Jerusalem Armenian Community Embraces AVC 06/15/2015
During his trip to Jerusalem, AVC Founder Dr. Yervant Zorian visited the Armenian Quarter to meet with the Armenian community representatives and present AVC activities and mission. Yervant Zorian had a prolific meeting with Patriarch Nourhan Manougian of Jerusalem. The Patriarch expressed appreciation for the work AVC carried out and noted its significance for the Armenian community worldwide. Zorian also met with members of the Armenian Youth Society and students of the Sts. Tarkmanchatz Armenian School. The participants showed a keen interest in the programs—especially the younger generation. Setrag Balian, a dedicated young Armenian student from Jerusalem, pointed out the need for AVC programs in his community and school. The visit put foundation to a new collaboration with the community and the school around the diverse programs offered at AVC.