Bringing Alsace to Lebanon

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  Besides their gorgeous mountainous landscapes, renowned wine routes and rich cultural heritage, Lebanon and France’s historical northeastern region of Alsace share the same convivial spirit and unquenchable love for life. Article by: Christina Fakhry With 80,000 Alsatian expats scattered across the world today, those residing in Lebanon have come to establish their own association, […]

In the Time of the Mulberry

New book explores Lebanon’s 19th century silk industry, religious taboos and the struggle of women. 19th century Lebanon was not so vastly different from the country we all know and love today. Lebanon has always had an air of resilience about it, an ability to brush the dust off its shoulders and carry on. British-born author […]

Lebanon Through the Eyes of French Ambassador H.E. Bruno Foucher

Photos by: Tea Tannoury In an interview with HOME, the Honorable Bruno Foucher, French Ambassador to Lebanon, shares his views on the “Lebanese equation.” After landing in Beirut in summer 2017, following years of foreign service across Iran, Saudi Arabia and Chad, French Ambassador to Lebanon Bruno Foucher has kept a keen eye on the […]

Tripoli’s Little Artists: Kun Ensen’s Peacebuilding Project

Sadika Kebbi founded the nonprofit Kun Ensen (Being Human), teaching youth to express themselves through art and public speaking, but the bigger agenda is peacebuilding. Driving up to Tripoli, I’m thinking about the unique Sadika Kebbi and what she’s up to today – her Little Picasso Project. On this gray afternoon in early spring, the […]

Yasmina Sabbah: Living and Loving Music, A Young Maestra Makes Her Mark

Her mother was a music teacher; she grew up surrounded by it. Yasmina Sabbah’s childhood was one of piano, flute and singing lessons. She joined a choir for the first time when she was 7 years old. Instant passion: “I knew that I wanted to study classical singing from the start.” Twenty-two years and an […]