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Despite the snow, and the 2015 “Varantian” Ball was another huge success!

RI Celebrates ‘Varantian’ Chapter

By Alysha Phillips On Jan. 24, the Rhode Island Armenian community came to celebrate the accomplishments of the Providence AYF “Varantian” Chapter. Amidst the snow and ice that evening, more than 250 people came out to show their support and enjoy each other’s company. Despite the snow, and [more...]

February 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

The annual Armenian Youth Federation (AYF) Senior National Athletic Tournament will take place March 6-8.

North Andover AYF Hosting National Athletic Tournament

NORTH ANDOVER, Mass.—Athletic teams from coast to coast will converge upon North Andover March 6-8 for the annual Armenian Youth Federation (AYF) Senior National Athletic Tournament (NAT). It’s been confirmed that there will be representation from California and from throughout the [more...]

February 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

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AYF-YOARF Seeks Director for Armenia Internship Program

The AYF-YOARF Eastern Region is seeking a qualified and motivated director for its Internship in Armenia program that will take place this summer. Applicants should speak fluent Armenian or at least have a strong command of the language. The ideal candidate has spent significant time in Yerevan, [more...]

February 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

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Youth Making a Difference on the Centennial

By Andrew Devedjian   76 DAYS. It is February 7, 2015, and there are only 76 days until April 24, when we mark 100 years of injustice. Plans from all over have flooded our communities on how to handle this occasion—whether meeting with Senators in Washington, D.C., or holding lectures with [more...]

February 4, 2015 // 0 Comments

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DC-Area Students Write Letters to Syrian-Armenian Children

BETHESDA, Md.—Just before going on Christmas break, students at the Soorp Khatch Hamasdegh Armenian School participated in a letter-writing activity and fundraiser for their Syrian-Armenian counterparts living in war. The students drew beautiful pictures and wrote heartfelt letters to the [more...]

January 31, 2015 // 1 Comment

The World Council of the International Union of Socialist Youth will be taking place in Yerevan between May 7 and 10.

IUSY World Council 2015 to Take Place in Armenia

VIENNA (A.W.)—The World Council of the International Union of Socialist Youth (IUSY) will take place in Yerevan from May 7-10. The Armenian Youth Federation (AYF) of Armenia will be the host organization of the Council. The World Council of the International Union of Socialist Youth will be [more...]

January 27, 2015 // 1 Comment

AYF's 100 Days of Action

AYF’s ‘100 Days of Action’ Begins

Over the past 100 years, the Republic of Turkey’s government, through denial and suppression, has led a full-fledged assault against recognition and reparations for the crimes committed during the Armenian Genocide. The Armenian Genocide that started on April 24, 1915, was not a byproduct of war, [more...]

January 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

A group photo of the participants.

81st Annual AYF Convention Held in New Jersey

The 81st annual AYF-YOARF Convention took place Dec. 26-30, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. More than 30 delegates attended this year, and the event was highly productive and efficient. Each district in the AYF Eastern Region was well represented. A group photo of the participants. The weekend began [more...]

January 7, 2015 // 0 Comments

The cover of a 1999 edition of Moushegh Ishkhan's 'Letter to Father Christmas,' illustrated by Khoren Hagopian (Kilikia Publishing House; Aleppo)

Letter to Father Christmas

  By Moushegh Ishkhan Translated by Tatul Sonentz   The cover of a 1999 edition of Moushegh Ishkhan’s ‘Letter to Father Christmas,’ illustrated by Khoren Hagopian (Kilikia Publishing House; Aleppo) Father Christmas, This here letter—my very first— I write to you And [more...]

January 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

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