Candlelight Vigil for Gaza

Candlelight Vigil for Gaza

Over 1000 Palestinians have been killed in Gaza, with thousands more wounded or unjustly arrested by the Israeli military. These civilians largely remain nameless and faceless, but with your help we can give identity to the victims lost in this tragic and unjust conflict. Join us for a silent candlelight vigil at the White House on Wednesday in honor of Palestinians who have lost their lives in Israel's current attack on Gaza.

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New AAI Poll: American Attitudes Toward Arabs and Muslims

New AAI Poll: American Attitudes Toward Arabs and Muslims

A new poll from AAI provides a critical update on previous polling in 2010 and 2012 tracking attitudes toward Arabs and Muslims. Download the latest poll here.

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AAI Hosts Hill Briefing on Resettling Iraqi Allies

AAI Hosts Hill Briefing on Resettling Iraqi Allies

On Thursday, July 24, AAI hosted a Congressional briefing on the resettlement of Iraqi allies in an effort to renew and amplify calls to action for the thousands of Iraqi nationals who assisted U.S. forces in Iraq as military translators, journalists, and activists. As the current situation in Iraq unfolds, the resettlement of Iraqis with ties to the United States must be part of the discussion.

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Jim Zogby and Shadi Hamid on Egypt

Jim Zogby and Shadi Hamid on Egypt

As Egypt contends with new political realities and is center stage in the Gaza ceasefire talks, Jim Zogby and Shadi Hamid sat down for a live-streamed discussion and Q&A on Egypt’s transition, U.S. policy, the Gaza crisis, and recent Zogby polls that shed light on Egyptian opinions of the United States.

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Candlelight Vigil for Gaza

Monday July 28, 2014

Candlelight Vigil for Gaza

As of this morning, over 1000 Palestinians have been killed in Gaza, with thousands more wounded or unjustly arrested by the Israeli military. These civilians largely remain nameless and faceless, but with your help we can give identity to the victims lost in this tragic and unjust conflict. We hope you can join us for a silent candlelight vigil at the White House on Wednesday, July 30th at 7pm in honor of Palestinians who have lost their lives in Israel's current attack on Gaza. Read More »

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A Fateful Encounter: Syrian Playwright Debuts Play at NY Festival

Thursday July 24, 2014

A Fateful Encounter: Syrian Playwright Debuts Play at NY Festival

By Jad Ireifej
Summer Intern, 2014

Between the Seas Festival of Mediterranean Performing Arts is holding a staged reading of the play A Chance Encounter by Syrian playwright Mohammad Al Attar, directed by Noelle Ghoussaini. Read More »

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AAI President Jim Zogby on Gaza

Wednesday July 23, 2014

AAI President Jim Zogby on Gaza

AAI President Jim Zogby has been commenting on the situation in Gaza on several networks and programs. Watch his recent interviews and read recent columns here. Read More »

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Jim Zogby and Shadi Hamid Discuss Egypt’s Transition, U.S. Policy and Regional Response to Gaza

Wednesday July 23, 2014

Jim Zogby and Shadi Hamid Discuss Egypt’s Transition, U.S. Policy and Regional Response to Gaza

As Egypt contends with new political realities and is center stage in the Gaza ceasefire talks, AAI President Jim Zogby and Dr. Shadi Hamid from the Brookings Institution sat down for a live streamed discussion and Q&A on Egypt’s transition, U.S. policy options, the regional response to the Gaza crisis, and recent Zogby polls that shed light on Egyptian opinions of the United States. Read More »

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