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Sam Jammal thanks voters for their support

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Sam Jammal thanks voters for their support

Sam Jammal thanks voters for their support Sam Jammal thanks his supporters following the primary election in the 39th Congressional District in California on Tuesday June 5, 2018. Jammal did not win but he ran an amazing candidacy and campaign that received much support from across the country Dear Friend, Thank you everyone for your…

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Arab American elected mayor of Paterson, New Jersey

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Arab American elected mayor of Paterson, New Jersey

Arab American elected mayor of Paterson, New Jersey Paterson New Jersey elected its first Arab mayor Tuesday. The city has a visible Arab American community which is only a small segment of the city’s population and is predominantly Hispanic and African American. But newly elected Arab American mayor Andre Sayegh succeeded in winning a plurality…

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Israeli-American actress Natalie Portman defines the moderate voice

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Israeli-American actress Natalie Portman defines the moderate voice

Israeli-American actress Natalie Portman defines the moderate voice As the occupation of Palestine approaches 70 years this week, Palestinians and champions of justice need to carefully distinguish between extremists and moderates, and to reject blanket attacks against people because they are Israeli or Jewish. The BDS movement is two movements: an extreme movement against Jews…

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Israeli refuses military service because of Gaza brutality

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Israeli refuses military service because of Gaza brutality

Israeli refuses military service because of Gaza brutality Jewish Israeli Mattan Hellman (20), of Kibbutz Ha’ogen, has refused to serve in the Israeli military citing the ongoing violence and claiming to be a conscientious objector. Conscientious objectors are recognized in most civilized military systems, including int he United States. However, Israel severely punishes Jews who refuse…

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Largest Arab American community nonprofit celebrates 47 years of service

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Largest Arab American community nonprofit celebrates 47 years of service

Largest Arab American community nonprofit celebrates 47 years of service Nearly 2,000 guests gathered Saturday evening to celebrate ACCESS—the nation’s largest Arab American community nonprofit organization—and its 47 years of service at its Annual Dinner that took place at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center. The theme for ACCESS’ 47th Annual Dinner, From the…

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Host an Iftar to help Gaza refugees

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Host an Iftar to help Gaza refugees

Host an Iftar to help Gaza refugees The United Nations Relief and Works Agency is organizing worldwide support for Palestinian refugees living in the Israeli besieged Gaza Strip this Ramadan. You can help, too, by hosting an “Iftar for Gaza” event and donating proceeds to support the Palestinians living in the Gaza Strip. This is…

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