Am I proud to be American? I wish! Someday!

Am I proud to be American? I wish! Someday!

Hasan A. Yahya, Ph.ds

The Dean of Arab American Encyclopedia-AAE


الشعب يريد

الشعب يريد

I have the right to be angry, as a Palestinian, as an Arab, as a Muslim, and as a human being living in the most wonderful and powerful nation in the world, the USA. I have the right to be angry. I seriously want to feel proud to be American, but I can’t, I tried to force myself to feel proud, but I find pride run away from me. Millions of Americans lost their jobs, other millions of Americans  lost their homes,  the economy is in recession, Banks are bankrupt, and our men and women killed in faraway land, and the USA make a contract with Israel to secure Israel’s borders from smuggling arms. After thousands from Palestinians killed  including civilians, women and children, instead of stopping arms from places American government know very well its origins to Israel. And Even though I can’t feel proud, I feel I want to cry or laugh or dance. But in this case I may need psychotherapist to check my mentality, but when you know why I want to cry, or laugh or dance, you will share with me laughing or crying or may be dancing.   When I see hundreds and thousands of Palestinians like me, die everyday, a baby did not pass first year, a motorcycle rider happy with his bike for the first time bombed from the sky, people have vacation on the shore in family reunion, bombed by sea war-boats, buildings ruined, civilians killed by air strikes, and the USA foreign policy going to the ground in its strategic diplomacy, asking the silly question, what did I do? America acts like the blind, the deaf, as if morality have traveled so far away from American democracy.

In other words, I would laugh, the USA contributes in the daily suffering of Palestinians. Every learned person in North America has to know that before Israel became a state in 1948, JEWS owned only 7% percent of the Palestinian Land, and Palestinians had 93% of Palestine. Palestinians from that time, are suffering as refugees, and in the last 20 years since the so called-Oslo accord, I feel responsible for not feeling proud as an American. Everyday I see more humiliation news against myself as an Arab, as a Palestinian, and as a Muslim, and as a human being. Everyday I find our men and women in the arm forces are facing death in the far land.

How can I feel proud about a nation stand all times side by side with Israel. I look everyday to see any hope for American morality to show itself and stand firm for justice not for Israel at all times. I wish and hope to see and hear America wake up from the Zionist nightmare, with open eyes and minds to see the enemy of the American people which cost the American budget $7 million Dollars daily [$500.00 Dollars  from each and every tax payer in America.] To wake up and stand tall in world politics not as the big police officer of the world, but as the big brother to oversee justice and freedom.

The recent years policies and practices of hating the monster America have to change into years of love and respect of  USA abroad. We all know history, no matter what the USA media say. The free press in America is a big joke we all know-they themselves know- Except few,  beware Americans, I am warning you, the enemy inside, not out. The war against a small group does not secure America. What secure America is its good deeds, its practice to its slogans of freedoms, justice, and equality not for JEWS only, but for all including Palestinians. I pray to God for America to come back to oversee its interest rather than leaving it self as a camel drown by a mouse. Only on that time I may say: I am proud to be American.

نداء إلى القراء والقارئات العرب في كل مكان – ساهموا معنا في مشروع إحياء التراث العربي في المهجر الذي تدعمه الموسوعة العربية الأمريكية  التي أسسها الأديب الفلسطيني – الدكتور حسن يحيى ، ونهيب بالقراء والقارئات العرب من عامة الشعب ، أطباء ومهندسون وعمال ومفكرين ومهاجرين (وليس من الأميرات والأمراء أو الأثرياء البخلاء) أن يساهموا ولو بإرسال دولار واحد فقط إلى حساب البي بال إيميل ، الخاص بالمشروع

أو من خلال امتلاك بعض هذه الكتب التي كتبت خصيصا للمغتربين في بلاد المهاجر

وعدد كبير منها يصلح وضعه في مناهج المدارس في أوروبا وامريكا الشمالية

Read the writer’s 190 books HERE or Here

أقرأوا للكاتب بعضا من 190 كتابا هنا أو هنا وشكرا .والله يرعاكم .

