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«Օգնիր եղբորդ». Հայաստանում շարունակվում են սիրիահայերի աջակցության նախաձեռնությունները

«Օգնիր եղբորդ». Հայաստանում շարունակվում են սիրիահայերի աջակցության նախաձեռնությունները

Հայաստանում և սփյուռքում շարունակվում են տարբեր դրամահավաքները, ինչպես նաև սննդի, դեղորայքի հավաքումը պատերազմի պատճառով ծանր կացության մեջ հայտնված սիրիահայերի համար: Հայ հեղափոխական դաշնակցության ջանքերով Հայաստանում ստեղծված «Օգնիր եղբորդ» նախաձեռնությունը այս շաբաթ երկրորդ օդանավն է Սիրիա ուղարկել: «Սիրիական ավիաուղիների» մարդատար օդանավով Հալեպ է ուղարկվել 2 տ բեռ` կաթի փոշի և դեղորայք: Նախաձեռնությունը, որ Հայաստանում մոտ երկու […]

Armenia’s Syria Aid Already Being Distributed

Armenia’s Syria Aid Already Being Distributed

ALEPPO (Yerkir Media)—The cargo of humanitarian assistance delivered to Syria by the Armenian Revolutionary Federation-led “Help Your Brother” effort is already being distributed to Armenians and Syrians in crisis-ravaged Aleppo, organizers said. The first plane carrying relief supplies to Syria from Armenia landed safely at the Aleppo airport Monday after stopping for a scheduled inspection […]

Torkom Manoogian, In the New York Times

Torkom Manoogian, Archbishop of Armenian Orthodox Church, Dies at 93 Archbishop Torkom Manoogian, the longtime leader of the Armenian orthodox church in the United States and a savvy communicator who used his pulpit in New York to broaden public awareness of the Armenian genocide, died on Oct. 12 in Jerusalem. He was 93. He had […]

SARF Delivers Needed Funds to Syrian Armenians

SARF Delivers Needed Funds to Syrian Armenians

GLENDALE—The first installment of desperately needed funds sent by the Syrian Armenian Relief Fund (SARF) made it to the account set up specially on behalf of the united committees of the Syrian Armenians by the Holy See of Cilicia in Lebanon. Meher Der Ohanessian, SARF Executive Committee Treasurer, remarked that, “We are very pleased that, […]

First Armenian Relief Plane Lands in Aleppo

ALEPPO, YEREVAN—The first plane carrying relief supplies to Syria from Armenia landed safely at the Aleppo airport Monday after stopping for a scheduled inspection in Erzerum, organizers reported. The plane carrying supplies that were gathered from donors in Armenia and Artsakh under the “Help Your Brother” campaign spearheaded by the Armenian Revolutionary Federation was operated […]

Homenetmen: a Worldwide Family

I have my parents to thank for a lot of things: the roof over my head, the clothes on my back and the food in my mouth. But, these generic things aside they also took me to church every Sunday, taught me Armenian and, when I was five years old, they enrolled me in Homenetmen. […]

Syrian Conflict Taking Toll on Turkey’s Last Armenian Village

Syrian Conflict Taking Toll on Turkey’s Last Armenian Village

I am in Vakifli village, the last Armenian village in Turkey’s Hatay province, Samandag township, near the Syrian border. Vakifli is on the slopes of the Musa Mountain. Over time this village became a neighborhood of Samandag. We climb up to reach Vakifli village, which is a couple of kilometers away from [Samandag] town center. […]

UK Community Transfers Funds for Syrian-Armenian Relief

UK Community Transfers Funds for Syrian-Armenian Relief

 Syrian Armenian Relief Fund Report of The transfer of funds for relief The committee of SARF gratefully acknowledges the generous response to its appeal for funds to help our brethren in Syria. As you are aware the continuing fierce conflict in Syria has disrupted normal life and has endangered the minority communities specifically. The Catholicosates […]

Rose Vartanian: Focus of Titanic Exhibit and Party

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, and the largest exhibit of its recovered artifacts is on display here in Dearborn at the Henry Ford. It’s been dubbed “America’s greatest authentic history attraction,” with hundreds of thousands visiting each year. Over 1,500 people perished that night of April 15, 1912, […]

