Topic: Tribute

By Peter Balakian I first met Robert Fisk at a bar at the Hilton in midtown Manhattan on an early spring day in 1997. He had gotten interested in the national petition drive I had started with Robert Jay Lifton. My friend Robert Lifton —[...]

DUBLIN, Ireland (Combined Sources) — Robert Fisk, a veteran Middle East correspondent for The Independent and the most celebrated journalist of his era, died on October 30 after an illness. He was 74. Fisk was renowned for his courage in[...]

BOSTON — By now, most readers of the Mirror-Spectator, particularly those who live in the Boston area have heard that oudist and singer Harry Minassian passed away this June. Amongst all the other bad news of the year 2020, the Armenian[...]

With the passing of Karen Vardanyan, Armenia has lost a dedicated citizen, a creative engineer, an indefatigable organizer and passionate educator, a fine human being. He died on July 10 in Yerevan at age 57. Karen Vardanyan was a pioneer[...]

By Fr. Karekin Kasparian Note: This talk was originally given in 1999 on the occasion of Der Dajad concluding his pastorate at St. James and getting ready to move to Armenia. I have known Der Dajad for 47 years and have watched him grow[...]