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Thanksgiving, Arab American style

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Thanksgiving, Arab American style

Thanksgiving, Arab American style Remembering back to the 1960s when Arab Americans had hope for freedom and racism in America was focused elsewhere. Thanksgiving was a feast in Arab American homes in the 1960s and 1970s before politics, hatred, racism and Israeli violence created a refugee crisis By Ray Hanania Thanksgiving is a special holiday…

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Arab Americans prepare to celebrate Christmas

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Arab Americans prepare to celebrate Christmas

Arab Americans prepare to celebrate Christmas About half of Arab Christians celebrate the religious and secular holiday along with most mainstream Christians on Dec. 25, but the other half celebrates Christmas according to the old calendar two weeks later on Jan. 7. By Ray Hanania Christmas is both a time of Christian religious renewal as well…

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An Arab-Jewish Thanksgiving

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An Arab-Jewish Thanksgiving

An Arab-Jewish Thanksgiving Saudi Gazette, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013 By RAY HANANIA One of my favorite times in my home is Thanksgiving, the day Americans commemorate the taking of America from the Native Americans, but with a more positive spin that favors them. Native Americans were called “Indians” and were the original inhabitants of the…

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