Day in Hometown

We had couple of days OFF here in Lebanon on Tuesday and Wednesday for Fitr holiday, the official institutions are still closed today as well because some people celebrated on Tuesday and others on Wednesday and the government should respect them all as a diverse country with many religions and sects (2 days for each sect) but not for private […]

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Ramadan Kareem!

Today is the first day of the holy month of Ramadan. The month where the Muslims in the world fast for 30 days or a bit less, just before the Fitr celebration. Fitr= “Festival of Breaking the Fast”. They fast from the first light of dawn, before sunrise (Al fajr) until the sunset (Al Maghrib) (which is differs from country […]

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Happy Easter & Happy Holidays!

Here in Lebanon, we are celebrating this week the Catholic Easter, the Maronite and Catholic Church celebrate it the same (since the Maronites follow the Catholic Church). The Orthodox Church celebrate it the next week, there’s always one week between the two celebrations, and every few years we celebrate together (pure coincidence).They couldn’t unify it because there are lot of […]

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Why Lebanon is special? 2/2

Lebanon is proud of its rich culture, from prehistoric times, Phoenicians, Romans, Ottomans and French, this small country has seen a myriad of human activity. This crowded history has left its markings littered all over Lebanon and in its people. Lebanon is a truly diverse country with varying religions, lifestyles and even genetics. Lebanon is the most religiously diverse country […]

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