Posts Tagged “Illinois”

St. George Church celebrates 25th Anniversary of Weeping Icon miracle

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St. George Church celebrates 25th Anniversary of Weeping Icon miracle

St. George Church celebrates 25th Anniversary of Weeping Icon miracle St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church in Chicago’s west suburb of Cicero will hold a special service on Tuesday April 22 to honor the 25th anniversary of the discovery of a weeping icon of the Virgin Mary that has come to be known officially as “The…

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Cook County Board approves April Arab Heritage Month proclamation

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Cook County Board approves April Arab Heritage Month proclamation

Cook County Board approves April Arab Heritage Month proclamation Cook County Commissioner Sean Morrison introduces a proclamation honoring April as Arab American Heritage Month at the board meeting March 20, 2019, in coordination with the passage of a State of Illinois Law designating April as Arab American Heritage month. The Cook County Board on Wednesday,…

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Arab American National Museum celebrates Arab American Heritage Month April 

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Arab American National Museum celebrates Arab American Heritage Month April 

Arab American National Museum celebrates Arab American Heritage Month April  Free walk-in admission, publication of new informational booklet, diverse programs set for April 2019  Dearborn, Mich. (March 18, 2019) – Since the first Arab immigrants arrived in the United States of America in the 1800s, they and their descendants have left an indelible mark on…

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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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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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