Arab-American activist Linda Sarsour visited Ferguson, Missouri, recently and in an interview with Colorlines reflects on the connections between communities suffering from racism and violence.
Music, storytelling and photography will blend the traditional and the modern.
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.
Home Reporter covers the Arab American Bazaar, an annual event in Bay Ridge, which drew a proud but relatively more somber crowd this year.
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.
Orthodox and non-Orthodox Jews joined a rally on July 24 to protest Israel’s bombing of Gaza.
A coalition of Muslim, Jewish and Christian leaders gathered to condemn attacks that occurred in Brooklyn over the weekend, Brooklyn Daily Eagle reports.
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.
NYC Muslims seek some consensus on when to start fasting.
Rachida Madani’s collection “Tales of a Severed Head” begins where One Thousand and One Nights left off.
Muslim and civil rights groups were pleased, but some have lingering worries about the NYPD.
The work of 25 photographers, on view until January 9, tells the story of modern Turkey.
Muslims are in shock over revelations that the NYPD designated certain mosques as “terrorist organizations.”
Profiled in Manhattan Times, Scoop Café adds Syrian and Middle Eastern flavors to Washington Heights. Owner John Dadourian’s roots in the Syrian, Turkish and Armenian cultures influence the new eatery’s dishes.
Muslims marked the end of Ramadan on Thursday, ahead of a weekend of events.