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تعرف على معالم واشنطن الهامة

‭  ‬حياة‭ ‬واشنطن تعتبر‭ ‬منطقة‭ ‬العاصمة‭ ‬واشنطن‭ ‬غنية‭ ‬بالأماكن‭ ‬السياحية‭ ‬والتي‭ ‬يرتداها‭ ‬الملايين‭ ‬من‭ ‬مختلف‭ ‬انحاء‭ ‬العالم‭. ‬وكون‭ ‬واشنطن‭ ‬هي‭ ‬العاصمة‭ ‬فهي‭ ‬مليئة‭ ‬بالمناطق‭ ‬السياحية‭ ‬ذات‭ ‬الطابع‭ ‬التاريخي‭ ‬والثقافي‭ ‬والسياسي‭.‬ ولكن‭ ‬هل‭ ‬يستفيد‭ ‬العرب‭ ‬الزائرين‭ ‬لمنطقة‭ ‬العاصمة‭ ‬واشنطن‭ ‬من‭ ‬الخدمات‭ ‬السياحية‭ ‬المتوفرة‭ ‬لهم‭ ‬وخاصة‭ ‬بأن‭ ‬الكثير‭ ‬منها‭ ‬مجاني‭. ‬ويلاحظ‭ ‬بأن‭ ‬الكثيرين‭ ‬من‭ ‬العرب‭ ‬القادمين‭ ‬من‭ ‬الدول‭ ‬العربية‭ ‬ويحبذون‭ ‬التسوق‭ ‬خلال‭ ‬زيارتهم‭ ‬دون‭ ‬التعرف‭ ‬على‭ ‬المدينية‭ ‬الغنية‭ ‬تاريخيا‭ ‬وزيارة‭ ‬معالمها‭ ‬التي‭ ‬يأتهيا‭ ‬زوار‭ ‬من‭ ‬اقصى‭ ‬أقطاع‭ ‬العالم‭. ‬ ففي‭ ‬العاصمة‭ ‬واشنطن‭ ‬وكما‭ ‬وهو‭ ‬موضح‭ ‬في‭ ‬الخارطة‭ ‬بهذه‭ ‬الصفحة‭ ‬فإن‭ ‬بها‭ ‬العديد‭ ‬من‭ ‬المرافق‭ ‬التي‭ ‬يمكن‭ ‬ان‭ ‬يستمتع‭ ‬ويستفيد‭ ‬من‭ ‬زيارتها‭...

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EmgageUSA Leads the Fight on Hate منظمة ايمجيج يو اس ايه تقود حملة ضد الكراهية

By Yousef Ahmad On Thursday, July 20th, 2017, Emgage, a non-profit organization which seeks to educate, engage and empower the Muslim Community, was on Capitol Hill for the organization’s first Hill Day. The day began with a Congressional Breakfast Reception featuring Congressman Keith Ellison (D-MN), followed by meetings with 70 Congressional members on both sides of the aisle. During the breakfast reception, Congressman Ellison said, “We live in a moment where if we do not engage this process, people will make laws and policies, they’ll create public culture, and create a public narrative and it won’t involve us.” After...

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Jack Shaheen Scholar and Advocate for Arab Americans جاك شاهين عالم وناشط من اجل العرب الأمريكيين

By Lea Aoun The Arab-American community lost an incredibly influential individual on July 9, 2017. Jack Shaheen, a renowned scholar born to Lebanese immigrants, passed away in South Carolina at the age of 81. Shaheen dedicated his life to battling anti-Arab stereotypes, challenging negative depictions of Arabs as villains in the media. He spoke at countless events and colleges to share his research and published books such as “Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies a People” and “The TV Arab”. According to an interview with AramcoWorld in 2016, Shaheen stated that he decided to follow this line of work...

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The Franciscan Monastery Brings the Holy Land to DC at its Annual Festival دير الفرنسسكية تجلب الأرض المقدسة الى واشنطن في مهرجانها السنوي

Hayat Washington The Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land in America celebrated the Holy Land Festival on July 15th in Washington. On a beautiful, sunny day, hundreds of visitors gathered in the courtyard of the monastery, where dozens of tents, with a variety of vendors, including charities exhibited commodities from the Holy Land in Palestine.  Some vendors offered eastern Arabic cuisine like Shawerma, Hummus, falafel, and other delicious Arabic cuisines. Other vendors offered antiques, books, perfumes and soap extracted from Palestinian olive oil. The festival also included charitable organizations and institutions in the Holy Land that help orphans, students...

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Candid talk with Khalil Jahshan نقاش صريح مع خليل جهشان

By Marwan Ahmad Khalil Jahshan is a Palestinian American political analyst and media commentator who also is serves at the current Executive Director for the Arab Center Washington DC. He has also held many positions  in Arab American organizations such as the Vice President of the American Committee on Jerusalem, President of the National Association of Arab Americans, National Director of Arab-American graduates just to name a few. He has also appeared on both english and arabic speaking news channels to give insight and analysis on political issues. This month Hayat Washington had the pleasure of meeting with Khalil...

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