Posts Tagged “Christian Arab”

America rejects Arabs even at memorials

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America rejects Arabs even at memorials

America rejects Arabs even at memorials By Ray Hanania Saudi Gazette Newspaper, Sunday April 20,2 014 Like all Americans this week, I paused to commemorate the tragic violence that took place at the end of the Boston Marathon last year on April 15 killing three and injuring 263 more. But I was disappointed that the one-year…

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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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US Congressman Lipinski jumps into Middle East on wrong issue

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US Congressman Lipinski jumps into Middle East on wrong issue

US Congressman Lipinski jumps into Middle East on wrong issue By Ray Hanania Saudi Gazette, Last updated: Saturday, March 08, 2014 6:58 PM Congressman Dan Lipinski’s Chicagoland district includes one of the largest concentrations of American Arabs in the Midwest, next only to Greater Detroit in neighboring Michigan. I have known him most of his…

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Israelis move to divide Christian and Muslim Arabs

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Israelis move to divide Christian and Muslim Arabs

Israelis move to divide Christian and Muslim Arabs By Ray Hanania Saudi Gazette Sunday March 2, 2014 Every year around Easter the world starts to “think about” Christian Arabs. Christians in the Middle East are Arab and non-Arab, and ignored by everyone, including in the West, which ironically is predominantly Christians. This week, the issue…

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Obit: Local engineer Nick Khoury invents easy open can tops

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Obit: Local engineer Nick Khoury invents easy open can tops

Obit: Local engineer Nick Khoury invents easy open can tops By Ray Hanania Friday Jan. 10, 2014, Southwest News-Herald Newspaper Nick Khoury is not a name that will be familiar to many of you out there. But what he did for you as an engineer working at Continental Can on Chicago’s Southwest Side impacts your lifestyle till this day….

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Christian Arabs: Christian Arabs and Middle East Christians must unite

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Christian Arabs: Christian Arabs and Middle East Christians must unite

Christian Arabs and Middle East Christians must unite By Ray Hanania There are 4.5 million Arabs in the United States, 7 million Muslims in the United States, and more than 250 million Christians in the United States. Of the 4.5 million American Arabs, more than 60 percent or 2.5 million are Christian Arabs. These numbers…

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Muslims must be more supportive of Christian Arabs

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Muslims must be more supportive of Christian Arabs Saudi Gazette Newspaper Sunday, October 06, 2013 By Ray Hanania Recently, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, a rightwing anti-peace Zionist, met with a Christian Orthodox priest from Nazareth, Father Gabriel Nadaf, to discuss ways Christian Arabs could become more a part of Israel. The meeting enraged Muslim…

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Arab Spring brings uncertainty to Middle East Christians

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Chaldean Detroit Times: Arab Spring brings uncertainty to Middle East Christians By Ray Hanania For the Christians of the Arab World, change is not always good. The Arab Spring has brought much uncertainty for Christians living in the Arab World. Their challenges have been excluded from Arab Spring demands. Over the years, Christian Arabs, who…

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Chaldean Times Exclusive: Israel isn’t only oppressor of Christians in Middle East

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Chaldean Times Exclusive: Israel isn’t only oppressor of Christians in Middle East

Israel isn’t only oppressor of Christians in Middle East By Ray Hanania Exclusive to the Chaldean Detroit Times June 24, 2013 We often hear about the discrimination that takes place in Israel against Christians, but always in the context of discrimination against Arabs. But that is clearly not the only place where Christians face discrimination….

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HANANIA: An Arab Christian perspective on Ramadan, For Immediate Release 9/14/07

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HANANIA: An Arab Christian perspective on Ramadan, For Immediate Release 9/14/07

A Christian Arab perspective on the Islamic observance of Ramadan By Ray Hanania — Christian Arabs in the Middle East are much like Jews in the West. When the official holidays roll around, we are both pretty much pushed off to the side and forced to sing along with everyone else.  Jews in America experience…

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