2007.08.30 -- Press Advisory on State House Steps

Assistant Majority Whip / Floor Division Leader
29th Middlesex District - Watertown, Cambridge W9

Rep. Rachel Kaprielian and Councilor Michael Ross Urge Jewish/Armenian Solidarity on
Recognition of Armenian Genocide

Thursday, August 30th at 5:30pm on State House steps

Boston – State Representative Rachel Kaprielian (Watertown) and Boston City Councilor Michael P. Ross (District 8) are hosting a press advisory to demonstrate the strengthening solidarity between the Jewish and Armenian-American communities as the they underscore the importance of officially recognizing the Armenian Genocide by the Turkish government in 1915.
The event will feature Kaprielian and Ross as well as a survivor of both the Holocaust and the Armenian Genocide, and a Rabbi and a member of the Armenian clergy, and is scheduled to take place on Thursday, August 30th at 5:30pm on the main steps in front of the Massachusetts State House. Prominent members of both the Jewish and Armenian communities, including Steven Grossman, State Representative Peter Koutoujian, and area municipal officials will also be in attendance.

For more information please contact Representative Rachel Kaprielian at (617) 905-3695.