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Armenia: The Struggle for Justice (Part I)

Some Armenians, Fed Up with Injustice, Leave the Country. Others, like Shahnazaryan, Stay and Resist… An Interview with Anna Shahnazaryan by David Barsamian Mountainous and landlocked Armenia has had a long history, but as a nation state it is relatively new. Armenia declared its independence [more...]

August 14, 2017 // 1 Comment

On Lemkin: An Interview with Professor Steven L. Jacobs

Special for the Armenian Weekly Dr. Steven Leonard Jacobs holds the Aaron Aronov Endowed Chair of Judaic Studies and is Associate Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Alabama-Tuscaloosa. An ordained rabbi, Professor Jacobs is a specialist on the Holocaust and Genocide, Biblical [more...]

July 14, 2017 // 2 Comments

Peter Guekguezian: Armenian Jeopardy! Champion and Champion of Languages

Special for the Armenian Weekly “On June 17, 1929, this airline’s first passenger flight left Dallas, making stops at Shreveport, Monroe, and Jackson. Thirty seconds, good luck,” says Jeopardy! host, Alex Trebek. Then the music starts: that ubiquitous tune signaling impatience, waiting and [more...]

July 12, 2017 // 4 Comments

Imagine the Nation: Enhancing Diasporan Engagement with Armenia  

  WATERTOWN, Mass (A.W.)—Cambridge-based Armenian-American entrepreneur Noubar Afeyan has been involved in Armenia’s development for some time now. From the Armenia 2020 initiative, to the formation of the National Competitiveness Foundation of Armenia, to the Tatev Revival Project, and [more...]

May 19, 2017 // 1 Comment

Nor Zartonk on Camp Armen: ‘These Properties Belong to All of Us’

Nor Zartonk Spokesperson Norayr Olgar Speaks to the Armenian Weekly ISTANBUL, Turkey (A.W.)—After the news broke that Camp Armen, the former Armenian summer camp located in the Tuzla district of Istanbul, would be rebuilt into a social and cultural center, the Nor Zartonk movement—the group [more...]

May 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

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