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Greek Embassy Commemorates Holocaust Remembrance Day

The Ambassador of Greece to the USA, Her Excellency Alexandra Papadopoulou, hosted a commemoration of International Holocaust Remembrance Day in the presence of His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America last Thursday evening. Holocaust Remembrance Day is commemorated annually worldwide on...

Distrato: Greece’s Magnificent Mountain Village That Keeps Growing

Distrato is an exquisite mountainous village that has managed to remain unknown to the majority. As we all know, Greece is dotted with small mountainous villages, however, most of them have been seeing a rapid decline in their population over...

Distrato: Greece’s Magnificent Mountain Village That Keeps Growing

Distrato is an exquisite mountainous village that has managed to remain unknown to the majority. As we all know, Greece is dotted with small mountainous villages, however, most of them have been seeing a rapid decline in their population over...

Oldest Greek Survivor of Auschwitz Passes Away

Esther Cohen, the oldest Greek survivor of the Auschwitz concentration camp, who became known as a "living testimony" of the Holocaust, passed away on Tuesday at the age of 96. The Ioannina-born Jewish woman, who had had her official camp...

102-Year-Old Patient Recovers From COVID in Greece, Returns Home

A truly miraculous story took place earlier this week in Greece's hospital of Corfu in the Ionian Sea, where the oldest hospitalized patient with COVID-19 in the country not only recovered but broke a national record too! According to Greece's...

Greek Regions of Ioannina and Serres Placed Under Covid Lockdown

The regional units of Ioannina and Serres were placed under lockdown as of Thursday morning due to a spike in coronavirus cases. They join two other Greek regions -- Kastoria and Kozani -- which were moved to level 4,...