Jewish Community of Thessaloniki

Strengthening Ties, Greek Officials to Visit Melbourne

The Minister of Macedonia and Thrace, Giorgos Orfanos and the Mayor of the northern port city of Thessaloniki, Giannis Boutaris are planning a visit to Australia this month. Orfanos is planning on traveling to Melbourne, Australia on November 19, accompanied...

Germany Rejects War Reparation Claims of Greek Jews

On Wednesday, Germany rejected the claim of Thessaloniki’s Greek Jewish Community  regarding the return of a ransom which appears to have been paid during the Nazi occupation of Greece in World War II. A German official of the finance ministry stated...

Thessaloniki's Jewish Community Suing Germany

The Greek Jewish community of Thessaloniki has decided to sue the German state for the return of a ransom which appears to have been paid during the Nazi occupation of Greece in World War II. As the president of Thessaloniki’s...

Holocaust Survivors Receive Graduation Certificates

According to the Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA), 157 graduation certificates were found in a school in Greece. The students who were to receive them had either fled the country during the Holocaust or been sent to Nazi concentration camps....

Monument In Memory of the Holocaust Victims to Be Built in Thessaloniki

A plate depicting the names of the Jewish martyrs of Thessaloniki that were led to German concentration camps and were brutally murdered will be offered to the large Greek city by Germany. The monument will be positioned in Eleftheria...