Culture

Losing my religion

Although the film American East tries too hard to impress upon viewers the plight of Muslims and Middle Eastern immigrants in the U.S., the aim of the film and its director, Hesham Izzawy, remains a noble one, highlighting issues and problems that Middle Eastern Americans and Muslim Americans continue to face

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Kabobfest culture

From tongue-in-cheek biographies where contributors describe themselves as attendees of madrassas (which simply means “school” in Arabic) to blog entries featuring Obama in Saudi-style headwear, the alternately acerbic and irreverent sense of humor is on full display at KabobFest

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