Dayton Arab American Banquet May 19, 2017

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1 Club North Drive, BeaverCreek, Ohio 45385

Dayton Arab American Banquet May 19, 2017

Country Club of the North

1 Club North Drive, BeaverCreek, Ohio 45385

Dayton Arab American Banquet May 19, 2017

Country Club of the North, 1 Club North Drive, BeaverCreek, Ohio 45385

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The Dayton Arab-American Forum is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, non-sectarian organization whose purpose is to develop and maintain programs which will:

❧ Promote the cultural heritage of Arab-Americans

❧ Foster tolerance and understanding of Arab-Americans among the general population

❧ Counter all forms of discrimination and cultural stereotyping of Arabs and Americans of Arab descent

❧ Encourage communication among all Arab-Americans

❧ Create liaisons and maintain cooperative relationships with local and national organizations We are not a political group, but a social and cultural forum. We host a variety of special events, such as Haflas (dinner and dance parties) and picnics, in addition to our community awareness campaigns.

 

rayhanania

rayhanania

Managing Writer at The Arab Daily News
RAY HANANIA — Columnist

Ray Hanania is an award winning political columnist and author. He covered Chicago Politics and Chicago City Hall from 1976 through 1992. Hanania began writing in 1975 when he published The Middle Eastern Voice newspaper in Chicago (1975-1977). He later published “The National Arab American Times” newspaper which was distributed through 12,500 Middle East food stores in 48 American States (2004-2007).

Hanania writes weekly columns on Middle East and American Arab issues for the Arab News in Saudi Arabia at www.ArabNews.com, and for TheArabDailyNews.com, and TheDailyHookah.com.

Palestinian, American Arab and Christian, Hanania’s parents originate from Jerusalem and Bethlehem.

Hanania is the recipient of four (4) Chicago Headline Club “Peter Lisagor Awards” for Column writing. In November 2006, he was named “Best Ethnic American Columnist” by the New American Media;In 2009, he received the prestigious Sigma Delta Chi Award for Writing from the Society of Professional Journalists. He is the recipient of the MT Mehdi Courage in Journalism Award. Hanania has also received two (2) Chicago Stick-o-Type awards from the Chicago Newspaper Guild, and in 1990 was nominated by the Chicago Sun-Times for a Pulitzer Prize for his four-part series on the Palestinian Intifada.

His wife and son are Jewish and he performs standup comedy lampooning Arab-Jewish relations, advocating for peace based on non-violence, mutual recognition and Two-States.

His Facebook Page is Facebook.com/rghanania

Email him at: RGHanania@gmail.com

Visit this link to read Ray's column archive at the ArabNews,com www.arabnews.com/taxonomy/term/10906
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