Articles in Lebanese Community, Cities, Towns & Villages, Local News and Orthodox Church

Joseph Hassib Harb

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Born in Barsa Al-Koura in 1921 and arrived in Melbourne Australia 1961. Since his arrival he committed his efforts to help his community and continues to do so until today. He is blessed with a wonderful voice that he used in the church choir.... Read full article

Anjar

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Anjar (Arabic: عنجر‎), also known as Haoush Mousa (Arabic: حوش موسى‎ / Ḥawsh Mūsá), is a town of Lebanon located in the Bekaa Valley. The population is 2,400, consisting almost entirely of Armenians.... Read full article

Karim Kisrwani

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Karim Kisrwani arrived in Australia in 1957.He Began working in a factory then commenced importing goods from Lebanon. In 1969 opened his travel agency in which he located a Westpac Bank Branch, and was appointed as the first volunteered...... Read full article

Saida (Sidon)

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SAIDA (SIDON, SAIDON) is said to mean "fishing", and even today fishermen moor their boats in the small picturesque port. Sidon was the third great Phoenician city-state, rivaling Byblos and Tyre as a naval power. In Darius' time...... Read full article

Premier Steve Phillip Bracks

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Stephen Phillip Bracks (born October 15, 1954), Australian politician, has been Premier of Victoria since 1999. Bracks was born in Ballarat, a provincial city north-west of Melbourne, where his family, which is of Lebanese Maronite-Christian descent... Read full article

Bsharri

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Bsharri is a Lebanese town at 1,650 m of altitude, near the Kadisha Valley. Bsharri is just under the Cedar forest and is the birthplace of the famous poet, painter and sculptor Khalil Gibran who now has a museum in the town to honor him...... Read full article

MAR TADROS CHURCH, BEHDIDAT

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Around the city of Jbeil (Byblos), many town churches have kept 13th century murals within their churches, like the church of Mar Tadros in of the village of Behdidat.... Read full article

Elias Youssef Trad

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Born in Barhalioun, North Lebanon in 1909, came to Australia at the age of 17. He immediately joined the Australian Army. Elias wanted to be a translator for the Australian troops in the Middle East. He served Australia with dignity and pride.... Read full article

HARDINE VILLAGE, THE TEMPLE OF GOD MERCURY

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Hardine means in Syriac language: “Pious”, Witness of justice, Ardent in faith and Square of religion.... Read full article

Brothers Bshara and Charbel Fram

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Bshara Fram Born a twin to Tarik and Josephine on the 5ht July 1986 Began training and competing in Tae Kwon Do in 1993...... Read full article

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