A Documentary on The Lebanese Jewish Diaspora

The number of Jews still living in Lebanon is estimated to be less than 200 according to this 2012 article. The majority fled the country due to political instability and a feeling of insecurity as a member of the Jewish community. "From Brooklyn to Beirut" is a documentary by Rola Khayyat on the the Lebanese Jewish diaspora. The below is a trailer and the documentary will show at Secret Dungeon Project on Sunday, February 26,…

Financial Times Take on LBC’s “Take Me Out” (Na2ashet) Show

It's pretty surprising to find an article on FT.com on LBCI's controversial show "Take me out" but it's a good take on the show and a polite bashing of the conservatives and bigots who want to shutdown the show and are comparing the competitors to prostitutes. More importantly, they're highlighting the real problem at hand which is our male-dominated society and how girls are getting all the criticism while it's fine for a man stripping…

Red-Light Enforcement Cameras Installed in #Beirut

The Traffic Management Center is teaming up with Sensys Gatso Group, the leading provider of traffic safety solutions delivering systems, to install the first Red-light systems in Beirut. The red-light cameras were first tested on Valentine's day and 17 violations were recorded within 140 seconds. The Sensys Gatso Group's traffic surveillance cameras and systems are used all over the world to monitor speed, red lights and other traffic situations, so this is definitely a good…
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A Funny Take on Lebanon’s Quest For a Fair Electoral Law

4 days ago
Douaihy is poking fun at the ongoing electoral law debate and how everyone wants a slice of the pie, the Knefe pie in that case. I’m not really sure if they did it intentionally, but ...
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ASHEKMAN Taking Part in Saudi Arabia’s First Ever Comic-Con

4 days ago
Saudi Arabia is currently hosting its first ever Comic-con, a three-day festival of anime, pop art, video gaming and film-related events. Two prominent “Game of Thrones” stars attended the event: Julian Glover (Grand Maester Pycelle) ...
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KunHadi’s Nap & Go Initiative: Giving Tired Drivers a Place to Nap

4 days ago
KunHadi just launched its Nap & Go initiative, which aims at promoting road safety and giving drivers a place to nap when they are tired. The first allocated parking space will be at Medco gas ...
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Transforming Arabic Words Into Illustrations Showing Their Meaning

5 days ago
I’m not really sure who’s behind these illustrations to be honest but I love the concept and execution. Basically, they manipulated Arabic words and turned them into illustrations that show the literal meaning of these ...
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