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Hikayat – Arab American Stories

Hikayat – Arab American Stories

“If you could press a button and hear your great grandparents telling their story, would you press the button?” Sign-up to share your story! Join our StoryCorps Community Page! Watch a video about how to tell your story! To honor Arab American heritage, Alif Institute and the National Network for Arab American Communities (NNAAC) launched […]

5/22 – Cooking Classes & Backgammon Tournament

5/22 – Cooking Classes & Backgammon Tournament

Register for a Cooking Class or the Backgammon Tournament at our Spring Bazaar! Don’t wait until the last moment to register for these great activities taking place at our Spring Bazaar! Participants must be at least 13 years old. Spaces are limited and first come, first served. Have questions? Let’s talk! info@alifinstitute.org  |  770-936-8770

Celebrating Two Distinguished Arab American Lives: Mary Zumot and Paulette Hatoun 

Celebrating Two Distinguished Arab American Lives: Mary Zumot and Paulette Hatoun 

 In January, we were all saddened to hear of the passing of two Arab American women who left their marks on the Atlanta Arab American  community, Dr. Mary Zumot and Mrs. Paulette Hatoun. In honor of Arab American Heritage Month, we look back to the foundation of our community to celebrate the lives of these […]

Annual April Membership Drive

Annual April Membership Drive

Your membership drives our mission! It’s easy to help us share the beauty of Arab cultures… Join the Alif family today! In honor of National Arab American Heritage Month, please show your support of Arab cultures by signing-up or renewing your Alif membership. Alif relies upon your tax-deductible membership to fuel our programs, reach more […]

Spring Arabic Cooking Series

Spring Arabic Cooking Series

Join us this spring for some cooking fun!Classes will be held in-person at Alif Institute.Masks and social distancing are required. Saturdays, February – May Cost per class:$30 per person/$25 for membersCouples/pairs (sharing one spot) – $50 / $45 for membersSign up for three classes and receive a free country mug! Click Here to Register for […]

05/22: Spring Bazaar

05/22: Spring Bazaar

Program Description Mark your calendars for Saturday, May 22, from 10 AM – 4 PM! Alif’s Annual Spring Bazaar will be the perfect place to support local artists and small business owners, enjoy the spring weather while browsing unique handmade and homemade items, and savor some delicious treats! This outdoor event will keep physical distancing […]

4/25 – Iftar Under the Stars

4/25 – Iftar Under the Stars

Sunday, April 257:30 PMAt Alif Institute $35/$40 for non-members $15 for students (Ages 13+) A socially-distant, in-person event. Seating is limited. Click Here to Register or Sponsor! Program Description Join Alif Institute for a fun, engaging, and delicious iftar celebrating the poetry of Mahmoud Darwish. A giant among contemporary Arab poets, Mahmoud Darwish won numerous awards […]

Alif Good News: Spring Food Drive Benefiting Noor Family Services

Alif Good News: Spring Food Drive Benefiting Noor Family Services

In honor of Arab Mother’s Day, Lent/Easter, and Ramadan, Alif Institute will be accepting non-perishable food and personal hygiene items on behalf of Noor Family Services. In 2018, Alif was proud to recognize Noor Family Services (NFS) with an Arab American High-Achievers (AAHA) Award for their success in delivering their mission to provide free legal […]

Spring Arabic Cooking Series

Spring Arabic Cooking Series

Join us this spring for some cooking fun!Classes will be held in-person at Alif Institute.Masks and social distancing are required. Saturdays, February – April Cost per class:$30 per person/$25 for membersCouples/pairs (sharing one spot) – $50 / $45 for membersSign up for three classes and receive a free country mug! Click Here to Register for […]

Good News! Local Artist Spreads Joy Through Art…and Coffee

Good News! Local Artist Spreads Joy Through Art…and Coffee

By Amani Elkhatib Teresa Abboud El Rassi’s journey with Alif Institute began even before her move to Atlanta. She recalls becoming involved with Alif through her sister, Angela Abboud Khoury, by contributing her artistic talents to Alif’s festivals and events. In 2018, Teresa participated in Alif’s Annual Atlanta Arab Festival, where she sold her first […]

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