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Activists Falsely Accused Greek Bishop of Hate Speech, Court Rules

A Greek court ruled that two human rights activists falsely accused a Greek Orthodox bishop of hate speech and sentenced them to year-long prison sentences that were suspended for three years on Tuesday. Bishop Seraphim, who is the Metropolitan of...

Combating Antisemitism and Fostering Religious Dialogue in Greece

The Interorthodox Center of the Church of Greece has worked to bring Greek Jews and Orthodox Christians together to help combat antisemitism in Greece. By Evan Bourtis Last October, primary and secondary school teachers from across Attica and Chalkida gathered in...

Holocaust Remembrance Day: Alarming Rise in Antisemitism in Social Media

On Holocaust Remembrance Day published research shows that antisemitism is rife in social media. As the world remembers Nazi atrocities and commemorates the 77th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp, German parliament speaker Baerbel Bas noted that...

US Blasts Erdogan for Anti-Semitic Remarks

"The United States strongly condemns President Erdogan’s recent anti-Semitic comments regarding the Jewish people." US State Department

Jewish Communities Welcome Greek Minister's Denunciation of Neo-Nazi Past

The Central Board of Jewish Communities in Greece expressed appreciation for the denunciation by Agricultural Development & Food Minister Makis Voridis of his neo-Nazi past. In a radio interview, Board Secretary General Victor Eliezer had called on Voridis to explicitly...

Israel to Shun New Greek Minister Over "Racist and Antisemitic Positions"

Israel will not work with Greece’s new Agricultural Development and Food Minister, Makis Voridis, because of his antisemitic past, a senior diplomatic told The Jerusalem Post on Wednesday. The Foreign Ministry in Jerusalem issued a statement on Wednesday, saying that...