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Dr. Hani Awadallah History

Dr. Hani Awadallah

Dr. Hani Awadallah was a supporting member of the Paterson community. He was an advocate for the Arab-Americans who worked tirelessly to improve the lives of children and new immigrants. Dr. Awadallah was passionate about public schools and ensuring equity among students. He led lessons on Arab culture and heritage at School No.9 on the weekends. 


“He was not only a leader; he was an older brother to everyone in our community,” said Sami Merhi, Awadallah’s friend. “He was a man of courage who always fought for the safety of his community, of Passaic County and Palestine.”-


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