historical day in the life of the Aramaic Nation!
The Israeli Interior Minister decided to
approve the adoption of the
on the Israeli identity card.
dark days in the history of humanity, and with news of doom and
misfortunes and tragedies pouring down on us every day, especially with
regard to what our people are subjected to of massacres and ethnic
cleansing campaigns and the displacement and uprooting at the hands of
Islamic terrorist organizations represented mainly by Al-Qaeda and Daash
we have received good news. The news are that the ratification of Mr.
Gideon Sa'ar, Israeli Interior Minister on Tuesday morning, the
sixteenth of September 2014, decided to recognize the
affiliation on the Israeli identity
cards for all Christians who want them to do so and thus the state of
Israel is the first country in the world to officially recognize Aramaic
This achievement was possible thanks to the tremendous efforts made by
the Assembly of the Aramaic village, Jesh led by Mr. Shadi Khalol and
all the team in the Assembly, a great thanks also to Father Gabriel
Nadav that worked on many levels for this goal. The goal was since many
years fully supported from outside the country by the Aramean Democratic
The Aramean Democratic Organization deliver this news to our Aramean
people everywhere, Also we cannot forget to give our sincere thanks and
great appreciation for the Aramaic Association in Jesh, the person of
Mr. Shadi Khalol and team work in the Assembly, and Father Gabriel Nadav.
The large sacrifices and their great efforts to uphold
Aram glory made this
possible. Thanks and appreciation also
to the Israeli government, and in particular the Minister of Interior of
Mr. Sa'ar Gilad.
now appeal to our Aramean people in Israel, regardless of their
affiliations to the church, to take this opportunity to install the
Aramaean label on their personal identity cards.
also hope that the rest of the institutions and organizations of our
people all over the world continue to make efforts and hard work, just
Assembly of the Aramaic village Jesh,
to achieve the same accomplishment in the countries where they live for
the good of the Aramean nation.