Samir Khalil, the director of the Arab American Democratic Club of Illinois discusses the roll American Arabs play in local politics and in elections. Khalil discusses the recent luncheon which hosted dozens of elected officials including Gov. Pat Quinn, Samantha Haddad Webb the candidate for 10th Ward Alderman in Chicago, and many other candidates for Cook County, Chicago and statewide office.
Talk of the Town Radio hosted by Ray Hanania WCEV 1450 AM Radio and simulcast on YahalaVoice.com
Texas businessman Farouk Shami addressed the 16th annual convention of the Holy Land Christian Ecumenical Foundation (HCEG) in Washington D.C. on Saturday October 18, 2014 urging them to invest in Palestine to build the economy, create jobs and encourage peace. He warned that he believes that the rising extremism threatens Israel and that if Israel refuses to make peace with the Palestinians will find themselves facing a great insurmountable threat. Read the complete story on the speech at the Arab Daily News online website reported by writer Ray Hanania by clicking here.
Hanan Ashrawi speaks to the 16th Annual Convention of the Holy Land Christian Ecumenical Foundation (HCEF) detailing Israel’s ethnic cleansing, genocide and war crimes against Christians, and non-Jews, in Palestine and the Holy Land. A detailed article on her speech is on the news website of The Arab Daily News at www.TheArabDailyNews.com by editor Ray Hanania. Click here to view the complete article and photographs of the conference. This podcast is one of several that will be posted and written about at The Arab Daily News. Podcast.
Seth Morrison of Jewish Voice for Peace discusses the peace process, BDS (Boycott, Divest and Sanctions movement) and its limitations and achievements, and also why many American Jews support peace and compromise with Palestinians in contradiction of Israel's government.
Seth Morrison has held leadership posts in various local, regional and national Jewish organizations starting in college as a youth leader in Young Judea. He is currently active in Jewish Voice for Peace serving on the Congressional Outreach Committee.
In 2011 Mr. Morrison resigned from the Washington DC Board of the Jewish National Fund in protest over repeated evictions of Palestinians from their homes in East Jerusalem. He chaired the Washington DC Metro Chapter of J Street in 2013 before becoming active in the BDS Movement. His op-eds supporting Palestinian and Bedouin rights have been published in The Forward, The Jerusalem Post and +972 Magazine.
Mr. Morrison is also active in LGBTQ organizations and local politics in Northern Virginia. Professionally he is a consultant specializing in marketing and strategic planning for both for and non-profit organizations. Previously he was the SVP & General Manager of CTAM, a trade association serving the cable television industry. As a marketer, he has been responsible for major local and national marketing, PR and social media campaigns for the cable television industry and non-profit organizations.
Bob Fioretti vows to re-establish Arab Advisory council & important role of Ethnics in Chicago (Segment 1)