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The Greek Jews Who Boxed for Their Lives to Survive Nazi Camps

Two Greek Jewish boxers from Thessaloniki, who survived Nazi concentration camps after being forced to beat other prisoners in the ring, are featured in the new podcast "Holocaust Histories." The five episodes highlight different boxers from across Europe who were...

Greek-Jewish Holocaust Survivor’s Letter Buried in Auschwitz Uncovered

A Greek-Jewish Holocaust survivor's letter buried in Auschwitz and revealing an astonishing story of human perseverance and courage was restored as a testament to the crimes committed by the Nazi regime. In 1944, Marcel Nadjari, a Greek Jew who was...

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Leads This Year’s ”March of The Living”

The Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople and New Rome, Bartholomew I and Greece’s Speaker of the House Nikolaos Voutsis led this year's thirty-first ”March of The Living” in Poland, to honor the victims of the Holocaust. This year's event is dedicated...

On This Day October 7, 1944: The Greek Revolt at Auschwitz [video]

On this day in 1944 during WWII a group of Jewish Greeks held prisoner at the Auschwitz-Birkenau Nazi concentration camp organized a revolt -- the only one of its kind documented until this day -- against their Nazi captors. By...

Cypriot Delegation in Efforts to Honor Holocaust Victims

A populous delegation representing the Republic of Cyprus contributes and participates in an international initiative to express solidarity, respect and honor the millions of Holocaust victims, condemning anti-Semitism, racism and xenophobia, wherever it comes from, underlined a Foreign Affairs press...

President Papoulias to Visit Poland

The President of the Greek Republic, Karolos Papoulias, will make an official visit to Poland on July 8-9, according to the Presidency’s announcement. During the first day, Papoulias will hold talks with his counterpart, Bronislaw Komorowski, and with the country’s...