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Holy Week: The Quintessential Palestinian Christian Experience

Apr 11, 2017

By Mai Abdul Rahman Palestinians are the living stones of uninterrupted generations of Christians that are linked in faith and lineage to the first Christians. Holy Week for the Christians of Palestine is the most significant living faith experience that connects(...)

Rep. Dingell Recognizes April as National Arab American Heritage Month in Congress

Apr 10, 2017

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer On April 5, Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-MI), formally recognized April as National Arab American Heritage Month in Congress. She rose on the House floor last week to recognize the Arab American community during the month of(...)

Janet Jackson Splits With Arab Husband

Apr 10, 2017

BY: Julia Jahanpour/Contributing Writer Janet Jackson, 50, split with her Qatari husband of five years, Wissam Al Mana, 41, just three months after the arrival of their child. Jackson has told friends and family that Al Mana was too controlling(...)

Bannon's Removal is Good for Arab Americans

Apr 10, 2017

BY: Diego Reyes/Contributing Writer On Wednesday, President Donald Trump removed controversial White House chief strategist Stephen K. Bannon from the National Security Council just months after he was elevated to the position. Although Bannon will no longer be a regular(...)

Bill Maher's Hatred of Islam Needs to Stop

Apr 6, 2017

BY: Julia Jahanpour/Contributing Writer Television comedian Bill Maher has a bad history of criticizing and demonizing Islam and the Arab world. Known for his HBO talk show Real Time With Bill Maher, he portrays a sarcastic, politically incorrect commentator, aiming to bring sanity(...)

Washington DC, Anaheim, Dearborn Heights and Others Proclaim April as National Arab American Heritage Month

Apr 6, 2017

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer Arab Americans across the country have been reaching out to their local mayors, superintendents, and legislators to get proclamations for National Arab American Heritage Month (see our draft proclamation here that you can send to your(...)

The Revival: Remembering Dr. King’s Revolution of Values

Apr 6, 2017

BY: Al-Sharif Nassef/Contributing Writer April 4 this week marked 49 years since the tragic assassination of the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., one of America's greatest revolutionaries. A faith leader and social justice activist at the forefront of the(...)

Arising Alliances with Arab Americans: An Evening of Arab Culture and Hospitality

Apr 5, 2017

Press Release Little Falls, NY - Faces of Astarte, Wellness Salon/Spa located in Little Falls is hosting ‘An Evening of Arab Culture’ on Thursday, April 6 honoring April as Arab America Heritage Month. Author and sole proprietor of Faces of(...)

Dance, Storytelling, and Resistance with Shoruq Children’s Debke Troupe

Apr 5, 2017

BY: Abigail Keyes/Ambassador Blogger This spring, the Shoruq Children’s Debke Troupe is touring the United States, performing Palestinian debke and hip-hop, and sharing their stories of life in the Dheisheh Refugee Camp in the West Bank. The 18 young men(...)

Brazilian Foods With An Arab Touch

Apr 5, 2017

BY: Habeeb Salloum/Contributing Writer In the world of culinary art, Brazil is to Portugal what Mexico is to Spain. These two colonies in the New World were the crown jewels of their respective motherland. However, in their cuisines, both carrying deep(...)

Summers in Paradise: Finding A "Home Away From Home" in Lebanon

Apr 5, 2017

BY: Mike Enayah/Contributing Writer In November of 1963, I was born in Kuwait to Palestinian refugee parents, which made me a Palestinian refugee by default. For the first few years of my life, I couldn't tell that I was a(...)

Arab Food Trucks Create Communities in Washington, D.C.

Apr 5, 2017

BY: Daniel Gil/Contributing Writer There’s a growing phenomenon around major cities in the country and Washington D.C. is certainly not immune. Parked on street corners, filling entire blocks, and stuffing the faces of all who are guided by their noses(...)

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