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Holy Light Arrives in Greece from Jerusalem

The Holy Light has traveled from Jerusalem and is welcomed again in Greece at Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport. The Holy Light was transferred by plane in 17 destinations. The aircraft flew toward three different geographical sections: the Aegean, the Ionian...

President Pavlopoulos Meets Israeli Counterpart Rivlin

"Europe needs to address the refugee issue in terms of humanity," Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos said on Wednesday at a meeting with his Israeli counterpart Reuven Rivlin at the presidential mansion in Jerusalem. "Europe must never again become a 'dark...

Flight from Athens to Tel Aviv Rocked by Dispute Between Israeli and Arab-Israelis

An Aegean Airlines flight departing from Athens to Tel Aviv on January 3rd was marred by a dispute on board the aircraft. The Jerusalem post reports that Israeli passengers demanded that two Arab-Israelis on board leave the plane. Adamant in their...

Preparations Αhead of Greece, Cyprus and Israel Τrilateral Μeeting

A second trilateral meeting of representatives of Greece, Cyprus and Israel was held in Jerusalem at the foreign ministry secretary generals level, ahead of a summit of the three countries, which is expected to take place on Jan. 28...

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...

Ancient Greek Citadel Uncovered in Jerusalem

The Israeli antiquities authority claims to have solved one of the greatest archaeological mysteries of the area, after unearthing the ancient Greek citadel of Acra. The archaeological excavations in a Jerusalem car park uncovered the ancient Greek monument, a...

Israeli Lawyer Wins 2.9M USD in Case Against Greek Orthodox Church

An Israeli court ordered the Greek Orthodox Church to pay a total of 2.9 million dollars in fees owed to a local lawyer. The sum will cover the costs of cases dating back to 2002. Israeli lawyer Moshe Lipke claimed that the...

Holy Light in Athens on Special Flight from Jerusalem

The Holy Light, also known as Holy Fire, was lit in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem on Holy Saturday by the Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem, Theophilos III, and it was delivered to the faithful waiting...

Greek Atheists Lambast State for Paying 'Holy Light' Transport Costs

The Atheist Union of Greece lambasted the Greek government for paying the 'Holy Light' transport costs from Israel to Greece on Easter weekend amidst the economic crisis. The Greek atheists have sent letters to the ministries of foreign affairs and...

International Organ Festival Travels From Greece to Palestine and Israel

An International music event will be held for the first time in both Palestine and Israel with the hope of expanding, in the near future, to other countries such as Lebanon and Syria. The music event, entitled “Terra Sancta Organ...