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Episode 106 – Yosip Bet Yosip was born in 1942 to Rabi Korush Bet Yosip and Anna Khoshaba Bet Yosip in the village of Zumalan, a suburb of Urmieh, Iran. Early in his youth Yosip learned about the Assyrian culture through listening to Assyrian folk songs, poetry, and story telling (ܛܲܐܲܠܝܵܬܹ̈ܐ) conducted by the local elders. This is when his love for the Assyrian culture and heritage was originated. In 1968, Yosip, a selected member of the Shooshata Umtanaia; was introduced to the political aspects of the Assyrian history and witnessed the birth of an international political organization to oversee the well- being of his beloved Assyrian nation, the 'Assyrian Universal Alliance (AUA).
He joined several Assyrian organizations: - The Society of Assyrian National Progress (Assyrian youth organization ): Shooshata Umtanaia - He assisted Shooshata Umtanaia in assembling the first and largest library of Assyrian books ever collected in modern Assyrian history. - Nineveh Choir group (1960- Tehran, Iran) - Nineveh Choir group conducted by maestro Nebu Issabey in Tahran, Iran. - Assyrian Youth Cultural Society: Sita Sapreyta
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