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Armenian Language Revitalization Committee Established under the Auspices of the Western Prelacy

Armenian Language Revitalization Committee Established under the Auspices of the Western Prelacy February 21, 2014 Upon the recommendation of the Representatives Assembly and the invitation of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, and the Executive Council, last year a committee was launched within the Western Prelacy to focus on the revitalization and preservation of the Armenian […]

Armenian physician honored by Israel for saving Jews during the Holocaust

Armenian physician honored by Israel for saving Jews during the Holocaust 17:17 07.02.2014 Haroutyoun Khachatryan, a military physician during World War II, has been posthumously awarded the “Righteous among the Nations Award” by the Jewish “Yad Vashem” institute-museum. During the event on 4th February Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Israel to Armenia Mr. Shmuel Mayrom and […]

Armenian-American musician wants to preserve Armenian musical history on film

Armenian-American musician wants to preserve Armenian musical history on film 15:37 11.02.2014 Armenian-American musician Ara Topouzian wants to preserve Detroit’s Armenian musical history on film, hometownlife.com reports. “My goal is to show the hidden story about Detroit, the ethnic community,” said the Farmington Hills resident. “Our music represents sadness, happiness, weddings, parties, picnics.” The idea for the […]

First world war: memories of the last survivors

First world war: memories of the last survivors

Le Monde/The Guardian First world war: memories of the last survivors In a special project with four other Europa newspapers, we talk to some of the few who still recall those momentous events Guillaume Perrier, Steven Morris, Anna Günther, Carlo Bologna and Wojciech Bielawa The Guardian, Wednesday 22 January 2014 18.15 GMT   [Ovsanna Kaloustian […]

A History of Blood Hatred

A History of Blood Hatred

A History of Blood Hatred CHRISTIE DAVIES December 2013 {Picture: Premeditated mass murder: “Les Massacres D’Arménie” (1915) from French newspaper “Le Petit Journal”] The word racism has degenerated into a vague, inaccurate and malicious term of political abuse. A book with the title “Racisms”, plural, gives promise of a more precise historical and comparative analysis […]

Reverend Julie Hoplamazian – An Armenian Priest in the Church of England

Reverend Julie Hoplamazian – An Armenian Priest in the Church of England

Reverend Julie Hoplamazian – An Armenian Priest in the Church of England Hedq.am 15 November, 2013 By Raffi Wartanian                       “When will the Armenian Church address the question of what to do with women who feel called to serve God?” The Reverend Julie Hoplamazian, 34, […]

Australia and the history wars, Armenian edition

Australia and the history wars, Armenian edition Charles Richardson Nov 18, 2013 12:17PM Turkey, as always, resents any official reference to the Armenian genocide. This time it’s Australia in the firing line. The Armenians should be good candidates for western sympathy. A small Christian nation with Muslim enemies, they were also one of the first […]

Sombre ecumenical service for four children killed in Damascus attack

Sombre ecumenical service for four children killed in Damascus attack

“A hymn, soft as a breeze, wends its way across the street from St Sarkis Armenian church, circles round the Roman columns of the gate, and rises over the heads of armed soldiers lolling beside a sandbagged position.” Photograph: Louai Beshara/AFP/Getty Images   Sombre ecumenical service for four children killed in Damascus attack As Arabs […]

The Armenian Orphan Rug: A relic or an insult?

The Armenian Orphan Rug: A relic or an insult? By Michael Doyle McClatchy Washington BureauNovember 13, 2013 WASHINGTON — A rug woven long ago by Armenian orphans is presenting the White House with a tough political knot. Dozens of lawmakers from California and other states with large Armenian-American populations want the rug put on public […]

From the Ottoman Empire to Killarney, Manitoba: the story of an Armenian genocide survivor

From the Ottoman Empire to Killarney, Manitoba: the story of an Armenian genocide survivor   POSTED BY: Jack Garabed, Son of an Armenian genocide survivor (Guest author), 2 Comments , Nov 15, 2013 News event at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. In the photo (R to L): CMHR President and CEO Stuart Murray, David […]

Feature: Armenian climbs the ladder of success

Feature: Armenian climbs the ladder of success   English.news.cn   2013-11-07 21:47:45 BEIJING, Nov. 7 (Xinhua) — Nune Militonyan clearly remembers the November day 16 years ago when she flew thousands of miles to China from Armenia to be with her husband Deng Zhonggang. Filled with hope, she arrived at Deng’s home in Zhanjia village, Yaxi […]

Book Review: The Armenian Table Cookbook

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