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John Ameer edited.mp3
John Ameer, author of the book Assyrians in Yonkers: Reminiscences of a Community, talked about the closeness of the Assyrian community in Yonkers and the history of the Assyrian people.The video of John Ameer's interview is on the Yonkers Public…


alice aziz david.mp3
Alice talked about growing up in Yonkers and learning the Assyrian language. She also talks her family's history and how members of it escaped the Assyrian Genocide. She described how meaningful Assyrian Flag Day in Yonkers is to her. The video of…

David Benjamin.mp3
David described growing up in Yonkers and learning Assyrian customs from his family. He also talked about Assyrian cuisine and culture that he enjoys. He provided a brief history of his family and struggles that they endured.

Alice Aziz David (1)-merged.pdf
Alice describes how her parents escaped the Assyrian Genocide, which was committed by the Turks. She also describes how they immigrated to the United States and assimilated into American culture. Additionally, Alice wrote about Assyrian cuisine and…

matthew multari April 3.mp3
Matthew talked about his family's history, Assyrian traditions, and his activities with the Assyrian-American community.
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