Making cancer history: Dr. Elias Jabbour

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Interviewed by Editor- in-Chief, Patricia Bitar Cherfan   Renowned oncologist Dr. Elias Jabbour is pioneering developmental therapeutics research in leukemia. The Lebanese American is a professor in the Department of Leukemia at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, a leading cancer hospital in the United States.  HOME had the wonderful opportunity to sit […]

GRANDE COULEE CHALLENGE

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Communicating the Love for Lebanon and its riches: rediscovering an amazing part of the country through an iconic destination sought after, cherished, and revered by skiers and snowboarders the world over. The first Grande Coulee Challenge www.patrouilledescedres.com/gcc  took place on Sunday March 8, 2020 on Mount Sannine’s pristine and frozen snow bathed in glorious Lebanese […]

A Book Not to Read: The Book of Mirdad by Mikhail Naimeh

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“Millions of people have tried to write books so that they can express the inexpressible, but they have utterly failed. I know only one book, The Book of Mirdad, which has not failed; and if you cannot get to the very essence of it, it will be your failure, not his.” Osho I wanted to […]

A Beautiful Smile is Priceless

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Global Smile Foundation (GSF) is a non-profit foundation that provides pro-bono, multidisciplinary, long-term cleft care for underserved children and adults in Latin America, Africa, and the Middle East. Cleft lip and palate are two of the most common birth defects in the world and each corrective surgery can cost between $10,000.00 and $35,000 to treat. GSF’s team of volunteers, with […]

Raising Kids in Lebanon

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Jenny Ponnig gives her account of the challenging, frustrating and beautiful educational experience that you get from raising your kids in Lebanon. The land of cedars is a country with an ancient past and an unpredictable future. Living in Lebanon’s present is a complexity that I want to discover and explore with my kids, so […]

LebNet: Where Lebanon Meets Silicon Valley

  LebNet is a US non-profit organization of high-tech professionals of Lebanese heritage that started back in 1999. Its mission is to connect, network and nurture. LebNet supports startups and innovations in Lebanon and by those of Lebanese heritage worldwide. Article by: Dr Patricia Nabti – Executive Director, Volunteer for Lebanon Silicon Valley is actually […]