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أقسام المدونة

الأربعاء، 26 يونيو 2013

Vanessa Mullen

  • 1. Vanessa Mullen CST 229 STEFNOSKI
  • 2. History Established as a Kingdom in 1932 Abdul Aziz became king in 1937 Oil was Discovered in 1938Muslims made contributions in mathematics, art, architecture, philosophy,chemistry, and more.
  • 3. 5 PILLARS OF ISLAM Shahadah (Kalima)(Faith) Salat( Five Daily Prayers) Zakat (Charity) Roza (Fasting) Hajj (Pilgrimage)
  • 4. RamadanThe Holy Month
  • 5. Hajj
  • 6. Language Arabic   English  Arabic SignImmigrant Language  Chinese  Korean  Somali Sudanese spoken Arabic  Urdu  Among many others
  • 7. Hello!As-salam alaykom ‫السلم عليكم‬
  • 8. Meeting Etiquette Men shake hands. Good friends maygreet each other with a handshake and a kiss on each cheek.  Women generally hug and kiss close friends. Men and women would not greet each other in public if from outside the family.
  • 9. It is appropriate for men andwomen to cover most parts of the body, even in warm weather.
  • 10. For women, dressingHajib is to respect oneselfand prevent the lusting of men.
  • 11. Children are taught cultural values and customs at an early age. An Arabian Proverb states: , "He who grows on something, will grow old with it"
  • 12. -Courtship and dating is unacceptable -Most marriages are arranged-A man will likely pay a dowry for his bride -Sex before marriage is a grave dishonor that is punishable by law
  • 13. The Saudi Arabian work week begins on Saturday and ends on Wednesday The legal age to work is 13 Men conduct business and most public service jobsWomen are only allowed jobs where they are away from the public
  • 14. Travel Franklin D. Roosevelt donated a plane to Saudi Arabia Airport in 1945 3 International and 24 regional airports 21 sea ports First highway tunnel in the world to convert solar power to electricity Over 100,000 miles of roadway/highwayFleet of 2000+ Saudi bus network provides affordable public transportation 2 Railways that span a combined 1,000+ miles
  • 15. The King Fahd Causeway
  • 16. Government MonarchyConstitution is the Holy Quran Strict enforcement on Laws, and limited Freedoms
  • 17. Economy Exports: $238 Billion in Oil (Petroleom & Products)Natural Resources: Gold, Silver, Iron, Copper, Phosphate Agricultural Resources: Livestock, Dates, Vegetables, Grains Imports: $88 Billion in Processed Foods,Textiles, Manufactured Goods, Transportation Equipment Trades with: China, Japan, Singapore, India,South Korea, Tawaiin, United States & Others
  • 18. Climate: Harsh and dry desert with very high and extreme temperatures.
  • 19. Rub Al-Khali Desert Asir Province
  • 20. Social and Economic Status Rich get Richer, and the Poor get Poorer! Some required to stand in lines for rations of waterThe Rich order food so lavishly they are often fined for the amount that is wasted The poor have group Wedding Ceremonies because they cannot afford an individual one The poor sew there own clothing for their families,while the Rich often spend so much the ATMs run out of money (especially during Ramadan)
  • 21. Education is separate for males and femalesStudents are required to have a certain amount of Islamic Study time. Education is free
  • 22. Hospitality is Enjoyed by Hosts and their Guests in Saudi ArabiaIt is typical for Arabic Tea or Coffee to be Served with dates or other small snacksIt is an Insult to the Host if theGuest Declines Refreshment
  • 23. The Fast Food Industry is ExpandingFatir, a flat bread andkimaje, similar to pitais used at every meal, in place of a fork or spoon. No Pork or Alcohol Meat must be butchered in the name of God Lamb is served for Holidays or Honored Guests
  • 24. Jenadrivah Heritage & Cultural Festival Started in 1985 Celebrated yearly for 2 weeksTraditional Arabian Culture is the Theme
  • 25. Recreation in Saudi Arabia is anything that does not conflict with the laws of the countrySoccer, Tennis, Diving, Softball, Swimming, SailingFor Tourists Camel Racing is popular along with the National Zoo
  • 26. calligraphy is a dominant theme in metalwork, ceramics, glasstextiles, painting and sculpture throughout Saudi Arabia and the Muslim world. Inscriptions often adorn the interior walls of mosques, as well as public and private offices and homes.
  • 27. Travel guidelines Bibles allowed only for personal use Alcohol and arriving drunk are prohibited Inappropriate attire and pornography prohibited Importation of Pork is prohibited Homosexual activity, Adultery, and theimporting of Drugs is Punishable by the death penalty RESPECTING THE CULTURE AND ISLAMIC LAW IS VITAL!
  • 28. IF traveling to Saudi Arabia, it is important to follow the rules of the country sincepeople can be detained for no reason and it is not required that each person has legal representation. Women are not allowed to drive! Photographs of the local people or anyGovernment building, Military Institution, or Palace are prohibited Petty crime is common There is always a high alert for Terrorism
  • 29. Saving Face is a way of life and is used to: Avoid Conflict, EmbarrassingSituations, or CausingDiscomfort for others Maintained by: Self control, Patience,
  • 30. The Saudi Arabian culture and the many outsideinfluences effect communication in many positive andnegative ways. Because of the restrictions of freedoms, Saudi Arabians often feel as if they are restricted and limited because of the increasing knowledge of the Western Culture.
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