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Book Review: Children Of Armenia

Holocausts will always have their deniers. But try to imagine a world in which every post-Nazi German government for the last six decades refused to assume any national responsibility for war crimes committed against the Jews, arguing that “lives were lost on both sides,” denying that there had been a policy of genocide in the first place and even prosecuting and jailing German historians who wrote about it.

Ross Bagdasarian Jr. and ‘Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel’

It all started with a daring chipmunk that didn’t nervously scurry out of the way when Ross Bagdasarian, Sr. saw him in front of his car while driving in Yosemite. An intrepid chipmunk that stood his ground and showed his strength when faced with a car in front of him. It’s not a stretch of the imagination to envision Alvin the Chipmunk doing something similar just to prove his fearlessness in the face of danger.

Manas Boujikian Completes $400,000 Pledge to ANCA Endowment

Manas Boujikian, a long-time community leader who, for decades, helped sustain the growth of Armenian advocacy, has completed funding his $400,000 pledge, ahead of schedule, to the ANCA Endowment Fund, marking yet another philanthropic milestone in his life-long commitment to ensuring that collective voice and common aspirations of Armenian Americans are heard and respected in the nation’s capital.

Sing Armenians, Sing

… one moment in our collective history when we came together despite our differences to celebrate our diversified popular culture. On Sunday, December 13, our hyphenated people came from the north and south of the Equator and the left and right of the Meridian to the entertainment capital of the world, to honor the Armenian stars, the modern makers of Armenian Culture, the ones who shone bright center-stage at the Nokia Theatre.