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American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee

 اللجنة الأمريكية العربية لمكافحة التمييز 

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

The Weeks Ahead 

ADC Events:

  • Fri. Dec. 5th at 8:00PM at the Lincoln Theatre in Washington, D.C. ADC invites you to Turaath: Arab Music from Baghdad to Andalusia. This year’s event will celebrate the intersections of Arab and Spanish culture. Click here for details and tickets.  


  • Thur. Dec. 4th at 8:00PM in San Francisco, CA. The Arab Film Festival will present a special screening of the Lebanese movie Heritages/Mirath with director Philippe Aractingi. Click here for details. 

D.C., Maryland, Virginia (DMV):

  • Wed. Dec. 3 at 7:00PM-9:00PM in Washington, D.C. Jewish Voice for Peace will host a panel entitled Is the Tide Turning for Equal Rights in Israel/Palestine? Click here for more details.

  • Mon. Dec. 8 at 7:00PM-9:00PM in Washington, D.C. NAAP-DC Presents: Lecture + Book Sale with Professor Steven Saita. Click here for details. 

  • Tues. Dec. 9 at 2:30PM in Washington, D.C. The Senate Judiciary Subcommittee will hold a hearing on The State of Civil and Human Rights in the United States. Click here for details.  


  • Mon. Dec. 8 at 6:30PM-8:30PM in Jamaica Plain, MA. Jewish Voice for Peace will host a lecture entitled Mizrahi Women’s Struggle and Intra-Jewish Racism: A talk by Smadar Levie. Click here for more details.

New York/New Jersey:

  • Fri. Dec. 12 at 7:00PM-10:00PM in Montclair, NJ. The Palestinian American Community Center will host the Wishah Popular Dance Troup at The Wellmount Theater. Click here for details. 

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Simon Shaheen

 Internationally acclaimed as a virtuoso on the ‘oud and violin, Palestinian-American musician and composer Simon Shaheen will be performing this Friday at ADC’s Turaath: Arab Music from Baghdad to Andalusia. 

Listen to one of Simon Shaheen’s songs here!

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