Tuesday, 16 September 2014

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Arab Festival in Brooklyn Celebrates Music and Dance

Arab Festival in Brooklyn Celebrates Music and Dance

Attendees of the Arab-American Heritage Music Festival enjoyed chicken kebobs, belly dancing and flamenco, while also taking the time to honor the victims of the violence in Gaza and Iraq, reports the Brooklyn Daily Eagle.

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Arab American Bazaar in Bay Ridge

Arab American Bazaar in Bay Ridge

Home Reporter covers the Arab American Bazaar, an annual event in Bay Ridge, which drew a proud but relatively more somber crowd this year.

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NY Protestors: Support and Criticism of Israel

NY Protestors: Support and Criticism of Israel

NY protestors expressed a wide range of opinion on Israel's policies toward Gaza, and offered both support and criticism of Israel, The Jewish Daily Forward reports.

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Gaza Bombing by Israel Protested

Gaza Bombing by Israel Protested

Orthodox and non-Orthodox Jews joined a rally on July 24 to protest Israel's bombing of Gaza.

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Denouncing Mosque Attacks in Brooklyn

Denouncing Mosque Attacks in Brooklyn

A coalition of Muslim, Jewish and Christian leaders gathered to condemn attacks that occurred in Brooklyn over the weekend, Brooklyn Daily Eagle reports.

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Work of Arab Artists on View at New Museum

Work of Arab Artists on View at New Museum

In the first museum-wide exhibit of art from the Arab World, the works of 45 contemporary artists are being displayed on the Lower East Side, The Lo-Down reports.

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When Does Ramadan Begin?

When Does Ramadan Begin?

NYC Muslims seek some consensus on when to start fasting.

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Moroccan Poet Gives Reading in New York

Moroccan Poet Gives Reading in New York

Rachida Madani’s collection "Tales of a Severed Head" begins where One Thousand and One Nights left off.

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Shutdown of NYPD Surveillance Unit Welcomed

Shutdown of NYPD Surveillance Unit Welcomed

Muslim and civil rights groups were pleased, but some have lingering worries about the NYPD.

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Photos Tell Modern Turkey’s Story

Photos Tell Modern Turkey’s Story

The work of 25 photographers, on view until January 9, tells the story of modern Turkey.

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Muslim Community in Shock Over AP Revelations

Muslim Community in Shock Over AP Revelations

Muslims are in shock over revelations that the NYPD designated certain mosques as "terrorist organizations."

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