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John Hovhannes Mardirossian to Speak About The Armenian Genocide

John Hovhannes Mardirossian to speak about “The Armenian Genocide, the first genocide of the 20th century” at the Livingston Historical Society monthly meeting. Credits: Livingston Historical Society

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The public is invited to attend the Livingston Historical Society monthly meeting Monday, Nov. 23 at 7:30 p.m. at the Hillside Avenue Community Center, where John Hovhannes Mardirossian to speak about “The Armenian Genocide, the first genocide of the 20th century.”

The greatest atrocity that took place against civilians during World War I was the Armenian Genocide. An estimated 1,500.000 Armenians, more than half of the Armenian population living on its historic homeland, were destroyed on the orders of the Turkish leaders of the Ottoman Empire during the years 1915-1923.

Mardirossian has been active in many community organizations since he arrived in US in 1969 from Beirut Lebanon. He served as the principal of St. Mary’s Armenian Araradian Saturday school for many years and has been serving as a choir member at St. Mary’s church in Livingston, New Jersey since 2001.

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This year he served on Armenian Genocide Centennial Committee for Eastern US and served as program committee member for Armenian Genocide commemoration event at Drew University. Also supported Genocide Centennial Events for Jewish Federation of Greater Metro West, NJ at the JCC Metro West, in Whippany, NJ and participated in the Kean University and the College of St. Elizabeth Genocide Centennial Programs.

Mardirossian stated, “Being the Son of The Armenian Genocide survivors, I do feel obliged to speak-up to the world the atrocities that the Turkish Ottoman Empire's leaders committed against innocent people, just because of their ethnicity and religious beliefs and through public awareness, to prevent future genocides in the world

The public is invited to attend free of charge, however donations will be accepted to continue funding future informative programs. Refreshments will be served.

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