tiny Palestinian village called Ein ‘Arik created this rustic recipe of sumac seasoned chicken(...)

Largest Arab American Community Nonprofit Celebrates 47 Years of Service

Apr 23, 2018

Nearly 2,000 guests gathered Saturday evening to celebrate ACCESS—the nation’s largest Arab American community nonprofit organization—and its 47 years of service at its Annual Dinner that took place at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center on Saturday evening. The theme for(...)

Natalie Portman Refuses to Receive a "Jewish Nobel Prize"

Apr 20, 2018

By Emiliya Strahilova/Arab America Contributing Writer Jewish-American actress and human rights activist Natali Portman won the most prestigious Jewish award The Genesis Prize, but she canceled the ceremony for accepting it. As her representatives announced, “recent events in Israel have(...)

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