Archive For The “Religion” Category

Arabs have the power to change how world sees us

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Arabs have the power to change how world sees us

Arabs have the power to change how world sees us I explore the successes and the failures of how the Arabs are viewed in the world. Our problems sometimes are the result of our failure to present our story and engage in communications, especially in the West. We can blame everyone else for our problems,…

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April named Arab Heritage Month by new Illinois Law

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April named Arab Heritage Month by new Illinois Law

April named Arab Heritage Month by new Illinois Law Illinois Legislature passes law to designate April as Arab American Heritage Month. The bill was introduced by Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan, and co-sponsored by State Senator Steve Landek and Representative Mike Zalewski. The bill restores respect for Illinois’ Arab American community which was disrespected…

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Have we lost our family focus this holiday season?

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Have we lost our family focus this holiday season?

Have we lost our family focus this holiday season? Christmas isn’t about family any more. It’s about commerce, money and spending. And that’s too bad. It’s a holiday season that should be enjoyed by families with a focus on families, not on spending money By Ray Hanania Next week will be Christmas and I bet…

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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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