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Why are Arab American Students Among the Highest GPA Achievers?

May 15, 2019

Written By Randa Necola/Arab America Contributor Writer As we enter graduation season this May, a higher than the average number of Arab American students will be graduating with high marks from colleges and universities across America.  Why is it that?(...)

The Health Benefits of Cinnamon in the Arab American Kitchen

May 15, 2019

By: Myrna Daher/Arab America Contributing Writer Cinnamon is one ingredient that can truly take over the aroma of a room. There are many different ways to utilize cinnamon in the Arab American kitchen, but the best way is to incorporate(...)

Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib Explains Her Comments with NBC Late Night's Seth Meyers

May 15, 2019

Compiled by Arab America During a recent interview with Yahoo News last week, U.S. Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (MI) reiterated her preference for a one-state solution in Israel which was taken out of context by right-wing Republicans who were trying to(...)

10 Good Deeds Anyone Can Do During Ramadan

May 15, 2019

By: Annika Wolfe/Arab America Contributing Writer The holy month of Ramadan is a time for reflection, self-improvement, and for devotion to worship. But Ramadan is about much more than fasting and prayer; it is also a time to focus on(...)

The Significance of World Keffiyeh Day

May 15, 2019

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Arab America Contributing Writer The Palestinian keffiyeh is a black and white checkered scarf that has taken on a significant meaning in the past few decades. Traditionally, the keffiyeh was worn by farmers as a tool for staying cool(...)

The Nakba after 71 Years: A Day of Paradox for Palestinians--To Mourn and Hope all in One Day

May 15, 2019

By: Leila Diab/ Arab America Contributing Writer We are captives, even if our wheat grows over fences And the swallows rise from our broken chains. We are captives of what we love, what we desire and what we are. -Mahmoud(...)

Arab America Hosts Members of Congress, Dignitaries, Community Leaders for Special Event Celebrating National Arab American Heritage Month

May 8, 2019

Compiled by Arab America On Tuesday, April 30th, Arab America hosted a historic reception commemorating National Arab American Heritage Month (NAAHM) with dignitaries and community leaders in Washington, DC. See a Video of the Event here: Arab American Heritage Month(...)

Garlic Turmeric Rice

May 8, 2019

By: Blanche Shaheen/Arab America Contributing Writer The earliest physical evidence of turmeric use by humans comes from ancient pots found near New Delhi, India. Scientists actually found turmeric residue at the bottom of these pots tracing back 4500 years! Fast(...)

12 Arab American Attractions to See in the United States

May 8, 2019

By: Alexa George/Arab America Contributing Writer Today, there are plenty of misconceptions surrounding Arab people and Arab Americans. In order to combat those misconceptions, it’s imperative to explore the history and heritage of Arabs who have been living in America(...)

Why Trump Needs a Stroll to the Supreme Court

May 8, 2019

By: Haider Umar/Arab America Contributing Writer In 2017, president Donald Trump made history when he declared a nationwide Muslim ban. The Muslim ban, caused massive outrage amongst the American Muslim communities because it seemed as if president Trump had singled(...)

Malaga - Andalusia’s City of Gardens, Orchards and Moorish Charm

May 8, 2019

By: Habeeb Salloum/Arab America Contributing Writer The first time in the 1960s that I roamed the modern streets of Malaga, Queen of Costa del Sol, I was somewhat disappointed.  The stretches of towering structures, hectic commercial activities, heavy traffic and(...)

Arabic Sayings Hardly Expressed in English

May 8, 2019

By: Noor Almoshin/Arab America Contributing Writer Having a hybrid culture could be confusing sometimes. For Arab Americans, there are some Arabic sayings that are hard to translate into English. In many cases we find ourselves saying the Arabic expression because(...)

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