Category Archives: Syria

After Spring

On Thursday, my wife and I had the opportunity to see a screening of “After Spring,” a documentary about the Za’atari refugee camp in Jordan. The camp itself was opened in 2012 and has grown significantly since that time. Currently, … Continue reading

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Syria’s Monuments Men

The civil war in Syria has unleashed looting on an epic scale there, and the rise of ISIS has only made the situation worse (and extended it to northern Iraq). After oil, looted antiquities are now the largest source of … Continue reading

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The Hamemati of Syria

The Syrian refugee crisis is now one of the most pressing ongoing humanitarian issues in the world. Some two million Syrians have fled the country, and another four million have been displaced internally. Refugee communities are now concentrated in Jordan … Continue reading

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