Roads for Life

Smiling woman and young boy

Photo by: Khaled Harb Interviewed by: Patricia Bitar Cherfan, Editor-in-Chief In the hierarchy of bereavement, nothing exceeds a mother’s grief. So what happens when a mourning mother steps out of the shadow of loss to shift gears and save lives? Photographs of a bright-eyed teenage boy fill Zeina Kassem’s office. In 2010, 17-year-old Talal Kassem was killed […]

iFight PID Fund organized a Cultural Duo fundraising concert to support its mission: “Every child with PID should have the chance to live”

People at Conference

Beirut, November 19, 2018 – Following its launch in 2017, the iFight PID Fund, a volunteer initiative which benefits children diagnosed with Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases (PID) at the American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC) in collaboration with the American University of Beirut (AUB), organized a Cultural Duo Guitar and Flute fundraising concert at AUB’s […]

HOME Visits: The Rich Legacy of Ghazir

  The narrow and jagged coastline of Lebanon, rising from small fishing villages up steep, green mountains, has given Lebanon its special character. It has attracted settlers, refugees and conquerors through the ages – and Ghazir, a town 27 km (17 miles) north of Beirut, has seen them all. According to Anis Freiha’s book Names […]

Reem Acra – New York: A Global Fashion Powerhouse

  Reem Acra, the internationally renowned fashion designer, has styled some of the most famous and influential people, from royalty and heads of state to celebrities such as Angelina Jolie, Jennifer Lopez, Taylor Swift and Halle Berry. Her exquisite collections are carried by luxury retailers such as Bergdorf Goodman, Neiman Marcus and Saks Fifth Avenue in […]