The Syrian World Volume 04, Issue 02


The Syrian World Volume 04, Issue 02


Volume 4 Issue 02 of The Syrian World published October 1929. The issue begins with Rev. W. A. Mansur's essays on the Syrians' needs in the United States. Ameen Rihani recounts his experiences while in Jeddah, giving a clear account of circulating boons. This is followed by the account of Salloum A. Mokarzel's experiences and observations in Lebanon after spending 30 years of his life away from his homeland. William Catzeflis is featured next for his discussion on the Zionist movement in relation to the Voltaire’s writings. This is followed by a poem by Sumayeh Attiyeh titled "An Ideal." John A. La Eace then presents his short story titled "The Smile of Death," an original reworking of an Arabic classic. Labeebee A. J. Hanna is featured yet again in this issue for her poem titled "Edwin." The issue concludes with excerpts from the Arab press and more on the political developments in Syria.


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Salloum A. Mokarzel and Syrian-American Press, “The Syrian World Volume 04, Issue 02,” Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies Archive, accessed July 20, 2024,