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AUA Lecturer Raffi Meneshian Receives Boghos Noubar Medal

YEREVAN—On April 20, American University of Armenia (AUA) Lecturer Raffi Meneshian received the Boghos Noubar Medal, which was presented to him by the Republic of Armenia’s Minister of the Diaspora, Hranush Hakobyan. The award was granted for his charitable acts and community service in Armenia [more...]

April 29, 2017 // 0 Comments

Young Violinist Haig Hovsepian Wins BSO Concerto Competition

BOSTON, Mass.—Haig Hovsepian, a senior at Belmont High School, won first place at the 2017 Boston Symphony Orchestra’s Concerto Competition. As the winner of the competition, he will receive a monetary prize and the privilege of performing with the BSO or Boston Pops during the 2017-2018 season [more...]

April 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

HMADS: Generations of Giving

  By Jennifer Chelebi BAYSIDE, N.Y. – Devotion to family is the cornerstone of our beloved Holy Martyrs Armenian Day School (HMADS). Parents devoted to the Armenian culture and heritage often travel long distances to bring their children to HMADS. Our generous benefactors are often the [more...]

April 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

102nd Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide Commemorated in Providence

  By Joyce Yeremian PROVIDENCE, R.I.—On April 23, the Armenian Martyrs’ Memorial Committee of Rhode Island commemorated the 102nd Anniversary of the 1915 Armenian Genocide and celebrated the 40th Anniversary of the dedication of the Armenian Martyrs’ Memorial Monument at the [more...]

April 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

Feminism in Armenian: Producing a Past, Creating a Present

YEREVAN, Armenia—On March 28, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS) of the American University of Armenia (AUA) hosted Dr. Lerna Ekmekcioglu, who addressed current issues regarding the concept of Armenian feminism in the Ottoman and post-Ottoman world. Dr. Lerna Ekmekcioglu [more...]

April 28, 2017 // 1 Comment

AYF-YOARF Eastern U.S.: The Year Ahead and Years to Come (Update)

Sireli ungerner, hamagirner, 2017 is well on its way. At the beginning of the year, the Armenian Youth Federation – Youth Organization of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (AYF-YOARF) Eastern Region set a plan that would re-energize our members and strengthen our efforts to further our [more...]

April 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

Hundreds Protest, Demand Justice at Turkish Consulate in Boston

BOSTON, Mass. (A.W.)—Hundreds of activists holding Armenian tricolors, posters, and banners, held a protest in front of the Turkish Consulate in Boston on April 24, demanding recognition, restitution, and reparations for the Armenian Genocide. The protest was organized by the Armenian Youth [more...]

April 25, 2017 // 2 Comments

Menendez Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Recognize Armenian Genocide

WASHINGTON—United States Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) introduced a bipartisan resolution in the Senate on April 24, to ensure that the foreign policy of the United States reflects appropriate understanding and sensitivity concerning issues related to human rights, crimes against humanity, [more...]

April 25, 2017 // 0 Comments

Los Angeles: Tens of Thousands March for Justice to Turkish Consulate

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (Asbarez)—Tens of thousands of community members marched to the Consulate General of Turkey in Los Angeles on April 24, demanding justice for the Armenian Genocide in an event organized by the Armenian Genocide Committee—a coalition of groups the include the four [more...]

April 25, 2017 // 0 Comments

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