Arab American Encyclopedia-AAE

أنا على يقين أنك إذا زرتم هذه المواقع ستجدون ما يسركم ويعجبكم من الكتب النافعة

والمحببة إلى نفوس القراء والقارئات العرب في المهاجر، وشكرا جزيلا للمساهمين


About Arab American Encyclopedia-USA - Hasan Yahya

HASAN YAHYA was born at a small village called Majdal-YaFa (Majdal Sadiq) in Mandate Palestine (1944). He migrated as a refugee to Mes-ha, a village east of Kufr Qasim, west of Nablus (in the West Bank), then moved with his family to Zarka, 25 km north of Amman – Jordan. He finished the high school at Zarka Secondary School, 1963. He was appointed as a teacher in the same year. Studied Law first at Damascus University, then B.A from Lebanon University in Arabic literature and Eastern Cultures (1975). He moved to Kuwait. Where he got married in 1967. He was working at Kuwait Television, taught at bilingual School, and Kuwait University. In 1982, Hasan left to the United States to continue his education at Michigan State University. He got the Master Degree in 1983, the Ph.D degree in 1988 in Education (Psychology of Administration ). In 1991, He obtained his post degree in Social research, the result was a second Ph.D degree in Comparative sociology-Social Psychology. He was the only Arab student who enrolled ever to pursue two simultaneous Ph.D programs from Michigan State University and fulfill their requirements perfectly. Professor Yahya employment history began as a supervisor of a joint project to rehabilitate Youth (inmates out of prison) by Michigan State University and Intermediate School Districts. Worked also as a Teacher Assistant and lecturer in the same university. He was offered a position at Lansing Community College as well as Jackson Community College where he was assistant professor, then associate professor, then full professor (1991-2006). He taught Sociology, psychology, education, criminology and research methods. He supervised 19 Master and Ph.D candidates on various personal, economic psychological and social development topics. Professor Yahya published Hundreds (1000 Plus on this site) of articles and research reports in local, regional, and international journals. His interest covers local, regional and global conflicts. He also authored, translated, edited and published over 280 plus books in several languages, in almost all fields especial education, sociology and psychology. These books can be found on Amazon and Kindle. He also, was a visiting professor at Eastern Michigan University to give Research Methods and Conflict Management courses. Prof. Yahya accepted an offer to join Zayed University Faculty Team in 1998, then he served as the Head of Education and Psychology Department at Ajman University of Science and Technology 2001-04. Dr. Yahya established several institutes in Diaspora, the Arab American Encyclopedia, Ihyaa al Turath al Arabi Project, (Revival of Arab Heritage in Diaspora.Recently he was nominated for honorary committee member for the Union of Arab and Muslim Writers in America. He was affiliated with sociological associations and was a member of the Association of Muslim Social Scientists (AMSS) at USA. Social Activities and Community Participation: Dr. Yahya was a national figure on Diversity and Islamic Issues in the United States, with special attention to Race Relations and Psychology of Assimilation (generations 1,2 &3). He was invited as a public speaker to many TV shows and interviews in many countries. His philosophy includes enhancing knowledge to appreciate the others, and to compromise with others in order to live peacefully with others. This philosophy was the backgrounds of his theory, called “ Theory C. of Conflict Management”. And developed later to a Science of Cultural Normalization under the title: “Crescentology. The results of such theory will lead to world peace depends on a global Knowledge, Understanding, appreciation, and Compromising (KUAC)” Recently Prof. Yahya started "Publish your book FREE Project", to serve young Arab Writers. Dr. Yahya accepted the offer to be the chief editor of the International Humanities Studies Journal -I-H-S-Jerusalem, since July 2014. (Revised Sept. 2014) ولد الدكتور حسن عبدالقادر يحيى في مجدل يابا من أعمال يافا – فلسطين عام 1944. تلقى علومه الابتدائية في مدرسة بديا الأميرية في الضفة الغربية أيام احتوائها ضمن المملكة الأدردنية الهاشمية وتخرج في جامعة بيروت حاملاً الإجازة في اللغة العربية وآدابها، ودبلوم التأهيل التربوي من كلية القديس يوسف بلبنان، ودبلوم الدراسات العليا (الماجستير) ودكتوراة في الإدارة التربوية من جامعة ولاية ميشيغان بالولايات المتحدة عام 1988، وشهادة الدكتوراه في علم الاجتماع المقارن من الجامعة نفسها عام 1991. عمل في التدريس والصحافة الأدبية. أديب وشاعر وقاص ، ,كما عمل في تلفزيون الكويت الرسمي كمعد ومنسق برامج ثم اتجه إلى الكتابة والتأليف في علوم كثيرة تخص علمي النفس والاجتماع والتنمية البشرية ، والتغير الاجتماعي والسكان وألف ونشر العديد من المقالات (1000 +) والكتب باللغتين العربية والإنجليزية (أكثر من 330 كتابا) ، منها ست مجموعات قصصية وست كتب للأطفال ، وأربع دواوين شعرية باللغتين أيضا. وعدد من كتب التراث في الشعر والأدب والأخلاق الإسلامية والتربية والأديان . وهو الآن أستاذ متقاعد في جامعة ولاية ميشيغان. . وكان عضوا سابقا في جمعية العلماء المسلمين في أمريكا . وجمعية علماء الاجتماع الأمريكية - ميشيغان، وهو مؤسس الموسوعة العربية الأمريكية في الولايات المتحدة ضمن مشروع إحياء التراث العربي في بلاد المهجرز كما تم ترشيحه مؤخرا ليكون عضو مجلس التحرير لمجلة الدراسات الإنسانية العالمية. وقد قبل أن يتسلم رئاسة تحريرها اعتبارا من نهاية يونيو 2014 His email: Thank you!
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