Posts Tagged “Arab culture”

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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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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Tipping and Bargaining in Egypt: Bakhshesh or Sadaqa

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Tipping and Bargaining in Egypt: Bakhshesh or Sadaqa

Tipping and Bargaining in Egypt: Bakhshesh or Sadaqa The role of tipping in the Arab World in tourism and the economy is important. To most Western tourists particularly Americans, the question of tipping is normal, like adding sales tax to the bill, but in the Middle East, however, the question of tipping, and add to it…

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Promoting Local Arab Culture in the Digital World

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Promoting Local Arab Culture in the Digital World

H.E. Ahmed Bin Bishr: Promoting Local Arab Culture in the Digital World “I believe that practicing your passion day in and day out is the only way to live,” says His Excellency Ahmed bin Bishr. His Excellency Ahmed Bin Bishr – also known as Shb7 to his 1.2M Instagram followers – exemplifies an international lifestyle and…

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Georgetown Professor pens new book on Arab Culture in Doha

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Georgetown Professor pens new book on Arab Culture in Doha

Georgetown Professor pens new book on Arab Culture in Doha The Doha Experiment by Gary Wasserman is a fascinating and illuminating window into Arab culture by a professor teaching American politics at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service in Doha, Qatar. The following is quoted from the author about his newly relased book, The Doha…

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Everyday Items reflect stereotypes of “Them” 

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Everyday Items reflect stereotypes of “Them” 

Everyday Items reflect stereotypes of “Them”  Exhibition helps viewers identify, resist subtle hate messages Stereotypes: Martin Luther King, Jr. said it eloquently – “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” Prejudice and hate are not only reflected in the current political climate; they have long been promoted through items as innocuous as a souvenir…

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