Archive For The “Arabs of Chicagoland” Category

Arab American Illinois voters rally for Democratic candidates Oct. 21

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Arab American Illinois voters rally for Democratic candidates Oct. 21

Arab American Illinois voters rally for Democratic candidates Oct. 21 Dozens of Democratic candidates running in the November 6, 2018 General election will be showcased at the annual Candidate’s Breakfast & Brunch on Sunday, October 21 hosted by The Arab American Democratic Club. The keynote speakers at the event are Illinois House Speaker Michael J….

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Arab Radio Podcast: Ray Hanania hosts Iraqi artist Michael Rakowitz

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Arab Radio Podcast: Ray Hanania hosts Iraqi artist Michael Rakowitz

Arab Radio Podcast: Iraqi artist Michael Rakowitz joins Ray Hanania Iraqi American artist Michael Rakowitz talks about his efforts to recreate Iraqi art and iconic heritage lost to war and ISIS/ISIL violence in this interview on Yalla! Fight Back live Arab Radio Friday June 8, 2018 with host Ray Hanania. You can listen to the…

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A look at the Arab Christian Orthodox celebration of Easter

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A look at the Arab Christian Orthodox celebration of Easter

A look at the Arab Christian Orthodox celebration of Easter Easter is a special holiday for Christians because more than Christmas, it brings Christians closer to their faith. Although both Easter and Christmas are commercialized by big business and greed, Easter resonates more. Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter after mainstream Christians, mainly because the Orthodox remain…

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Lipinski, only one of 15 Illinois candidates to benefit from AIPAC

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Lipinski, only one of 15 Illinois candidates to benefit from AIPAC

Lipinski, only one of 15 Illinois candidates to benefit from AIPAC In the heated battle for the 3rd Congressional District in the March 20, 2018 Democratic Primary, which has one of the largest concentrations of Arab American voters in the country, incumbent conservative Dan Lipinski squeaked out a slim victory over liberal challenger Marie Newman….

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Chicagoland’s Arabs learn first lesson in real politics

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Chicagoland’s Arabs learn first lesson in real politics

Chicagoland’s Arabs learn first lesson in real politics Though divided over political races, Chicago’s Arab American community has come together as a powerful force that can no longer be taken for granted by elected officials and local governments. The heated battle between conservative Democratic Congressman Dan Lipinski and liberal Democratic challenger Marie Newman created the…

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Democratic Machine revives in election as big names are pushed under

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Democratic Machine revives in election as big names are pushed under

Democratic Machine revives in election as big names are pushed under J.B. Pritzker defeats Kennedy who runs 3rd behind Daniel Biss for Governor. Kwame Raoul holds a lead over former Governor Pat Quinn for Illinois Attorney General. Congressman Dan Lipinski holds a tight lead over liberal challenger Marie Newman. Fritz Kaegi unseats Joe Berrios as…

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