(L-R) Scout Tufankjian, Matthew Karanian, Eric Nazarian, and Khatchig Mouradian

2015 ARS Youth Connect Program a Success

The 2015 Armenian Relief Society (ARS) Youth Connect program took place on Feb. 28-March 1, at New York University. Program Director Khatchig Mouradian, the coordinator of the Armenian Genocide Program at the Center for the Study of Genocide and Human Rights at Rutgers University, ran the [more...]

March 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

The “Musa Dagh” documentary theater (photo: Esra Rotthoff)

Berlin’s Gorki Theater Commemorates Genocide Centenary

BERLIN, Germany—On March 7, the Maxim Gorki Theater in Berlin launched an artistic program titled “It Snows In April” dedicated to the 100th year anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. Consisting of plays, a film series, concerts, lectures, and screenings, it will run until April 25. The [more...]

March 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

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ARS ‘Maro’ Chapter Hosts Town Hall on Human Trafficking

By Georgi-Ann Oshagan DETROIT, Mich.—The Armenian Relief Society (ARS) “Maro” Chapter of Greater Detroit hosted a town hall meeting to learn and explore the dynamics of human trafficking in Michigan, Armenia, and throughout the former Soviet Union and Middle East. The event was held on Feb. [more...]

March 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

Dzidzernagapert (Photo: Nanore Barsoumian)

‘Overwhelming Response’ to Genocide Centennial in Washington

This past weekend, the Genocide Centennial Committee met in Washington, D.C., with national committee representatives present. Also attending were Primate of the Eastern Diocese Archbishop Khajag Barsamian, Prelate of the Eastern Prelacy Archbishop Oshagan Choloyan, Primate of the Western Diocese [more...]

March 26, 2015 // 3 Comments

(L-R) Dr. Isabel Kaprielian-Churchill, Scout Tufankjian, Dr. Marian Mesrobian, and Bared Maronian

ARS Centennial Events in NY Feature Historic Exhibition

NEW YORK—More than 200 women traveled from all over the United States and as far away as Europe, Canada, and South America to attend and participate in a series of events initiated by the Armenian Relief Society, Inc. (ARS) to commemorate the Centennial of the Armenian Genocide. The ARS is the [more...]

March 25, 2015 // 1 Comment

Cover of Karanian's Historic Armenia

Author Karanian to Present ‘Historic Armenia’ at the Embassy in DC

WASHINGTON—On Thurs., April 9, the Embassy of the Republic of Armenia in Washington, D.C., will host a reception and book signing for author Matthew Karanian and his ground-breaking new book Historic Armenia After 100 Years: Ani, Kars, and the Six Provinces of Western Armenia. Cover of [more...]

March 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

Kardash Onnig's "Transforming Sorrow"

Transforming Sorrow

STANFORDVILLE, N.Y.—Artist Kardash Onnig will unveil a powerful multimedia installation on four consecutive Saturdays, opening April 25 and continuing May 2, 9, and 16 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the artist’s studio at 76 Halas Lane, Stanfordville. The installation, which is free and open [more...]

March 24, 2015 // 0 Comments


Artwork to Be Featured at New Exhibit on ‘Silent Testimony’

WATERTOWN, Mass.—The Armenian Museum of America opened a new exhibition titled, “The Armenian Genocide: A Silent Testimony,” on view from March 22 through May 10 in the Adele & Haig Der Manuelian Galleries. ‘Lest We Perish,’ 2011,oil and transfers on canvasby Hope Ricciardi [more...]

March 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

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Sara Vosgarichian Dedicated Her Life to the ARS

HAVERHILL, Mass.—For more than 50 years, Zarouhi (Sara) Vosgarichian was all heart and soul when it came to the Armenian Relief Society (ARS), both inside her own community and with events that demanded international attention. Sara Vosgarichian Whether it was coming to the assistance of a local [more...]

March 23, 2015 // 1 Comment

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