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One in five perpetrators of violence against Indian Americans and other South Asians, Muslim, Sikh, Hindu, Middle Eastern and Arab Americans explicitly referenced President Trump, a Trump administration policy or a Trump campaign slogan while committing the attack or threat, a SAALT analysis found.
On Easter Sunday, Calvary Church in Orland Park opened their doors and their hearts for Arab-Americans to worship every Sunday at 1PM. "Everything is going to be geared to the Arab American, " explains Dr. Haddad. "Anybody who is Christian or Muslim in the area have been invited to this Noor service.

He continued, “When somebody comes here, I hope they meet somebody and their stereotypes of Arab Americans will fade away.” Have a news tip? You can call Ryan at 407-420-5002, email him at rygillespie@orlandosentinel.com, follow him on Twitter @byryangillespie and like his coverage on ...
(Courtesy of Rashad Al-Dabbagh). An Orange County nonprofit seeking to empower Arab Americans will hold its third annual gala to celebrate Arab American Heritage Month. The Arab American Civic Council will honor activists and a Jewish group advocating for Palestinian equality at the April 21 event.
The difference in political philosophy between the two Democratic candidates also reflects the changing demographics among Arab American voters in the Chicago area. Both candidates have their own backers among the Arab American community in the district. Arab Americans have historically voted ...
Young Arab-Americans shouldn't feel that they or their problems are invisible to their own university. If you are a MENA student or want to be an advocate, you can follow the efforts of the Arab American Institute who regularly release action-items. The fight for the addition of the ethnic category to the 2020 ...

WASHINGTON, March 24, 2018 (WAFA) – Arab Americans opposed on Friday the appointment of John Bolton, former US ambassador to the United Nations, as the next US national security advisor to President Donald Trump. The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) expressed in a ...
Moreover, Hollywood has been inexcusably indifferent to its defamatory images of Arabs, depictions which rebound adversely on Arab-Americans.” ADC concluded: “Many films and television series are making strides to be more inclusive and thoughtful portray marginalized people. Sadly, Beirut is an ...
WASHINGTON, March 31, 2018 (WAFA) - The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) said on Friday that it was outraged over Israel's unrestrained use of live fire against Palestinian civilians participating in peaceful marches. Israeli snipers stationed at the border with Gaza opened fire and ...
At the same time, more Arab Americans entered the public service arena, with the election of Fadel Al-Marsoumi to the Hamtramck City Council, Bill Bazzi to the Dearborn Heights City Council, the appointment of Celia Nasser to the Dearborn School Board and the re-election of Susan Dabaja and Mike ...
A couple of months ago, he opened Qahwah House in Dearborn, a city with a high concentration of Arabs and Arab Americans (qahwah means coffee in Arabic). Alhasbani is fond of reminding customers that the first known coffee shipments in the world were allegedly launched from the Port of Mokha in ...
A couple of months ago, he opened Qahwah House in Dearborn, a city with a high concentration of Arabs and Arab-Americans (qahwah means coffee in Arabic). Alhasbani is fond of reminding customers that the first known coffee shipments in the world were allegedly launched from the Port of Mokha in ...
... serves as the political and policy research arm of the Arab American community. Since 1985, Dr. Zogby and AAI have led Arab American efforts to secure political empowerment in the U.S. Through voter registration, education and mobilization, AAI has moved Arab Americans into the political mainstream.
DEARBORN — This week, world leaders at the United Nations General Assembly and Security Council voted to condemn President Trump for his decision to designate Jerusalem as Israel's capital. On the grand stage, they reflected their respective countries' shared sentiments of solidarity with the ...
In our most recent AAI/ ZA poll of American public opinion, we find that favorable attitudes of Arabs, Muslims, Arab Americans and American Muslims have actually risen to their highest levels in the past decade, with majorities now having favorable attitudes toward both Arab Americans and American ...
Arab Americans in Illinois called on gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker Wednesday to publicly apologize for insensitive comments he made in which he accused a Muslim American group of being “terrorists” when he ran for Congress in 1998. Arab American Democratic Club President Samir Khalil said ...
He pointed to a recent poll that found over 50 per cent of Americans had a favourable attitude toward Arab Americans and Arab Muslims. “And republicans have recoiled against the president's rhetoric and Muslims' ban,” he noted. Dr Catherine Orsborn, director of Should to Shoulder in the US, reinforced ...

