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11/30 – Giving Tuesday 2021

11/30 – Giving Tuesday 2021

You helped us surpass our goal! THANK YOU, ALIF COMMUNITY! We are inspired and humbled by the way our community came together for our 2021 Giving Tuesday Campaign to raise a total of $65,075! Contributions from 72 donors surpassed our original goal of $30,000 to raise $40,075, which qualified us for an additional $25,000 match. This […]

11/21 – ACTFL Networking Conference

11/21 – ACTFL Networking Conference

ACTFL CONFERENCE NETWORKING EVENT November 21st, 2021 11:30 AM – 4 PM In-person at Alif Institute Lunch and refreshments will be provided. Are you an educator or stakeholder interested in strengthening the capacity of Arabic educators, building community, expanding programming, and paving new paths for 21st-century Arabic assessment, curriculum, experiential learning, and pedagogy? If so, […]

12/4: Mohammed El-Kurd

12/4: Mohammed El-Kurd

Author Series:Book Discussion & Signing with Mohammed El-Kurd Saturday, December 4, 20216:30 PM at Alif InstituteFree and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. Alif Institute is excited to welcome MOHAMMED EL-KURD, an internationally-touring and award-winning writer from Jerusalem, occupied Palestine. His work has been featured in numerous international outlets. RIFQA, his debut collection […]

12/5: Winter Holiday Bazaar & Artisan Market

12/5: Winter Holiday Bazaar & Artisan Market

A Taste of Christmas in the Arab WorldWinter Holiday Bazaar Sunday, December 5, 2021Alif Institute3288 Marjan Drive, Atlanta GA 30340  SANTA from 12 PM – 2 PM (outside) THE ODYSSEY at 1 PM (documentary screening in the event room) DABKE PERFORMANCE at 2:30 PM by Al Karamah Zaffah Group (outside)  EXHIBIT: Christmas in the Arab World (outside) Program […]

12/5 – DOCUMENTARY: The Odyssey

12/5 – DOCUMENTARY: The Odyssey

Sunday, December 5 1:00 PMEvent Room at Alif InstituteFree & Open to the Public Masks required in the building at all times.Alif’s Winter Holiday Bazaar & Artisan Market is happening simultaneously outside from 11 AM – 6 PM. Click here to RSVP   The Exodus and the Odyssey (2007) is a film about a body […]

Art with Teresa

Art with Teresa

Thank you for a wonderful Fall/Winter 2021 semester.Please stay tuned for our Winter/Spring Art Series! Art Classes with Teresa Abboud Express yourself and learn a new technique with well-known artist, Teresa Abboud.  Single Session Art Classes Tuesday evenings from 6 PM – 8 PM   $25/session ($30 for non-members)*All materials and light refreshments are included! […]

Fall/Winter Arabic Cooking Series

Fall/Winter Arabic Cooking Series

Satisfy your tastebuds and learn something new this season!We’ve got four great options to choose from! September – DecemberOne Saturday per month2:30 PM – 4:30 PM In-person at Alif Institute:3288 Marjan Drive, Atlanta GA 30340 Masks and social distancing are required. Harraq Osbao (حراء اصبعه) Syrian Cuisine – Harraq Osbao (حراء اصبعه)presented by Sahar Hashem […]

Good News! Nancy Abdo Spreads Her Passion for Arab Cultures

Good News! Nancy Abdo Spreads Her Passion for Arab Cultures

Alif’s Good News series highlights community stories that inspire us. In our latest installment, we were honored to speak with local Arab American social media maven, Nancy Abdo, who uses her popularity on social media to spread her infectious passion for Arab cultures and traditions. To read the entire article (written in Arabic by Nancy) and a […]

10/30 – Pumpkins & Treasure Hunt

10/30 – Pumpkins & Treasure Hunt

Saturday, October 30, 20211:30 PM – 3:30 PM$10 per childAccompanying adults are free! Click here to register! Join us for some fantastic fall activities at this community event for kiddos! Carve* or decorate a pumpkin to take home! (Older kids can carve with parental supervision.) Get in touch with your inner pirate and go on […]

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