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Looking Ahead: Beyond the Centennial

Looking Ahead: Beyond the Centennial

June 25, 2015 12:32 pm
From left, Dr. Noubar Afeyan, George Clooney, Ruben Vardanyan and Dr. Vartan Gregorian By Alin K. Gregorian Mirror-Spectator Staff   BOSTON — April 24, 1915 has come...

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The Bastard of Istanbul Released in German

The Bastard of Istanbul Released in German

August 27, 2015 12:03 pm
Elif Shafak By Muriel Mirak-Weissbach Special to the Mirror-Spectator BERLIN — For many Germans, the centenary commemorations provided the impetus to learn more about the...

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Turkish Obstacles no Barrier for Karanian

Turkish Obstacles no Barrier for Karanian

August 20, 2015 2:00 pm
Matthew Karanian in Ani By Tom Vartabedian PASADENA, Calif. — Istanbul is under siege. The Turkish consulate has been bombed and the police station invaded by suspected...

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American-Armenian Professor Living in France Tackles Gunman in Amsterdam Train Attack

American-Armenian Professor Living in France Tackles Gunman in Amsterdam Train Attack

August 27, 2015 12:13 pm
Mark Moogalian By David Barrett PARIS (Daily Telegraph) — The first heroic passenger to wrestle a weapon from the high-speed train gunman was Mark Moogalian, a 51-year-old...

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Jewish Community Relations Council of Atlanta Passes Armenian Genocide Resolution

Jewish Community Relations Council of Atlanta Passes Armenian Genocide Resolution

August 27, 2015 1:29 pm
Dr. Vahan Kassabian ATLANTA — The Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) of Atlanta has adopted a resolution commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. Dr....

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Jewish Community Relations Council of Atlanta Passes Armenian Genocide Resolution

Jewish Community Relations Council of Atlanta Passes Armenian Genocide Resolution

ATLANTA — The Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) of Atlanta has adopted a resolution commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. Dr. Vahan Kassabian, Armenian Assembly State Chair for Georgia, presented the Armenian Genocide at the JCRC-Atlanta town-hall meeting on August 18. “It was an honor educating the Atlanta Jewish community about the Armenian Genocide,” stated […]

American-Armenian Professor Living in France Tackles Gunman in Amsterdam Train Attack

American-Armenian Professor Living in France Tackles Gunman in Amsterdam Train Attack

By David Barrett PARIS (Daily Telegraph) — The first heroic passenger to wrestle a weapon from the high-speed train gunman was Mark Moogalian, a 51-year-old professor at the Sorbonne, tackled Ayoub El-Khazzani during Friday’s bloody incident aboard an Amsterdam-Paris international service. Francois Hollande, the French President, has announced he will award Moogalian the Legion d’Honneur, the country’s […]

The Bastard of Istanbul Released in German

The Bastard of Istanbul Released in German

By Muriel Mirak-Weissbach Special to the Mirror-Spectator BERLIN — For many Germans, the centenary commemorations provided the impetus to learn more about the Armenian genocide. Fortunately, several new books have appeared in German which will supply not only basic background information but new historical discoveries. The book Death in the Desert: The Armenian Genocide by […]

RECIPE: Middle Eastern Lamb Kebab Platter with Grilled Eggplant, Tomatoes, Peppers and Onions

RECIPE: Middle Eastern Lamb Kebab Platter with Grilled Eggplant, Tomatoes, Peppers and Onions

Sometimes a party needs music. However, a party always needs food. And this food is sure to get the party started.   Lamb Kebab 2 pounds ground lamb (substitute use 1 pound ground lamb and 1 pound ground beef, if desired) 1 medium red onion, chopped 3-4 cloves fresh garlic, minced 2-3 tablespoons pomegranate molasses […]

Merrimack Valley Genocide Commemoration Program on Sept. 20

Merrimack Valley Genocide Commemoration Program on Sept. 20

By Tom Vartabedian NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. — A commemoration with the theme, “Weaving Armenia’s Story through Music” will take place Sunday, September 20, at 3 p.m. at North Andover High School. The centennial observance is being sponsored by the Armenian Genocide Commemorative Committee of Merrimack Valley, expecting to draw a large number of patrons. Highlighting the program will […]

Cultural Committee’s 20th Anniversary Celebration

Cultural Committee’s 20th Anniversary Celebration

PROVIDENCE — The Cultural Committee of Sts. Sahag & Mesrob Armenian Church of Providence, RI was organized in June 1995. During the past 20 years the Cultural Committee, under the leadership of Konstantin Petrossian, has worked diligently to present many cultural events, including concerts, festivals, talent shows, exhibitions, lectures, movies, as well as presenting many […]

Eric Bogosian to Speak at St. James

Eric Bogosian to Speak at St. James

WATERTOWN — On Monday, September 14, Eric Bogosian , actor, playwright, monologist and novelist will be the speaker at the joint meeting of the St. James Men’s Club and the St. James Women’s Guild. The topic will be his latest book, Operation Nemesis. Bogosian is best known as a playwright, novelist and actor. He wrote […]

Immigrant Kitchen: Live Music and a Tablespoon of Rose Water

Immigrant Kitchen: Live Music and a Tablespoon of Rose Water

By Lindsay Sterling NEW BRUNSWICK, Maine — When my physical therapist, Amin Saab, in Brunswick, Maine heard about my quest to learn a dish from every country in the world, he connected me with his Armenian mother in Cape Cod. In August, she and I sat together on her back porch, overlooking a beach packed […]