Speaking Truth to Power: Pierre Sadek Foundation

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Interviewed by Editor-in-Chief Patricia Bitar Cherfan A staunch supporter of freedom of speech, Pierre Sadek channeled his acerbic critique of politicians through his tireless pen. Ghada Sadek Abela, the daughter of the late caricaturist and president of the Pierre Sadek Foundation, opens up about her father, his legacy, and the efforts being taken to preserve […]

LeBAM, Transforming Lives Through Music Education

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Love at First Concert We first came into contact with The Lebanese Band Association for the Promotion of Music (LeBAM) when HOME Magazine was invited to hear its band perform in the village of Baskinta, in the district of Metn, many years ago. Not knowing what to expect from a young orchestra, we sat among […]

An-Nahar: Where History Lives

Photo essay by Aia Dakdouk and Sandra Whitehead An-Nahar, one of Lebanon’s most influential daily newspapers, is 85 years old. It is considered Lebanon’s “paper of record.” American- British author and journalist Charles Glass, who specializes in the Middle East, called An-Nahar “Lebanon’s New York Times.” Its archives’ tagline is: “The memory of Lebanon and the Arab world since […]

HOME is not a Magazine!

I once heard the cedar tree is the same length below ground as it is above ground, and I thought back then, and still do, that this is once of the most beautiful metaphors I have ever heard. Depth No matter how light a magazine can be, as publishers and journalists, we have the responsibility […]