Reviews

Book Review: ‘Arab Americans in Toledo’

“Unfair and gratuitous stereotypical images of Arab Americans are so prevalent in Western media and popular culture,” he said. “While I was familiar with the negative stereotype attached to Arabs and Muslims, I had faith that the American people were fair-minded enough to recognize the stereotype for what it is.”

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September 10, 2010

The Arabs and the Holocaust

The author thought that if he could prove that Arabs had saved Jewish lives during World War II, they might be induced to face the Holocaust squarely and understand its power in the final thrust to establish the Jewish state in Palestine.

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April 15, 2010

Stories of Friendship & Faith: The Wisdom of Women Creating Alliances for Peace

As you open the book, you’ll meet my three dear friends; Gail Katz, (Jewish) Trish Harris, (Catholic) and Shahina Begg, (Muslim) who will invite you to sit down with them around a kitchen table.

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April 8, 2010

Book Review: Rounded Up

Step by step this book details the injustices suffered by Aref and the local community.

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April 1, 2010

DIA Opens Islamic Art Section

DIA opens Islamic Art exhibit

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February 28, 2010

Islam’s Challenge to Capitalism

Berkeley–Although Chihan Tugal is based here in Berkeley, he was asked to talk about his research entitled Passive Revolution: Absorbing the Islamic Challenge to Capitalism, published by Stanford University.

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January 21, 2010

Graboid Spyware

Spyware Doctor catches Graboid malware

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January 4, 2010

Joe Sacco’s New Book

One thing is certain – the award-winning author of “Palestine” leaves few readers indifferent.

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January 4, 2010

Book Review

Madison (Wisc.)–With many contemporary books, I find myself merely skimming over the text. (I think this comes from reading information over the computer.) This book by Professor Jalal is too absorbing to do that, though.

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December 31, 2009

Kafkaesque Justice Under the USA Patriot Act

Within a week the Justice Department unveiled the infamous “USA Patriot Act”.

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December 17, 2009

Review of Talfazat Box

recently had the opportunity to review the Talfazat television box supplied by Neulion–one of the advertisers we are proud to have in this newspaper.

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September 3, 2009

Movie: Ibn Batuta on IMAX

IMAX documentaries which have so far covered subjects as varied as Mt. Everest to the deep sea top outer space has accomplished a unique feat in making the sights and sounds of 14th century Islamic civilization to the present day in the making of Journey to Mecca.

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June 11, 2009

Book Review: Commander of the Faithful

I am happy to share with you Commander of the Faithful: The Life and Times of Emir Abd el-Kader, a new book by John Kiser.

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May 7, 2009

Book Review: Islam 2.0 Conversations for Muslim Generations

A review of Maher Hathout’s new book on Islam in America

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April 23, 2009

Interview with Hessa

Interview with Hessa Clothing

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April 2, 2009

Community News (V11-I14)

SAN FRANCISCO, CA–One Nation, a philanthropic collaborative aimed at challenging stereotypes of American Muslims, and Link TV, the first national television channel dedicated to providing global perspectives, announced today the five winners of the “One Nation, Many Voices” online film contest; the contest is aimed at promoting tolerance, understanding, and respect for religious freedom among all Americans.

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March 26, 2009

Postcolonial Insecurities : India, Sri Lanka, and the Question of Nationhood

Review of Postcolonial Insecurities by Ayub Khan

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March 26, 2009

Muslim Calligraphy, Japanese Style

Now, as a master in his own right, Honda has carved out a niche for himself with his unique use of colors. While he sticks to the traditional rules of Arabic calligraphy, which dictate such details as how to place punctuation marks, he says that his Japanese heritage helps him to break conventions, too…

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March 19, 2009

Hollywood’s New Censors

“These are extraordinary times. Vicious colonial wars and political, economic and environmental corruption cry out for a place on the big screen. Yet, try to name one recent film that has dealt with these, honestly and powerfully, let alone satirically.. Censorship by omission is virulent…”

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February 26, 2009

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