August 25, 2015
The following post is drawn from Soad Nasr’s recent book The Daily Hazards of a Middle Eastern Wife. With her distinct and humorous storytelling, Soad offers her personal account of courtship in the Middle East. Soad is a writer, mother, and wife.
February 16, 2012
By Dr. Luay Shalabi, principal of Central Academy, a public charter school in Ann Arbor, Michigan managed by GEE (Global Education Excellence), a vehicle for developing nurturing educational environments where all children are offered quality educational opportunities. Shalabi, a 30-year veteran educator, was named the 2012 Michigan Council for the Social Studies “Social Studies Citizen of the Year” in recognition of his efforts to increase tolerance and celebrate diversity among all people. 
Matthew Jaber Stiffler, Researcher at AANM
April 15, 2011
By Matthew Jaber Stiffler, AANM Researcher One of the first questions people ask me when they find out that I have travelled through the Arab world is, "Weren’t you scared?" I get this question from family members and friends, students, and even visitors to the Arab American National Museum. I never take offense to the question, and I never fault the person for asking it. Based on the amount and type of information available in the United States about the Arab world, it makes complete sense that the majority of Americans would view Arab countries and their people as violent.