The ACAA Artsakh Fund: A Movement for the Community

It was Sunday. I hurried home after an Armenian Youth Federation (AYF) meeting—the first of our fiscal year. I changed out of my Camp Javakhk t-shirt, swiped on some lipstick, and grabbed my purse. My brother and I headed out to the Toufayan home in Saddle River, N.J., stopping only to pick up [more...]

February 16, 2018 // 0 Comments

Kev Orkian Brings On the Laughs in New Jersey Debut

MAHWAH, N.J. (A.W.)—The energy was high and laughs were aplenty as U.K.-based actor, comedian, and pianist Kev Orkian made his New Jersey debut on Sunday. The audience of more than 350 took in Kev’s stand-up and musical entertainment in an event organized by the local Armenian Relief Society [more...]

February 7, 2018 // 1 Comment

Popular Comedy Play ‘Where Is Your Groom? Part II’ to Hit D.C. Stage

WASHINGTON—For many Armenian parents, it’s a dream come true when their child finds an Armenian spouse. But as soon as the wedding planning commences, that’s when the problems—and the comedy—begin. The sequel to the original hit play, “Where Is Your Groom?” (“Pesad Oor Eh”) will [more...]

February 5, 2018 // 2 Comments

AAHPO Celebrates 23rd Year, Honors Dr. Knarig Khatchadurian Meyer

FAR HILLS, N.J.—More than 100 healthcare professionals and their families and guests gathered on Jan. 14 to celebrate the 2017 achievements of the Armenian American Health Professionals Organization (AAHPO) and to honor one of their own for her service, Knarig Khatchadurian Meyer PhD. AAHPO [more...]

January 24, 2018 // 0 Comments

Temiz Siblings Gift Hovnanian School Technology

The Temizs’ gift has funded the inception costs of Hovnanian School’s new portal system and facilitated and improved how the school community communicates, teaches, and learns (Photo: Hovnanian School) NEW MILFORD, N.J.—Two former students of the Hovnanian Armenian School, Laurie Temiz (Class [more...]

December 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

An Armenian Liturgical Connection with Istanbul

NEW YORK—What it means to be a religious Armenian minority in Turkey was the focus of Dr. Christopher Sheklian’s eye-opening and fascinating lecture on Nov. 7, at the Armenian Diocese (Eastern), before a crowd of more than 70. The altar of Istanbul’s Surp Asdvadzadzin (Holy Mother of God) [more...]

December 14, 2017 // 0 Comments

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