August 8, 2015: Beirut is unlike any other city in the Middle East. The city is considered the Las Vegas of the Middle East. Beirut shares a sensational vibe, fashion, culture and cuisine that are fascinating with the coolest people. I was fortunate to visit Beirut for the very first time in August 2015. I think…
Some clothes, a few blankets. My mother cried about leaving the rugs and wooden chest she had brought with her from her mother’s home. In the chest were the wedding towels she had embroidered as a girl and the needle-lace doilies she had worked.
ثق في اللي حوليك و بيحبوك
Let us try and count 5 objects that we HAVE but do not NEED. They might exceed the number 5, at least I can say that about myself.
“Great Stories about people who might be your neighbors, and Bayoumi delivers them with urgency, compassion, wryness and hints of poetry.” – Salon.com
“Home sickness is like most sicknesses. It will pass.”
Last Sunday, I attended my first meeting hosted by Afikra members in Brooklyn. Afikra is a community based of most young professional Arab Americans, from Middle Eastern origins or interested in Arabic culture. A community that aspires to share the same space and explore a realm of culture, media and a diversity of interesting topics….
This fall, many Middle Eastern related events are taking place at the Middle East Institute at Columbia University. Talks include a wide range of seminars, panels, discussions, music performances and many more. The Middle East Institute in Columbia, founded in 1954, aims to develop an integrative and cultivating studies in both approaches of the…
arbnyc: Not in any particular order These fascinating pieces of Literature play a huge role in my literary appreciation. I have read most of them and plan on finishing this list soon. Enjoy! from Tumblr http://ift.tt/1MRDaj7
Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies MEIS | New York University: arbnyc: Check out this link for upcoming events. Many of us wonder where to attend talks in the scope of Middle Eastern topics and talks. Check out MEIS at NYU for further information on upcoming events. from Tumblr http://ift.tt/1HU0FXB
arbnyc: Please check the link below from the Graduate Center events calendar. Events include talks, movie screenings, exhibitions and more. Most events are free and open to the public. The Graduate Center Events Also, Check this link for events at the Middle East and Middle Eastern American Center MEMEAC. from The…