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Letter to Yerevan (Part III)

Letter to Yerevan (Part III) The Armenian Weekly is periodically publishing the English translation of Andranik Tzarukian’s epic 1945 poem ‘Tught ar Yerevan’ (‘Letter to Yerevan’). If there was, in the past, a certain crude And drunk mauserist, Wasn’t there also a demented Avis, Who, [more...]

July 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

Hamazkayin Artlinks 2017: Exploring Armenian Identity through Culture

Special for the Armenian Weekly  WRIGHTWOOD, Calif. (A.W.)—Students and young professionals, 26 in all, gathered at AYF Camp in Wrightwood, Calif., on June 29 for the third annual Hamazkayin ArtLinks, a four-day arts retreat organized by the Hamazkayin Western Region, Eastern Region, and Canada [more...]

July 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

On Lemkin: An Interview with Professor Steven L. Jacobs

Special for the Armenian Weekly Dr. Steven Leonard Jacobs holds the Aaron Aronov Endowed Chair of Judaic Studies and is Associate Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Alabama-Tuscaloosa. An ordained rabbi, Professor Jacobs is a specialist on the Holocaust and Genocide, Biblical [more...]

July 14, 2017 // 2 Comments

Peter Guekguezian: Armenian Jeopardy! Champion and Champion of Languages

Special for the Armenian Weekly “On June 17, 1929, this airline’s first passenger flight left Dallas, making stops at Shreveport, Monroe, and Jackson. Thirty seconds, good luck,” says Jeopardy! host, Alex Trebek. Then the music starts: that ubiquitous tune signaling impatience, waiting and [more...]

July 12, 2017 // 4 Comments

My Name is Shamiram

Special for the Armenian Weekly Hundreds of people in a well-lit room dotted with tables, and somehow I’m discovered amidst it all. I’m the shy, 14-year-old being approached by a short, stubby, eager man with graying hair and a face carved with wrinkles. He’s smiling. Ara and Shamiram, 1950 [more...]

June 28, 2017 // 11 Comments

Letter to Yerevan (Part II)

  Letter to Yerevan (Part II) The Armenian Weekly is periodically publishing the English translation of Andranik Tzarukian’s epic 1945 poem ‘Tught ar Yerevan’ (‘Letter to Yerevan’). Alas! Behold, I am that wind-blown Fragment that drifts from Shore to shore— The one [more...]

June 27, 2017 // 1 Comment

From the Land Down Under to the ‘Other Hairenik’

An Interview with AYF Australia Central Executive Chairperson Aram Tufenkjian Special for the Armenian Weekly WATERTOWN, Mass. (A.W.)—The Armenian Youth Federation (AYF) is an 84-year-old organization that has spread its roots across the globe, establishing a presence in over ten regions where [more...]

June 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

Editorial: 102 Years On…

The Armenian Weekly 2017 Magazine Dedicated to the 102nd Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide Each year, as April rolls around and the 24th approaches, rarely do we stop and ask ourselves a simple question: Why do we still commemorate the Armenian Genocide? A snippet from the cover of the 2017 [more...]

June 2, 2017 // 5 Comments

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