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A Letter to Barack

November 23, 2011 Amer Zahr 6

Dear Barack, We Arabs and Muslims in this country were so excited when you won in 2008.  We all wanted to have you over for […]

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Former Presidents

November 7, 2011 Amer Zahr 6

What a crazy couple months. We Arabs just cannot get out of the news. Whether it’s Qaddafi, Palestine, Syria, Egypt, Iraq, or Iran (OK, they’re […]

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Merry Ramadan

August 2, 2011 Amer Zahr 8

Muslims are entering the holy month of Ramadan, a time of fasting, reflection, and sleeping in whenever possible. As I have told you all before, […]

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May 15, and We’re Still Surviving…

May 16, 2011 Amer Zahr 7

It’s May 15. Israeli Independence Day. Nakba Day. Israelis “celebrate” this day. We Palestinians “commemorate” it. “Celebrate” and “commemorate” mean entirely different things. As Americans, […]

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Obama, Osama, & Me

May 2, 2011 Amer Zahr 5

Osama bin Laden is gone…  finally.  His death will save lives.  It will also change lives around the world. America is gasping a collective sigh […]

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Talking to Terry Jones

April 22, 2011 Amer Zahr 3

Today, Pastor Terry Jones of Florida tried to burn a Quran in Dearborn, Michigan. Dearborn is home to the most concentrated Arab-American community outside of […]