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Classic manti

If you're seeking proper comfort food this autumn you can't go far wrong with dumplings. The Polish have pierogi, Italians have ravioli, the Chinese have dim sum - and in Turkey they have manti. Check out our recipe for classic manti, these dumplings are the perfect dinner party starter These hot, s

OLIVEMAGAZINE.COM - 2017-09-16 15:00:55

Armenian Museum to host 'Scars of Silence' exhibit

The Armenian Museum of America has a new special exhibition, "Scars of Silence," planned for this fall in the Adele and Haig Der Manuelian gallery on the third floor of the museum, 65 Main St., Watertown. Opening reception and gallery talk will take place 6-8 p.m. Sept. 28, with the exhibit on displ

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-15 18:57:01

Angelina Jolie's new Cambodia movie is powerful but Hollywood can never escape itself entirely

Of the various kinds of films to address genocide, the biopic is probably the most familiar. We've all seen them: "based on a true story", popular but prestigious, making a vast atrocity comprehensible through the eyes of an individual. The Killing Fields (1984), Schindler's List (1994) and Hotel Rw

THE CONVERSATION - 2017-09-14 12:33:10

Israeli Blogger Alexander Lapshin Lands in Israel After Being Pardoned by Azerbaijan

Alexander Lapshin, the Israeli blogger who was sentenced to three years in prison by Azerbaijan for having entered the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh, landed in Israel on Thursday. Lapshin was pardoned on Monday by Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, a day after Lapshin tried to commit suicide

HAARETZ.COM - 2017-09-14 09:10:32

Armenian foundation promises digital reincarnation of Saroyan in Fresno

Next year, on Aug. 31, 2018 William Saroyan will be back in Fresno for his 110th birthday, walking around in his house, talking to visitors, and even making jokes. This is not an illusion, but a real and ongoing project crafted by the Intellectual Renaissance Foundation (IRF). IRF acquired Saroyan'

FRESNO BEE - 2017-09-14 20:22:00

USC to host international genocide convention | Daily Trojan

Photo from USC Shoah Foundation The USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research will hostthe international conference, "Digital Approaches to Genocide Studies," from Oct. 23 to Oct. 24. The two-day conference, co-sponsored by the USC Digital Humanities program, will be held on campus

DAILY TROJAN - 2017-09-14 07:40:39

Mitchell: What's in a number?

I grew up in Corsicana public schools. I received an excellent education and had fantastic teachers. I learned a lot. I learned a lot more in college. But in many ways, it is teaching which has taught me the most. When I was in my mid-twenties, I found myself teaching high school at a public school

CORSICANA DAILY SUN - 2017-09-14 19:00:00

Wales ahead of England in latest FIFA ranking; Germany jumps back into 1st

Despite England enjoying a pair of wins over the latest international break, Wales managed to overpass its British neighbour and move into the top 15 of the FIFA rankings released Thursday. Wales jumped five spots to 13th after producing a pair of significant victories over Austria and Moldova to ke

MSN.COM - 2017-09-14 15:11:08

I speak for Fresno's LGBTQ students who feel unsupported

I have been disgusted by Fresno Unified School District President Brooke Ashjian's rhetoric suggesting that those challenging his reckless and ill-informed comments about LGBTQ people were akin to Ottoman Turks and the Armenian Genocide. Earlier this year, I had the privilege to visit memorials conn

FRESNO BEE - 2017-09-13 00:21:00

"Architects of Denial": A Must See Validation of the Armenian Genocide

Painstakingly documenting the Armenian genocide (or what is also known as the Armenian Holocaust), documentary feature "Architects of Denial" goes in search of the sheer acknowledgement of this tragic piece of history. But admitting to these wrongdoings from yesteryear, something the mainstream medi

HUFFINGTONPOST - 2017-09-13 11:20:22

The occasional importance of symbolism

Lost in the perennial news cycles these past weeks, ones that invariably included terrorist attacks, carnage in Syria and neo-Nazis in America, beating up on the US president and Israel and, of course, the obligatory doomsday predictions, transpired quite a significant and important event – The Isl

JERUSALEM POST - 2017-09-13 21:34:00

Raffi Besalyan returns to Cherry Hill

A native of Armenia, Besalyan began his music studies at the Tchaikovsky Special Music School for Gifted Children. He received his Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees from the Yerevan Komitas State Conservatory. In addition, he studied at the Manhattan School of Music with legen

WARRENRECORD.COM - 2017-09-13 15:30:00

Belarus' Susceptibility to Russian Intervention

Lately, Russian-Belarusian relations have seen high tensions. In addition to earlier disputes over energy prices, Belarusian dairy imports to Russia, and Russia's rebuffed request for an airbase at Babruisk, Belarus has been in a sharp economic decline due in part to the collapse of world oil prices

AEI - 2017-09-13 15:20:57

Turkey signs deal for Russian missile system

ISTANBUL - Turkey has signed a deal to purchase a Russian surface-to-air missile system, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced Tuesday, according to the Turkish press. The deal comes as Turkey has negotiated a rapprochement with Russia, and as its ties with the United States and European Union ha

SANTAFE NEW MEXICAN.COM - 2017-09-13 01:00:00

'Survivor Cafe,' by Elizabeth Rosner

Elizabeth Rosner opens "Survivor Cafe: The Legacy of Trauma and the Labyrinth of Memory" with "The Alphabet of Inadequate Language," a harrowing list that begins with "A is for Auschwitz, where more than a million were gassed and then burned into ash. The word that could speak for everything that fo

SFCHRONICLE.COM - 2017-09-12 00:06:00

Disbarment recommended for Glendale lawyer accused of embezzling Armenian Genocide benefits

The State Bar of California has recommended a Glendale-based attorney be disbarred after finding her "culpable," or guilty, in an embezzlement scheme involving funds from a multimillion-dollar settlement relating to the Armenian Genocide. The bar association has asked the California Supreme Court to

LA TIMES - 2017-09-12 21:45:00

WCIT 2019 | Rethinking the center | Yerevan

CHALLENGE In 2014 Maeutica helped UITE to present Armenia at World Congress on Information Technology 2014 in Mexico as an applicant to host the congress in 2019. The Why Armenia video clip along with the speech won jury's hearts and Armenia was chosen to host WCIT-19. The next challenge set for Ma

RETAILDESIGNBLOG.NET - 2017-09-12 21:07:31

Flying the flag for Azerbaijan: The story of FK Qarabag

Pic credit: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:The_national_flag_of_Azerbaijan.jpg The letter was out of the blue and did not mince its words. From the offices of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan, there was something sinister about the instructions, albeit offset by

THESETPIECES.COM - 2017-09-12 08:39:23

Amid public pressure, FUSD will consider discipline of Ashjian after LGBT remarks

The Fresno Unified school board will discuss next month whether to demote, censure or otherwise discipline president Brooke Ashjian, after he made controversial comments about the LGBT community. Following pressure from gay rights groups and local faith leaders, the district said in a statement Mon

FRESNO BEE - 2017-09-12 01:37:00

Will Iraqi Kurdish Independence Referendum Further Roil the Middle East?

The Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) President in June 2017 announced September 25 as the day for a referendum on independence from the rest of Iraq. In August, U.S. Central Command Head Gen. Joseph Votel and Defense Secretary James Mattis separately sat down with Kurdish president Masoud B

JUANCOLE.COM - 2017-09-12 01:15:00