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Arabs on Titanic: We Share the Pain But Not the Glory

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Arabs on Titanic: We Share the Pain But Not the Glory

Arabs on Titanic: We Share the Pain But Not the Glory By Ray Hanania Originally published on April 8, 1998, Updated Dec. 19. 2009 With just one word, “Yalla,” audiences around the world watching the James Cameron Movie Titanic in 1997-1998 received their first hint that aboard the ill-fated voyage of the Titanic were passengers…

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“Arabs aboard the Titanic,” Presentation to the Midwest Federation of Syrian and Lebanese Clubs

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“Arabs aboard the Titanic,” Presentation to the Midwest Federation of Syrian and Lebanese Clubs

Arabs of the Titanic Presentation by Ray Hanania and Aaron Hanania SLIDE 1 The Titanic departed Southampton in southern England at noon, April 10, 1912 and was due to arrive in New York City on April 15. Along the way, stops were made in Cherbourg, France to collect continental passengers and Queenstown, (now Cobh) Ireland…

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What Jews and Palestinians share would make a powerful film

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What Jews and Palestinians share would make a powerful film By Ray Hanania — How is it that two peoples who share so much can be so far apart and such enemies? Of course, I am talking about Palestinians and Jews. I’ve been researching my family’s history through several online ancestry websites that bring together…

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Hanania column 1998: Arabs on Titanic: We Share the Pain But Not the Glory

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 Arabs on Titanic: We Share the Pain But Not the Glory By Ray Hanania – With just one word, “Yalla,” audiences around the world watching the James Cameron Movie Titanic in 1997-1998 received their first hint that aboard the ill-fated voyage of the Titanic were passengers of Arab heritage. Although the brief words survived the editor’s…

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