His Holiness Aram I Receives the Regional Committee of the Armenian Relief Cross

October 2014 9 October 2014. On Thursday morning, the newly elected committee met with His Holiness Aram I to discuss their programme and ask for his blessings for their projects. After listening to their presentation, the Catholicos thanked and commended them for their project to provide free health care and assistance to the Armenian community in Syria ...

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin donates $100 thousand to Syrian Armenian schools

December 2013 The situation in Syria and the hard condition of Syrian Armenians remain in the focus of attention of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, and the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. The Dioceses of the Armenian Apostolic Church permanently provide assistance to Syrian Armenians through the Mother See. On the occasion ...

Detroit Begins Fundraising for Syrian-Armenian Relief

By Georgi-Ann Oshagan - 16/11/2012 Greater Detroit’s Armenian community kicked off its ongoing fundraising program on Oct. 26 to support Syrian-Armenian relief efforts, as ongoing violence envelops the country’s major cities that have been home to Armenians for hundreds of years. Sponsored by the Greater Detroit United Committee for Syrian Armenian Relief Fund, the event at St. ...

SARF Delivers Needed Funds to Syrian Armenians

Elderly Armenians awaiting assistance in Aleppo 16/10/2012 GLENDALE—The first installment of desperately needed funds sent by the Syrian Armenian Relief Fund (SARF) made it to the account set up specially on behalf of the united committees of the Syrian Armenians by the Holy See of Cilicia in Lebanon. Meher Der Ohanessian, SARF Executive Committee Treasurer, remarked that, “We ...

$147,000 Raised for Syrian Armenian Relief Fund

25/9/2012 YEREVAN, SEPTEMBER 25, ARMENPRESS: The first fundraiser by the Syrian Armenian Relief Fund was held on September 19 at the Phoenicia Restaurant in Glendale. More than 100 people attended the event, including representatives of the leadership of the organizations, which make up the coalition, reports Armenpress citing Asbarez. Sona Madarian, the SARF Executive Committee ...

Syrian-Armenian: “Aleppo is the only city where churches and mosques coexist”

Narek Alexanyan 20/9/2012 Vazken Mesrobian, a Syrian-Armenian now living in Armenia, told reporters in Yerevan not to give too much credence to the alleged relgious factor in the ongoing military battle for power in Syria. Mesrobian reminded members of the lcal press that religious tolerance has always been the hallmark of Syrian society, with Muslims and Christians living ...

Fund for Syrian-Armenian Relief established

24/8/2012 PanARMENIAN.Net - In a joint announcement made on Aug 23, the Eastern Prelacy of the Armenian Apostolic Church of America, the Armenian Catholic Exarchate, the Armenian Missionary Association of America, the Armenian Revolutionary Federation, and the Armenian Relief Society announced the formation of the “Fund for Syrian-Armenian Relief,” that will offer urgently needed assistance to ...

Community Event in DC Focuses on Supporting Syrian Armenians

16/8/2012 BETHESDA, Md. (A.W.)—Concerned community leaders, activists, and members from throughout the Washington, DC area gathered at Soorp Khatch Armenian Church Arabian Hall on Sunday Aug. 12 for an update on the challenges facing Syria’s Armenian community and to explore ways to help support the community and the welfare of individual Syrian Armenians. The Washington ARF Sebouh ...

Syrian Armenians care no effort to ensure the security of Armenian churches

1/8/2012 YEREVAN, JULY 31, ARMENPRESS: The clashes and shellings in Syrian Aleppo city are ongoing. As press secretary of National Prelacy of Aleppo Zhirayr Reisyan told at the briefing with Armenpress, both Assad loyalists and rebel forces are strengthening their position in the country. What refers to Aleppo based Armenians, the condition remains the same, ...