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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.

darius baba part 1.mp3
Darius and Barbara talked about their families' history and persecution they faced during the Assyrian Genocide. Darius also talked about being fluent in Aramaic.

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.

David talked about the ingenuity of the ancient Assyrians and the closeness of the Assyrian community in Yonkers. He recalled stories of hardship his family experienced during the Assyrian Genocide.

george porhat 1.mp3
George provided amusing tales about his childhood in Yonkers and experiences in the Army. He also talked about his family's history.

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…


john muldoon.mp3
John talked about the Assyrian American community in Yonkers and recalled amusing stories from some of his family members.

Kathy Yacoe Skura.mp3
Kathy talked about the influence of Assyrian art and culture on her own works and letters from her grandfather about the Assyrian Genocide.

kenneth kambar.mp3
Kenneth talked about his family's history and amusing tales of swimming in the Hudson River.
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