• We Remember… We Recognize: Armenian Genocide Program on May 30, 2015

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    Glen Cove, NY… The Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center of Nassau County (HMTC) presents a program, We Remember… We Recognize: Armenian Genocide Centennial Commemoration, 1915-2015 on May 30, 2015 at 2 p.m.

    Under the cover of the First World War, the Turkish government murdered 1,500,000 Armenians, including 500,000 children. Join us as we commemorate the centennial of the Armenian Genocide – 100 years of remembering and honoring the victims and survivors of deportations, death marches, mass murder and resistance.

    H.E. Mr. Zohrab Mnatsakanyan, Armenia’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations and Dr. Suren Manukyan, Deputy Director of the Armenian Genocide Museum and Institute in Yerevan, Armenia, will be the distinguished guest speakers. Rev. Fr. Abraham Malkhasyan and the youth choir from the Armenian Church of the Holy Martyrs in Bayside, NY will also be participating by singing traditional Armenian songs and reading Survivor testimonies.

    A special multimedia exhibit and artifacts will accompany the program. The display will present the history of the genocide, including archival footage and testimony. An exhibit on Armenian Americans created by students from the Armenian Church of the Holy Martyrs will also be included.

    A donation of $10 is suggested. To RSVP please contact Deborah Lom at (516) 571-8040 or dlom@hmtcli.org.

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