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A letter from a reader on the Brannigan controversy

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A letter from a reader on the Brannigan controversy

A letter from a reader on the Brannigan controversy A reader writes asking about the protests by Muslims in suburban Chicagoland against Republican Palos Township trustee Sharon Brannigan and comments she has made in the past criticizing Muslims. By Ray Hanania Sharon Brannigan has published views and opinions that have angered many Muslims in the…

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US Justice Department on Actions to prevent hate

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US Justice Department on Actions to prevent hate

US Justice Department on Actions to prevent hate The U.S. Justice Department has issued an overview of steps that schools in the United States can do to prevent hate against Arabs, Muslims and Sikhs. Twenty Plus Things Schools Can Do to Respond to or Prevent Hate Incidents Against Arab-Americans, Muslims, and Sikhs Take Immediate Concerted…

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Palestinian-Jordanian food company continues to grow

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Palestinian-Jordanian food company continues to grow

Palestinian-Jordanian food company continues to grow Siniora Food Industries Achieved Net Profit of JOD 1.9 Million (USD 2.7 Million) in the First Half of 2017 Amman, Jordan/ Jerusalem, Palestine — Siniora Food Industries, a pioneer in the manufacturing of cold cuts, frozen meat and luncheon, announced its results for the first half of 2017. The results…

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Karshat, stuffed lamb intestines recipe

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Karshat, stuffed lamb intestines recipe

Karshat, stuffed lamb intestines recipe Stuffed lamb intestines and tripe are popular Mediterranean food recipes. Here is a simple recipe to prepare this Middle Eastern delicacy. By Ray Hanania Stuffed lamb intestines is a very popular Mediterranean recipe in the Arab World, in Greece and in the Mediterranean sea region. It’s a very simple recipe…

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American Arab named to Cook County Illinois judicial post

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American Arab named to Cook County Illinois judicial post

American Arab named to Cook County Illinois judicial post Samuel J. Betar III appointed to Cook County 13th Subcircuit vacancy to fill position held by Circuit Judge Ann O’Donnell. The Illinois Supreme Court has appointed Associate Judge Samuel J. Betar, III, to a 13th Subcircuit vacancy that will be created by the upcoming retirement of…

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Even Israeli terrorism is not justification for Palestinian violence

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Even Israeli terrorism is not justification for Palestinian violence

Even Israeli terrorism is not justification for Palestinian violence A recent surge in violence by Palestinians against Israeli military, police and civilians is not justified even in the face of increasing terrorism and violence by Israelis against Palestinians. The knife attacks by Palestinians are only undermining the larger interests of Palestinians to achieve freedom from…

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Absolute best Facebook Page on Middle East food

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Absolute best Facebook Page on Middle East food

Absolute best Facebook Page on Middle East food There are a lot of misleading places on Facebook to get information on the Mediterranean Diet and Middle Eastern foods and recipes, but one of the best Facebook pages is called “Mediterranean Foods & Recipes.” You can click here to go to the Facebook Page and join…

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Jewish Voice for Peace denounces ADL

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Jewish Voice for Peace denounces ADL

Jewish Voice for Peace denounces ADL Why did the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), a self-described civil rights organization with a mission “to secure justice and fair treatment to all,” issue a scathing attack against JVP and our Deadly Exchange campaign— which aims to do exactly that? Our campaign challenges police exchange programs that have facilitated trainings…

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Qatar’s credit rating drops dramatically

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Qatar’s credit rating drops dramatically

Qatar’s credit rating drops dramatically Moody’s has today changed the outlook on Qatar’s banking system to negative from stable due to the weakening operating conditions and continued funding pressures facing Qatari banks. The outlook also captures the potential weakening capacity of the Qatar government to support the country’s banks. The outlook expresses Moody’s expectation of…

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Israel wipes out non-Jewish village, replaces with Jewish only plans

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Israel wipes out non-Jewish village, replaces with Jewish only plans

Israel wipes out non-Jewish village, replaces with Jewish only plans No non-Jews allowed: New Israeli town of Hiran, to be built upon ruins of Bedouin village, is open to Jewish residents only contrary to state’s representations before Supreme Court Hiran planned for construction in place of Bedouin town of Umm al-Hiran; state had earlier committed:…

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Most Americans view Qatar negatively, poll cites

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Most Americans view Qatar negatively, poll cites

Most Americans view Qatar negatively, poll cites Only 27% of Americans see Qatar as ‘US friend or ally’ according to a new Arab News / YouGov poll Survey marking two months since crisis began finds that most Americans aware of it identify terror accusations against Doha as main reason for rift. 69% either unsure if US…

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Israel strips Palestinian of “Israeli citizenship”

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Israel strips Palestinian of “Israeli citizenship”

Israel strips Palestinian of “Israeli citizenship” In another example of Apartheid racism, Israel has stripped a non-Jewish citizen of his citizenship. Citizenship is ONLY taken away from Christians and Muslims, but not from Jews in Israel, defining a new more pernicious form of religious and racial apartheid by the government of the State of Israel….

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