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The Lord’s Supper - Communion

The Daily Post-Athenian 02 Feb 2023
We have a totally different system of worship through Christianity ... “Evidently to celebrate the Lord’s Supper So the Syriac understands it, by translating it, ‘to break the eucharist;’ that is the eucharistic bread. It is probable that the apostles and early Christians celebrated ...

Syriac monastery in Turkey reopens after 100 years

Greek City Times 05 Jan 2023
The Monastery of Mor Efrem (St Ephrem) in Mardin, southern Turkey, an area which was once the heartland of Syriac Christianity, has once again opened its doors to believers ... to communities of Syriac Christians, also known as Assyrians, since the first centuries of Christianity.

1st Syriac church of Turkish Republic era to welcome worshippers soon

Anadolu Agency 05 Jan 2023
The first-ever church built during the Turkish Republic era is planned to open its door to Christians soon. Sait Susin, president of the Istanbul Syriac Kadim Foundation, told Anadolu Agency that they plan to open the church, which cost about $4 million, in two months ... Ephrem Syriac Orthodox Church in Yesilkoy on the European side of Istanbul.

Iraq Christmas

Citrus County Chronicle 24 Dec 2022
Iraqi Christians attend a ...

Christmas in Jerusalem: The Christian history in Israel's capital

The Jerusalem Post 24 Dec 2022
Peter Road, about halfway between the New Gate and Jaffa Gate in the Christian Quarter of Jerusalem’s Old City ... Christians, Jews, Muslims, Palestinians and internationals mingled as festive lights decorated the crowded streets between the two gates ... Peter Road, Christian Quarter ... CARRYING A Christmas tree past a Christian Quarter souvenir shop.

Tomb of 'Jesus' Midwife' Revealed in Extraordinary Photos

Newsweek 21 Dec 2022
A cave, identified as the burial site of Salome by local Christians in the Byzantine era, contains dozens of inscriptions written in Greek, Syriac and Arabic, some of which are dedicated to her ....

Archaeological discoveries confirm Arab Gulf region’s long history of religious coexistence

Arab News 13 Dec 2022
“It is worth remembering that Christianity is a Middle Eastern religion ... According to sources written in Syriac, a dialect of Aramaic spoken by Christian communities in the Middle East from about the 1st to the 8th century AD, the Church of the East, which was also known as the Nestorian Church, thrived in a region known as Beth Qatraye.

Persian Yalda Night gains place on World Cultural Heritage list

Khaleejtimes 04 Dec 2022
Yalda Night (Shab-e-Chelleh), one of the most celebrated Persian traditional events which marks the longest night of the year, has recently made it to the United Nation’s cultural heritage list ... Facts to know ... - The word Yalda, meaning birth, was imported from Syriac into the Persian language by the Syriac Christians ... Source. Tehran Times .

Mideast IS

Citrus County Chronicle 30 Nov 2022
FILE - A fighter from the Christian Syriac ...

Humour by Rehana Munir: All hail the month that doesn’t judge

Hindustan Times 18 Nov 2022
God, for a man that solicits insurance!. If only it were that simple ... the song is written “in Aramaic-East Syriac, which is used in the liturgy of the Saint Thomas Christians of Kerala.” No wonder we never understood a single word while singing it lustily through our misspent teens! The ’90s are now returning to me in an unstoppable musical stream.

Cardinal appeals for help in finding homes for hundreds of Iraqi Christians being forced out by Islamic gov’t

Life Site 22 Oct 2022
BAGHDAD, Iraq (LifeSiteNews) — The Chaldean Catholic Patriarch of Baghdad is attempting to intercede with Iraq’s Islamic government for several hundred Christians who are about to be displaced in the nation’s capital ... The complex also contains non-displaced Christian families who do not have the financial means to rent houses to live in.”.

The ‘Disappearance’ of George Kirmiz: Unravelling a Palestinian Musical Mystery

The Palestine Chronicle 14 Oct 2022
“Anā ismī shaʿb filisṭīn” – my name is the Palestinian people. Song lyrics that would ring out in the refugee camps and university campuses, from quickly duplicated cassettes sold by the thousand ... Born in Jerusalem in March 1953 to a Palestinian Syriac Christian community in the Armenian quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem, Kirmiz attended St.

Assyrian loanwords in Kurdish

Greek City Times 18 Sep 2022
As a result, the various dialects of Kurmanji (including Bahdinani) are full of Syriac/Aramaic words borrowed from their Assyrian Christian and Jewish neighbours over centuries of coexistence ... Aramaic, Assyria, Assyrian, Bahdinani, Classical Syriac, Kurdish, Kurmanji, linguistics, Modern Assyrian Aramaic, Nicholas Al-Jeloo, Syriac.

Two million failed by the Swedish model during pandemic

The Times/The Sunday Times 11 Sep 2022
Her aunt — like Kerimo a Syriac Orthodox Christian from the Middle East who had lived in Sweden for decades — had lost a sister and two ...

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