Articles in Lebanese Community, Technology, History, Church News and Food

El Emigrante, a statue commemorates the Lebanese people who have settled in Australia

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Lebanese migrants have been settling in Australia from the mid-19th century. By the 1880s sizeable numbers of Lebanese people were finding homes in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide.... Read full article

Dr Jamal Rifi named 2015 Australian Father of the Year

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The prestigious 2015 Australian Father of the Year Award has been awarded to Dr Jamal Rif in honour of his devotion to his family, his commitment to his profession and his strong personal efforts to build understanding between Muslim and non-Muslim..... Read full article

Dr Labeeb Isaac McGuire

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Was born in 1924 and has lived in Australia all his life. His father bought a woolbroking firm named McGuire Bros. in Goulbourn and thus the name Muffarrij became McGuire. He grew up in Queensland where he went to high school.... Read full article

Pride of Australia: Dr Jamal Rifi named as finalist in Fair Go medal

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Dr Rifi moved to Australia to study medicine in 1984. Ever since, he has worked hard to build bridges between the Muslim and non-Muslim communities, founding several organisations including Muslim Doctors Against Violence.... Read full article

Mother Constance Basha

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She immigrated to Australia in 1972 to join the Maronite Sisters of the Holy Family. Upon her arrival she was went to Saint Maroun in Redfern. A few months later she moved to Our Lady of Lebanon church in Harris Park...... Read full article

Dr. Tatiana Dalati

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Arrived in Australia 1988 Studied in Russia and practised for 10 years in Lebanon. Supervised maternity and woman surgery in Tripoli, North Lebanon.... Read full article

Ben Elias

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He was born in Tripoli, Lebanon in 1963. He arrived in Australia with his family in 1966.Ben has lived all his life in Australia and is married with 2 children. He graduated with a Bachelor of Business from the University of Western Sydney-Nepean.... Read full article

Dr. Mary Collins

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Born in Hamana Lebanon to Samira and Raymond George Chebib on December 7th 1965, she was the first of three children. In 1966 her family immigrated to Colombia, and after two and a half years again emigrated, but now to Brisbane Australia...... Read full article

Mother Teresa, the war in Lebanon and the rescue of 100 orphans and children with disabilities

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In 1982, in the middle of fighting, the nun saved from bombardments a group of children in an orphanage. Disabled and ill, the children had been abandoned by the staff. Through faith and prayer, she obtained a ceasefire to evacuate. ... Read full article

Joseph Assaf

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Migrated to Australia from Lebanon in 1967. He worked in a factory at night and studied at University during the day. By 1972 Joseph had completed his Bachelor of Arts at the University of Sydney, majoring in Social Theory.... Read full article

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