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Illinois Legislature adopts bill to name April Arab Heritage Month

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Illinois Legislature adopts bill to name April Arab Heritage Month

Illinois Legislature adopts bill to name April Arab Heritage Month Illinois Legislature passes law to designate April as Arab American Heritage Month. The bill was introduced by Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan, and co-sponsored by State Senator Steve Landek and Representative Mike Zalewski. The bill restores respect for Illinois’ Arab American community which was…

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Arab, Jewish groups denounce law to stifle American freedoms

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Arab, Jewish groups denounce law to stifle American freedoms

Arab, Jewish groups denounce law to stifle American freedoms Arab and Jewish groups announced their opposition to a law introduced in the U.S. Senate to make it illegal for Americans to criticize Israel by boycotting Israel’s illegal, and racist Jewish settlements. The bill targets the BDS (Boycott, Divestment, Sanction) movement which targets Israel’s Apartheid policies…

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Arab American National Museum “docent” missing in Peru

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Arab American National Museum “docent” missing in Peru

Arab American National Museum “docent” missing in Peru Officials of the Arab American National Museum in Dearborn, Michigan said they are alarmed and concerned about the disappearance of Carla Valpeoz, 35, who has worked at the nation’s only Arab museum as a museum guide and lecturer since 2015. Valpeoz was reported missing on December 11,…

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Rahma Relief fundraising dinner for Yemen

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Rahma Relief fundraising dinner for Yemen

Rahma Relief fundraising dinner for Yemen By Saba Ibraheem Imagine coming home not being able to feed your kids. Imagine not even having food for yourself. Imagine that your child is dying in front of your eyes and can’t do anything to help. This is not just a story; this a reality that many people…

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ADC Salutes senior staff attorney Yolanda Rondon

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ADC Salutes senior staff attorney Yolanda Rondon

ADC Salutes senior staff attorney Yolanda Rondon Senior Staff attorney at the American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee honored for her dedication to fighting for civil and human rights ADC thanks Senior Staff Attorney Ms. Yolanda Rondon for her over five years of service and dedication to the community. Ms. Rondon’s tenure at ADC ends today, and…

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Palestinian standup comic Nasr Abu Ali Owaynat discusses his career

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Palestinian standup comic Nasr Abu Ali Owaynat discusses his career

Palestinian standup comedian Nasr Abu Ali Owaynat discusses his career By Ray Hanania Chicagoland Palestinian American comedian Nasr Abu Ali Owaynat will be performing comedy at the renown Chicagoland comedy club Riddles on Jan. 10, 2019. Abu Ali was born to a Palestinian American immigrant and an American mother from Kentucky. He started doing comedy…

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