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Imagine Armenia Forum in Boston

Imagine Armenia Forum in Boston

April 27, 2017 11:27 am
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — On May 20, for the first time in Boston, Repat Armenia Foundation, in cooperation with Armenian Business Network will host “Imagine Armenia”...

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Armenia’s Heart: Poems … and Nothing More

Armenia’s Heart: Poems … and Nothing More

May 18, 2017 2:15 pm
Lilit Sargsyan in Gyumri Muriel Mirak-Weissbach Special to the Mirror-Spectator GYUMRI — Anyone who knows anything about Armenians is aware of the special role their language...

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Armenia’s Heart: Poems … and Nothing More

Armenia’s Heart: Poems … and Nothing More

May 18, 2017 2:15 pm
Lilit Sargsyan in Gyumri Muriel Mirak-Weissbach Special to the Mirror-Spectator GYUMRI — Anyone who knows anything about Armenians is aware of the special role their language...

International News»

Swiss-Armenian Lobbied for Billions Owed to Holocaust Survivors

Swiss-Armenian Lobbied for Billions Owed to Holocaust Survivors

May 18, 2017 2:12 pm
Emmanuel Tchividjian By Sadie Cruz PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Press-Republican) — Millions of dormant accounts owned by Jewish people during the Holocaust still rested in Swiss...

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Nercessian Presents City of Orphans at Daughters of Vartan Event at Holy Trinity Church

Nercessian Presents City of Orphans at Daughters of Vartan Event at Holy Trinity Church

May 18, 2017 1:59 pm
Dr. Nora Nercessian By Aram Arkun Mirror-Spectator Staff CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Dr. Nora Nercessian gave a talk illustrated with slides about her book, The City of Orphans,...

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Obituary: Al Nalbandian Star of Old-Time SF, Bit Player in Films, Departs City He Loved

Obituary: Al Nalbandian Star of Old-Time SF, Bit Player in Films, Departs City He Loved

By Carl Nolte SAN FRANCISCO (Chronicle) — It is not the big and famous things that give San Francisco its special flavor. It’s not the thousand-foot-tall buildings, or even the glorious Golden Gate Bridge. It’s the people, the San Franciscans, the man at the corner store, the lady who watches out for the neighborhood community garden, […]

Armenia’s Heart: Poems … and Nothing More

Armenia’s Heart: Poems … and Nothing More

Muriel Mirak-Weissbach Special to the Mirror-Spectator GYUMRI — Anyone who knows anything about Armenians is aware of the special role their language plays in their history and culture, and nowhere is this more obvious than in their rich poetical tradition. In Germany, this tradition is not unknown; in the 1970s and 1980s, through cooperation between […]

Recipe Corner: Bulgur, Garbanzo and Green Bean Salad

Recipe Corner: Bulgur, Garbanzo and Green Bean Salad

By Christine Vartanian Datian   Ingredients: 3/4 cup medium bulgur 1 large tomato, seeded and diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 cups canned or cooked garbanzo beans, drained 1 cup canned or cooked green beans, drained 1 medium red or white onion, chopped 1 medium green or red bell pepper, seeded and chopped 1 English […]

Swiss-Armenian Lobbied for Billions Owed to Holocaust Survivors

Swiss-Armenian Lobbied for Billions Owed to Holocaust Survivors

By Sadie Cruz PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Press-Republican) — Millions of dormant accounts owned by Jewish people during the Holocaust still rested in Swiss banks in the late 1990s. That’s when a scandal broke, revealing that the monies were never returned, which led to a lawsuit that eventually issued $1.24 billion to Holocaust survivors and their heirs. […]

Diocesan Banquet Honors Longtime Supporters

Diocesan Banquet Honors Longtime Supporters

PALM HARBOR, Fla. — Two individuals were honored for their support of the Armenian Church and the larger Armenian community at the annual Awards Banquet held as part of the 115th Diocesan Assembly in Palm Harbor, on Friday, May 5. Diocesan Primate Archbishop Khajag Barsamian presided over the banquet, which was hosted by St. Hagop […]

New Ellis Island Medal Recipients Announced

New Ellis Island Medal Recipients Announced

NEW YORK — Earlier in May the Ellis Island Medal of Honor recipients gathered to pick up their awards. Among them were several Armenians. Pictured, from left, they are Frank Melkonian of California, Lucine Mardirosian of Florida, Ruth Bedevian of New Jersey, Ara S. Tekian of Illinois, Joan Agajanian Quinn of California, Garo M. Tertzakian of […]

Dr. Mary Papazian Officially Installed as San Jose State University President

Dr. Mary Papazian Officially Installed as San Jose State University President

SAN JOSE, Calif. — May 4 was a landmark day for San Jose State University and Armenian people. Dr. Mary Papazian was inaugurated as 30th president of San Jose State University (SJSU). She is first Armenian woman president of a California State University and only the third woman president of SJSU. The inauguration event was […]

Former Boston Celtics Legend M.L. Carr Captivates Audience at Holy Trinity Armenian Church

Former Boston Celtics Legend M.L. Carr Captivates Audience at Holy Trinity Armenian Church

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — At 6’6” tall, former Celtic M.L. Carr towered over the podium in the Charles and Nevart Talanian Cultural Hall of Holy Trinity Armenian Church of Greater Boston, as the gathered crowd enthusiastically greeted him with a signature move that he himself made famous, the waving of their white napkins and towels in […]