In the local, Artsakh dialect “okhtuh” means seven. Of course khach is a cross. Okhtuh Khach is the name of a peak in the Hadrout district of Artsakh, if memory serves me.
Shortly after the November 8 elections, I wrote a column suggesting that Armenian-Americans make every effort to contact President-elect Trump or his aides before the January 20 Presidential inauguration, after which it would be much more difficult to have access to the President.
I wanted to take Professor Levon Marashlian’s Armenian History class at Glendale Community College, and this year I was finally able to sign up for the fall semester class.
Ever since the carnage of World War II, there has been understandable aversion towards, even fear of, nationalism in Europe.
I am pleased to learn that the Republic of Armenia has finally decided to counter Pakistan’s persistently pro-Azeri, pro-Turkish, and anti-Armenian policies.
As the title suggests, this will be an atypical article. Since the Pilgrims arrival and survival at Plymouth Rock is being celebrated this week with the Thanksgiving holiday, I’ve made up a list of things I am grateful for.
Professor Taner Akcam struck a major blow to Turkish denials of the Armenian Genocide in a highly informative lecture at Ararat-Eskijian Museum-Sheen Chapel in Mission Hills, California, on November 20.
November 8, 2016 treated the U.S. and the world to quite the earthquake, shock, upset, headscratcher, statistical outlier, unexpected outcome.
An unprecedented U.S. presidential campaign came to an end with the unexpected victory of Donald Trump!
It was a tough choice – write about Turkey’s latest mess with its ludicrous arrests of HDP parliamentarians or the U.S. election.