‘Women of 1915’ Florida Premiere to Take Place on Jan. 19

Maronian: ‘Our Ultimate Goal Is Prevention of Future Genocides…’ Award-winning filmmaker Bared Maronian’s latest documentary film “Women of 1915,” tells the story of heroic Armenian and non-Armenian women who, during the tumultuous years of the Armenian Genocide, played an instrumental [more...]

January 2, 2017 // 1 Comment

Havresc: A David & Goliath Story In Iraq

  An Interview with Filmmaker David Ritter   The Iraqi village of Havresc (originally called “Hay Vrej,” the Armenian words for “Armenian revenge”) was once populated with Armenian Genocide survivors and their descendants. Against all odds, the village of 150 families blossomed [more...]

December 20, 2016 // 7 Comments

Crypto-Assyrians: Who are they?

By Sabri Atman Though the majority of Assyrians are Christians—some agnostic and some atheists as well—there are also a large number of Muslim Assyrians that are proud of their Assyrian identity. Assyrian refugees on a wagon moving to a newly constructed village on the Khabur river in Syria. [more...]

November 28, 2016 // 4 Comments

Ruben Vardanyan: ‘We Won’t Get a Second Chance’

YEREVAN (Mediamax)—Below is a recent interview with entrepreneur, philanthropist, and co-founder of the IDeA Foundation—an organization committed to supporting long-term projects for Armenia’s development—Ruben Vardanyan. Ruben Vardanyan (Photo: 100 Lives) Among other important issues, [more...]

October 22, 2016 // 20 Comments

ANCA Executive Director Comments on Upcoming U.S. Presidential Elections

Hamparian: ‘Armenian-American Community Relies Less Upon Campaign Promises and More Upon the Political Strength of Our Community and the Moral Capital of our Cause.’ With the upcoming U.S. presidential elections in November, the Armenian-American community relies less upon campaign promises on [more...]

September 10, 2016 // 1 Comment

German-Armenian Researcher Pioneered Election Prediction Using Twitter

Special for the Armenian Weekly If you’ve watched the last season of “House of Cards,” you have an appreciation for the role that data and social media can play in elections. Few know, however, that a German-Armenian researcher was among the first to analyze public Twitter data to see if [more...]

August 17, 2016 // 1 Comment

A Living Legacy of Community Service and Sacrifice

The ANCA’s Hovig Apo Saghdejian Capital Gateway Program For well over a decade now, recent university graduates from across the U.S. have, following the example of the late Hovig Apo Saghdejian, given back to the Armenian community and cause by participating in the Armenian National Committee of [more...]

August 1, 2016 // 1 Comment

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