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Seven hundred miles from Athens, Greece, or about the distance from New York to Chicago, is Lebanon — a country that is known for its cosmopolitanism, cuisine, nightlife, natural beauty, and Phoenician heritage. Its cedars are mentioned dozens of times in the Bible, which says the wood was used to build the ancient Israelite royal palaces. Today, some of Lebanon’s universities, such as the American University of Beirut and Lebanese…




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Rebecca Sealfon

Rebecca Sealfon

Former software engineer at Google, U.S. National Spelling Bee champion, and synesthete, based in New York, NY. Loves books, liberal Judaism, and nature.

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