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Participants at the ANEC seminar on Aug. 23

ANEC Organizes Armenian Teachers’ Seminar

Twenty-three teachers from 8 Armenian Saturday schools from New York, New Jersey, Philadelphia, Boston, and Chicago came together on Sat., Aug. 23 for a one-day seminar organized by the Armenian National Education Committee (ANEC) at the Prelacy headquarters in Manhattan. The program, introduced [more...]

September 17, 2014 // 0 Comments

James G. Sahagian

Sahagian Appointed Associate Trustee of ACAA Endowment Funds

By Bedros C. Bandazian At their official meeting on June 30, the Armenian Cultural Association of America, Inc. (ACAA) Board of Directors appointed James G. Sahagian of New Jersey as associate trustee of the ACAA Endowment Funds. James G. Sahagian Sahagian has been a financial advisor with Wells [more...]

September 4, 2014 // 0 Comments

The July 2014 team

Manuelians Spend Summers Assisting Homeless Families with FCHA

RIVER VALE, N.J.—From July 17-28, Leo and Sona Manuelian of New Jersey led a home-building mission to Armenia under the auspices of the Fuller Center for Housing Armenia (FCHA). Since 2010, they have dedicated every summer to assisting the homeless in Armenia; they have led 5 teams and more than [more...]

September 2, 2014 // 2 Comments

Faculty, staff, and participants of the 2014 St. Gregory of Datev Institute Summer Program

Eastern Prelacy Sponsors 28th Annual Datev Institute Summer Program

From June 29 to July 6, St. Gregory of Datev Institute held its 28th annual Summer Program for youth, ages 13-18, at the St. Mary of Providence Center in Elverson, Pa., with the participation of 41 students and 20 clergymen and lay leaders, under the auspices of His Eminence Archbishop Oshagan, the [more...]

September 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

Rated SR Socially Relevant Film Festival New York is gearing up for its second edition with a gathering at Bettolona restaurant on Wed., Sept. 3.

Rated SR Film Fest Kicks Off 2nd Season with Launch Party

NEW YORK—Following a successful inaugural year with 55 films from 18 countries, Rated SR Socially Relevant Film Festival New York is gearing up for its second edition with a gathering at Bettolona restaurant on Wed., Sept. 3. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet the winning film directors, [more...]

August 19, 2014 // 0 Comments

New York Times bestselling author Chris Bohjalian reads excerpts from his latest novel, ‘Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands,’ at the AGBU Central Office in New York. (Photo by Mariana Mekbekian)

Chris Bohjalian Visits AGBU Central Office in NY

  Best-Selling Author Presents Latest Novel, ‘Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands’ NEW YORK—Critically acclaimed author Chris Bohjalian is traveling across the U.S. on his “Rock and Roll Book Tour” to launch his latest novel, Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands (Doubleday Canada), and the AGBU [more...]

August 6, 2014 // 0 Comments

Manoug Alemian and Talin Bagdassarian

ARF-ER-Sponsored Internship at UN Mission Underway

NEW YORK—The four-week internship program at the Armenian Mission to the UN in New York, sponsored by the Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Eastern USA (ARF-ER), is currently underway. Interns Talin Bagdassarian and Manoug Alemian will spend three weeks at the Armenian Mission, where they will [more...]

August 6, 2014 // 0 Comments

Because last summer was an overwhelming success, the event committee has grown in capacity.

‘Return to Asbury’ Weekend Reflects on the Past, Embraces the Future

Hundreds of Armenians will gather on the New Jersey shore for the annual “Return to Asbury” weekend, which will be held from Aug. 8-10 in an effort to usher in a new generation of Armenians to Asbury Park, N.J. In its third year, “Return to Asbury” continues to expand its scope and will [more...]

August 6, 2014 // 0 Comments

The ANCA Leo Sarkisian Interns with Dr. Levon Avdoyan, the Armenian and Georgian area specialist at the Library of Congress.

The Library of Congress: Where American and Armenian History Come Alive

By Tamar Anna Alexanian When I was applying for the Leo Sarkisian Internship back in February, the blurb at the top of the application said the following: “During the eight-week Washington, D.C. program, interns live at the ANCA Hovig Saghdejian Capital Gateway House, located a short distance [more...]

August 4, 2014 // 1 Comment

Richard Tenguerian with one of his models

At the Forefront of Model Making: Meet Richard Tenguerian

Special for the Armenian Weekly Richard Tenguerian’s architectural model making studio is located in NOHO in New York City. There, Tenguerian and his colleagues create minute versions of some of the most towering buildings in the world, real and imagined. The architectural model making business [more...]

July 31, 2014 // 1 Comment

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