Berjouhi Kailian

Berjouhi Kailian (1914-2014)

By Sahag Dakesian Born on Oct. 25, 1914, in Kghi, Western Armenia, Berjouhi (Berj) and her mother, Alem Alemian Siroonian, escaped the Armenian Genocide and immigrated to the United States in 1919. On one of the forced marches and deportations from Kghi through Erzerum, through the desert, on [more...]

May 21, 2015 // 0 Comments


ASA Journalism Internship Program Set for 2015

Deadline Extended to June 10 WARWICK, R.I.—The Board of Trustees of the Armenian Students’ Association of America (ASA), Inc. recently announced that it will again sponsor an Internship in Journalism in partnership with the Armenian Weekly. In making the announcement, Brian Assadourian, [more...]

May 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

Jeanmarie Papelian

Jeanmarie Papelian Joins ATP as New Executive Director

  WATERTOWN, Mass.—The Executive Committee of the Armenia Tree Project (ATP) this week announced the hiring of Jeanmarie Papelian, Esq., as executive director of the organization. Managing Director Tom Garabedian is retiring as part of a planned transition of the leadership team following [more...]

May 20, 2015 // 1 Comment

The ARS has raised $100,000 for Armenian schools in Syria.

ARS to Host First ‘Sunday Funday’ on May 24

On Sun., May 24, the Armenian Relief Society (ARS) Eastern Region will host its first Sunday Funday to benefit the ARSCE Endowment Fund, which was created in 2010 on the occasion of the ARS centennial. Sunday Funday will be held at the beautiful Wedgwood Country Club in Turnersville, N.J. It is [more...]

May 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Armenian Martyrs' Memorial in Providence

Divine Liturgy Celebrated at Martyrs’ Memorial in Providence

PROVIDENCE, R.I.—Three Armenian Churches came together to celebrate the Divine Liturgy at the North Burial Ground in Providence on April 24. The event, which was sponsored by the Armenian Martyrs’ Memorial Committee of Rhode Island on the occasion of the Centennial of the Armenian [more...]

May 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

Camp Armen under the supervision of Hrant and Rakel Dink

AMAA Requests Intervention at Camp Armen

PARAMUS, N.J.—In response to recent news of the partial demolition of Camp Armen in the Tuzla district near Istanbul, the Armenian Missionary Association of America (AMAA) has written to the Turkish president, prime minister, and the United States ambassador of the Republic of Turkey asking for [more...]

May 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

feature nemesis

Bogosian to Discuss ‘Operation Nemesis’ in Talk in Lexington

LEXINGTON, Mass.—On Wed., May 27, at 7 p.m., acclaimed author Eric Bogosian will speak in connection with his recently published book, Operation Nemesis: The Assassination Plot That Avenged the Armenian Genocide, at the National Heritage Museum (Scottish Rite Masonic Museum), 33 Marrett Rd., in [more...]

May 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

ATP planted another 58,200 trees at 134 sites this spring; volunteers are pictured here planting in the community of Aragyugh for Earth Day.

No Spring Break for ATP: Another 58,000 Trees Planted in Armenia

YEREVAN—There was no “spring break” for Armenia Tree Project (ATP). Over the past month, another 58,200 trees were planted, including 4,900 fruit trees. This brings the total number of trees planted to 4,781,520 since 1994. Plantings were undertaken at 134 locations, including churches, [more...]

May 18, 2015 // 3 Comments

Sammy Andonian

Boston Pops Violinist Sprouts His Wings

BOSTON, Mass.—What does it take to be a teenaged violinist with the Boston Pops? Just ask 17-year-old Sammy Andonian, who will be making the appearance of a lifetime June 5 at Armenian Night at the Pops. Sammy Andonian “A privilege and an honor,” says the Lincoln-Sudbury High School [more...]

May 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

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