New England

BU’s Holocaust and Genocide Studies Minor Has Celebratory Kickoff

Armenian Genocide Among Courses Offered BOSTON, Mass. (A.W.)—Boston University’s new minor in Holocaust and Genocide Studies, which was launched in September, had a celebratory kickoff last month, with a preview screening of the feature film “Denial,” based on Deborah E. Lipstadt’s book [more...]

November 2, 2016 // 0 Comments

Rhode Island Armenian Festival 2016 to Take Place Nov. 12-13

Houry Gebeshian, Special Guest of ‘The Greatest Armenian Food Festival in New England’ The 2016 Rhode Island Armenian Festival presented by Sts. Vartanantz Armenian Apostolic Church, will take place Nov. 12-13 at the beautiful Rhodes on the Pawtuxet. For months, the women and men of the Sts. [more...]

October 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

Archpriest Fr. Gomidas Baghsarian Honored

Pauline Getzoyan Special for the Armenian Weekly On Oct. 2, Archpriest Fr. Gomidas Baghsarian celebrated the Divine Liturgy at Sts. Vartanantz Armenian Apostolic Church in Providence, R.I., just as he has for the last 17 years, filled with the grace of our Lord, Jesus Christ, and feeling the [more...]

October 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

Providence ARF Holds 10th Annual ‘Panagoum’ at Camp Haiastan

The Providence “Kristapor” Gomidehoutuin of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) Eastern Region held its 10th annual panagoum (camp) at Camp Haiastan on Columbus Day Weekend, with the participation of 22 members. A scene from the panagoum The traditional panagoum is a weekend that [more...]

October 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

Arev Armenian Folk Ensemble to Perform in Watertown on Oct. 30

WATERTOWN, Mass.—The first concert of the Armenian Museum of America’s Fall Concert Series will be Armenian Folk and Popular Music, and will feature the Arev Armenian Folk Ensemble. The program will be held Oct. 30 at 2 pm on the 3rd floor of the Armenian Museum in the Adele and Haig Der [more...]

October 21, 2016 // 1 Comment

A Journey of Activism: Garo Paylan’s Quest for Justice

Ethnic Armenian Member of Turkish Parliament Speaks in Belmont, Mass. Special for the Armenian Weekly BELMONT, Mass—A little over a century ago, Armenian lawyer and writer Krikor Zohrab was a member of the Ottoman Parliament where he vehemently defended the rights of Armenians and their [more...]

October 12, 2016 // 1 Comment

ARS Youth Connect Program to be Held at MIT on Nov. 5

“There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots, the other wings.” WATERTOWN, Mass.—Encouraged by the tremendous success of its annual ARS Youth Connect Program (YCP) held at NYU in March, the ARS of Eastern USA, Board of Regional Directors [more...]

October 10, 2016 // 1 Comment

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