Posts Tagged “Illinois”

Standing up against racist laws that restrict free speech

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Standing up against racist laws that restrict free speech

Standing up against racist laws that restrict free speech By Ray Hanania #BDS #BoycottLaws #IsraeliApartheid Letter I wrote to Illinois Representative David Harris of Arlington Heights (Republican) who introduced a bill last year to expand the existing anti-BDS law that prohibits Americans from criticizing a specific foreign country, Israel. I criticize Israel’s government and will…

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Longtime Lebanese American activist Jackie Haddad passes

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Longtime Lebanese American activist Jackie Haddad passes

Longtime Lebanese American activist Jackie Haddad passes Jackie Haddad worked behind-the-scenes on behalf of the influential Lebanese and Arab American communities to raise funds for the needy, helped to lead and organize the annual conferences of the Midwest Federation of American Syrian & Lebanese Clubs, and was active in her local community in Elmhurst where…

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Illinois legislator introduces law to recognize Arab Heritage month in April

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Illinois legislator introduces law to recognize Arab Heritage month in April

Illinois legislator introduces law to recognize Arab Heritage month in April Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan announced he has introduced a law to recognize April as Arab Heritage Month in Illinois. If approved, the law would add Illinois to the seven other U.S. States that now recognize April as a national commemoration month for…

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Pritzker interview with Arab American newspapers

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Pritzker interview with Arab American newspapers

Pritzker interview with Arab American newspapers Democratic gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker sat down with The Future News Newspaper (Al Mustaqbal) which is the largest Arabic and English bi-lingual newspaper in Illinois to discuss issues he hopes to address if he wins the Nov. 6, 2018 election for governor. The interview was conducted by Future News…

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Federal Court in Arizona blocks anti-BDS law targeting Israel critics

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Federal Court in Arizona blocks anti-BDS law targeting Israel critics

Federal Court in Arizona blocks anti-BDS law targeting Israel critics U.S. Federal District Court Judge Diane J. Humetewa Friday suspended an Arizona State law that has been spreading across America like a cancer that singles out critics of Israel for special punishment. The Law targets anyone who “boycotts” Israel for any reason denying them the ability…

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Arab American Forum Oct 21 to showcase Illinois Speaker Madigan, Clerk candidate Yarbrough

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Arab American Forum Oct 21 to showcase Illinois Speaker Madigan, Clerk candidate Yarbrough

Arab American Forum Oct 21 to showcase Illinois Speaker Madigan, Clerk candidate Yarbrough The Arab American Democratic Club (AADC) announced this week that Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan and Karen Yarbrough, the current Cook County Recorder of Deeds and now the official Democratic candidate for Cook County Clerk, will be keynote speakers at the…

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