Archive For The “Suburban Chicagoland” Category

Forgotten victims of Sept. 11, 2001 should be remembered, too

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Forgotten victims of Sept. 11, 2001 should be remembered, too

Forgotten victims of Sept. 11, 2001 should be remembered, too Americans will commemorate the 18th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks and remember the 2,977 victims who died in those attacks, but few will remember or honor those Americans who were victims of the hate backlash that consumed many Americans in the weeks,…

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I don’t need a day to remember my father

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I don’t need a day to remember my father

I don’t need a day to remember my father George John Hanania was a great guy and a phenomenal father, for the 16 years that I knew him. My dad fled the Holy Land in 1926 to get away from the hatred that consumed both Arabs and Jews. An older brother Joseph drowned in the…

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An (Orthodox) Easter blessing to all

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An (Orthodox) Easter blessing to all

An (Orthodox) Easter blessing to all Egg fighting, coloring eggs and the commercial benefits of being Orthodox at Easter. A look at one of my favorite holidays By Ray Hanania I always wondered, why would anyone use the fat side of an egg in shackling? You know, the Easter celebration of “egg fights.” It’s only…

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The racism of the people screaming racism

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The racism of the people screaming racism

The racism of the people screaming racism Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx claimed that she recused herself from the offensive hoax perpetrated by Jussie Smollett for his own personal benefit. But in truth, she ordered her staff to drop the charges. And when she came under fire from three reputable organizations of police chiefs,…

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Cab industry being decimated by Uber and Lyft

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Cab industry being decimated by Uber and Lyft

Cab industry being decimated by Uber and Lyft There is an increasing threat of violence taking place as independent Uber and Lyft drivers push the heavily regulated Taxi Cab industry out of the market. Uber and Lyft are more convenient and use cell phone apps, but is convenience a good alternative to safety? The Taxi…

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Arab American Heritage Month, April, celebrated by elected officials

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Arab American Heritage Month, April, celebrated by elected officials

Arab American Heritage Month, April, celebrated by elected officials More than 100 elected officials and Arab American community leaders came together on April 10 to celebrate the revival of Arab American Heritage month, April. The commemoration of Arab American contributions to this country and their culture was codified in a state law introduced by Illinois…

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