Issue No. 7

Issue No. 7

From Mexico and Texas Back to Lebanon: The Paduas, Originally Badawis, Share a Once-In-A-Lifetime Family Reunion

When 31 members of a diaspora family return to Lebanon, the experience is magical. Lebanon prides itself on having many times more people...

Naima Shalhoub Live from Beirut

Photo by: Sarah Deragon Lebanese-American musician collaborates to bring a message of hope. “Why am I here? Let me think out loud...

My Father’s Story: The Life of California State Assemblyman, Katcho Achadjian

It was a familiar day in San Luis Obispo, California. The clouds had yet again extended their vacation, allowing soft sunshine to...

Are We the World’s Most Successful Diaspora? Maybe!

The Lebanese diaspora shows up on many observers’ short lists of the most successful diaspora in the world. Why? I was driving HOME from work,...

The Brand Master Alexis Nasard

Alexis Nasard is chief executive officer of the world’s largest footwear and accessory brand based on volume of sales — with 30,000 employees worldwide,...

Linking Lebanon and the Ivory Coast: Dr. Joseph Khoury’s Big Plans

Joseph Khoury, M.D., spent most of his life in Ivory Coast. All the while, his heart beats for Lebanon. Now he wants to...