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    Karnig Sarkissian Returns to Philadelphia for Eternal…

    The Philadelphia "Sebouh" AYF chapter will be hosting their Eternal Flame event the weekend of Aug. 21-24, 2014. The highlight of the weekend? The return of singer Karnig Sarkissian to the city of brotherly love. Sarkissian will put

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    Photos from Eternal Flame in Providence, RI

    The Eternal Flame hit Providence, Rhode Island, on June 28. After a vigil at the Armenian Genocide monument, supporters marched to the State House and had a ceremony featuring state officials, Armenian activists and the rapper R-Mean

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    AYF-YOARF Senior Olympics Set for Detroit Labor Day…

    The 81st annual AYF-YOARF Senior Olympic Games are set to take place Aug. 28-Sept. 1, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Olympics Steering Committee has been working tirelessly to produce a fun-filled and memorable weekend for all who

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    Eternal Flame Hits Providence June 28 to Light WaterFire

    Please join us on Saturday June 28th @ 6:30 pm at North Burial Grounds at the Armenian Martyrs Monument in Providence where we will have service followed by the lighting of the Eternal Flame. Then we will be marching to the State

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    Donate to Camp Javakhk 2014 Today!

    The 2014 Camp Javakhk Program is set to take place in July. The Central Camp Javakhk Committee has camps set for Akhaltskha and Akhalkalak to welcome 200 Javakhktsi youth this summer. Each year we make an effort to take in more campers

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    AYF-YOARF Action Alert for Kessab

    Sireli Ungerner, On Friday, March 21, 2014, armed rebels associated with Al-Qaeda’s al-Nusra Front, Sham al-Islam, and Ansar al-Sham crossed the Turkish border into Syria and attacked the Armenian-populated town of Kessab. Snipers

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    Save the Date! Camp Haiastan Tribute Weekend July…

    AYF-YOARF Central Camp Committee and the Camp Haiastan Board of Directors encourage you to save these dates for an exciting summer celebrating Camp Haiastan. Camp Haiastan Tribute Weekend July 26, 2014 Gala Celebration Dinner Dance;

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    AYF-YOARF Celebrates International Women’s Day…

    Sireli Ungerner, International Women's Day (IWD) is commemorated on March 8, celebrating the economic, political, and social achievements of women in the past, present, and future. IWD is officially recognized by the United Nations

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    AYF-YOARF ER Condemns Actions of Azeri Military Forces

    Sireli Ungerner, It has recently come to our attention that Azeri military forces have been violating the proclaimed cease-fire on the Azerbaijan-Kharabagh border, as explained in the following articles: http://asbarez.com/118654/another-karabakh-soldier-killed-ahead-of-talks/

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    80th Annual AYF-YOARF Convention

    The 80th Annual AYF-YOARF Eastern Region Convention was held from December 26-30, 2013 in Westborough, MA. About 40 senior members from the Eastern Region attended to evaluate the current state of the organization, reflecting on the

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    AYF Interns Visit Camp Javakhk – U. Dalita Getzoyan

    AYF Interns Visit Camp Javakhk By Dalita Getzoyan On Saturday, July 19, we visited Camp Javakhk! We were very fortunate to have this experience and we were also very happy to see what has been accomplished in this region. The Javakhk

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    A Day at Camp Javakhk – U. Karin Yeni-Komshian

    We started off the third day of Camp Javakhk by taking the campers to the field where we taught them a new Armenian dance. They learned the shoorchbar dance very quickly so after heating up outside, we went back in for a painting

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    Nothing Better Than Camp Javakhk – U. Vahe Boghosian

    A small centre – the right side children, the left side parents – in the middle with a nervous counselor, myself. Welcome to the first day of Camp Javakhk. It only took a few minutes in the same room with 30 eight to thirteen

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    Reflections from Our First Day – U. Haigan Tcholakian

    Mornings in Akhalkalak are nothing short of incredible. Everyone should be so lucky as to wake up to a mountain topped with lush, green trees, fedbanir, hatz, havgit, mees, and tea by a lively Russian woman who hardly speaks Armenian

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    Donate to Camp Javakhk 2014 Today!

    The 2014 Camp Javakhk Program is set to take place in July. The Central Camp Javakhk Committee has camps set for Akhaltskha and Akhalkalak to welcome 200 Javakhktsi youth this summer. Each year we make an effort to take in more campers

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    Their Legacy Lives on in Javakhk – U. Patil…

    In 2011, U. Verginie and I had the opportunity to visit Javakhk as part of the Armenian Youth Federation Western Region Youth Corps program. This year we both had the privilege of participating in Armenian Relief Society Camp Javakhk

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    The Agoomp – U. Verginie Touloumian

    After being uprooted from ancestral lands for various reasons, Armenian refugees were scattered and formed an Armenian diaspora. In order to ensure that the Armenian’s in these newly formed communities stayed together one of the

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    Javakhk Round 2 – U. Raffi Rachdouni

    The next time you begin to doubt your capabilities, envision the life-changing experience you may have missed out on by not taking that brave step. Imagine that instead of thinking you're mediocre and your actions meaningless to others,

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    Today a kid puked on me. – U. Mary Daniel

    Today a kid puked on me. That’s not all, 4 kids cried in the first 20 minutes of camp and I broke up 6 fights throughout the day. Needless to say, this wasn’t the easiest day of my life; being the first time I’ve ever worked

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    From Javakhk to America, Hello. – U. Adam Aktchian

    Being involved in the 2012 Javakhk Jampar was by far my most rewarding life experience to date.  Living together with new and old friends in an unfamiliar environment and creating lifelong ties was just scratching the surface of

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