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Greece Blocks Talat Pasha Committee’s Genocide Denialist Stunt in Athens

Greece Blocks Talat Pasha Committee’s Genocide Denialist Stunt in Athens

Dogu Perincek, leader of the Turkish Workers’ Party, failed last week to repeat in Greece the denialist show he orchestrated in Switzerland 10 years ago.

January 14th, 2015

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Touting Tourism

Touting Tourism

Most people do it at some point in their lives– visit a place for artistic, cultural, educational, health, historic, nostalgic, photographic, recreational, relaxation, religious, restorative, spiritual, etc. reasons.

January 9th, 2015

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EDITORIAL: 2015

EDITORIAL: 2015

This most anticipated year is upon us. Armenians throughout the world will come together to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.
But beyond commemoration, the Centennial of the Armenian Genocide must become the turning point, at which, we as Armenians—the entire Armenian Nation—in unison to not simply demand the recognition of the Genocide, but [...]

January 2nd, 2015

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Prelate’s New Year And Christmas Message

Prelate’s New Year And Christmas Message

The Birth Of The Sun Of Justice
Once again we find ourselves amid the blessed Christmas season, our hearts abound with joy at the dawning of a New Year which brings with it new beginnings, new dreams, and new hopes, and our souls are heartened by the Birth of our Lord Jesus Christ, radiating love and [...]

January 2nd, 2015

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‘Historic Armenia After 100 Years,’ First Guide to Western Armenia, to be Released in February

‘Historic Armenia After 100 Years,’ First Guide to Western Armenia, to be Released in February
January 2nd, 2015

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The DC Life: ANCA Leo Sarkisian Interns Look Back at a Summer of Commitment to Cause and Community

The DC Life: ANCA Leo Sarkisian Interns Look Back at a Summer of Commitment to Cause and Community

The 2014 ANCA Leo Sarkisian Internship brought together a stellar group of strong and bright Armenian women from top universities throughout the U.S. and Canada for an eight week grassroots training session to advance Armenian American community priorities and concerns – a Washington, DC boot camp for the Armenian Cause.
As we wrap up 2014, [...]

January 2nd, 2015

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From Constantinople to LA: Three Centuries of Western Armenian Theater

From Constantinople to LA: Three Centuries of Western Armenian Theater

BY ARAM KOUYOUMDJIAN
This past fall, at a conference on “Armenian Art and Culture in the Ottoman Empire Before 1915,” I presented a paper entitled “Arrested Development: Western Armenian Theater in the Nineteenth Century.” The paper examined the emergence of Western Armenian theater in Constantinople – or “Bolis” – amidst a period of national awakening [...]

January 2nd, 2015

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Houshamadyan Releases ‘Ottoman Armenians: Life, Culture, Society’

Houshamadyan Releases ‘Ottoman Armenians: Life, Culture, Society’

BY HAROUTIUN KURKJIAN
TRANSLATED BY KHATCHIG MOURADIAN
From The Armenian Weekly
This is the title of the volume that Houshamadyan presented to the public as its first publication, three years after launching the website with the same title (houshamadyan.org). Already from a first glance standing out as an elegant volume, it holds in its 270 large-size (28×22 cm) [...]

January 2nd, 2015

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Positive News From Armenia: It Is Better To Light a Candle Than to Curse the Darkness

Positive News From Armenia: It Is Better To Light a Candle Than to Curse the Darkness

BY ARMINE KOUNDAKJIAN
There is an abundance of fowl talk and malice about our Homeland Armenia, which is sometimes justified and sometimes not so. Hereby I would like to report about a very positive educational and constructive TV program which you can watch every Sunday afternoon on Public H-1 channel. This program is called “HAY ASPET“ [...]

January 2nd, 2015

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45 Years After A Journey to Western Armenia—A Reflection

45 Years After A Journey to Western Armenia—A Reflection

BY MITCH KEHETIAN
In 1969 I went to Turkish-occupied western Armenia to confirm a U.S. State Department report that my Aunt Parancim, who initially had been reported to have been killed during the genocide, had died just six years earlier.
With the help of a then friendly state department my assigned guide was a young Turkish law [...]

January 2nd, 2015

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Terchoonian Home Orphanage: A Word from the Sponsor

Terchoonian Home Orphanage: A Word from the Sponsor

BY HERMAN HINTIRYAN
It is hard to believe that we are nearly at the end of yet another year. Before I knew it, it was time to write another newsletter to keep you, the donors, contributors, and Godparents up to date with all that is happening and how your money is being spent at the [...]

January 2nd, 2015

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The Settlement of Musa Dagh Armenians in Anjar, Lebanon, 1939-1941

The Settlement of Musa Dagh Armenians in Anjar, Lebanon, 1939-1941

BY VAHRAM L. SHEMMASSIAN
This year marks the 75th anniversary of Anjar, home to Musa Dagh Armenians situated in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley at an altitude of 950 m. along the Beirut-Damascus highway, near the Syrian border. What was the genesis of this unique Armenian rural town? What challenges did it face during its infancy (1939-1941)? These [...]

January 2nd, 2015

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Dram Drama

Dram Drama

It’s year-end, try-to-write-about-something-big-and-profound, time. Luckily, I was provided with just such a topic courtesy of the juncture and clash of international conflicts with economics.
No doubt you’ve read about the fall-and-rise of the tram/dram (Western/Eastern Armenian pronunciation), the money used in the Republic of Armenia (RoA) and the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic. You might wonder what all the [...]

January 2nd, 2015

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Is Interim ‘Good Enough’ Acceptable?

Is Interim ‘Good Enough’ Acceptable?

No one disagrees that we have significant problems in the Republic of Armenia (RoA). The disagreement is over what they are, how large they loom, and how to solve them.

December 31st, 2014

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