Caritas General Director Rita Rhayem, Phantom Female No More

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Interviewed by: Patricia Bitar Cherfan, Editor-in-Chief Brilliance combined with humility, ambition with tactfulness, and charisma with sincerity make for a gifted leader. HOME had the pleasure of sitting down with Rita Rhayem, who embodies these very qualities. Rhayem’s appointment as the first female director of Caritas Lebanon marks a milestone for the organization’s 47-year history. At age 34, she will […]

The Last Mile

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Sitting with Roger, better known as Rodge, I was listening to him describing how he used to play music under the bombs of Lebanon’s War (p.38). I was reminded of my own experience playing piano under the very same bombs, refusing to go down to the shelter! I looked back at the time we used […]