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Thessaloniki: The Undisputed Capital of Greek Sweets

Thessaloniki Capital of Greek Sweets

Jewish Mural Vandalized in Thessaloniki, Greece

On Sunday evening, a Jewish Holocaust mural in Greece's second largest city, Thessaloniki, was vandalised once more. Unknown perpetrators defaced the mural with the...

Girl From Thessaloniki, Greece Shot Dead in Israel by Hamas

A young woman born in Thessaloniki, Greece was found dead as a result of the Hamas attack on Israel's Supernova music festival. In total, more...

The Fascinating History of Romaniote Jews in Greece’s Ioannina

“The Romaniote Jewish Community of Ioannina: A Journey Through Time and Two Nations” was the subject of a fascinating webinar recently.

The Great Fire of Thessaloniki that Completely Changed the City

The Great Fire of Thessaloniki, which broke out on August 18, 1917, completely changed the city's appearance and path of development. This catastrophe was...

Jews in Greece Commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day

On the eve of International Holocaust Remembrance Day on January 27, the Central Board of Jewish Communities in Greece (KIS) has said that the responsibility...

Greece, US Condemn Vandalism of the Holocaust Memorial in Thessaloniki

Vandals desecrated earlier in the week a Holocaust memorial in Thessaloniki, a Greek city whose population once had a Jewish plurality. A photo appearing Thursday...

The Greek Jew of Thessaloniki Who Turned Executioner for the Nazis

This is the story of a Greek Jew of Thessaloniki called Vital Hasson who collaborated with the Nazis during WWII.  By Sarah Abrevaya Stein I learned...

Jews Were “An Integral Part” of Greece From as Early as 4th Century

A Greek inscription referring to Jews dated to between 300 and 250 BCE was unveiled at a new exhibit in Athens, proving that Jews...

‘Cloudy Sunday’: The Untold Story of Jewish Greeks in Thessaloniki

The moving film "Cloudy Sunday," which was released in 2021, tells the poignant and tragic story of the Greek-Jewish population of Thessaloniki during WWII. Cloudy...