An Evening with Author Moustafa Bayoumi

“Great Stories about people who might be your neighbors, and Bayoumi delivers them with urgency, compassion, wryness and hints of poetry.” –

A Night with Afikra

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….

Events at the Middle East Institute Columbia University.

  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…

The Whitney Museum of American Art

I was fascinated by the array of beautiful works of each talented artist, themes and differences in tone, simultaneously creating an authentic tone for each and every display.

Hello world!

I am very excited to launch ARBNYC – New York in Arabic. This blog aims to serve the young Arab American Professionals of New York City. I will share personal sights of museums, events of book launches, University talks, music and more. I am interested in creating an online community where we share our mutual…