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The Holocaust of Greek Jews: When 59,000 Perished in Nazi Camps

The Holocaust of the Greek Jews was one of the darkest episodes of the Nazi occupation of the country. Once part of thriving communities in several Greek cities, approximately 59,000 Greek Jews were victims of the Holocaust -- at least 83 percent of...

Greek Jewish Group Claims Closure of Holocaust Row

The World Jewish Congress on Tuesday urged the German state to satisfy a longstanding request by the Greek Jewish community concerning the return of a ransom, currently worth some 50 million euros, that was paid to Nazi occupiers during World...

Greek Jews Strategize on How to Combat Golden Dawn's Anti-Semitic Streak

Community leaders already have begun a campaign to educate Greeks about the dangers of allowing a Nazi-like party to flourish, and Greek Jews are trying to figure out what more they can do to arrest Golden Dawn’s rise. For every Jew who lives in Greece, there are about 100 Greeks who voted for the country’s far-right party, Golden Dawn, last spring.

Greek Jewish Community Protest Against Golden Dawn MP

The Greek Jewish community in a letter to the country’s political leaders and President Kaloros Papoulias expressed its “revulsion” to the swearing in of an anti-Semitic musician as a Member of the Greek Parliament. Artemios Mattheopoulos of the far-right Golden...

Greek Jewish Community Protests Against Far-Right MP, Former Member of Band Praising Nazis

The Greek Jewish community sent a letter to the country's political leaders and the President expressing its aversion towards the decision of far-right party Golden Dawn to select an anti-Semitic musician as an MP, after former Golden Dawn MP...

Jewish Agency of Israel to Financially Support Greek-Jewish Community

JERUSALEM (JTA) -- The Jewish Agency will provide emergency aid to the Jewish community of Greece, which is now facing a serious financial crisis. The Board of Governors of the Jewish Agency for Israel on Monday voted to grant about $1 million...

Greek Jewish Community Asks for Financial Support

The Jewish community of Greece might be unable to pay its bills by 2013 unless it receives aid from Jewish organizations abroad, local leaders have told the Jerusalem Post. Benjamin Albelas, president of the Jewish community of Athens, said his...