Views of Arab Americans and American Muslims were even higher, with both groups regarded favourably by most of their fellow citizens. Arab Americans were seen favourably by 52% (unfavourably by 23%) of respondents and American Muslims by 51% (unfavourably by 27%). Almost 60% of those polled ...
By Ray Hanania. The recent spotlight that angry screaming activists have put on Palos Township Trustee Sharon Brannigan has raised a bigger question from readers about Arab Americans living in the Southwest Suburbs and Chicagoland. Many of the people who write to me seem to have concerns about ...
WASHINGTON — A growing number of Americans hold favorable opinions of Arabs and Muslims, a new survey by the Arab American Institute (AAI) shows. The survey released Tuesday found attitudes toward Arabs, Muslims, Arab Americans and Muslim Americans have risen to the highest levels in a ...
Fifty-two percent of respondents had a favorable opinion of Arab Americans generally, compared to 40 percent in 2015, while 51 percent had a favorable opinion of American Muslims specifically, compared to 33 percent two years ago. Opinions largely broke down along party lines. Fifty-eight percent of ...
While the reaction from Arab Americans was the opposite. Action News caught up with several people Wednesday night attending a lecture at the Kaiserman Jewish Community Center who support the embassy move. Devorah Selber said, "It was for me like the Declaration of independence again."
The survey released Tuesday found attitudes toward Arabs, Muslims, Arab Americans and Muslim Americans have risen to the highest levels in a decade. ... Of those surveyed, 52 percent had a favorable opinion of Arab Americans, compared to 40 percent in 2015, while 51 percent thought favorable of ...
DETROIT – An Arab American man was shot and killed Friday night in Detroit after a road rage incident that began in Dearborn. The victim, Faith Almosaki, 18, was shot near Vernor Highway and Lawndale Street, police said. The victim pulled over to the curb. The alleged shooter exited his vehicle, ...
While a pro-Trump political slant for the soon to be relaunched XFL is nowhere close to official yet, history tells us that Vince McMahon making a move in that direction would not exactly be very surprising. The WWE chief's products have blatantly pushed right wing politics for years, and while everyone's ...
Views of Arab Americans and American Muslims were even higher, with both groups regarded favourably by most of their fellow citizens. Arab Americans were seen favourably by 52% (unfavourably by 23%) of respondents and American Muslims by 51% (unfavourably by 27%). Almost 60% of those polled ...
By Ray Hanania. The recent spotlight that angry screaming activists have put on Palos Township Trustee Sharon Brannigan has raised a bigger question from readers about Arab Americans living in the Southwest Suburbs and Chicagoland. Many of the people who write to me seem to have concerns about ...
WASHINGTON — A growing number of Americans hold favorable opinions of Arabs and Muslims, a new survey by the Arab American Institute (AAI) shows. The survey released Tuesday found attitudes toward Arabs, Muslims, Arab Americans and Muslim Americans have risen to the highest levels in a ...
In 2004, an advisory panel criticized the Census Bureau's move to give the Department of Homeland Security data that identified populations of Arab-Americans; critics compared the bureau's 21st-century actions to its World War II activities locating Japanese-American communities. (A 2000 Times article ...
"This production explores a moment in history that has shaped the lives of so many Arab Americans whose stories are like those of the character Nicola's - negotiating their place in this country either as people of color or as white-passing individuals. This is a struggle that continues to affect our community ...
“A majority of Americans also hold favourable opinions of both Arab Americans and American Muslims. These upticks are the result of a more positive attitude among Democrats and Independents in the face of an atmosphere of heightened xenophobia and documented increase in reported hate crimes,” ...
The survey released Tuesday found attitudes toward Arabs, Muslims, Arab Americans and Muslim Americans have risen to the highest levels in a decade. ... Of those surveyed, 52 percent had a favorable opinion of Arab Americans, compared to 40 percent in 2015, while 51 percent thought favorable of ...
