Havresc: The Heroic, Endangered Iraqi Armenian Village Fighting ISIS

NEW YORK—It’s a remarkable Armenian village on the edge of ISIS controlled territory in Iraq with about 200 to 500 people; a village that very few, if any, people have heard of. And it is surviving through courage, faith, fortitude, and about 22 dedicated men against the massive force of the [more...]

December 14, 2016 // 2 Comments

AMAA’s Best of Christmas Holiday Concert

PARAMUS, N.J.—The Armenian Missionary Association of America (AMAA) hosted a Christmas Concert at the Armenian Presbyterian Church of Paramus, N.J. on Dec. 2. The concert was led by Artistic Director Vagharshak Ohanyan and joined by sopranos Anahit Zakaryan, Alvard Mayilyan, piano accompanist [more...]

December 13, 2016 // 0 Comments

New York ARF Hosts 126th Anniversary Celebration

The Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) New York Armen Garo Gomidehutiun celebrated the 126th anniversary of the ARF on Nov. 19. The event took place at the Armenian Center in Queens and included a performance of Armenian patriotic songs by Kevork Artinian and his band. NY ARF Gomideh [more...]

November 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

Ekmekcioglu to Speak at Ramapo College on Nov. 29

Dr. Lerna Ekmekcioglu, McMillan-Stewart Associate Professor of History, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), will speak about her recent book Recovering Armenia: The Limits of Belonging in Post-Genocide Turkey (Stanford University Press, 2016) on Nov. 29, at 7:15 p.m. in the Trustees [more...]

November 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

Hamazkayin Celebrates Opening of Day Care Center in New Jersey

TEACNECK, N.J.—The opening ceremony of Hamazkayin Eastern Regional’s Early Education Center, a daycare center, in Teaneck, N.J. took place on Oct. 15, under the auspices of His Eminence Archbishop Oshagan Choloyan, in the presence of pastor of the St. Illuminator’s Cathedral Rev. Fr. [more...]

November 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

Hovnanian School Celebrates 40th Anniversary

ROCKLEIGH, N.J.—This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Hovnanian School.  The milestone was celebrated with a black-tie Gala at the Rockleigh Country Club on Oct. 22.  The special guest honoree was Mr. Aso Tavitian, former CEO of Syncsort and long-time supporter of the arts and education [more...]

November 10, 2016 // 0 Comments

AGBU Celebrates 110th Anniversary Gala in New York

Five Global Armenians Celebrated for Their Accomplishments NEW YORK—The Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) held its 110th Anniversary Gala on Oct. 29 at the renowned Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall in New York with over 500 guests from 24 countries. The gala [more...]

November 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

Faithful to Our Legacy: AMAA’s 97th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia

The Annual Meeting and related activities of the Armenian Missionary Association of America (AMAA) took place in Philadelphia, Pa., the City of Brotherly Love, Oct. 20-23, hosted by the Armenian Martyrs’ Congregational Church (AMCC) of Havertown. The AMCC Host Committee, co-chaired by Eileen [more...]

November 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

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