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The Jewish Prophesy of Alexander the Great

According to the the Jewish Book of Daniel, Alexander the Great was prophesied 200 years prior to his birth and was to change the course of Judaism forever. By Dimosthenis Vasiloudis In 336 BC, at the age of twenty, Alexander the...

Jews, Armenians, and Greeks Commemorate Genocide of Christians by Turkey

The Jewish, Armenian, and Greek Communities of Western Pennsylvania are holding a historic first meeting to commemorate the genocide of Christians in Anatolia, the Pontus, and Asia Minor in general. This is the first time ever that the three communities...

The Brave Greeks Who Saved the Jews of Zakynthos

The Jews of Zakynthos, Greece's beautiful Ionian island, owe their survival during the dark days of the German occupation to two brave Greeks. Zakynthos, also known as Zante, is famous worldwide for its splendid natural beauty and the incomparable hospitality...

Pfizer’s Bourla Donates $1 Million to Holocaust Museum in Greece

Pfizer's CEO Albert Bourla announced last week that he is donating his $1 million Genesis Prize towards establishing a holocaust museum in Thessaloniki, Greece. Dr. Bourla, 60, said he was donating the entire sum to the museum in his native...

Jews Were “An Integral Part” of Greece From as Early as 4th Century

A Greek inscription referring to Jews dated to between 300 and 250 BCE was unveiled at a new exhibit in Athens, proving that Jews were an integral part of ancient Greece. The precious piece was discovered at the sanctuary of...

A Bottle of Ouzo—and its Connection to Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla

How does ouzo, the anise-flavored aperitif that is widely consumed in Greece and Cyprus, relate to Albert Bourla?

Greece Marks Departure of First Death Train for Thessaloniki Jews

Greece marks on March 15 the anniversary of the departure in 1943 of the first train from Thessaloniki taking Jews to Auschwitz death camp.

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...

How Brave Greek Islanders Saved a Jewish Family During the Holocaust

The story of how locals at the Greek island of Erikousa joined forces to save a family of Jews from certain death in the Holocaust.

Greek Heroes Who Saved the Jews of Zakynthos From the Holocaust Honored

Two Greek heroes who save the Jewish population of the island of Zakynthos from the Holocaust will be honored on Tuesday during a digital event marking the International Holocaust Remembrance Day. The digital event in honor of Righteous Among the...