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Mar. 26

5 tools to help you learn Assyrian

As a tribute to the traditional twelve-day celebration of the Assyrian New Year, we’re sharing unique ways to honor Akitu no matter where you are in the world as we count down the days to Kha b’Nissan.  It’s incredible to think that the Assyrian language has survived, evolving and spreading, for nearly seven thousand years. […]

Mar. 24

5 Important Reasons to Teach Your Kids Assyrian History

As a tribute to the traditional twelve-day celebration of the Assyrian New Year, we’re sharing unique ways to honor Akitu no matter where you are in the world as we count down the days to Kha b’Nissan.  Most diaspora-born Assyrians have a vague sense of their history. They know, for example, that it spans thousands […]

Mar. 22

Liven up your home for Kha b’Nissan

The first of April—or Kha b’Nissan—marks the Assyrian New Year, also known as Akitu. In ancient Assyria, the new year was celebrated for a period of twelve days. Now, after thousands of years, Assyrians are spread all over the globe but continue to honor the holiday annually. As a tribute to the twelve-day custom, we’re sharing unique ways […]

Mar. 21

How to make a tissue paper Assyrian flag

The first of April—or Kha b’Nissan—marks the Assyrian New Year, also known as Akitu. In ancient Assyria, the new year was celebrated for a period of twelve days. Now, after thousands of years, Assyrians are spread all over the world, but continue to honor the holiday annually. As a tribute to the twelve-day custom, we’re sharing unique […]

Mar. 20

Kha b’Nissan—the Assyrian New Year

The first of April marks Akitu—the Assyrian New Year, commonly referred to as Kha b’Nissan. It is the most important Assyrian national holiday, and its celebration is one of the many links between ancient and modern Assyrians. Kha b’Nissan was not only the first day of the new year, but it also marked the start of Spring. During […]