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Drops in the Ocean: My Family’s Escape from the Baku Pogroms

Special to the Armenian Weekly I do not know how my fate would have unfolded in Azerbaijan, if all that happened to our family—and the Armenian people who once inhabited it—had not happened. (L to R) Albert and Ivette Asriyan (Alexander), 1980 (Photo courtesy of Ivette Alexander/Zham) But I can [more...]

February 22, 2018 // 0 Comments

Armenian-Americans—Led by the ANCA—Rally to Re-Elect Rep. Valadao

LOS ANGELES—Friends, supporters, and leaders of the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) joined together Tuesday to honor Congressional Armenian Caucus Republican Co-Chair David Valadao’s (R-Calif.) exemplary legislative leadership in advancing the health and safety of the citizens [more...]

February 22, 2018 // 0 Comments

Twenty-Year-Old Artsakh Soldier Grigor Yeghoyan Killed by Azerbaijani Fire

STEPANAKERT, Artsakh (A.W.)—Artsakh serviceman Grigor Yeghoyan (b. 1998) was killed by Azerbaijani fire on Feb. 22 at around 9:40 a.m. Artsakh serviceman Grigor Yeghoyan (b. 1998) was killed by Azerbaijani fire on Feb. 22 at around 9:40 a.m. According to a press statement published by the Artsakh [more...]

February 22, 2018 // 0 Comments

Summer in D.C. with the ANCA Leo Sarkisian Internship Program!

WASHINGTON—University students interested in an intensive Armenian American advocacy training program in the nation’s capital have less than two weeks to apply for the Armenian National Committee of America’s (ANCA) Leo Sarkisian Summer Internship (LSI), with the 2018 application deadline set [more...]

February 20, 2018 // 0 Comments

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

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