Cultural Site Destruction: ISIS’s Legacy

Culture, News Writing

Our collective, cultural history is slipping from our grasp and runs the risk of disappearing permanently, as modern wars bomb what remains of our heritage into pieces.

The Early Iron Age Temple at Tell Ain Dara suffered extensive damage between January 20 and January 22, 2018 due to a Turkish Air Force Strike, a side effect of the ongoing Syrian Civil War. The attacks destroyed the majority of the 3,000-year-old temple, built around 1300 B.C.E., leaving a cultural site of religious significance in shambles.

Dr. Richard S. Hess: A man on a mission

Education, News Writing, Published

The following was published on YourHub on March, 1, 2018. You can find it published online here

Not many people have started a globally-known journal on their own, but Dr. Richard S. Hess, editor of the Denver Journal, felt it was his academic, professional, and personal purpose to do so. Having lived all over the world, including in Israel, Britain, Europe, and N. America, Hess landed in Denver in 1997.