Topic: diaspora

By Mihran Aroian Special to the Mirror-Spectator YEREVAN — Two years ago, the Office of the High Commissioner for Diaspora Affairs launched a program to engage the Armenian diaspora in the growth and strengthening of Armenia. The program[...]

BETHLEHEM, West Bank, Palestine (Facebook page of Chancellor Fr. Koryoun Hovnan Baghdasaryan) — On July 15, US President Joe Biden visited the Armenian Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem and had a meeting with Armenian Patriarch of[...]

By Gary Gyultemiryan Special to the Mirror-Spectator Tensions between people in their homelands and their respective diasporas are not unusual. Israel and Armenia are no exceptions. I use Israel as an example because of its similar[...]

By Vahan Zanoyan The resources of the entire Armenian nation are required to pull Armenia out of the severe crisis created by the defeat in the 44-day war. In fact, it is not difficult to imagine that had the resources of the entire[...]

BROOKLYN, N.Y. – In July 2018, a group of Armenian artists residing in Brooklyn, New York, formed Armenian Creatives to fulfill “an urgent need for togetherness . . . to hold a space that we couldn’t find prior.” Ever since the[...]

By Marine Petrossian In December, my essay “The Turkish Border Has Gotten Closer to Me” was published in the Mirror-Spectator. When writing the piece, I mostly had in mind American readers whose ancestors had lived in Western[...]

Undoubtably, Armenians all over the world are devastated by the 44-day war that resulted in the defeat of Artsakh and Armenia, pitted against an overwhelmingly large combined army of Azerbaijanis, Turks and jihadists equipped with greatly[...]

By Maydaa Nadar Special to the Mirror-Spectator Cairo — Without a doubt, the Armenians who came to Egypt enriched Egyptian heritage and culture. Parallel to their achievements and appreciated works, many of them, their sons, and their[...]

The R. H. Nikol Pashinyan Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia Yerevan, Armenia Dear Mr. Pashinyan, In 1951 Israel had barely emerged from an existential struggle to create Jewish state in the middle of an ocean of enemies. Yet in the[...]

By Artsvi Bakhcinyan Special to the Mirror-Spectator YEREVAN/OSLO – Professor Eric Papazian, 80, lives in Bærum outside Oslo. He has a master’s degree in philology with Scandinavian as the main subject. For almost 40 years, he has[...]