Advertisement Close

BLOG

2,002 Results (Page 4 of 167)

Arab America

Interested in Assyria or Ancient Egypt? See these 8 University Programs

Jun 23, 2020

By Emily Tain/Arab America Contributing Writer Most high school and university students can recognize the Classics as the study of ancient and classical Rome and Greece. Few, however, know much about the rest of the Mediterranean during the ancient and(...)

The Islamic Influence on Japan

Jun 17, 2020

By: Arab America Contributing Writer With an estimate of 1 million Muslim tourist visits annually, Japan has served to be a prominent tourist country for Muslims. A surge of these visitors come from the Arab World, expanding the Muslim community(...)

The Middle East? What Even Is the Middle East?

Jun 17, 2020

By: Noah Robertson/Arab America Contributing Author The region of the world, referred to by most as the Middle East (ME), is culturally a diverse and rich area with a complex history and an even more complex problem with how to(...)

Three Easy, Delicious Desserts that are Popular in Jordan

Jun 17, 2020

By: Holly Johnson/Arab America Contributing Writer  As we enter what feels like day 672 of quarantine, if you’re anything like me, you’re desperate for new recipes to try. While I’d be the first to admit that my pre-COVID life didn’t(...)

Baba’s Time is Here— عيد الأَبِ — What Father’s Day Means to Young Arab Americans

Jun 17, 2020

By: John Mason/Arab America Contributing Writer Father’s Day was originally a Western celebration more so than Middle Eastern. Al-Jazeera, in looking into the Arab celebration of Fathers, found that its Western origin dates to at least 1508, where its first(...)

Revisiting "Arab American Stories"--Unexpected Paths

Jun 17, 2020

Arab America is proud to highlight episodes of Arab American Stories, the Emmy Award-winning 13-part series presented by Detroit Public Television that explored the diversity of the Arab-American experience. The Series Arab American Stories highlights the diversity within the Arab(...)

Five Arab American Women Who Have Made an Impact in Politics

Jun 17, 2020

By MacKenzie DiLeo/Arab America Contributing Writer Even though we are still awaiting a female president in office, women have still made an impact in politics since the mid-1800s, which was before they were even eligible to vote. We have seen(...)

At this Critical Time, Yemenis Need Help Now more than Ever

Jun 17, 2020

By: Yasmina Hage/Arab America Contributing Writer As of May 2020, Yemen has been engaged in a war for five long years. As a result, at this critical time, the Yemeni population's immune system and access to infrastructure, for example, are(...)

In the Footsteps of Lawrence of Arabia Imprints of Wadi Rum

Jun 17, 2020

By: Habeeb Salloum/Arab America Contributing Writer “Rum the magnificent… vast echoing and Godlike… a processional way greater than imagination… the crimson sunset burned on its stupendous cliffs and slanted ladders of hazy fire down its walled avenue…”  These words were(...)

Greater Syrian Diaspora at 78 RPM: Eddie "The Sheik" Kochak

Jun 17, 2020

By: Richard Breaux/Arab America Contributing Writer What do you do when you find several dozen 78 rpm records all in Arabic and you can neither read, nor speak the language? You research the musicians and record labels and write about(...)

Education and Activism as a Result of the George Floyd Killing

Jun 10, 2020

By: Yasmina Hage/Arab America Contributing Writer As you know, on May 25, 2020, George Floyd lost his life due to police violence. George Floyd's death was the final straw. In fact, police violence against people of color has been denounced(...)

Tamriyeh- Palestinian Style Beignets are a Tasty Pastry

Jun 10, 2020

By: Blanche Shaheen/Arab America Contributing Writer Sometimes, the best discoveries are off the beaten path. One sweltering summer day in the Palestinian city of Ramallah, this intoxicating yeasty sugary scent wafted out of the front door of a nondescript corner(...)

2,002 Results (Page 4 of 167)

.