Could a Citizen Bill of Rights help Lebanon overcome its turmoil?

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The Lebanese Citizen Bill of Rights provides the citizens with ALL the rights that they have been demanding. As such, it is arguably among the few instruments available to the Lebanese state, which could allay the rising anger and fear of the citizens as their financial situation deteriorates. Therefore, unlike what some may argue as […]

Lebanon’s First National Ice Hockey Team May Soon Be At The Olympics

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An interview with Charles El-Mir, Lebanese Ice Hockey Federation president based in Montreal, Canada. Ice hockey — one of the most popular sports — is played at the Olympic Games. Today hockey is a major sport, especially in North America where it is a multi-billion-dollar industry. When we think of hockey, Canada immediately comes to […]

Arts and Renaissance School: Art As A Family Affair

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Lebanon offers a plethora of art schools but very few specialize in the art of teaching the fundamentals of technique, one that meticulously guides students to develop and progress their craft. One of those schools is Arts and Renaissance — a respected and established family-owned art institution that has taught thousands of art enthusiasts in […]

Maxime Chaya: An Everest for Everyone

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Interviewed by: Patricia Bitar Cherfan, Editor-in-Chief Extreme mountaineer. Sports fanatic. World record breaker. Author. Motivational speaker. Activist. Educator. Be it by mountain, desert or ocean, Maxime Chaya epitomizes the modern-day adventurer. Record-breaking daredevil Maxime Chaya became the first Lebanese to reach the highest peaks of each continent, known as the Seven Summits. In the Three […]

Lebanese Children’s Fund (LCF) Foundation in Montreal

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Members and friends of LCF Once upon a time, when the land of milk and honey found itself choking on the black smoke of war, children’s cries could be heard throughout the Mediterranean. This tugged at human hearts all over the region. An NGO called Lebanese Children’s Fund was created in Cyprus by several dedicated […]

And Then Suddenly I Jumped!


Photo by Gaëlle Vuillaume Entrepreneurship, en•tre•pre•neur•ship äntrəprəˈnərˌSHip/ noun: the activity of setting up a business and taking on financial risks in the hope of profit. One day, a very well-intentioned financial advisor asked me about my “risk level.” I put on a wicked smile and replied, “My slippers have non-skid soles.” I think he quit […]