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Arab American Heritage Month 2024

04.01.24

April is National Arab American Heritage Month (NAAHM), which is a time to celebrate and honor the diverse cultures, histories, and contributions of Arab Americans. Explore some ways to celebrate below!


Celebrating Arab American Resilience and Diversity

This year's National Arab American Heritage Month theme "Celebrating Arab American Resilience and Diversity" honors the enduring resilience and diversity of Arab Americans. Check out this playlist showcasing Arab American communities and experiences.


Explore the Arab World

Favorite countries of the Arabic World? (life, country, place, people ... 22 Arab Countries: Facts, Flags and More • Welcome2Jordan

"Arab countries" are typically defined as those whose citizens primarily speak Arabic. Additionally, all Arab countries are members of the Arab League, which is an intergovernmental alliance that was created to unify the Arab nations politically and represent the interests of the people of the Arab nations. The following 22 countries are considered Arab countries:

Each is located in one of two general global regions: Middle East (Asia's Arabian Peninsula) and North Africa. Collectively, these regions are commonly referred to as the Arab world, Arab nations, Arab states, Greater Middle East, or the Arab homeland. 


Upcoming Arab American Heritage Month Events in 2024:

Ramadan (Asr, Darsul Qur'an, Iftar, Maghrib, Dinner, Isha, & Tarawih), Multiple Dates

Peace Iftar: Let's End Violence in Mideast, Southeast DC & Across Region, Tue, Apr 2, 2024 at 6:00 PM

Ramadan Holy Quran Exhibition, Wed, Apr 3, 2024 at 3:30 PM

SAMS DC Chapter: Ramadan Fundraising Iftar, Thu, Apr 4, 2024 at 6:30 PM

Festival for a Free Falasteen, Sat, Apr 6, 2024 at 1:00 PM

27th Night Exclusive: Benefit Iftar for Gaza with Qari Abdellah Marhoum, Fri, Apr 5, 2024 at 6:30 PM

The Muslimah’s Waiting to Exhale, Sat, Apr 6, 2024 at 5:00 PM

Liberal American Jews and Israel: An Inflection Point, Sun, Apr 7, 2024 at 7:00 PM

Repped Yoga: Restorative Yoga for Muslim Women *Women Only*, Sun, Apr 7, 2024 at 1:00 PM

Interfaith Israelism Screening and Panel Discussion, Sun, Apr 7, 2024 at 2:00 PM

Eid Henna Night, Sun, Apr 7, 2024 at 6:00 PM

United for Sudan, Mon, Apr 15, 2024 at 12:00 PM

DEMOCRACY DENIED: Political, Human Rights, and Policy Implications, Wed, Apr 17, 2024 at 9:00 AM

DISMANTLING GREEN COLONIALISM | A Busboys and Poets Books Presentation, Wed, Apr 17, 2024 at 6:00 PM

National Arab American Heritage Month: Tribute to the Palestinian Heritage, Thu, Apr 18, 2024 at 5:30 PM

Commemoration of Arab American Heritage Month, Sat, Apr 20, 2024 at 3:00 PM

Stand with Humanity Luncheon, Sun, Apr 21, 2024 at 1:00 PM

Repped Yoga: Slow Yoga Flow for Muslim Women *Women Only*, Sun, Apr 21, 2024 at 1:00 PM

ARAB AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH at ARTOMATIC, Sun, Apr 21, 2024 at 4:30 PM

Soheil Nasseri in Washington, DC, Sat, Apr 27, 2024 at 8:00 PM

Lacay Lecture: The Meaning of Gaza, Mon, Apr 29, 2024 at 12:30 PM

Zionism, Liberalism and Genocide : Gaza Lecture Series, Tue, Apr 30, 2024 at 6:00 PM

The Middle East and World Order: A Foreign Policy Discussion Series, Wed, Sep 11, 2024 at 6:00 PM

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