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  • Chicago's Copy Shop New! - a local print shop that offers high quality, low cost printing and web services, including the widest variety of business cards, printed products, wedding invitations, website design services, SEO (search engine optimization), digital marketing, branding and other creative printing.
    George Shiba | 7155 N. Austin | Niles, IL 60714 US | 234-249-2273

    Posted: Jun-1-2018 | Visited: 3 | URL: http://chicagoscopyshop.com

  • Assyrian App – Assyrian Mobile Apps Editors' Pick - preserving the Assyrian language, culture and ethnicity is the duty of each Assyrian in the world. We are helping create the technological footprint of Assyrians for future generations to build off of.
    Posted: Apr-13-2018 | Visited: 2 | URL: http://assyrianapp.com

  • Electronic Tools and Ancient Near East Archives (ETANA) Editors' Pick - is a multi-institutional collaborative project initiated in August 2000, as an electronic publishing project of hieroglyph, cuneiform, and alphabet text publications and archaeological site reports designed to enhance the study of the history and culture of the ancient Near East. | See example
    Posted: Apr-1-2018 | Visited: 7 | URL: http://www.etana.org

  • United Assyrian Appeal - provides aid to the Assyrian military families of soldiers who are fighting against ISIS and other forces of evil, struggling to save themselves from the eradication of their people, their religion, their culture and history. See also: Sargis Sangari
    Posted: Jan-7-2018 | Visited: 5 | URL: https://unitedassyrianappeal.org

  • Presidential Insurance Agency - an independent insurance agency that carries a variety of insurance companies.
    PIA | 2640 W. Touhy Ave. | Chicago, Illinois 60645 USA | T: 773-274-5999

    Posted: Oct-29-2017 | Visited: 4 | URL: http://www.atour.com/links/website

  • Assyrian American Association of Chicago (AAA) - is a non-for-profit educational, cultural and charitable organization founded in 1917 to serve and assist Assyrians in need in our community, to promote our cultural heritage and to support Assyrian art and artists.
    AAA | 1618 W. Devon Ave. | Chicago, Illinois 60660 USA | T: 773-338-3922

    Posted: Oct-29-2017 | Visited: 3 | URL: http://assyrianamericanassociation.org

  • Tony S. Lazzar Insurance Agency - provides home, auto, business, life and medical insurance.
    TSL | 6222 N. Pulaski Rd, Chicago, IL 60646 USA | T: 773-853-0888

    Posted: Oct-22-2017 | Visited: 7 | URL: http://www.tslagency.com

  • Philos Project - is a network hub for leaders and future leaders who are committed to promoting positive Christian engagement in the Middle East.
    PP | 79 Madison Avenue, 7th Floor | New York City, New York 10016​ USA | T: 646-828-7393

    Posted: Jul-19-2017 | Visited: 2 | URL: https://philosproject.org

  • Brikha Medical Center - medical office serving the medical needs of the Assyrian community, both insured and non-insured patients, including access to an on-site pharmacy.
    BMC, Charles Brikha MD, Amira Abraham MD
    8118 N. Milwaukee Ave., Suite 105 | Niles, Illinois 60714 USA | T: 847-692-5206

    Posted: Jul-3-2017 | Visited: 6 | URL: http://www.atour.com/links/website

  • Assyrian Arts Institute Editors' Pick - preserves, presents, and promotes the cultural wealth of Assyrian artists globally by using innovative technology, AAI is building physical and virtual exhibits where both historic and contemporary Assyrian arts and traditions are displayed, studied and celebrated by all.
    AAI | Los Altos Hills, California USA

    Posted: Apr-30-2017 | Visited: 6 | URL: http://www.assyrianartsinstitute.org



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In the villages, however, the reign of terror had begun. The Kurds had been informed of the Russian retirement, and were soon at work plundering and massacring the Christians in the Baranduz district (S. Urmi). Dizateka, Satloui, Aliabad, Shimshadjean, Babaroud, Darbaroud, Sardaroud, Teka, and Ardishai were already in their hands. Looting, plundering, massacre and rape were the order of the day... Kasha Ablakhat, the Syrian (Assyrian) priest, was escaping on horseback with his daughter ; he was killed and the girl carried off to Kurdistan, where she was married by force to a Kurd. Four months later came the sad news that she had died...

Mr. Paul Shimmon (Assyrian Holocaust Survivor)

 Assyrian Holocaust | History Timeline 
 


Assyria \ã-'sir-é-ä\ n (1998)   1:  an ancient empire of Ashur   2:  a democratic state in Bet-Nahren, Assyria (northern Iraq, northwestern Iran, southeastern Turkey and eastern Syria.)   3:  a democratic state that fosters the social and political rights to all of its inhabitants irrespective of their religion, race, or gender   4:  a democratic state that believes in the freedom of religion, conscience, language, education and culture in faithfulness to the principles of the United Nations Charter — Atour synonym

Ethnicity, Religion, Language
» Israeli, Jewish, Hebrew
» Assyrian, Christian, Aramaic
» Saudi Arabian, Muslim, Arabic
Assyrian \ã-'sir-é-an\ adj or n (1998)   1:  descendants of the ancient empire of Ashur   2:  the Assyrians, although representing but one single nation as the direct heirs of the ancient Assyrian Empire, are now doctrinally divided, inter sese, into five principle ecclesiastically designated religious sects with their corresponding hierarchies and distinct church governments, namely, Church of the East, Chaldean, Maronite, Syriac Orthodox and Syriac Catholic.  These formal divisions had their origin in the 5th century of the Christian Era.  No one can coherently understand the Assyrians as a whole until he can distinguish that which is religion or church from that which is nation -- a matter which is particularly difficult for the people from the western world to understand; for in the East, by force of circumstances beyond their control, religion has been made, from time immemorial, virtually into a criterion of nationality.   3:  the Assyrians have been referred to as Aramaean, Aramaye, Ashuraya, Ashureen, Ashuri, Ashuroyo, Assyrio-Chaldean, Aturaya, Chaldean, Chaldo, ChaldoAssyrian, ChaldoAssyrio, Jacobite, Kaldany, Kaldu, Kasdu, Malabar, Maronite, Maronaya, Nestorian, Nestornaye, Oromoye, Suraya, Syriac, Syrian, Syriani, Suryoye, Suryoyo and Telkeffee. — Assyrianism verb

Aramaic \ar-é-'máik\ n (1998)   1:  a Semitic language which became the lingua franca of the Middle East during the ancient Assyrian empire.   2:  has been referred to as Neo-Aramaic, Neo-Syriac, Classical Syriac, Syriac, Suryoyo, Swadaya and Turoyo.

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