A scene from the ordination

St Stephen’s Church of Hartford, New Britain Celebrates 89th Anniversary

A scene from the ordination HARTFORD, Conn.—On Sun., Oct. 19, St. Stephen’s Armenian Apostolic Church of Hartford and New Britain celebrated its 89th anniversary with Der Aram Stepanian of Whitinsville, Mass., and His Eminence Archbishop Oshagan Cholyan, who presided over the church services. [more...]

October 31, 2014 // 0 Comments

Mouradian speaking at the AC 2.0 conference in DC earlier this year.

Rutgers Offers Two New Courses on Genocide

NEWARK, N.J.—Two new courses exploring the darkest side of 19th- and early 20th-century empires are being offered this spring at Rutgers University-Newark by the Center for the Study of Genocide and Human Rights (CGHR), in collaboration with the Genocide Education Project–Higher Education [more...]

October 29, 2014 // 1 Comment


Shiragian Legacy Celebrated at Hairenik Event in New Jersey

RIDGEWOOD, N.J. (A.W.)—A reception and program launching two books recently published by the Hairenik Association was hosted by Michael and Ani Sarajian at their home in Ridgewood. The program featured a presentation on Arshavir Shiragian, whose memoir The Legacy was recently republished by the [more...]

October 24, 2014 // 1 Comment


SAS to Mark 40th Anniversary with Two-Day Conference in DC

On Nov. 21-22, the Society for Armenian Studies (SAS) will hold a two-day conference at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C., titled “Armenians in the Ottoman Empire in the 19-20th Century,” to mark the 40th anniversary of its founding. Twenty participants representing various [more...]

October 22, 2014 // 0 Comments

The ANCA Eastern Region Banquet will be held on Sunday, Dec. 7 in New York.

ANCA Eastern Region Banquet to Be Held in New York

New York— Armenian Americans throughout the Eastern U.S. will be joining together to celebrate a year of civic activism at the 8th annual Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) Eastern Region Banquet, to be held on Sunday, Dec. 7 in New York. The ANCA Eastern Region Banquet will be held on [more...]

October 13, 2014 // 2 Comments

Scene from the public screening at the Adante Student Center Theatre

ARS ‘Susan Terzian’ Hosts Screenings of Maronian Films

Through the efforts of Armenian Relief Society (ARS) “Susan Terzian” Chapter chairwoman Sonia Gulbenk, a series of events were held in Connecticut to screen Bared Maronian’s documentary film “Orphans of the Genocide” and highlights of his upcoming documentary “Women of 1915.” Scene [more...]

October 2, 2014 // 2 Comments

Rev. Fr. Mesrob Lakissian and His Excellency Ban Ki-moon

Prayer Service Held for UN General Assembly

Rev. Fr. Mesrob Lakissian, pastor of the St. Illuminator’s Cathedral in New York and a member of the Armenian Prelacy Religious Council, represented Archbishop Oshagan Choloyan at the Prayer Service on the occasion of the 69th session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly on Mon., Sept. [more...]

September 28, 2014 // 0 Comments

Front of Sts. Vartanantz Church to Receive Rev. Fr. Hovnan Bozoian’s Blessing

New Jersey ARS Chapters Hold ‘Walk Armenia’ Event

On Sun., June 1, under the Auspices of the Armenian Relief Society (ARS) of Eastern United States, the four ARS chapters of New Jersey—“Agnouni,” “Bergen County,” “Shakeh,” and “Spitak”—held their annual “Walk Armenia” event. Front of Sts. Vartanantz Church to Receive Rev. [more...]

September 18, 2014 // 0 Comments

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