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    • 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: 1 | 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: 3 | 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: 5 | URL: http://www.assyrianartsinstitute.org

    • The Last Plight Editors' Pick - an emotional short documentary about the humanitarian crisis in Iraq after the horrific terrorist attacks of the Islamic State (IS or ISIS) on Iraq's 2nd largest city, Mosul, and the Nineveh Plains. (archive)
      Posted: Aug-21-2016 | Visited: 14 | URL: http://www.thelastplight.com

    • A Demand For Action Editors' Pick - A Demand For ActionADFA seeks the protection of the indigenous people and minorities of the Middle East, and to create a meaningful place for them in their ancestral homelands.
      Posted: Aug-21-2016 | Visited: 11 | URL: http://www.ademandforaction.com

    • Nineveh Press Editors' Pick - specializes in reprinting old and rare books and periodicals concerning Assyrian language, literature, history and culture and also to publish new soft cover books in the same subjects areas in various languages.
      Posted: Aug-21-2016 | Visited: 25 | URL: http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/ninevehpress

    • Waw Allap Europe Editors' Pick - was founded in 2013 and is based in Sweden (with stock in Stockholm and Gothenburg) and sells its products throughout Europe offering unique Assyrian sculptures and reliefs, clothing with Assyrian symbols, literature and music.
      Waw Allap Europe
      Posted: Aug-21-2016 | Visited: 38 | URL: http://www.wawallap.eu

    • [Aramaic] Syriac Schools in Bet Nahren, Assyria Editors' Pick - 55 Schools, 5000 Students, 1 Identity - an educated generation that will preserve our identity.
      School list: Nohadra, Dersam, Urhai, Shorash, Kinda Kosa, Bahra, Bakhitme, Shiyoz, Bakhloja, Sarsink, Enishke, Kwane, Alzab, Dure, Araden, Dawodiya, Dehe, Jam Rabatke, Ishtar, Beshkhaber, Hezanke, Sarwara, Shekhan, Telkif, Bartella, Ashur Panipal, Ebn Haitham, Arbaello, Ashurban, Shamel, Nasibeen, Urhai, Zahrira, Marga, Zakhota, Shameram, and Ur.

      [Aramaic] Syriac Schools in Bet Nahren, Assyria
      Posted: Aug-11-2016 | Visited: 21 | URL: http://www.atour.com/news/assyria/20111202a.html

    • AshurSat Editors' Pick - an Assyrian program broadcast from Australia with media producer and host, Elias Yalda.
      Posted: Jul-5-2016 | Visited: 45 | URL: http://www.ashursat.com.au



    To know your past, is to know yourself.

    Still the ghastly procession of the dead marches on. Between seven and eight hundred have died so far. A great many are able to get plain wooden coffins for their dead now, but the great mass are just dropped in the great trench of rotting humanity. As I stand at my window in the morning, I see one after another of the little bodies carried by, wrapped mostly in a ragged piece of patch-work; and the condition of the living is more pitiful than that of the dead - hungry, ragged, dirty sick, cold, wet, swarming with vermin - thousands of them! Not for all the wealth of all the rulers of Europe would I bear for one hour their responsibility for the suffering and misery of this one little corner of the world alone. A helpless, unarmed Christian community turned over to the sword and the passion of Islam!

    — Miss Mary Schauffler Platt

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    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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