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Camp Javakhk: Can Never Get Enough

By Meghri Dervartanian I never imagined that I could fall in love with this program and the Armenians of Javakhk more than I already had been, but this summer proved me wrong. This summer I had the opportunity to participate in Camp Javakhk for the third year in a row. First off, I am beyond [more...]

September 18, 2017 // 0 Comments

AYF Summer 2017: The Worth of Our Words

The “AYF Summer 2017” section of the Armenian Weekly’s Youth page will highlight the 2017 summer programs of the Armenian Youth Federation – Youth Organization of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (AYF-YOARF) Eastern United States. *** The Worth of Our Words By Kohar Avakian, 2017 AYF [more...]

September 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

A Home Away from Home: Camp Javakhk 2017

  Camp Javakhk 2017, Tsalka/Darakyugh Edition By Tamar Purut Following my tumultuous journey to John F. Kennedy Airport, layover in Moscow, pit stop in Yerevan, and nerve-wracking five-hour car ride to Tsalka (border control theatrics and all), the time had finally come. “The hospitality [more...]

September 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

AYF Summer 2017: Medicine in Armenia

The “AYF Summer 2017” section of the Armenian Weekly’s Youth page will highlight the 2017 summer programs of the Armenian Youth Federation—Youth Organization of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (AYF-YOARF) Eastern United States. *** Medicine in Armenia By Ari Sagherian 2017 AYF-YOARF [more...]

September 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

2017 AYF Olympics: Golf and Tennis

  The 2017 Armenian Youth Federation (AYF) Olympic Games kicked off on Friday with golf, tennis, and swimming*. Peter Tashjian and Adam Aktchian share a laugh on the golf course (Photo: Mark Gavoor) For both golf and tennis, the weather was perfect, with just a hint of fall in the air. The [more...]

September 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

2017 AYF Olympics: Thursday at the Olympics

  It was a treat to simply load up my car and drive an hour north to Milwaukee and not have to deal with airport lines and chaos. The day was sunny and clear with a crisp hint of fall in the air. The golfers and tennis players know the beauty of going in on Thursday very well. As most folks [more...]

September 1, 2017 // 0 Comments

2017 AYF Olympics: ‘Tebi’… Racine!

  There have been a few articles published and online discussions taking place on the subject and concept of Tebi Yergir: “toward, or to, the country/Motherland/Homeland/Fatherland.” Lately, the term is about repatriation: Tebi Hayastan—a political, social, and forward-looking [more...]

September 1, 2017 // 2 Comments

AYF Summer 2017: Armen and Simon

The “AYF Summer 2017” section of the Armenian Weekly’s Youth page will highlight the 2017 summer programs of the Armenian Youth Federation—Youth Organization of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (AYF-YOARF) Eastern United States. *** AYF Summer 2017: Armen and Simon By Shiraz Tarakjian [more...]

August 25, 2017 // 0 Comments

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