FAIR LAWN, N.J. — Historian of the Armenian Genocide Taner Akçam was honored at a banquet organized by the Knights and Daughters of Vartan Times Square Armenian Genocide Commemoration Committee on October 25 at St. Leon Armenian[...]

By Lemma Shehadi AKNALICH, Armenia (The Independent) — In the sleepy Armenian lakeside town of Aknalich, crowds gathered for the opening of a new temple on September 30. Inside the vast vaulted stone building, musicians dressed in ivory[...]

POTSDAM, Germany — In the extensive literature of the Armenian Genocide, memoirs of single survivors play a special role. Each story is different, and yet all share certain characteristics; the trauma of the events, separation from loved[...]

MISSION HILLS, Calif.  — The Ararat-Eskijian Museum (AEM) and USC Shoah Foundation are sponsoring a presentation, “The Promise: Contextualized with Testimony,” on Sunday, November 10, at 4 p.m. at the Ararat-Eskijian Museum/Sheen[...]

BELMONT, Mass. — On the blustery afternoon of Friday, November 1, the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) finally unveiled its airy and sparkly new building, erected on the site of its previous center. Hundreds[...]

At long last, one branch of the United States government recognized the Armenian Genocide. Indeed, the House of Representatives adopted HR 296 with an overwhelming number of votes (405-11). For more than 35 agonizing years, the hopes of[...]

  BOSTON — Scholars, politicians, historians and concerned citizens testified on October 7 at the State House at a public hearing before the Massachusetts Joint Committee on Education for a bill that if passed by the state[...]

WASHINGTON – House Resolution 296, recognizing the Armenian Genocide and opposing its denial, was accepted by the US House of Representatives by a lopsided majority of 405 to 11 (and 3 present votes) on October 29. This non-legally[...]

LOS ANGELES — Arpa (Los Angeles) and Pomegranate (Toronto) Film Festivals have slated Ani Hovannisian’s new documentary “The Hidden Map” for their 2019 festivals in November. Prior to any public screenings, “The Hidden Map”[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress) —  Soon a legislative initiative on officially recognizing the Armenian Genocide will be introduced in the Parliament of Moldova, Accent TV reported. According to the report the announcement was made by Moldovan[...]

WATERTOWN — Diana Agabeg Apcar, a woman born far away from her homeland not only ended up representing her country of origin as an ambassador but also saved possibly thousands from death during the Armenian Genocide. Her story is[...]