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Lebanese chef among those featured in new TV Series Celebrating Diversity in Maine

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Lebanese chef among those featured in new TV Series Celebrating Diversity in Maine

Lebanese chef among those featured in new TV Series Celebrating Diversity in Maine “Elevating Voices” airs Thursday night, featuring Adrian Espinoza, owner of Empanada Club, alongside Katherine Slevin, Iman Enan and Ange Bonheur of C. Love Cookie Project Food, for many, holds its own culture, story and meaning. Bolivian native Adrian Espinoza creates delicious fresh and…

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Lebanon and Syria’s futures intertwined

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Lebanon and Syria’s futures intertwined

Lebanon and Syria’s futures intertwined By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz On October 17, 2019 the Lebanon erupted into a nationwide uprising demanding the dismantling of a corrupt and sectarian political system. Responding to unprecedented street protests, Saad Hariri resigned immediately. A new cabinet was formed by Hassan Diab, an academic with a limited background in public…

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An Online Art Auction for Emergency Financial Aid 

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An Online Art Auction for Emergency Financial Aid 

An Online Art Auction for Emergency Financial Aid  Lebanese American University fundraiser on view (online): February 18 – March 1, 2021  The Lebanese American University, in collaboration with ArtScoops, is thrilled to announce the launch of LAU’s first online art auction, titled LAU ArtsRising, which will run from Thursday, February 18 to Monday, March 1,…

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Lebanon on a failure track for the near future

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Lebanon on a failure track for the near future

Lebanon on a failure track for the near future By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz When I left Lebanon in 1975 I never thought I would stay abroad for the rest of my life. I simply could not imagine that this country would ever reach such a stage of largely self-inflicted decline. The destructive power of politics…

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Minority Report: Arab News’ in-depth look at Lebanon’s Jewish community

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Minority Report: Arab News’ in-depth look at Lebanon’s Jewish community

Minority Report: Arab News’ in-depth look at Lebanon’s Jewish community A once-thriving community with roots dating back hundreds of years, they are now a silent and forgotten minority. The Arab News Newspaper, the Middle East’s leading English language publication, tracked down Lebanese Jews in the diaspora to talk to them about their memories of a lost…

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Ziyad Brothers Importing brings Lebanese food donors together to help victims of Beirut devastation 

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Ziyad Brothers Importing brings Lebanese food donors together to help victims of Beirut devastation 

Ziyad Brothers Importing brings Lebanese food donors together to help victims of Beirut devastation Chicago-based Ziyad Brothers Importing (ZBI), one of America’s largest distributors of quality Middle Eastern foods, has brought together leading Lebanese food manufacturers to provide food donations to help victims of the tragic events that unfolded in Beirut, Lebanon on August 4th.  Ziyad team is currently in Beirut organizing the food distribution…

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