Posted by Arab American Institute on April 01, 2016 in Blog
Posted by Jacob Saliba on March 11, 2016 in Blog
No person can truly comprehend the Arab experience through the lens of a textbook, history is as sensory as it is factual and ancient as short-lived. Modern Arabic literature has pioneered new fleets for a language with age-old roots and a sacred past. Arab Americans have contributed greatly to this literary rebirth ever since immigrants began arriving in the U.S. in the 1800s.
Emerging out of the Nahda, Arabic for renaissance, new found interest in art, literature and flourishing cosmopolitanism brought great wealth to the streets of Cairo, Beirut, Jaffa and elsewhere in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. ...Read more
Posted by Arab American Institute on March 02, 2016 in Blog
Posted by Rawan Elbaba on February 19, 2016 in Blog
This Saturday, Egypt will be welcoming a new television show. But this isn’t another Arabic melodrama, this is a show that has made its way to the Arab world from a few continents over. A country that is known for its film, music and theatrical industries, is even more recognized for its citizens’ sense of humor and comedy.
The hit American show, Saturday Night Live, has contracted the television channel OSN to be the official home for Saturday Night Live Arabic. Many famous and well-known actors such as
Posted by Yasmin Hussein on February 17, 2016 in Blog
Award for International Commitment The amount of courage that goes into the decision to uproot your family from your home to an unknown world is extraordinary. For 65 years, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has ensured that no one needs to make that journey alone. It is their unflagging dedication to...Read more