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ARS members with Lernik Hovhannisyan

Detroit Armenians Raise $40,000 for ARS Artsakh Relief

DEARBORN, Mich.—Led by Detroit’s five Armenian Relief Society (ARS) chapters—“Maro,” “Shakeh,” “Sybille,” “Tsolig,” and “Zabelle”—a benefit concert for Artsakh (Karabagh) relief was held on June 11, under a tent on the grounds of the Armenian Community Center of [more...]

July 13, 2016 // 0 Comments

Chicago-Armenian Community Celebrates Armenia’s Independence

Chicago-Armenian Community Celebrates Armenia’s Independence

Guest Speaker Lernik Hovhannisyan Discusses Artsakh By Berj Gueyikian The Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) Chicago “Christapor” Gomideh organized an evening in celebration of the 98th anniversary of the independence of Armenia on June 4 at the Shahnasarian Hall of the Armenian Community [more...]

June 9, 2016 // 0 Comments

Sunday service

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

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