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Pappas names Hassan Nijem as Deputy Treasurer for Arab Community

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Pappas names Hassan Nijem as Deputy Treasurer for Arab Community

Pappas names Hassan Nijem as Deputy Treasurer for Arab Community Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas presents her new informational brochure in Arabic with community leaders on Sunday morning May 16 at Nikos Banquets Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas named Palestinian American Businessman and community leader Hassan Nijem as an Honorary Deputy Treasurer to work as a…

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ADC officials warn of worsening discrimination against Arab Americans

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ADC officials warn of worsening discrimination against Arab Americans

ADC officials warn of worsening discrimination against Arab Americans Officials of the American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee express concerns that discrimination gainst the Arab American community is rising as the nation turns the corner to the 20th Anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. ADC President Samer Khalaf and ADC Legal adviser Abed Ayoub appeared…

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Theatreworks Silicon Valley Streams new Works Festival online

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Theatreworks Silicon Valley Streams new Works Festival online

Theatreworks Silicon Valley Streams new Works Festival online TheatreWorks Silicon Valley will stream an advance look at tomorrow’s hits in New Works Festival Online. Transforming the Tony Award-winning company’s hit annual festival into a virtual experience, New Works Festival Online offers digital audiences an extraordinary opportunity to view new plays and selections from new musicals,…

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American Muslims for Palestine organizes boycott of Israeli Dates

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American Muslims for Palestine organizes boycott of Israeli Dates

American Muslims for Palestine organizes boycott of Israeli Dates As the holy month of Ramadan nears, American Muslims for Palestine (AMP) relaunched a national boycott of Israeli dates sold in US markets. AMP calls on all Americans and American Muslims to boycott date brands known explicitly to operate in illegal Israeli settlements and to exploit…

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AHRC & ACJ hold Zoom meeting on discrimination against Asian Americans 

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AHRC & ACJ hold Zoom meeting on discrimination against Asian Americans 

AHRC & ACJ hold Zoom meeting on discrimination against Asian Americans  The American Human Rights Council (AHRC) and the American Citizens for Justice (ACJ) hold a Joint Law Enforcement- Community Zoom Meeting Addressing the Rise of Hate and the Targeting of Asian Americans The American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA) and the American Citizens for Justice…

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Chicagoland Arab Americans commemorate Land Day April 2

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Chicagoland Arab Americans commemorate Land Day April 2

Chicagoland Arab Americans commemorate Land Day April 2 Leaders of Chicagoland’s Arab American community will gather on Friday April 2, 2021 beginning at 6 PM to celebrate Land Day, the day in 1976 in which Israel’s police and soldiers shot and killed Israeli citizens who were protesting against the confiscation of Arab-owned lands inside Israel….

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