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A Der Hayr’s Perspective on ‘The Promise’

  By Fr. Bedros Shetilian The theatrical poster for ‘The Promise’ (Photo: Survival Pictures) “If we want to commemorate the hundredth anniversary appropriately, we have to do something to shake the world. Politically we do not have enough power to do that. But there is another [more...]

May 24, 2017 // 3 Comments

No Ordinary Trip: Artsakh Liberation Memorialized

Special for the Armenian Weekly “It wasn’t an ordinary trip to Armenia,” I told my family with tired certainty, recollecting the whirlwind of places I’ve been and things I have seen. Gor Darmanyan and Gevorg Manukyan, both decorated war veterans with Anna in Shushi, Artsakh [more...]

May 22, 2017 // 3 Comments

Sen. Jack Reed: Members Erdogan’s Security Detail Should be Disciplined

WASHINGTON—On May 19, Senator Jack Reed (D-R.I.) issued the following statement on Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s security detail’s attack on peaceful protesters in Washington, D.C. on May 16. Senator Jack Reed (Photo: reed.senate.gov) *** I join with all Americans in condemning the [more...]

May 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

An Insult to my Turkishness: Turning a Blind Eye to the Past

Special for the Armenian Weekly  I met my future best friend in a history class at UCLA. She was a board member of the Armenian Students Association and she educated me on the Armenian Genocide and the powerful Turkish lobby. I was initially skeptical, as this was the first time I had heard of [more...]

May 19, 2017 // 22 Comments

The AHEPA Condemns Attack on Peaceful Protesters in D.C.

WASHINGTON—American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA) Supreme President Andrew C. Zachariades recently issued a statement on the May 16 attack on peaceful protesters by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s security detail in Washington, D.C. A scene from the aftermath of [more...]

May 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

ARF Eastern U.S. Issues Statement on Washington D.C. Attack

Statement by the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) Central Committee of the Eastern United States We strongly condemn Tuesday’s unprovoked attack by members of Turkish President Erdogan’s security detail upon peaceful demonstrators in Washington, D.C. Erdogan’s bodyguards were involved [more...]

May 18, 2017 // 10 Comments

The ACAA Endowment Fund: A Legacy for the Future

    When the Armenian Cultural Association of America (ACAA), Inc. was established on March 10, 1969, the original Board of Directors was Tatul Papazian, Albert Derian, Robert Kaloosdian, James Tashjian, Setrak Minas, Murad Piligian, and Anthony Varjabedian. Then in 1975, under the [more...]

May 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

Commemorating an Ongoing Genocide as an Event of the Past…

  From the Armenian Weekly 2017 Magazine Dedicated to the 102nd Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide In these troubled times of change and transformation, it can be safely stated that humanity, outpaced by runaway technology, has already embarked on the untested, escapist road of virtual [more...]

May 15, 2017 // 1 Comment

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