The Syrian World Volume 03, Issue 05


The Syrian World Volume 03, Issue 05


Volume 3 Issue 05 of The Syrian World published November 1928. The issue begins with an article Ameen Rihani wrote for The Syrian World titled "The Leper and the Bride of Galilee," a discussion of the cities Nazareth and Tiberias. Rev. W. A. Mansur's "Introduction to the Syrian World" is featured next, and it opens with the Convocation of the Syrian Constituent Assembly, marking the formal entrance of Syria into world politics. There is also a poem by Dr. Salim Y. Alkazin titled "Tobet and Leila," followed by another poem inspired by Ameen Rihani's poem "Freedom" from the October issue. Yet another poem titled "A Man from Lebanon Nineteen Centuries Afterward" by Kahlil Gibran is surrounded by illustrations by the author. A. Hakim's "The Sage of Washington Street" is also continued in this issue with a discussion on the marriage problem among Syrians. There is also a report on the 1927 economic recovery in Syria based on reports from various Consuls. The last article is by Salloum A. Mokarzel, titled "Can We Retain Our Heritage?" relates to the assimilation of Syrians into American society. The issue concludes with excerpts from the Arab press, the Reader's Forum, and political developments in Syria.


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Salloum A. Mokarzel and Syrian-American Press, “The Syrian World Volume 03, Issue 05,” Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies Archive, accessed May 23, 2024,