Ray Hanania

Ray Hanania is an award winning Palestinian American columnist. Named "Best Ethnic American Columnist" for 2006/07 by the New America Media. He is the recipient of four Lisagor Awards from the Chicago Headline Club and the 2009 Sigma Delta Chi Award for column writing from the Society of Professional Journalists. Visit his website at www.TheDailyHookah.com. Find his podcasts on iTunes and on Vimeo.
Ray Hanania has written 80 posts for Arab American News Wire

American Jewish Committee commits to two-state solution

American Jewish Committee commits to two-state solution AJC criticized those Israeli legislators who supported a proposed bill in the Knesset that would legalize settler outposts, erected without Israeli government approval, in the West Bank. The measure, introduced ahead of the pending court-ordered demolition of the Amona outpost, would retroactively recognize other unauthorized outposts built on … Continue reading

Mideast x Midwest: A Dialogue of Music, Food and Fun at America’s Crossroads

Valentine Theatre November 12, 2016 Concert starts at 7:30pm In memory of Frank Snug Sara Jobin, conductor Michael Ibrahim, conductor The Toledo Symphony partners with the National Arab Orchestra to present an evening of cultural celebration. Sara Jobin, Toledo Symphony Resident Conductor, joins Maestro Michael Ibrahim of the National Arab Orchestra to present a concert … Continue reading

US4Arabs social network celebrates 10th year

Us4Arabs Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary with the launch of the first social network App for Arab American Community 1st Comprehensive electronic network Arab American Community App for our community and anyone interested in the Arab culture in the U.S.  Us4arabs.com is approaching its decade of establishment as a hub for Arab American Community. The website … Continue reading

Libyan warlord faces possible war crimes charges

Libyan warlord faces possible war crimes charges economic genocide charges may be first in history THE HAGUE – The Office of the Prosecutor General of the ICC has accepted the criminal complaint that was filed by the Libyan American Public Affairs Council (LAPAC) against Mr. Ibrahim Al-Judhran, Mr. Khaled Al-Judhran, Ms. Hajer Algaid, and Mr. … Continue reading

Forbes hosts co-existence service day in Israel

Forbes Under 30 Summit EMEA To Host Wide-Ranging Service Day  To Promote Co-Existence Some 600 Young Superstar Entrepreneurs From Around Israel and the World Will Engage in a Hackathon to Promote Co-Existence, Speak at Schools and Culture Institutions Across Greater Jerusalem and Mentor Businesses in the Palestinian city of Rawabi, Among Other Activities JERUSALEM (March … Continue reading

National Reconciliation Convention hopes to Iraq together

WORLD’S LARGEST MUSLIM ORGANISATION AGREES TO HOLD NATIONAL RECONCILIATION CONVENTION TO ADDRESS SECTARIAN DIVISIONS IN IRAQ Secretary-General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), the world’s second largest inter-governmental body after the UN, met with Iraq’s President and Foreign Minister on March 26-27th during an official visit to Iraq. The OIC Secretary General agreed to … Continue reading

Conference explores Israel’s influence on US

The March 18 all-day conference “Israel’s Influence: Good or Bad for America?” at the National Press Club will feature the following experts: Susan Abulhawa is executive director of Playgrounds for Palestine, author of the bestselling novel Mornings in Jenin, and plaintiff in a lawsuit against the U.S. Treasury over illegal settlement funding flows from U.S. charities. … Continue reading

Chicago leaders join Arab civil rights group

Southwest Side International Human Relations Council to Host Press Conference  In Support of Chicago’s Muslim Community “WE ARE ALL IMMIGRANTS; WE ARE ALL NEIGHBORS” The Southwest Side International Human Relations Council (IHRC); a diverse coalition of community-based organizations and residents, along with the Chicago Commission on Human Relations, the Chicago Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights … Continue reading

Muslims meet White House officials on Islamophobia

AMHP Meets with Senior White House Officials to Discuss the Rise in Islamophobia Wednesday, December 16, 2015 – American Muslim Health Professionals (AMHP) Founder and President, Arshia Wajid, alongside other American-Muslim leaders met with Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to President Obama, and other White House officials earlier this week to discuss the rise in Islamophobia … Continue reading

Arab Museum launches Artist residency program in Dearborn

EAST DEARBORN CONTEMPORY ARTS SCENE TO FLOURISH WITH NEW ARTIST RESIDENCY PROGRAM DEARBORN, Mich. (Nov. 10, 2015) – Six contemporary Arab American artists from a broad range of disciplines will participate in a new artist residency program in East Dearborn, after the Arab American National Museum (AANM) received a $50,000 grant from the John S. … Continue reading

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