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Akcam Lectures on the Armenian Genocide at La Salle University

PHILADELPHIA—Before a standing-room only audience at La Salle University, Dr. Taner Akcam, the first scholar of Turkish origin to publish on the heretofore-taboo topic of the Armenian Genocide, explained the historical background and causes of the genocide. Speaking at the university’s Diplomat-in-Residence program (DRP), Akcam discussed how concerns about Armenian independence and the intervention of

AYF Camp: ‘Our Work Is Not Done’

AYF Camp, located in the Angeles National Forest, hosted yet another successful summer camp season. This year, there were seven one-week sessions beginning on July 5, 2009 and continued through August 23, 2009. An astounding total of 750 campers and 150 counselors participated in this year’s camp program throughout the summer. The program consists of educationals focusing on Armenian history and Armenian issues relevant to today, along with a wide-range of activities including canoeing, arts and crafts, archery, rock climbing, singing, and competitive games.