The Armenian Heritage in Jerusalem
PRESS RELEASE Ararat-Eskijian Museum 15105 Mission Hills Road, Mission Hills CA 91343
Hasmik Mgrdichian Gallery Email: Araratfirstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 818-838-4862 or John Chookasian 559- 213-1959
Ararat-Eskijian Museum and The Armenian Cultural Visionaries ArmenianChurch2 Present "The Armenian heritage in Jerusalem" A Lecture by Dr. Abraham Terian Sunday, February 05, 2012 4:00-6:00 pm Ararat-Eskijian Museum Hasmik Mgrdichian Gallery 15105 Mission Hills Rd.
Text Box: The Ararat-Eskijian Museum and the Armenian Cultural Visionaries will host a presentation by Dr. Abraham Terian, The Armenian Heritage in Jerusalem. Beginning with the earliest documentary, epigraphic, and archaeological evidence for the Armenian presence in the Holy Land, Dr. Terian's lecture will survey the history of the Armenian community in Jerusalem. He will review Jerusalem's liturgical, monastic, and theological contributions to the fledgling church in Armenia, as part of the rich heritage of this community that thrived through the centuries as the earliest of the Armenian diasporas. The lecture will conclude with a description of the present situation and a reflection on what the future holds for the community and the historic Patriarchate. -Israel Educational Foundation (US-IEF). In 2008 he was elected a Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia. He now lives in Fresno, California, with his wife Sara. Mission Hills, CA 91343
For more information, e-mail email@example.com, call 818-838-4862 or John Chookasian 559- 213-1959 The lecture will be in English, reception to follow. Admission is free