Posts Tagged “arab”

A tribute to my friend David J. Steiner

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A tribute to my friend David J. Steiner

A tribute to my friend David J. Steiner Many people do not know someone like David Steiner, who spent much of his life as an activist for peace. A Jew, Steiner reached out to Palestinians and Arabs to build bonds that would help overcome the divide that angrily keeps the two peoples apart Published in the…

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We must save Arab Christians in Middle East & America

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We must save Arab Christians in Middle East & America

Saving Arab Christians in Middle East & America #SaveArabChristians New Facebook Group documents killings of Arabs & Middle East Christians. Please support, share: www.facebook.com/groups/160992707701045 By Ray Hanania I can’t believe that whenever someone brings up the topic of “Saving Arab Christians,” people in the Middle East community get angry and upset. I get angry responses on…

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Don’t call me MENA, call me Arab

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Don’t call me MENA, call me Arab

Don’t call me MENA, call me Arab President Obama is considering placing an all inclusive category called “MENA” (Middle Eastern and North Africa) on the US Census forms going out soon to identify the nation’s 2020 demographic population, but I think the designation should be sweet and simple “Arab.” I’m not MENA, I am Arab and I…

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Hanania standup Comedy reviews

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Hanania standup Comedy reviews

Hanania standup Comedy reviews The Baba Ghanoush Belt (the Arab American “Borscht Belt”) Read References & Comedy Reviews? Arab American PAC Dinner OCT 29, 2009 Winnipeg Free Press April 2008 First ever New York Comedy Festival in 2002 Comedian Carl Kozlowski on Ray Hanania Chicago Sun-Times on “Chicago Jokes” 1-14-08 JERUSALEM POST: Comedy in Jerusalem,…

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Hanania standup comedy: Reviews and comments

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Hanania standup comedy: Reviews and comments

Hanania standup comedy: Reviews and comments (from published remarks, news reports, comments & letters) (Ray’s show avoids foul or bad language, focusing on his experiences growing up Arab in America and his unusual Palestinian-Jewish marriage. Hanania also discusses his column in the Jerusalem Post, PalestineNote.com and his career covering Chicago City Hall and politics. His standup…

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A 9/11 book the world needs to read, Jeremy Scahill’s “Dirty Wars”

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A 9/11 book the world needs to read, Jeremy Scahill’s “Dirty Wars”

A 9/11 book the world needs to read, Jeremy Scahill’s “Dirty Wars” By Ray Hanania Saudi Gazette, Sunday May 11, 2014 In 39 years of professional journalism, I have never come across something more shocking than what I have read in the book “Dirty Wars: The World is a Battlefield” by author Jeremy Scahill. Scahill…

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Palestinian professor’s trip to Auschwitz sparks needed debate

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Palestinian professor’s trip to Auschwitz sparks needed debate

Palestinian professor’s trip to Auschwitz sparks needed debate By Ray Hanania Saudi Gazette Sunday April 27, 2014 When Mohammed Dajani Daoudi, a Palestinian professor at Al-Quds University in occupied Jerusalem, organized a trip for his students to visit several former Nazi concentration camps, he sparked an important debate. Unfortunately, the debate has been one-sided focusing on…

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Society continues to block Arabs

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Society continues to block Arabs

Society continues to block Arabs By Ray Hanania Southwest News-Herald Newspaper Friday, April 04, 2014 I was pleased to see Chicago celebrate St. Patrick’s Day earlier in the month and then the Shamrock Shuffle marathon this past week. They’re just two of the many celebrations hosted by the City of Chicago each year. The Polish…

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Comic Strip: IkhrAss “Ihbal & Habeelah”

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Comic Strip: IkhrAss “Ihbal & Habeelah”

Comic Strip: IkhrAss “Ihbal & Habeelah” By Ray Hanania Click comic strip to view larger image The latest edition of the popular and hilarious comic strip IkhrAss which lampoons the anti-Arab, anti-Palestinian, anti-Semitic, anti-Jewish and anti-Christian hate site Ikhras, authored by “Thabet al-Arabi” and “Qassem Lufti.” Ikhras is a hate site funded by the Syrian…

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Easter egg hunt turns into religious egg fight

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Easter egg hunt turns into religious egg fight

Easter egg hunt turns into religious egg fight By Ray Hanania Saudi Gazette, Sunday, April 13, 2014 When the Cherry Hill Presbyterian Church in Dearborn, Michigan distributed flyers promoting their “Eggstravaganza” Easter egg hunt at two local elementary schools, they didn’t expect to become the center of a religious war between Muslims and Christians. But that’s…

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