Gabriel Yared: Oscar-Winning Composer’s Path to Greatness

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Photo by Marian Adreani Interviewed by Editor-in-Chief Patricia Bitar Cherfan Gabriel Yared’s ecstatically rich scores have provided the backdrop for some of our time’s most celebrated films. HOME interviewed him during a visit to Lebanon and discovered that the Oscar winner’s inspiring story is worthy of its own movie. The voice of angels and richness […]

Malouf and Therese Abraham Create an Art Legacy in the Texas Panhandle

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Therese and Malouf Abraham with inlaid wooden table from Lebanon and Norman Rockwell’s painting First Day of School Lebanese-American and his wife donate their unique HOME and art collection to share their love of art with a Texas community. Tucked away in the little town of Canadian in the Texas Panhandle is the Citadelle, a very special […]

Pierre Rabbat: Light-Hearted Humor Shakes the Status Quo

Photo by: Chady Feghaly Quick-witted and handsome with a winning smile, Pierre Rabbat might have the key qualities that make a charming TV host, but there is so much more than meets the eye. Shaking the status quo TV host and executive producer Pierre Rabbat’s Menna W Jerr was a true game changer. It was […]

Cannes 1957: The Debut of Lebanese Cinema

  The beginnings of Lebanese cinema and its progress over time. Lebanese Cinema… The First Stumbling Steps! “The solution for Lebanese cinema to evolve is to work collectively. The individual work remains merely an experience…” – internationally acclaimed Lebanese filmmaker Maroun Baghdadi, on April 28, 1975, during an interview with Ousbouh el Arabi. It all […]

Roberto Khatlab

Roberto Khatlab Sharing Insights on Lebanese Emigration to Brazil. Roberto Khatlab is the director of the Latin American Studies and Cultures Center (LASCC) at the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik. Khatlab has written 22 books, published in Brazil and in Lebanon, in Portuguese, Arabic, French, English and Spanish. His last book was published in 2015, […]

On being Lebanese (and beyond): a personal perspective

On being Lebanese by Raaida Mannaa.  My name is Raaida Mannaa and I am storyteller. Since I can remember, my passion has been developing and sharing stories that amplify the positive and defy the negative of our contexts. Everything I love about human identity has its place in the in-between: my best self is, without a […]