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Strangers in the West

By Linda K. Jacobs

 

The never-before-told story of the first Arab immigrants to settle in New York City.

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Digging In

By Linda K. Jacobs

 

Join a young American archaeologist as she discovers the real Iran.

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Strangers in the West

The untold story of America’s first Arab immigrants

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Digging In

An American archaeologist discovers the real Iran

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Repudiated by their Peers

Why would two seemingly respectable Syrian immigrants be publicly repudiated by their countrymen? As everyone who reads this blog knows, I have an affection for, if not an obsession with, stories that seem to contradict the Syrian myth of success, assimilation, and... read more

Find Your Ancestors

 

Click below to see a database of the first Arab immigrants to emigrate to the United States in the late 19th Century.

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