Monthly Archives: June 2013

Come Hungry to This Summer’s Camp Haiastan Picnics!

Craving kebab? Be sure to visit Camp Haiastan this summer for one of the many Sunday picnics being held at the upper camp grounds. The address is: Camp Haiastan 722 Summer St. Franklin, MA 02038 We hope to see you there! Please be sure to tell your friends & families about the AYF Eastern Region picnic on Sunday, July 21. This is a major fundraiser for the AYF and we appreciate all of your support.   Come hungry and we'll see you at Camp!

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Greater Boston AYF to Screen “Garegin Njdeh” on July 14

COME TO THE FIRST EAST COAST SCREENING OF THE GAREGIN NJDEH FILM! The Greater Boston AYF-YOARF chapter and Hamazkayin have come together to bring the "Garegin Njdeh" film to the East Coast. Bring your family, bring your friends. Everyone's welcome!  We especially encourage members of the Greater Boston Nejdeh Chapter to attend as Nejdeh was a critical figure in our organization, chapter and nation. Sunday, July 14 at 7 p.m. $15 at Belmont Studio

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Armenia has a Smell – First Impression – U. Tamar Alexanian

Armenia has a smell.  It hit me the moment I stepped off of the airplane, jet lagged and vowing (once again) to never fly through Moscow.  It lingers on my skin, long after I’ve showered, making me feel like a physical part of this country. Sometimes Armenia’s smell is fresh; my first successful load of laundry hanging on our clothesline, for the neighbors to (literally) see; ten kilos of almost-ripe apricots, over-ripe cherries, baby strawberries,

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First Impression – U. Sosy Tatarian

I am currently sitting on my balcony with a breathtaking view of Ararat and Masis. Although my view of Masis is blocked by some old apartments, it’s still gorgeous - exactly the way it looks in all the textbooks. The mountain tops are both covered in white powdery snow. It doesn’t even look real - it looks like a backdrop of a photo shoot. Honestly, I can’t believe I’m here. The plane ride from Moscow to Yerevan was an incredible experience,

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Where are our Interns Working?

This week, our interns began their volunteer service.  Let's get to know where they're working this summer. Armen Nercesian Internship:  Repat Armenia (www.repatarmenia.org) Mission:  To take the concept of active repatriation promotion to the next level.  With a full time, dedicated staff based in Yerevan and a network of supporters and representatives throughout the Armenian diaspora, our mission is to inform, initiate and actively champion

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