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VIEW GALLERY: Scenes from Tufemkian Foundation's 20th anniversary celebration in Armenia

Tufenkian Foundation Celebrates 20th Anniversary in Armenia

YEREVAN—Tufenkian Foundation, a New-York based charitable foundation working in Armenia and Artsakh, marked its 20th year of operations in Armenia this year. To celebrate this important milestone, a dinner event was organized this Sunday in Yerevan. During the event, which brought together more than 100 guests – friends, supporters, partners and beneficiaries of the Foundation

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Revisiting the Earthquake and its Aftermath

Editor’s Note: To mark the 30th anniversary of the December, 7, 1988 Earthquake, Asbarez’s Special Correspondent Catherine Yesayan set out to Gyumri and other parts of Armenia in search of answers to assess the impact of the devastating tragedy today—three decades later. This and the four subsequent articles are her contribution and labor of love.


In Memoriam: Hacob Shirvanian

Long-time community activist, leader and benefactor Hacob Shirvanian passed away on August 23 at home surrounded by family and friends. A Requiem service on the 40th day of his passing was held in Armenia. During a funeral service on August 29 at Liberty Hall at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Hollywood Hills. Shirvanian’s family and friends


Expanded Aid to Artsakh and Armenia top Priorities Pallone and Schiff

ANCA Welcomes House Appropriations Subcommittee Testimony by Congressional Armenian Caucus Leaders WASHINGTON—Congressional Armenian Caucus Co-Chair Frank Pallone (D-NJ) and House Intelligence Committee Ranking Democrat Adam Schiff (D-CA) submitted powerful testimony this week to key House foreign aid appropriators, calling for the expansion of U.S. assistance to Artsakh (Nagorno Karabakh) and Armenia, and the implementation of