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07 07 2012
In the memory of the Aarmenian Righteous Among the nations

      In the memory of the Armenian Righteous among the Nations                    

In the honor of the Armenian Righteous among the Nations recognized by Yad Vashem, 'Jewish Army Chaplains' French organization (JAC) and the National Association of Armenian Veterans and Resistance Participants (NAAVRP) organize a mutual ceremony with the support of the Armenian Embassy in France. According to News.am, linking to Nouvelles d'Armenie, the ceremony will be held on July 5, 2012 in front of the building of Holocaust memorial in Paris.

The presence of Alfred-Fransua Berkdjyan, son of Elis and Ervand Berkdjans, who are recognized as Righteous among the Nations for providing shelter to the family Goldhammer from Coulomb, is expected to be present at the ceremony. Alfred-Fransua himself is mentioned in the book of French Righteous for his heroism, though at that time he was only 10 years old.


The names of 25 Righteous among the Nations from the Armenian community will be declared during the ceremony, and the circumstances during which they expressed courage will be presented. This ceremony is a part of the mutual work between JAC and NAAVRP.
Ambassador of Armenia in France Mr. Vigen Chitechyan and Ambassador of Israel in France Jossi Gal, religious and military figures will be present in the ceremony.         

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