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ADC: Arab American Professionals’ Gateway to DC

When my college advisor told me about the Washington Seminar, I was so excited just thinking about having an internship in Washington DC, where the political sausage is made. Little did I know, my college campus had few internships that I qualified for. It wasn’t likely that I would be offered an internship at one of the many conservative think tanks in the DC area. Besides, what a member of Congress would do with a Palestinian student is beyond me!

Will Sacha Baron Cohen Bring His Muslim Bashing To An End?

Sacha Baron Cohen loves to mock all things Arab and Muslim. All three of his most popular movies have gone out of their way to vilify Arabs and Muslims. Now, as brave men and women in the Arab world courageously and resiliently face down the despots that have beaten and killed them, Baron Cohen portrays a dictator.

11 Arab Dance Party Buzzkills

Those things you just wish weren’t there.

18 Signs of Arabic Weddings

Everyone asking for free professional advice. If you are a lawyer, then other guests ask you about immigration. “Doctor, can I show you my rash?” Dentist? They’ll all show you their cavities. Gynecologist? The bathroom is that way. Just make sure the hedges are trimmed

How Whole Foods Stole Ramadan

Whole Foods’ actions puts the crazies in the driver’s seat. Such a hateful bunch won’t live long. Their hatred will damage their mental and physical wellness and none of the fine Whole Foods’ goods will help extend their lives.

Ramadan In The Mormon Heartland

My second year on campus was much better, I met a lot more people and since the terrorists attacks of 9/11 have already happened, there was a lot more students studying Arabic and Islam.

Ramadan Rituals I Experienced In Gaza

Upon our arrival to the Gaza Strip in the summer of 1991, I began missing all the things I took for granted; which included air conditioning and my favorite show Voltron. After a few months in Gaza, and having to adjust to life there, my gazillion cousins made life a lot more fun. Their sudden presence in my life combined with their stories made the difference. My first Ramadan in Gaza began on March 5th, 1992.

Ramadan Rituals I Grew Up With

While we were guests of that country, Ramadan was the one time when we felt just like the local people. It was a wonderful time – a feeling of unity was over the country and everyone had plenty to eat and was able enjoy the special season. I remember on some evenings my family would skip Iftar to go to the mosque where they served an extravagant meal after the sunset prayer.

Egyptian Pop Music Takes on Israel

Mona Eltahawy, the white man’s favorite Egyptian talking head, famously claimed that the Egyptian revolution was not at all about Israel. Egyptian popular music shows where public opinion is now.

Gaza Faces Severe Botox Shortage

Dr. Mansour Mostafa, Gaza’s top plastic surgeon, “If you think about it, it makes perfect sense,” “Israel’s siege is making people age quicker, and with that comes more wrinkles.“ According to several other surgeons interviewed for this this report, Gaza is becoming increasingly more vain and has turned into a chic urban center where pop stars are the trend setters.

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