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Wissam, Wesley, or simply W, is an educator, writer, entrepreneur, engineer, activist, ex-Imam, humanist, liberal thinker with interest and mediocre attempt at many takes of life. A modern confused Renaissance man, who uses doubt as a path for emancipation and science as a road towards enlightenment.

الدولة العربية المنتظرة: الحلقة الأولى: في ذكرى المؤتمر العربي في باريس ١٩١٣م ـ الدور والإلهام

الدولة العربية المنتظرة: الحلقة الأولى: في ذكرى المؤتمر العربي في باريس ١٩١٣م ـ الدور والإلهام

My Top 10 Reading List for 2021-2022

1. Line in the Sand The story of drawing the Middle East in the rooms of French British bickering. 2. Shakespeare and Company The story of Sylvia Beach, the founder of the most famous book store in the world, that published the most famous novel in the world, Ulysses, in the most creative age of ...

Top 5 Documentaries I watched in 2021-2022

Top 5 Documentaries I watched in 2021-2022

Best 5 Shows I Watched in 2021-2022

Best 5 Shows I Watched in 2021-2022

My List of 10 Best Films of 2021-2022

My List of 10 Best Films of 2021-2022

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Five Oscar-Worthy Films To Watch Now

Here are the 5 Oscar-Worth films to watch now recommended by Wissam Charafeddine 5. Red Rocket https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wfndmy-6e28 4. Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SsOW5zzQ66k&t=1s 3. UPPERCASE PRINT (dir. Radu Jude, Romania)  https://bigworldpictures.vhx.tv/videos/uppercase-print-engsub-logo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tW8X-JfwyOQ 2. Parallel Mothers https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cL6JDYkRa2g 1. DRIVE MY CAR https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6BPKPb_RTwI

“When Will They Lift the Blockade?” Cuba to Iraq and back to Cuba

https://barbaranimri.com/2021/08/when-will-they-lift-the-blockade-iraq-and-cuba/ BNimri Aziz 08/4/21 “When will they lift the blockade?” A polite smile did not hide her deep anxiety. She wasn’t Venezuelan, not Iranian, not Syrian, nor a citizen of other nations struggling under U.S.-imposed sanctions. I had just reached Baghdad on one of my missions there during the 1990s. How that question haunted me. ...

المركز العربي الأمريكي للثقافة والفنون: شهر التراث العربي الأميركي [podcast/video]

يتشرف المركز العربي الاميركي للثقافة والفنون بدعوتكم إلى أمسية خاصة احتفاء بمناسبة شهر التراث العربي الاميركي *تتضمن الأمسية؛* ١) دراسة مختصرة عن المناسبة وإطلالة على كيفية إقرارها والجهود التي بذلت في سبيل ذلك، ٢) إضافة إلى قراءات من التراث العربي. *ضيوف الامسية:* يشارك في الأمسية عدد من أعضاء الهيئة الإدارية للمركز العربي الأميركي للثقافة والفنون. *الزمان: * السبت في الأول من شهر أيار (مايو)، 2021، *الوقت: * الساعة الثانية عشرة ظهرا بتوقيت ديترويت ونيويورك، السابعة مساء بتوقيت بيروت والرياض والسادسة مساء بتوقيت القاهرة وباريس

الحراك الاغترابي اللبناني ينطلق … الحلقة الأولى: حوار حول ائتلاف جبهة 17 تشرين مع محمود شعيب

الحراك اللبناني الاغترابي والانتفاضة اللبنانية يقدمان: حوار حول ائتلاف جبهة 17 تشرين اسم الضيف: الناشط محمود شعَيب. يُقدِّم إفتتاحية البرنامج الأول للمنصة: السيد وسام شرف الدين. يُقدّم للحلقة: الصحافي عباس الحاج أحمد. يدير الحوار: المهندس ناصر الحاج.

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5 Arabic Films to See Now On Amazon Prime

1. GHADI https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y4L6ESN07nY Cast : Georges Khabbaz, Lara Rain, Emmanuel KhairallahDirector : Amin DoraGenre : Comedy, DramaRelease Date : 19 February 2015SynopsisIn a small Lebanese costal village, growing fear by the neighbors towards Ghadi, a young special needs boy in their midst forces his father Leba, the town’s only music teacher to concoct a crazy ...

Watch These 5 Films This Winter Break

1. Kill it and leave this town Fleeing from despair after losing those dearest to him, the hero hides in a safe land of memories, where time stands still and all those dear to him are alive. Over the years, a city grows in his imagination. One day, literary heroes and cartoon childhood idols, who ...

Best 10 Books I Read in 2020 by Wissam Charafeddine

Source with book images and links: https://wissamc.com/2020/12/23/best-10-books-i-read-in-2020/ 1. A Line in The Sand by James Barr The story of Sykes Picot agreement in details, and from a very authentic, academic, and impartial author and sources. This is the most important story of how the Arab World was divided by colonial powers after World War I ...

Dearborn Blog Partners with W Planner 💪

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vznodcM4aNk&mc_cid=3ce3ecea91&mc_eid=f7b52befea Dear Friends W Planner is a  PROVEN PRODUCTIVITY JOURNAL DESIGNED TO HELP YOU CULTIVATE HAPPINESS AND CRUSH GOALS — 52-week life planner featuring a Weekly Goal tracker and Priorities List to help you outperform your goals, weekly gratitude acknowledgment to encourage inner positivity, and a daily rituals tracker to keep the mindset of a champ without ...

Dividing The Middle East – The Arab Revolt

Part 1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f2L6L37GGAY Part 2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jJCq5p8HCZo Part 3 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0VoV_RQZDls Part 4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WU9TrSOnXkU

Arab American Heritage month April 2020 profile number 8: Dr. Ali Fadel by Nahid Ayoub

Arab American Heritage month April 2020 profile number 8 The inspiring people on this list are in no particular order. When a man passes away, his children are orphaned. When Dr. Ali Fadel passed away, an entire community of underprivileged people was orphaned.They called him the father of the poor. He had a charismatic South ...

What is Maqam al Iraqi and the Performances Revolving Around It

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=6&v=6jEoco_O5yU&feature=emb_title Iraqi Maqam is a type of Arabic maqam music found in Iraq that is around four-hundred years old which has many collections of instruments Source: What is Maqam al Iraqi and the Performances Revolving Around It

Elections 2020 Schedule of Events

February 3: Iowa caucus. February 11: New Hampshire primary. February 22: Nevada Democratic caucus. February 29: South Carolina Democratic primary March 3 - Super Tuesday: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, and Vermont primaries, Virginia Democratic primary, American Samoa Democratic caucus. Democratic voters living overseas also cast primary ...