LOS ANGELES — The Board of Trustees of the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) Manoogian-Demirdjian School (MDS) is proud to announce the appointment of Arpi Avanesian-Idolor as the new principal of AGBU MDS. Avanesian-Idolor will[...]

By Edmond Y. Azadian Someone should conduct scientific research to find out the secret of the longevity of benefactors. At least, it seems that Armenian benefactors live longer than the average person. To mention just a few, there are[...]

By Hampig Mardirosian YEREVAN — Finally, dreams became reality. On April 4, 2015, at 3 p.m., in the heart of Yerevan, near Republic Square, the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU)’s five-story building was officially and solemnly[...]

By Hagop Vartivarian     ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. – Over a period of more than twenty years, the name Nazar Nazarian has turned everywhere into a synonym for unwavering dedication, solicitous compassion, paternal nurturement, and[...]

Nazar was born in Aleppo in 1925. He received an Armenian education at Beirut’s Armenian Evangelical School, and then went to College de la Salle. He received his secondary education at Beirut’s International College, and then went to[...]

LONDON — On June 26, the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) of London organized an evening of Armenian culture titled Living Memory in honor of the centenary of the Armenian Genocide and the rebirth of the Armenian nation at the[...]

By Hagop Vartivarian ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. – The towns of Englewood and Englewood Cliffs are among the most famous suburbs of the greater New York area. Some of the most influential and philanthropic Armenians in America live here. Let[...]

  (Editor’s Note: In view of a production error in which the continuation of the story did not appear, and correcting several typographical errors, we are reprinting this statement.) NEW YORK — On December 5, the Armenian General[...]

  NEW YORK — On December 5, the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) issued a statement in response to the letter last week disseminated widely by Patriarch Nouhan Manougian addressed to the Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin[...]

  NEW YORK — AGBU is redefining the Armenian experience with the release of The Armenian Highland, the first in its series of interactive e-books designed to introduce readers to Armenian history, culture and contemporary affairs.[...]

WATERTOWN — On Wednesday, May 15, members of the Armenian General Benevolent Union Young Professionals of Boston (AGBU YP) will lead a 5K untimed walk/ run through Watertown to benefit The One Fund. Registration begins at 6:30 p.m. at[...]