Since its establishment twenty-five years ago, the Republic of Armenia has not been able to ease the Russian hegemony that was imposed on it since Armenia became the Soviet Republic in 1920. We could argue that twenty-five years is not enough to undo what Soviet Russia did for over seventy years. We could also argue… Continue reading Vertical Hegemony or Horizontal Cooperation.
I just learned that on February 27 Armenian National Institute (ANI) of Washington D.C. has launched “a Turkish Language version of its popular website documenting the facts and acknowledgments of the Armenian Genocide available at, http://www.turkish.armenian-genocde.org” (Ani was established in 1997 by the Armenian Assembly of America with initial funding of one million dollar donation… Continue reading A Much Needed Website.
While writing the two previous Monologues about the ARS Private School in Toronto, I remembered a meeting we had with Dr. Bette Stephenson in the early eighties. At the time she was the Minister of Education in Premier Bill Davis’ Cabinet. Armenian Community Center (ACC) had a very cordial relationship with Premier Davis and also… Continue reading Meeting Dr.Bette Stephenson (A Memoir).
As the oldest chair of the School Board, together with few other old school board chairs, I was invited to a seminar to chart a course for the next five years for the improvement of the School’ curriculum. (I wrote a Monologue about that seminar titled A Seminar for ARS School dated March 10 2016).… Continue reading ARS School Telethon. (Part 2).
This year the Telethon for ARS Armenian Private school was broadcast on Feb 25th and yesterday March 4th, on Armenian T.V program of Toronto. This is a yearly program to raise funds for the school. The Telethon is a major undertaking and involves hundreds of dedicated parents and volunteers who spent hours and hours of… Continue reading ARS School Telethon. (Part 1)