Tagged: Palestinian Americans

Corona Radiata: A New Poem Art
Fady Joudah, LA Review of Books

Corona Radiata: A New Poem

Palestinian-American poet Fady Joudah's new poem weaves together the realty of a crumbling healthcare system, war-torn globe, and love and loss in the time of coronavirus. "Without people there’s no power over the people..."

about 2 weeks ago
With an eye on 2020, new Palestinian platform takes aim at U.S. funding to Israel News & Analysis
Alex Kane, +972 Magazine

With an eye on 2020, new Palestinian platform takes aim at U.S. funding to Israel

"Freedom is the Future," a new platform launched by Palestinian organizers in the U.S. and backed by diverse coalition of groups, seeks to influence the debate on Israel-Palestine in the run-up to the 2020 election.

on December 12, 2019
Samar Haddad King: Founding and Artistic Director of Yaa Samar! Dance Theatre Palestinian-American Profiles
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Samar Haddad King: Founding and Artistic Director of Yaa Samar! Dance Theatre

From the young age of three, Samar Haddad King has used dance and movement as a tool for self-expression. Growing up Palestinian-American in the diaspora, King found that movement helped overcome communication barriers: “When we were younger and didn’t all have a common language yet, I found it interesting how dance or movement could transcend language.”

on August 17, 2018
Preserving Palestinian Culture, One Seed at a Time Palestinian-American Profiles
Joshua David Stein, The Village Voice

Preserving Palestinian Culture, One Seed at a Time

Tanoreen’s owner, Rawia Bishara, was born in Nazareth and followed her husband to the United States in 1973. In 1998, after raising two children, she opened the place with only ten seats.

on July 13, 2018
George Bisharat: Legal Scholar, Educator, and Blues Musician Palestinian-American Profiles
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George Bisharat: Legal Scholar, Educator, and Blues Musician

Reflecting on his career and writing, Bisharat explains, “Fighting injustice is what inspires me professionally, personally and creatively through my legal career, as an educator and as a musician.”

on July 10, 2018
Palestinian-American George Bisharat “Big Harp George” Releases Video for  “Alternative Facts” Palestinian-American Profiles
George Bisharat

Palestinian-American George Bisharat “Big Harp George” Releases Video for “Alternative Facts”

Palestinian-American law professor turned blues musician George Bisharat has a new album out on July 16. Taking the blues world by storm as Big Harp George, his latest record, Uptown Cool, is already creating a lot of buzz. Alternative Facts is the first video off the album, a biting parody about living in a post-truth world brought on by the Trump administration.

on July 2, 2018
FBI is Using Unvetted, Right-Wing Blacklists to Question Activists About Their Support for Palestine News Roundup
Alex Kane, The Intercept

FBI is Using Unvetted, Right-Wing Blacklists to Question Activists About Their Support for Palestine

Ahmad Aburas was sitting in class one evening in September 2016 when a security officer at Seton Hall Law School, the New Jersey school that Aburas attends, came to get him.

on June 25, 2018
Faisal Saleh, Entrepreneur & Founder of Palestine Museum US Palestinian-American Profiles
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Faisal Saleh, Entrepreneur & Founder of Palestine Museum US

After 40 years of entrepreneurial work in employee benefits, magazine publishing, and software development, Saleh decided to focus his determination on creating an institution where, in his words, “Palestinian artistic achievement is celebrated as part of the rich diversity of people and cultures that make up the United States.”

on April 18, 2018
Dr. Farouq Ahmad Zuaiter (“Abu Abbas”) - In Memoriam Palestinian Profiles
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Dr. Farouq Ahmad Zuaiter (“Abu Abbas”) - In Memoriam

Dr. Farouq Ahmad Zuaiter passed away on February 15, 2018. “Abu Abbas” as he was referred to often was a highly respected financial executive, investment manager and a significant contributor to the economic growth of the Palestinian economy in the face of Israeli occupation.

on February 26, 2018
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