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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

AYF Participates in 2017 IUSY World Council

  ROSARIO, Argentina (A.W.)— On March 23-26, close to 200 representatives from various socialist organizations including the Armenian Youth Federation (AYF), participated in the World Council of the International Union of Socialist Youth (IUSY). On March 23-26, close to 200 representatives [more...]

April 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

Here’s Why…

It’s 5:30 in the morning, and I’m standing outside of my church. It’s still dark. A bus pulls up, and I introduce myself to the driver. We review the trip itinerary for the Armenian Youth Federation (AYF) Junior Winter Olympics (JWO) as AYF Juniors start to arrive with their parents. It’s [more...]

March 29, 2017 // 0 Comments

2017 AYF Olympics: Hospitable

2017 Armenian Youth Federation Senior Olympic Games, Hosted by the AYF-YOARF Racine “Armen Garo” Chapter, to Take Place in Downtown Milwaukee Hospitable. Definition: friendly and welcoming to strangers or guests. This year’s Armenian Youth Federation (AYF) Olympic Games are here in Downtown [more...]

March 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

Something Armenian in Barcelona

Special for the Armenian Weekly By Ani Khachatourian In early January, I landed in Barcelona not knowing a single soul in the city. I would be living in a foreign country for the upcoming four months—in an area with no Armenian community (to my knowledge)—for the first time in my life. ‘I [more...]

March 16, 2017 // 5 Comments

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