Mount Ararat (Photo: Rupen Janbazian)

Mouradian: The Two Sides of the Mountain

Paintings of Mount Ararat hang in the homes of many Armenians, and photographing (or posing with) the mountain is ever popular with visitors of the homeland. I have often reflected on its never-eroding magnetism for generation after generation of Armenians. Thousands of paintings, writings, and [more...]

May 27, 2016 // 13 Comments

ADL CEO Jonathan Greenblatt (Photo:

Letter: Too Little, too Late

ADL CEO Jonathan Greenblatt (Photo: Jonathan Greenblatt, CEO of the Anti-Defamation League, has taken the bold step to acknowledge the Armenian Genocide. By issuing such a statement at this time, he obviously intends to try to convince the public that the ADL has always recognized the [more...]

May 20, 2016 // 4 Comments

'We Are Our Mountains' monument (Photo: Araz Boghossian)

Mensoian: Artsakh Is Our Nation’s 21st Century Sardarabad

The article below, authored by Armenian Weekly contributor Michael Mensoian and published on the occasion of the 24th anniversary of the Liberation of Shushi, stresses the importance of defending the independence of Artsakh. “Some of our brothers and sisters have already given their lives on [more...]

May 9, 2016 // 9 Comments


The Armenian Genocide in the American Humanitarian Imagination

Book Review: ‘Bread from Stones: The Middle East and the Making of Modern Humanitarianism’ The Armenian Weekly Magazine April 2016 Bread from Stones: The Middle East and the Making of Modern Humanitarianism By Keith David Watenpaugh Berkeley: University of California Press, 2015 Paperback, 272 [more...]

April 29, 2016 // 2 Comments

The Surp Giragos Church in Diyarbakir/Dikranagerd (Photo by Gulisor Akkum, The Armenian Weekly)

Ekmanian: Global Resistance Continues 101 Years after Genocide

Ekmanian’s Opening Remarks at Genocide Commemoration Program in Berlin For the second year in a row, the Maxim Gorki Theater in Berlin organized a program of events dedicated to the anniversary of the Armenian Genocide anniversary. This year’s program, which took place April 22-24,  included [more...]

April 28, 2016 // 1 Comment

'[It’s] very encouraging to see the will and determination of the people; the population—even after 20-plus years, is still of a fighting spirit and mind.'  (Photo: Araz Boghossian)

We Are Consistent …

… in Our Struggle for the Present and Future Wellbeing of Our People During his address on the occasion of the 125th anniversary of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF), Bureau Chairman Hrant Markarian stressed: “Through our work, we have tried—in every way possible—to bring our [more...]

April 21, 2016 // 1 Comment

(L-R) Putin, Erdogan, and Aliyev at the European Games in Baku in June 2015. (Photo: Azerbaijani Presidential Press Service)

Boyajian: Is Russia Really Armenia’s Ally?

Azerbaijan’s recent military attacks on the Nagorno-Karabagh Republic (NKR/Artsakh) and Armenia call into serious question the Armenian-Russian defense pact and relationship. (L-R) Putin, Erdogan, and Aliyev at the European Games in Baku in June 2015. (Photo: Azerbaijani Presidential Press [more...]

April 19, 2016 // 105 Comments


Hamazkayin Tri-Regional Meeting Held in NY

The 7th Tri-Regional Meeting of the Hamazkayin Regional Executive Boards of North America convened on April 2-3 at the Armenian Center in Woodside, N.Y. Present were Viken Tufenkjian and Hrair Baronian, representing the Hamazkayin Central Executive Board, and 13 members of the Regional Executive [more...]

April 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

ARS fundraiser

ARS Issues Urgent Appeal for Artsakh

Following the ceasefire agreement between the Nagorno-Karabagh Republic (Artsakh) and Azerbaijan—a ceasefire requested by the very same Azeri government that, a few days before, had unleashed an unprovoked and brutal attack against the peaceful population of Artsakh—during the exchange [more...]

April 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

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