American Holidays

Happy 4th of July!

Much appreciation to everyone who sent messages of congratulations as we celebrated this year’s Fourth of July, marking the 244th anniversary of the founding of the United States.  In case you missed it, here are the links to our virtual celebration and the text of my remarks is below. Hello and welcome to our virtual celebration marking the 244th anniversary …

In Pursuit of Peace: Honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

Many of our American holidays can be quite familiar to Armenians. For instance, while we might celebrate Christmas on different days, Armenians and Americans enjoy some similar traditions, from Santa Claus or “Dzmer Pap” to festive Christmas décor, trees, lighting, and music. But every January, after our Christmas trees have been taken down and the New Year’s confetti finally cleaned …