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American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee

 اللجنة الأمريكية العربية لمكافحة التمييز 

Monday, November 24, 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. Click here for details and tickets.  

    This year’s event will celebrate the intersections of Arab and Spanish culture, featuring the legendary oud and violin composer Simon Shaheen. Listen to one of Simon Shaheen’s songs here!

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

  • Tues. Dec. 2 at 12:00PM to 8:00PM in Washington, D.C.  The Center for Contemporary Arab Studies will host the U.S. launch of Syria Speaks: Art and Culture from the Frontline. Click here for details

  • 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. 


  • 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 Jersey:

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

Past Week’s Wrap-Up

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Save the Date

Friday, December 5, 2014 in Washington, DC

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Marlo Thomas

Today, Arab-American actress and social activist Marlo Thomas received the Presidential Medal of FreedomLast Friday, St. Jude’s new Center of Global Education and Collaboration was dedicated to Marlo Thomas.

Click here to view Marlo’s interview on MSNBC

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