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‘Chhange’ to Commemorate 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide

The Center for Holocaust, Human Rights and Genocide Education (Chhange) will be hosting a number of events in commemoration of the Centenary of the Armenian Genocide. Commemorative reception On Sun., April 12, the Chhange at Brookdale Community College in Lincroft, N.J., will host a special [more...]

February 25, 2015 // 1 Comment

Raffi Wartanian

Contemporary Genocide Play to Debut in NYC in April

NEW YORK—Although the Armenian Genocide occurred a century ago, descendants of victims are still grappling with the consequences of this historic calamity and what the hundred year mark means to them and to the future of the Armenian nation and diaspora. These issues are explored in the play, [more...]

February 25, 2015 // 1 Comment

The crowd, estimated at 1 million, pays its respects at the Armenian Genocide Memorial in Yerevan on April 24.

KoV ‘Ani’ Lodge Begins Lecture Series Marking Centennial

Next Lecture on Feb. 26 at George Mason University WASHINGTON—The Knights of Vartan (KoV) Ani Lodge in Washington has begun a three-part academic lecture series touching upon different aspects of the Armenian Genocide. The first lecture, “Oil, Politics, and the Genocide in Armenia: The First [more...]

February 22, 2015 // 1 Comment

A scene from the event

AMAA, Haigazian Host Friendship Dinner in NJ

By Gilda Buchakjian (Kupelian) PARAMUS, N.J.—The Seasons Banquet Hall was abuzz with guests at the Armenian Missionary Association of America (AMAA)-Haigazian University (HU) Friendship Dinner on Feb. 7, graciously hosted by Serge and Anita Buchakjian. AMAA Board members, HU trustees, alumni, and [more...]

February 22, 2015 // 0 Comments

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AIWA NJ Plans Commemorative Luncheon, Campaign for March 2015

By Ruth Bedevian The Armenian International Women’s Association (AIWA) New Jersey affiliate is organizing a commemorative luncheon on Sun., March 8, at the Villa Amalfi restaurant in Cliffside Park, N.J., in observance of the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, as well as International [more...]

February 22, 2015 // 0 Comments

Vergine Jamgotchian

ARS-ER Scholarship Fund Established in Honor of Vergine Jamgotchian

The Armenian Relief Society (ARS) of Eastern USA Board of Regional Directors recently announced the establishment of a $15,000 scholarship fund in honor of Vergine Jamgotchian, a lifelong ARS member, by her daughter Dr. Meliné Karakashian. Vergine Jamgotchian Annual scholarships in the amount of [more...]

February 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

Siroun (played by Daniella Baydar) shows her son Saro (played by Haig Minassian) her hars list to help him find an Armenian wife.

‘Where Is Your Groom?’ Performs in Philadelphia

MEDIA, Pa.—The cast of “Where Is Your Groom? (Pesad Oor Eh)” performed for an enthusiastic crowd in a sold-out show at Delaware County Community College on Jan. 31, in an event hosted by the St. Gregory Armenian Church of Philadelphia. Siroun (played by Daniella Baydar) shows her son Saro [more...]

February 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

AMAA Executive Director and CEO Zaven Khanjian delivered a memorial lecture about the life of murdered Agos Editor Hrant Dink

AMAA Executive Director Zaven Khanjian Delivers Hrant Dink Lecture

PARAMUS, N.J.—As part of the Armenian Missionary Association of America’s (AMAA) commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, AMAA Executive Director and CEO Zaven Khanjian delivered a memorial lecture about the life of murdered Agos Editor Hrant Dink at the Armenian [more...]

February 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

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KOV Announces Genocide Essay Contest

“I should like to see any power of the world destroy this race, this small tribe of unimportant people, whose wars have all been fought and lost, whose structures have crumbled, literature is unread, music is unheard, and prayers are no more answered. Go ahead, destroy Armenia. See if you can do [more...]

February 12, 2015 // 3 Comments

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SAS Holds Elections for 2015 Executive Council Officers

The Society for Armenian Studies (SAS) celebrated its 40th anniversary at its Annual Membership Meeting in Washington, D.C., on Sat., Nov. 22. A new Executive Council was elected with Barlow Der Mugrdechian (California State University, Fresno) chosen as the new SAS president. Also elected were [more...]

February 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

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