“Let us work together to replace despair with HOPE, fear with human SECURITY and humiliation with DIGNITY”

Isbir Ghrayyeb

(1894 – 1943 AD = 1312 – 1362 AH)

Isbir ibn Mansour ibn Shahin Ghrayyeb was a Maronite author, journalist, and politician. He was born in Damour, Mount Lebanon. He received his education at the National Colleague in Choueifat. In 1912, he immigrated to Argentina, where he founded “Al-Shams” (The Sun) weekly newspaper in 1915. In 1925, he returned to Lebanon and published “Al-Shams” as a monthly newspaper. He conducted many press tours in Brazil, Argentina, the United States and several Arab countries. In 1930, he founded a short-lived sociopolitical party known as “The Free Party.” He published many articles and research works in magazines and newspapers. Among his remnants are “Sacred Jerusalem,” “The Big Hearts,” “Religion and Intolerance” and “To My One and Only Kamal.”

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