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Desserts With No Sugar حلويات بدون سكر Posted by on Dec 15, 2021

In last week’s post, we talked about قطع السكر cutting sugar and its health benefits. In this post, we have a dessert recipe بدون سكر. I found it on the Al-Jazeera website موقع الجزيرة by a Lebanese nutritionist اختصاصية تغذية and mother أم named علا أبو شقرا Ola Abu Shakra. كيك الموز ودبس التفاح🍌🍎 I…

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قطع السكر Cutting Sugar Part Two Posted by on Dec 8, 2021

Welcome to part two of this post where we’ve been talking about “sugar” السُّكَر, types of sugar أنواع السكر and why we’ve been told it is healthy to quit “added sugar” السكر المضاف. As I mentioned, I personally have been trying to cut sugar قطع السكر and it has been tough. Do you recall what…

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Saving the Dead Sea Part Two إنقاذ البحر الميت Posted by on Nov 24, 2021

In last week’s post, we talked about the Dead Sea البحر الميت and began a clip that explains the reasons why البحر الميت is sadly receding تنحسر. In this second part of the clip, we learn about The Bahrain Canal project مشروع قناة البحرين to link البحر الميت to البحر الأحمر as a way to…

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The Old Damascene House البيت الدمشقي القديم Part Two Posted by on Oct 6, 2021

In this part two post, we’ll continue listening to a clip about the old Damascus style houses and answer some questions. I have provided the Arabic transcription to help you follow along as you listen to the speakers and an English translation below. Again, you’ll hear the reporter speaking in Modern Standard Arabic when describing…

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The Old Damascene House البيت الدمشقي القديم Posted by on Sep 29, 2021

In this post, I thought we’d look into the old Damascene house البيت الدمشقي القديم which is famous for its unique architecture الهندسة المعمارية المميزة and style. Today, many have been converted into hotels and restaurants due to their beautiful surrounding atmosphere overlooking mountains الجبال and farms المزارع, but there are still old Damascus houses…

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أنواع المَكْتبات في الأردن Types of Libraries in Jordan Part Two Posted by on Sep 15, 2021

In this post we’ll continue the story of  غيث بحدوشة and مكتبته المميزة his unique library. But first let’s get to know some book genres in Arabic. 📚 ما أنواع الكتب التي تحب أن تقرأها؟ What types of books do you like to read? 📗📘📙📕Book genres أنواع الكتب  قِصص المُغامرات: adventure  الفن / العمارة: art/architecture …

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‎El-Funoun Dance Troupe فرقة الفنون الشعبية الفلسطينية Posted by on Aug 25, 2021

Are you interested in folklore التُّراث الشَّعبي/الفولكلور? Have you attended any performance by a folklore dance group فِرقة رَقْص فولكلوري? What comes to mind when you think of فرقة رقص فولكلوري? I assume they have a lot of pride الفَخْر since they express their love for their culture الثَّقافة and homeland الوَطَن through the art…

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