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Articles in Lebanese Community, People, Technology, History, Church News and Travel

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

Major General P.F. Haddad AO

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Major General Peter Francis Haddad was born in Albury in 1947 and enlisted in the Army in 1967. He graduated from the Officer Cadet School Portsea in December 1967 and was allocated to the Royal Australian Army Ordnance Corps (RAAOC).... Read full article

Julia Marie Stevens

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In 1920 Zita Raphael along with her son Joseph arrived in Sydney to view the possibility of moving to Australia. In Feb 1928 Joseph Raphael married Mary Reaiche in Lebanon. Julia Mary, their first child, was born on the 19 Dec 1928 in Antourine...... Read full article

Father who raised his 3 young girls after their mother died of breast cancer shares the lessons ...

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Joseph Wakim has raised three daughters after his wife died of cancer. Grace, Michelle and Joy were all under 11 when their mum died in 2003. Mr Wakim raised them solo despite pushes to get help to cook and clean...... Read full article

Daniella Rahme

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Daniella Rahme is a beauty Pageant title holder. In May last year she was crowned Miss Lebanon Australia 2009. Part of her duties were to represent the lebanese Australian community in the Miss Lebanon Emigrant 2010 Beauty Pageant held in Beirut...... 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

Elie Chamas

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Married to Clair Becharra and has 4 children: Tony, Rita, Karim and Nabil. Back in Lebanon, he had an association with the Australian Embassy in Beirut providing services to it during the war.... Read full article

Ehden اٍهدن‎

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Ehden is a mountainous town situated in the heart of the northern mountains of Lebanon and on the southwestern slopes of Mount Makmal in the Mount Lebanon Range. Its residents are the people of Zgharta, as it is within the Zgharta District.... Read full article

Lebanese ANZACs of World War One

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Below is a list of Australians of Lebanese heritage who served during World War One. They are represented in all Australian campaigns including Gallipoli. Some were killed in action, some wounded and some were prisoners of war.... Read full article

Jeannette Eid

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Our recipient came to Australia when she was 8 years of age and ever since her parents can remember she had in mind to become a Lawyer. She completed Secondary schooling and was accepted into Melbourne University to fulfil her childhood dreams.... Read full article

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