DETROIT – An Arab American man was shot and killed Friday night in Detroit after a road rage incident that began in Dearborn. The victim, Faith Almosaki, 18, was shot near Vernor Highway and Lawndale Street, police said. The victim pulled over to the curb. The alleged shooter exited his vehicle, ...
Remembering back to the 1960s when Arab Americans had hope for freedom and racism in America was focused elsewhere. Thanksgiving was a feast in Arab American homes in the 1960s and 1970s before politics, hatred, racism and Israeli violence created a refugee crisis. By Ray Hanania.
Remembering back to the 1960s when Arab Americans had hope for freedom and racism in America was focused elsewhere. Thanksgiving was a feast in Arab American homes in the 1960s and 1970s before politics, hatred, racism and Israeli violence created a refugee crisis. By Ray Hanania.
“We don't want to count Arab Americans or Middle Eastern Americans just so we can know how many there are but this is a community that has, for the last 20 years roughly, been treated differently by our society, been thought of different and represented differently in the media and treated differently by the ...
On the cold, blustery evening of November 11th, the second floor of the Literati bookstore teemed with life. Coffees in hand, people sat and stood around the mic, eagerly anticipating the poetry to come. The weather hadn't stopped anyone — the bookstore radiated a warmth of its own to juxtapose the ...
In Michigan, Arab Americans retained control of Dearborn's City Council and gained a seat in nearby Dearborn Heights. Arab Americans also won in Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, Georgia, Ohio, Iowa, and Minnesota (where Somali Americans are making rapid progress entering the political ...
Despite low Arab turnout in the local primaries in August, the top four spots of the seven-member Dearborn City Council went to Arab Americans, including two Muslims in Tuesday's non-partisan election. According to the 2010 Census, 42 percent of the city's population is of Arab ethnicity, but the actual ...
The active engagement of so many people — especially Arab-Americans, Muslims, Asian-Americans and immigrants — is a deeply hopeful ...
... Arab descent, mostly in the southern end of the city in a neighborhood with one of the highest concentration of Arab-Americans in the country.
DEARBORN, United States - In the Michigan city with the highest concentration of Arabs in the US, many Arab Americans are campaigning and ...
According to Fahmy, “Arab Americans have a varied sense of identity, right through the spectrum. Sixty-three percent are Christian, 24 percent ...
Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) agents visited Arab Americans at their school or homes. They intensely screened Arab visa ...
... it is affecting local Muslim and Arab Americans, has been published on both websites: www.huffpost.com and www.arabamericannews.com.
With a large population of Muslim and Arab Americans, Dearborn has the most per capita residents on a shadowy and unaccountable watchlist.
The paper estimated that “Arab Americans voted 2 to 1 for Sanders in almost every east Dearborn precinct.” East Dearborn is where most Arab ...
Fifty-two percent of respondents had a favorable opinion of Arab Americans generally, compared to 40 percent in 2015, while 51 percent had a favorable opinion of American Muslims specifically, compared to 33 percent two years ago. Opinions largely broke down along party lines. Fifty-eight percent of ...
While the reaction from Arab Americans was the opposite. Action News caught up with several people Wednesday night attending a lecture at the Kaiserman Jewish Community Center who support the embassy move. Devorah Selber said, "It was for me like the Declaration of independence again."
(Washington) A new poll shows a significant change in Americans' opinion of Arabs, Arab Americans, Muslims and American Muslims. AAI President James Zogby will present key findings of this poll during a briefing on Tuesday, December 5, at 10 AM. He will be joined for analysis by Joyce Karam, Washington ...


 

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