Mayors From Across the World Gather in Greece to Combat Anti-Semitism
Mayors from across the world are gathering in Greece for a major conference on combating antisemitism that kicks off on Wednesday in Athens. Among participants from fifty-three cities and twenty-three countries is the mayor of New York Eric Adams. The 2022...
The Kyrie Irving Controversy
The Kyrie Irving controversy is electric. He is now suspended, but will it continue to unfold? By Mathew Quest Many do not realize why the Brooklyn Nets and the National Basketball Association (NBA) have hesitated for so long to discipline and...
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...