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Greek, Israeli Leaders Lay First Stone of Thessaloniki Holocaust Museum

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and visiting Israeli President Reuven Rivlin laid the foundation stone for a Holocaust Museum in Thessaloniki on Tuesday. "Thessaloniki’s Holocaust Museum is a tribute to the thousands of Greek Jews exterminated in concentration camps," Tsipras...

Thessaloniki Holocaust Museum Construction Under Way

Preparatory work for the construction of the Holocaust Museum in Thessaloniki, is expected to begin over the next few days. Plans are due to be completed in 2018 so that a tender for the project can be held, the president...

Construction of Holocaust Museum in Thessaloniki to Start in January

The mayor of Thessaloniki announced that construction for the long awaited Holocaust Museum in the city, will begin in January. Yannis Boutaris said during a meeting of the municipal council on Tuesday, that the museum "will be a project of...

U.S. Ambassador Pyatt, Tzitzikostas and Boutaris Discuss Boosting Investments, New Holocaust Museum

Boosting investments in Macedonia and the creation of a Holocaust Museum in Thessaloniki was discussed in a series of meetings between U.S. Ambassador to Greece, Geoffrey Pyatt, the regional governor Apostolos Tzitzikostas and city mayor Yiannis Boutaris on Friday. During...

Thessaloniki Mayor Gets Damaskinos Award for Promoting Tolerance

Thessaloniki Mayor Yiannis Boutaris was the second recipient of the "Damaskinos Award" on June 1, 2016, in New York City. The award goes to individuals who have promoted and defended tolerance and cooperation among all religions in Greece. Boutaris...

Greek PM Visits Holocaust Museum in Jerusalem

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Wednesday visited the museum of the Holocaust and paid tribute to the victims of the Nazis. "We are in a place of particular historical symbolism. In my first visit as prime minister in Jerusalem I...

Holocaust Museum to Be Build in Greece

Thessaloniki, Greece's second-largest city, on Friday unveiled plans to build a Holocaust museum to honor some 46,000 Jewish residents deported and killed in Nazi Germany's death camps during World War II. "This is the fulfillment of a historic responsibility for...