Dec. 03

Iloosh Khoshabe

    Did you know that an Assyrian bodybuilder, Iloosh Khoshabe, used to act in both Iranian and Italian films from the 1950s to the 1970s?  In Iran, he was known as “Iloosh,” but he went by the names “Richard Lloyd” or “Rod Flash” in some of his Italian films.   Iloosh Khoshabe was born […]

Nov. 26

Jack Douglas

Did you know that an Assyrian man named Jack Douglas became a pioneer in travel-adventure shows on television in the 1950s and 1960s? Because of his early work in television, a star was added to the Hollywood Walk of Fame in his honor. It is located on the south side of the 6700 block of […]

Nov. 19

Assyrian Keyboard for IOS

On September 20, 2021, Apple released iOS 15, its newest operating system update. Included in this update is the option to add an Assyrian (Syriac) keyboard to your phone! Below is a step-by-step guide on how to do it. 1. First, make sure that your iPhone is updated to iOS 15. You can do this […]

Nov. 17

Madlen Ishoeva

    In 2010, Madlen Ishoeva released a music album called “Rodanet Khubi.” The album included some of Ishoeva’s own original songs as well as rearrangements of older Assyrian songs. After its release, Ishoeva’s beautiful voice caught the attention of the Assyrian community worldwide, eventually inspiring the creation of two more albums: “Modeton Mara” in […]

Nov. 05

Aramaic Bible Translation Pt. III

Did you know that in approximately ten years, we will have a new Assyrian (modern Aramaic) translation of the Bible available to us?  The Aramaic Bible Translation project has been working on it since the early 1990s.  Read our previous posts to learn more about the history of Assyrian Bible translation, and the history of how the Aramaic […]