The Dream of Coming HOME

a book with a picture of people and the word America

Marta Haddad’s dream of coming HOME remained unfulfilled. With only a bag full of courage, hope and love Marta Haddad boarded a boat in Beirut , making a long and perilous voyage to France and then onwards to her final destination, New York. The trip to America was a complicated aspiration for a young woman […]

But What Is HOME? HOME Is Where the Heart Is

Woman with Christmas tree in background

What if your heart is in two places? Home and Christmas are so synonymous and yet, for some, these two words don’t seem to fit in the same sentence. As I write this in my Montreal home, and you read it in Beirut, expatriation takes a whole new meaning. During 363 days, living abroad is […]

Ghassan Korban: Milwaukee’s City Commissioner

  Ghassan Korban says he carries Lebanon in his heart. He’s deeply affected by both Lebanon’s nature and culture, which led him to become a public servant. He wants to make a change and enrich people’s lives. Interviewed by Hailey Richards, a 20-year-old journalism student at Marquette University, a prominent Jesuit university located in the […]

SUNDAY FAMILY LUNCH FROM MISSOURI

  Yara Zgheib shares her Sunday Family Lunch ritual every Wednesday with her three Lebanese friends. They look back on their roots and share their vivid memories of Lebanon. We have our Sunday Family Lunch on Wednesday, because Sunday is laundry day. Also Skype day with Mamy, Papi,Teta, Geddo, and the siblings and pets back […]