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  • THE ROAD TO URMI

    THE ROAD TO URMI

    FG Production & Frank Gilbert The Road to Urmi takes us back to 1915, following the Ottomans’ declaration of war against the Assyrians, who lived under their authority, viciously attacked, and impacted by the massacres committed by the Ottoman Turks, beginning with the kidnapping of the honorable Hormiz, Mar Benyamin Shimun’s […]

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  • Congratulations to our winners! 

    Congratulations to our winners! 

    Meet Enlil from Arizona, the winner of the elementary school category. Enlil wrote a letter to Agha Petros. Enlil was awarded $100.00. By Enlil Y. Shlama Agha Petros, I know you are in the middle of a big battle against our enemies. I know our people are getting killed. As […]

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  • Congratulations to Our Winners! 

    Congratulations to Our Winners! 

    Meet Enlil from Arizona, the winner of the elementary school category. Enlil wrote a letter to Agha Petros. Enlil was awarded $100.00. Notes from Enlil’s parents: Collecting and reading Assyrian children’s books will help your  children gain knowledge at an early age. In addition, attending Assyrian cultural events with your child […]

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  • WHEN CHRISTENDOM LEARNED TO FIGHT FIRE WITH FIRE

    WHEN CHRISTENDOM LEARNED TO FIGHT FIRE WITH FIRE

    Book review by Lucine Kasbarian Defenders of the West: The Christian Heroes Who Stood Against Islam Authored by Raymond Ibrahim (Bombadier Books, 2022) Defenders of the West chronicles the lives of eight great Crusaders who defended Christians against Islamic extermination, savagery, occupation and slavery.  These heroes demonstrated great courage on […]

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  • Preserving Assyria:

    Preserving Assyria:

    An Autonomous Assyria in the Nineveh Plains. By Maria Ghatine Introduction This paper seeks to argue for an Assyrian autonomous governorate in their ancient homeland of the Nineveh Plain, located in Iraq and part of the Kurdish Regional Government (KRG). The purpose of this is to remedy the persecution of […]

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  • The Secrets Hidden in the Mighty Oak

    The Secrets Hidden in the Mighty Oak

    By Serhat Ertuna My great-grandmother, Seyran, was born in 1904. According to the official registers,  she was then an Assyrian Christian. She had 6 brothers and sisters: Isa, Musa, Yosef, Abraham, Gulê and Mence. They lived in the village of Kerkine in Tûrabdîn, whose original name was Assyrian. In the […]

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