Shoruq, an all-female rap group from a refugee camp in Bethlehem, use hip-hop to bring awareness to the plight of Palestinians. During a visit to New York, which included a performance in Downtown Manhattan, they spoke to Women’s eNews.
The Vendy Award-winning food truck King of Falafel will expand to a brick-and-mortar restaurant in Astoria, reports Times Ledger.
Congregants of a synagogue in Jamaica, Queens, celebrated Passover with an Iraqi-style Seder.
Arab Americans should be able to check off a new designation of “Arab” on the 2020 U.S. Census, Linda Sarsour urges in an email, Brooklyn Daily Eagle reports.
Students in Irbil, Iraq and Brooklyn, NY met via a videoconference sponsored by Global Nomads Group to learn how their counterparts live.
Steven Salaita, a Palestinian-American scholar who lost a tenured job offer over tweets criticizing Israel, spoke at a panel discussion at Brooklyn College.
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.