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The Beauty of Farming

My grandparents, from both my parents’ side, were farmers in Telkaif, a town in northern Iraq where, not long ago, Chaldeans lived a fairly peaceful life. 520 more words


From Assyria to the Diaspora

Shlama! (Hello!)

What the hell is an Assyrian?

I guess it’s hard to explain where I’m from when I have no country to refer to, or when your flag doesn’t even have an emoji on the iPhone keyboard.. 546 more words

Iraqi Christian Teen under ISIL 'Caliphate'

For two years, Ismail and his mother, Jandar Nasi, were captives of the Islamic State


CHR Comment: These Christians are Chaldean, from the ancient Syriac speaking church. 18 more words

Modern Church

Chrysler 300...S

What the hell is going on! I cannot remember a time where I have seen a 300 in their current body style that wasn’t an S! 76 more words


Believe it or Not

How long, O Lord, will I call for help, and You will not hear? Habakkuk 1:2

Habakkuk was a prophet who did not speak for God, but spoke to God, and He replied.

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Christian to head Syria parliament for first time in decades


Sabbagh is first Christian to hold the post since Fares Al Khoury served sporadically between 1920-1946

Image Credit: AFP

Newly elected Syrian parliament speaker Hammoudeh Sabbagh delivers a speech on Sept 28, 2017 in Damascus. 172 more words


The polyglot and poly-alphabetical Middle Ages

An exceptional collection of seven alphabets (two Hebrew, one Greek, one ‘Chaldaean’, one ‘Egyptian’, one runic, and one of obscure origin entitled ‘Norma’) is preserved in a manuscript in the Vatican library (Reg.lat.338) composed in Northern France or perhaps Germany and dating, probably, from the first half of the 9th century AD.   136 more words