Special for the Armenian Weekly Dr. Steven Leonard Jacobs holds the Aaron Aronov Endowed Chair of Judaic Studies and is Associate Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Alabama-Tuscaloosa. An ordained rabbi, Professor Jacobs is a specialist on the Holocaust and Genocide, Biblical [more...]
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George Shirinian is the Executive Director of the Zoryan Institute and the International Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies (A Division of the Zoryan Institute), which are devoted to documentation, research, publication and education in the fields of Genocide Studies, Diaspora Studies and Armenia Studies. In this capacity, he is an official of the IIGHRS’s journal Genocide Studies International and one of the organizers of the annual Genocide and Human Rights University Program, run in partnership with the University of Toronto. Shirinian was born and raised in Toronto, Canada, the son of two orphan survivors of the Armenian Genocide. His parents, Mampre and Mary Shirinian, were members of the group known as the Georgetown Boys and Girls.