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Dad's letters from Palestine - November, December 1946 and January 1947

It’s been a few weeks since I posted the last selection of my father’s letters from Palestine. Here are the latest set. Since then some sort of peace has broken out in Gaza between Hamas and Israel and the more vituperative commentators have turned their attentions elsewhere.

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Dad's Letters

Southern California High School Retires Arab Mascot

THERMAL, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California high school has retired a controversial Arab mascot.

The bearded, snarling mascot with a large hooked nose who wears a head scarf did not appear at Coachella Valley High School’s season opening football game on Friday. 316 more words


Israel, not what you think…

Welcoming IDF soldiers home from war, rejoicing that they are alive… what could be more Israeli? They type of celebration seen in the video below is as Arab as it gets. 190 more words


Too young to be married?



Written by : Asmaa Al Hameli


She is at her prime, at the tender age of 20. That 20-year-old, however, is a mother to a two-month soul. 464 more words

On Life

Survey shows partisan divide in attitudes toward Arabs, Muslims

Washington – A survey released Tuesday suggests there is a deep partisan divide in attitudes toward Arab-Americans and Muslim-Americans.

The Zogby Analytics online survey for the Arab American Institute asked 1,110 likely U.S. 716 more words


Coachella Valley High's Arab Mascot is NOT Retired: He Just Won't be on the Football Field

Headlines are breaking that Coachella Valley High School’s “controversial” Arab mascot has been retired, which makes it  sound like they’ve chosen a different — more appropriate — mascot, like a stallion or a bear, or even a shark. 333 more words

On Arabs

Coachella Valley High School Drops Controversial Arab Mascot

THERMAL (CBS/AP) — Coachella Valley High School has retired a controversial Arab mascot.

The hook-nosed, snarling mascot who wears a head scarf did not appear at the school’s season opening football game Friday. 234 more words