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More than 50 friends and community members gathered at the home of Alex and Talar Sarafian in Paramus on June 5.

Gathering in NJ for Artsakh Fund’s Arajamugh Village Expansion Project

  More than 50 friends and community members gathered at the home of Alex and Talar Sarafian in Paramus on June 5. PARAMUS, N.J.—More than 50 friends and community members gathered at the home of Alex and Talar Sarafian in Paramus on June 5 in support the Arajamugh Village Expansion Project, [more...]

July 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

The kids of Akhtala visiting the Armenian Apostolic Church monastery.

Armenia Fund USA Funds Akhtala Toxic Pollution Cleanup

PARAMUS, N.J.—The Armenian Apostolic Church monastery in Akhtala is a historic community site where children visit and families picnic. This beautiful monastery was built on land that was previously a 10th-century fortress and coppers mine. The main church of this monastery was built at the end [more...]

July 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

Peter Balakian addressing the crowd

Prelacy Honors Peter Balakian

NEW YORK—The Pashalian Hall at St. Illuminator Cathedral was filled with the faithful of the New York metropolitan area on June 27, to honor writer Peter Balakian, the winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. Peter Balakian addressing the crowd The evening’s program was guided by the [more...]

July 5, 2016 // 0 Comments

On May 21, the Holy Martyrs Armenian Day School (HMADS) community gathered at the North Hills Country Club in Manhasset to celebrate its beloved school.

An Affair to Remember: Friends of HMADS Hold Annual Gala Dinner Dance

By Arpi Arukian On Sat., May 21, the Holy Martyrs Armenian Day School (HMADS) community gathered at the North Hills Country Club in Manhasset to celebrate its beloved school. The annual gala dinner dance, a lavish affair organized by the Friends of HMADS fundraising committee, once again proved [more...]

July 1, 2016 // 0 Comments

Hooshere performing  (Photo: ZENPROIMAGE)

World Premiere of ‘Women of 1915’ Draws Hundreds in NJ

Introduction On June 4, the Armenian Relief Society (ARS) of Eastern USA organized a program featuring the world premiere of Bared Maronian’s “Women of 1915,” a documentary that uncovers the vital role women played in the Armenian Genocide of 1915. Over a century later, audience members [more...]

June 28, 2016 // 3 Comments

Author Peter Balakian

Balakian to Be Honored by Prelacy for Pulitzer Prize June 27

NEW YORK—Archbishop Oshagan Choloyan and the Executive Councils of the Prelacy of the Armenian Apostolic Church will hold a reading and reception in honor of Peter Balakian, acclaimed writer and winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, on Mon., June 27, at 7 p.m., at Pashalian Hall, St. [more...]

June 27, 2016 // 0 Comments

A crowd aged 11 to 91 gathered at Arlington Cemetery outside Philadelphia on May 14 to experience a walk through the city’s Armenian history.

Walking Tour Discovers Philadelphia’s Armenian History

A crowd aged 11 to 91 gathered at Arlington Cemetery outside Philadelphia on May 14 to experience a walk through the city’s Armenian history. This is part of a growing trend throughout the diaspora in recent years to rediscover their history and piece together family trees torn apart by the [more...]

June 6, 2016 // 1 Comment

Participants of the 2015 NRA

National Representative Assembly 2016 Held May 12-14

DOUGLASTON, N.Y.—The Eastern Prelacy’s National Representative Assembly, hosted by St. Sarkis Church of Douglaston, New York, concluded on May 14.  Clergy and lay delegates deliberated May 12-14, to review the past year and to prepare the agenda for the forthcoming year. Participants of the [more...]

June 2, 2016 // 0 Comments

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