ON OCTOBER 21 AVEDISIAN AND BILEZIKIAN FAMILIES WILL BE HONORED AT AMAA’S CENTENNIAL BANQUET By FLORENCE AVAKIAN On October 21, 2017, the Edward Avedisian, and Charles Bilezikian families will be honored at the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Missionary Association of America (AMAA) banquet in New Jersey, for their generous and far-reaching philanthropy in Armenia, Artsakh and the United States. Both families have contributed to dozens of causes, but one of the… Read More

May 9th Celebrations Marked the 25th Anniversary of the Artsakh Republic Defense Army, Victory Day & the Liberation of Shushi The AMAA is proud to have contributed to the development of Shushi. Thanks to the generous contributions of the Bilezikian and Bedrosian families, the Shushi Kindergarten and the Bedrosian Camp have touched the lives of thousands of children since Shushi’s liberation. Children, who have since entered the stream of life in Artsakh… Read More

The following message was delivered by Zaven Khanjian, AMAA Executive Director/CEO on the 102nd Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide by Ottoman Turkey at St. Sahag Armenian Church in Minneapolis, MN, on April 24, 2017 Pursuit of the Iron Ladle Zaven Khanjian Two years ago and on April 24, 2015, the world, well, the world that orbits around us, commemorated the Centennial of the Armenian Genocide. Today is April 24, 2017 Collectively, humanity… Read More

THE TRUTH HAS SET ME FREE The mourning is long over; it is time to celebrate the truth. Zaven Khanjian, AMAA Executive Director/CEO Two years into the second Centennial of the Armenian Genocide, we gather all around the world to commemorate the memory of the 1.5 million innocent martyrs who perished under the Ottoman sword 102 years ago. Despite our miraculous survival and jubilant renaissance both in the Homeland and the Diaspora,… Read More

Easter: Then and Now By Rev. Dr. Vahan H. Tootikian Mary Magdalene went to the disciples with the news: I have seen the Lord! John 20:18 Mary Magdalene is one of the most prominent women in the Bible who became a follower of Jesus Christ. She is named in all four Gospels as a witness to Christ’s crucifixion, burial and resurrection. The most detailed version of Jesus’ resurrection appearance to her is… Read More