$100,000 Raised by ARS, Inc. for Syrian Armenian Schools

$100,000 Raised by ARS, Inc. for Syrian Armenian Schools

The Central Executive Board of the Armenian Relief Society, Inc. announced that $100,000 in pledged donations have been received from its entities around the world to benefit its “Fund for Assistance to Syrian-Armenian Schools”. The first installment of these donations will be transferred to the Armenian Relief Cross of Syria in the next few days […]

Big Armenian Heart: An Interview with the ‘Strongest Man of Germany’

Born in Iran to Armenian parents, Patrik Baboumian always knew he wanted to become an international strongman. One of his fondest memories with his father, now deceased, was watching the Incredible Hulk rip off his shirt and magically transform into a green robust monster. At the age of seven, the hopeful athlete moved with his […]

Casual Eatery in Harvard Square Stands Test of Time

Casual Eatery in Harvard Square Stands Test of Time

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (A.W.)—Known for its funky, artsy social culture, coupled with a modern take on traditional comfort food, Leo’s Place Diner in Harvard Square has been dishing it up to locals and tourists alike for the past six decades. Autographed pictures of actors, musicians, politicians, athletes, and singers cover all four walls, which are liberally […]

To Infinity and Beyond: Armenians in the Mars Rover Curiosity Project

To Infinity and Beyond: Armenians in the Mars Rover Curiosity Project

Since the beginning of time, Space has been a source of mystery for man—a mystery they sought to decipher. Thanks to the scientific curiosity of Ptolemy, Galileo Galilee, and Isaac Newton, man has discovered numerous planets, landed on the Moon, and has even captured ancient images of space with the Hubble telescope that shine light […]

Two Armenians Killed in Syria

ALEPPO, Syria (Tert.am, PanArmenian.net) — Two Syrian-Armenians have been killed in Damascus and Aleppo in recent days as a result of clashes between Syria’s governmental forces and rebels. A 76-year-old woman, Adelina Khacheryan, was shot dead accidentally on August 17, while on August 18, a 38- year-old Armenian was killed in Damascus. A spokesman for […]

Romanticizing the future of the Syrian Armenians

During these hot summer days that the US media calls the “silly season,” the Turkish media covers the situation of the Armenian diaspora in Syria indifferently. Oddly enough in Syria, where 60,000 Armenians live, not a single Armenian media organization has appointed a permanent representative or correspondent. Inexplicably, none of the Armenian journalists who wrote […]

Armenian Olympians: Ancient Olympiads to London 2012

Long before Baron Pierre de Coubertin, after a nearly 1200-year hiatus, organized the Modern Olympics of “Athens 1896,” the Ancient Olympics that began in 776 B.C. honored countless athletes every four years, including some famous Armenians. Among them, Prince Varazdat Arshakuni (Վարազդատ in Armenian; Latinized as Varastades), later King of Armenia, was the last known […]

Syrian-Armenians Accuse Reporters in Armenia for Making Unfounded Statements

A group of Syrian-Armenians who have recently arrived in Armenia have taken the local press to task for making unwanted and unfounded remarks about the situation of the Armenian community in Syria. What follows is their statement. A reporter from Armenia, who had recently visited Haleb, , organized a press conference upon returning to Yerevan […]

One Man’s Attempt to Capture Ethiopian Armenians’ Dying Legacy

One Man’s Attempt to Capture Ethiopian Armenians’ Dying Legacy

“TEZETA is a song form famous in Ethno-Jazz. In Amharic (the language of Ethiopia), it translates to ‘my memory,’ but it means much more. It conveys a sense of nostalgia that can be lost in translation,” describes Aramazt Kalayjian, an independent documentary filmmaker living and working in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. His documentary, “TEZETA [The Ethiopian […]

Bourdj Hammoud, 37° C: On the Trail of Ottoman Armenian Treasures

Bourdj Hammoud, 37° C: On the Trail of Ottoman Armenian Treasures

It’s likely many of you have had this same experience: You live far away from your birthplace, in a very different social environment, and when you get the opportunity to return, you are euphoric about the journey. Your imagination takes flight, and you begin to form plans in your mind—meeting friends old and new, visiting […]

Sacrificing good sense on the Altar of Identity – Turkish Armenians at a Glance

The tension between Azerbaijan and Armenia rose once again early this month due to the deadly armed clashes along the border. The confrontation has intensified and the number of fatalities reached nine. Consequently, the possibility of further escalation of the crisis causes anxiety within the international community and among neighboring countries. However, our attention is […]

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