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Bohjalian Book Signing, ‘Kinetson’ Held at Hovnanian School

NEW MILFORD, N.J.—The Hovnanian School and the Hamazkayin Armenian Educational and Cultural Society of New Jersey recently co-hosted best-selling author Chris Bohjalian on the New Milford school campus. Shakeh Tashjian, principal of the school, welcomed the audience and introduced Ani [more...]

January 27, 2016 // 0 Comments

Turkish journalist Amberin Zaman

ARS Youth Connect at NYU to Feature Bohjalian, Zaman, and Ozbenian

Program will explore ‘Cultural Resistance and Informed Activism’ NEW YORK (A.W.)—The Armenian Relief Society (ARS) Youth Connect Program (YCP) will be held at New York University (NYU) on March 11-12 and will feature a strong lineup of speakers and dynamic discussions on “Cultural [more...]

January 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

In honor of these two significant events, Rosie Mendez, council member of Manhattan’s Second District issued two proclamations, one 'in celebration of St. Illuminator’s Cathedral glorious 100th Anniversary' and one to Rev. Fr. Mesrob Lakissian 'in celebration of his 10th Ordination Anniversary.'

Gala Celebration of Two Significant Anniversaries

NEW YORK—Two celebratory events of historic proportions were held recently—the 100th anniversary of the founding of the St. Illuminator’s Armenian Apostolic Cathedral in New York, and the 10th anniversary of the ordination of its pastor, Rev. Fr. Mesrob Lakissian. They were held under the [more...]

January 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

Unger Sarkissian with community leaders

Fundraising Event Held for Syrian Armenians in NJ

  Unger Nerses Sarkissian It was an enlightening evening on Sat., Dec. 19, as the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) “Dro” Gomideh of New Jersey held a program devoted to the current condition of Syrian Armenians. Co-sponsored by the Sts. Vartanantz Armenian Apostolic Church and [more...]

January 7, 2016 // 1 Comment

Through generous donations, the community raised over $13,000 for the Armenians in Syria

Philadelphia Community Raises over $13,000 for Syrian-Armenian Relief

By Roupen Yaramian On Dec. 18, 2015, a crowd of almost 100 Philadelphia community members gathered in the St. Gregory’s Church Founder’s Hall. The Philadelphia Homenetmen prepared a traditional kebab and pilaf dinner, but that week the delicious food was not the centerpiece of the evening. The [more...]

January 5, 2016 // 1 Comment

AMAA presented “The Best of Christmas” Holiday Concert on Dec. 4, held at the Armenian Presbyterian Church in Paramus

AMAA Presents ‘Best of Christmas’ Holiday Concert

PARAMUS, N.J—Organized by co-chairs Anita Buchakjian and Seta Nalbandian with the coordination of featured soprano Solange Merdinian, the Armenian Missionary Association of America (AMAA) presented “The Best of Christmas” Holiday Concert on Dec. 4, held at the Armenian Presbyterian Church in [more...]

December 22, 2015 // 0 Comments

Hovnanian School

ExxonMobil Corporation Awards STEM Grant to Hovnanian School

NEW MILFORD, N.J.—At Hovnanian School’s annual Manti Family Night on Fri., Dec. 5, ExxonMobil Corporation bestowed a generous grant to the school for a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) science project. The grant was facilitated by Patty Martiesian, Hovnanian School’s director [more...]

December 22, 2015 // 0 Comments

The DC Armenian community listening to Sarkissian's presentation

DC Armenian Community Shows Solidarity to Syrian Armenians

Sarkissian Shares Challenges Facing Syrian Armenians in Greater Washington, D.C. Presentation Nerses Sarkissian speaks to the Armenian community of D.C. WASHINGTON—Inspired by the Christmas season of giving and conscious of the blessings shared by the community, Armenian Americans from throughout [more...]

December 18, 2015 // 3 Comments

Camp Armen under the leadership of Hrant and Rakel Dink (standing left at the back)

AMAA Urges Turkish PM to Facilitate Total Return of Camp Armen

PARAMUS, N.J.—On Oct. 27, partial justice was realized in Turkey with the return of part of the grounds of “The Youth Home of Istanbul’s” Camp Armen, a summer camp in the Tuzla district of Istanbul, to its rightful owner, the Armenian Evangelical Church of Gedikpasha. Camp Armen under the [more...]

December 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

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