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AYF Member Anoush Krafian Hurdling Towards Track Laurels

By Franklin B. Tucker BELMONT, Mass. (The Belmontonian)—After missing out of a Division 3 indoor championship by one-hundredth of a second, Belmont High School’s Anoush Krafian showed she hasn’t slowed down in the spring rain as the junior won the 100 meter hurdles at the prestigious [more...]

May 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

Camp Haiastan: What are Your Plans for the Summer?

Camp Haiastan is Seeking Additional Staff Members to Accommodate Growing Enrollment! By Hrach Mikaelian So, here is a question for you: How many of you remember your first Camp Haiastan Counselor?  Mine was unger Vahe Dombalegian—1992, Session 3, Cabin 6. That year, my cousin and I went to camp [more...]

May 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

Equal Parts Love and Butter: To All Armenian Moms

To all Armenian moms on Mother’s Day, Thank you. To all Armenian moms on Mother’s Day. Thank you. Thank you for showing strength like I’ve never seen before. For dragging me to Armenian school on Fridays and church on Sundays. For making sure that I never went without. For shoveling an extra [more...]

May 15, 2017 // 1 Comment

2017 AYF Olympics: Unique

2017 Armenian Youth Federation Senior Olympic Games, Hosted by the AYF-YOARF Racine “Armen Garo” Chapter, to Take Place in Downtown Milwaukee Comfort Food: Food which provides a nostalgic or sentimental value to the consumer, and is often characterized by its high caloric nature, high [more...]

May 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

Being Armenian: A Visual Context

By Alek Surenian, AYF Chicago “Ararat” Senior chapter From a very young age, I would doodle at every opportunity. Every time I had an empty sheet of paper or margin, my imagination would take over and those papers (homework included) became lively illustrations from my imagination. Alek [more...]

May 1, 2017 // 1 Comment

AYF-YOARF Eastern U.S.: The Year Ahead and Years to Come (Update)

Sireli ungerner, hamagirner, 2017 is well on its way. At the beginning of the year, the Armenian Youth Federation – Youth Organization of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (AYF-YOARF) Eastern Region set a plan that would re-energize our members and strengthen our efforts to further our [more...]

April 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

Keep the Promise, Tell the World

Special for the Armenian Weekly The highly anticipated film The Promise will be released in theaters this weekend, in what many see as the culmination of decades-long efforts to get mainstream American recognition of the Armenian Genocide. Of course, a film may not be as powerful as the United [more...]

April 21, 2017 // 5 Comments

2017 AYF Olympics: Open for Business

2017 Armenian Youth Federation Senior Olympic Games, Hosted by the AYF-YOARF Racine “Armen Garo” Chapter, to Take Place in Downtown Milwaukee The Armenian Youth Federation (AYF) Olympic website at www.ayfolympics.org is LIVE and open for business for you to purchase an ad in the AYF Olympic [more...]

April 11, 2017 // 0 Comments

2017 AYF Olympics: Diverse

2017 Armenian Youth Federation Senior Olympic Games, Hosted by the AYF-YOARF Racine “Armen Garo” Chapter, to Take Place in Downtown Milwaukee The Potawatomi, Fox, Mascouten, Sauk, Ojibwe and Ho-Chunk Indian tribes certainly knew what they were doing when they settled on the western shore of [more...]

April 8, 2017 // 0 Comments

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