His Beatitude wrote to the Speaker of the Knesset after discussion of the Armenian Genocide was pulled from the agenda.

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His Beatitude Archbishop Nourhan Manougian, the Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem, wrote a letter to the Speaker of the Knesset, the honourable Mr. Yuli Yoel Edelstein, expressing feelings of deep disappointment. The Speaker of the Knesset pulled discussion on recognition of the Armenian Genocide from the agenda, in spite of his Continue Reading →

Israeli Knesset accepted motion to discuss recognition of the Armenian Genocide

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Today the Knesset plenum approved a motion to discuss recognition of the Armenian Genocide. The motion was submitted by Meretz chairwoman MK Tamar Zandberg and supported by MK Itzik Shmuli from the Zionist Union, and accepted by 16 votes without opposition. Knesset speaker Yoel Edelstein advocated recognition of the Armenian Continue Reading →

Letter of Mrs Gefen, coordinator of the Charlotta Chorale of Tel Aviv

We received this letter from Mrs Gefen, the coordinator of the Charlotta Chorale: “His Beatitude Archbishop Nourhan Manougian Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem Your Beatitude: I write on behalf of Charlotta Chorale of Tel Aviv and our veteran Israeli chorus master, Eli Gefen. We are a Jewish classical ensemble of 18 Continue Reading →