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The New Clergyman

‘From the warm ashes of our ancient heroes May there arise heirs worthy of them, To give a new life to our people.’ —Beshiktashelian On Oct. 9, 2015, the Very Reverend Father Ghevont Pentezian arrived in Chicago and immediately began his duties as the new clergyman of the All Saints Armenian [more...]

May 6, 2016 // 0 Comments

Very Reverend Father Ghevont Pentezian, pastor of All Saints Armenian Church of Glenview, Ill.

ANC-IL Commemorates 101st Anniversary of Armenian Genocide

ANC-IL Chair Raffi Killian Presides over Remembrance GLENVIEW, Ill.—On Sun., April 24, more than 500 members and clergy of the greater Chicago Armenian community joined together at the All Saints Armenian Church in Glenview, to commemorate the 101st anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. The event [more...]

May 3, 2016 // 0 Comments

Homenetmen Scouts singing the national anthems

Beyond the Centennial in Metro Detroit

DETROIT, Mich.—On April 23, the Metro Detroit community came together to commemorate the 101st anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.  The event was held at the Dearborn Performing Arts – Michael Guido Theater in Dearborn, Mich.  Around 600 people attended the event, which headlined guest [more...]

May 2, 2016 // 0 Comments

Ani Saryan, chairperson of ANC of Wisconsin, speaking at the annual reception and program commemorating the Armenian Genocide at the Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison

Racine Armenians Commemorate 101st Anniversary of Armenian Genocide

RACINE, Wisc.—Racine Armenians held a series of events to commemorate the 101st Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. Unexpectedly, the first event, an information session, was held on Sun., April 3, following the April1-2 Azeri offensive into Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabagh Republic/NKR). Armenian [more...]

May 2, 2016 // 1 Comment

Prof. Peter Knox (left), director of the Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities at Case Western Reserve, with Richard Hovannisian, keynote speaker for the April 4 ‘Remembering War’ program. Hovannisian’s lecture entitled, ‘Under Cover of War: The Armenian Genocide and Its Continued Ramifications,’ was delivered to a full house. Ara Bagdasarian (right) is a member of the Armenian Genocide Centennial Committee of Ohio, which co-sponsored the event.

Hovannisian Speaks at Cleveland Humanities Festival, Federal Building

CLEVELAND, Ohio—Richard Hovannisian, Professor Emeritus at UCLA, Chancellor’s Fellow at Chapman University, and Adjunct Professor of History at the University of Southern California as a consultant for the Shoah Foundation, was in Cleveland in April 4-6 for back-to-back events relating to [more...]

April 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

AYF-led protestors demonstrating in front of the Turkish Consulate at the NBC Tower in Chicago

Armenian Genocide Commemoration Events to Be Held in Chicago

CHICAGO, Ill.—The Chicago Armenian community has organized a number of events, including a demonstration, a joint Liturgy, and a commemoration program at the Armenian Genocide Monument in Chicago on the occasion of the 101st anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. On Fri., April 22, a [more...]

April 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

Herand Markarian

Markarian to Speak at Illinois Symposium on Armenian Cultural Heritage

Herand Markarian SKOKIE, Ill. (A.W.)—On Sun., April 3, Dr. Herand Markarian will join Dr. David Pettigrew and Dr. Michael D. Danti in a symposium at the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center in Skokie. Titled “The Forgotten Genocide: The Destruction of Cultural Heritage in Armenia, [more...]

March 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

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