Monthly Archives: March 2017

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115th Diocesan Assembly Conference, Kef Night, and Gala at St. Hagop Armenian Church Tampa

Join delegates and clergy from across the Eastern Diocese for Dinner and Dances at Innisbrook Resort on Thursday & Friday evenings May 4 & 5, 2017.

Garden Buffet Dinner & KEF Night

Thursday, May 4, 2017, 8:00 pm—11:00 pm

Tickets for the 115th Diocesan Assembly Dinner at Innisbrook Resort & Golf Club are $50 per person. Buy tickets online here.

Gala Banquet Dinner & Dancing

Friday, May 5, 2017, 7:00 pm – 12:00 am

Will be held at the Innisbrook Resort & Golf Club, as part of the 115th Diocesan Assembly. Gala Dinner & Dance tickets are $115 per person. Buy tickets online here.

Dance tickets are available for ONLY $25 per person, and will be held 10:00 pm – 12:00 am. Buy tickets online here.

Armenian, Jewish Communities to Screen ‘Denial’ to Commemorate Armenian Genocide, Holocaust

As Armenians and Jews around world will gather on April 24th to commemorate Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day and Yom HaShoah, which happen to fall on the same day this year, the local Boca Raton Armenian and Jewish communities are happy to announce a joint program of remembrance with a screening of the film ‘Denial’ at Congregation B’nai Isreal, 2200 Yamato Road, Boca Raton, FL 33431 on Sunday, April 23rd at 6:00pm.

Based on the book Denial: Holocaust History on Trial, DENIAL recounts Deborah E. Lipstadt’s (Academy Award® winner Rachel Weisz) legal battle for historical truth against David Irving (BAFTA nominee Timothy Spall), who accused her of libel when she declared him a Holocaust denier. In the English legal system, in cases of libel, the burden of proof is on the defendant, therefore it was up to Lipstadt and her legal team, led by Richard Rampton (Academy Award® nominee Tom Wilkinson), to prove the essential truth that the Holocaust occurred.

The event is FREE and open to the public. Hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be served. Brief remarks will be delivered by local Armenian and Jewish community leaders. The evening will conclude with a candlelit prayer service.

Please RSVP in advance by clicking on the image below.

AGC Denial Flyer - High Res

Eventbrite register

About the organizers:

Armenian Genocide Commemoration, Inc (AGC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose purpose is to observe and commemorate the Armenian Genocide of 1915 when the Ottoman Turkish Empire systematically annihilated 1.5 million Armenians through a campaign of ethnic cleansing, as well as raise public awareness of all genocides.  AGC is responsible for planning and executing all Armenian Genocide related activities within Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties.

Founded in 1989, Congregation B’Nai Israel is now considered one of the landmark reform congregations in the country. With nearly 1,000 families, a religious school serving over 600 students, and early childhood programs considered one of the finest in the nation, Congregation B’nai Israel, or CBI, is more than just a synagogue. It is a thriving and connected Jewish community, joyfully inspired by tradition and passionately committed to worship, study and repairing the world.

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