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Arda Arsenian Ekmekji
These pages are excerpted from Hagop Arsenian’s diary of his deportation from his native village of Ovajik in Turkey and his harrowing journey to Jerusalem (1915-1916). After months of hardship in Meskene, “one of the most infamous stations of the Armenian deportation,” where he and his family barely escape massacre, Arsenian’s status as a professional pharmacist finally allows him to leave for Aleppo. He and his family ultimately find refuge in Jerusalem – where, in a twist ...Keep Reading »
Arda Arsenian Ekmekji, an archaeologist and historian, is Dean of Arts and Sciences at Haigazian University, Beirut, Lebanon. Her current research project is “Mother Armenia: The Role of Pioneer Women in the Genocide Surviving Process.”
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