U.S. Supreme Court Hears Arguments in Jerusalem Case + more

American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee

 اللجنة الأمريكية العربية لمكافحة التمييز 

Monday, November 3, 2014

The Weeks Ahead 

ADC Events:

  • Fri. Dec. 5th at 8:00PM in Washington, DC. ADC invites you to this year’s Turaath: Celebrating Arab Culture in America. Tickets will be available soon. 

  • ADC is now accepting applications for the Jack G. Shaheen Mass Communications Scholarships.The deadline to apply is April 1, 2015. Click here for details. 



  • Thurs. Nov. 6 at 7:00PM in Berkeley, CA. The Middle East Children’s Alliance will host a book release celebration with Electronic Intifada journalist Nora Barrows-Friedman. Click here for details. 

DC, Maryland, Virginia (DMV):

  • Sat. Nov. 1 through Sun. Nov. 9 in Washington, DC. ADC is a proud sponsor of the 19th Annual Arabian Sights Film Festival, which features contemporary Arab cinema. Click here for details. 

  • Thurs. Nov. 6 at 6:30:-9:00PM in Falls Church, VA. Book Discussion for On The Brink: Israel & Palestine on the Eve of the 2014 Gaza Invasion, with author Dr. Alice Rothchild. Click here for details. 

  • Fri. Nov. 7 at 9:30am-5:00pm at George Mason University. Full day workshop: The Arab Uprisings in Comparative Perspectives. Click here to register

  • Fri. Nov. 14 at 8:00AM-5:00PM in Washington, DC. The 2014 Palestine Center Annual Conference: From Local to Global: The Persistence of the Palestinian StruggleClick here to register. 

  • Fri. Nov. 21 at 12:00PM-2:30PM in Washington, DC. The Institute for Palestine Studies hosts a panel entitled The Legal Assault on Palestinian Rights Activism. Click here for details. 

New York & New Jersey:

  • Fri. Nov. 7 at 6:30PM-10:30PM in New Brunswick, NJ. The Arab Cultural Club at Rutgers Presents: A Night for Palestine. Click here for tickets. 

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Person of the Week

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of the Week

Malala Yousafzai

 Last week, Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai donated all $50,000 of the proceeds of her World Children’s Prize to UNRWA for reconstruction of Gaza schools.

Malala is the youngest Nobel Peace Prize winner and the first person to win both the World Children’s Prize and the Nobel Peace Prize.


#SCOTUS decision on #Jerusalem could further destabilize Middle East writes @adctweets on @TheHill: http://thehill.com/blogs/congress…

On the Brink: Israel and Palestine on the Eve of the 2014 Gaza Invasion

By Alice Rothchild

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