Yalla America… Coming soon to OC Talk Radio

This announcement was made by Raad Ghantous, host of the Raad Life Show, via Yalla America Radio's Facebook page. Click here to follow the page. YALLA......is a common expression in denoting "come on", "let's get going", and mostly meaning "hurry up". Originally in the Arabic language, it has also been adopted by Persian, and Hebrew. YALLA … Continue reading Yalla America… Coming soon to OC Talk Radio

Arab American Democratic leaders call on Chairman Perez to re-appoint Jim Zogby to the Executive Committee

More than 100 Arab American Democratic leaders issued a letter to the Chairman of the Democratic National Committee (DNC), Tom Perez, expressing disappointment in the removal of Dr. James Zogby from the Executive Committee of the DNC. The letter read: "Today, there are an estimated 3.7 million Arab Americans living in all 50 states. Concentrated … Continue reading Arab American Democratic leaders call on Chairman Perez to re-appoint Jim Zogby to the Executive Committee

How OC Members of Congress reacted to Trump’s Jerusalem decision

In the aftermath of Trump's announcement to move the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and recognize it as Israel's capital, a few Orange County lawmakers have reacted. Congressman Lou Correa (D-46) released the following statement on President Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and moving the US … Continue reading How OC Members of Congress reacted to Trump’s Jerusalem decision

Lawsuit challenges Arizona anti-boycott law

Today, the ACLU filed a federal lawsuit arguing that an Arizona anti-boycott law violates the First Amendment. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of Mikkel Jordhal, a lawyer whose solely-owned law firm contracts with the state to represent indigent inmates. In order to contract with the state, Jordhal was required to certify that his law firm did … Continue reading Lawsuit challenges Arizona anti-boycott law

Rep. Correa on moving US Embassy in Israel To Jerusalem

 Congressman Lou Correa (D-46) released the following statement on President Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and moving the US Embassy to Jerusalem: “I am a strong supporter of Israel and the U.S.-Israel relationship. However, in the interest of peace, I currently do not support moving the US Embassy to Jerusalem. … Continue reading Rep. Correa on moving US Embassy in Israel To Jerusalem

Historic bill on Palestinian human rights introduced in Congress

In a press release issued today, the Office of Congresswoman Betty McCollum (D-MN) stated, Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) today introduced legislation— the Promoting Human Rights by Ending Israeli Military Detention of Palestinian Children Act — to prevent United States tax dollars from supporting the Israeli military’s ongoing detention and mistreatment of Palestinian children. The full text of the … Continue reading Historic bill on Palestinian human rights introduced in Congress