Discovering the Legacy of Zabel Yessayan in Artsakh

STEPANAKERT, Artsakh—Thanks to the Artsakh Human Rights Essay and the Graphic Design T-shirt Contests, young people in Artsakh are discovering the legacy of Zabel Yessayan, the Armenian author and human rights activist. Born in 1878 in Constantinople, Yessayan played an important role in the [more...]

November 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

Why Does a Nonprofit Need a Comedy Show?

1A’s new show “The Spyurk Report” features stars, Sergey Sargsyan and Narek Margaryan; two comedians who have become local celebrities in recent years for their poignant take on Armenia’s oftentimes cartoonish politics. (Photo: ONEArmenia) With the launch of its latest project, [more...]

November 8, 2017 // 3 Comments

Armenian Genocide Reparations Discussion Hosted by the Armenian Weekly

WATERTOWN, Mass. (A.W.)—”The Universality of Translating Reparations for Mass Violence,” a discussion on the inevitable questions that arise when translating a text like “Resolution With Justice: Reparations for the Armenian Genocide,” took place at the Armenian American Social [more...]

November 8, 2017 // 0 Comments

Aram’s Café in Belmont Offers Glimpses into the American Dream

Special to the Armenian Weekly   It’s an unseasonably warm, sunny Sunday in October when my friend Rupen and I meet for breakfast at Aram’s Café in Belmont. The place is packed. It is the quintessential American diner—the kind you might have thought existed only on movie sets. [more...]

November 7, 2017 // 15 Comments

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