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The Holocaust of Greek Jews: When 59,000 Perished in Nazi Camps

The Holocaust of the Greek Jews was the darkest episode 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 the total...

''If There is Any Hell in This World, it is Here,'' PM Mitsotakis Declares from Auschwitz

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, attending the commemorations marking the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, toured the camp today along with his wife Mareva Grabowski Mitsotakis. "I come to this place with great emotion; a place that has been...

The Unimaginable Bravery of the Men Who Saved the Greek Jews of Zakynthos

The Greek island of Zakynthos, also known as Zante, is famous all across the world for its splendid natural beauty and the incomparable hospitality of its warm-hearted people. However, Greece's beautiful Ionian island is also known to the millions of...

Campaign to Save Rare Synagogue Mosaics on Aegina Island, Greece

Mosaics under an ancient synagogue from the 4th century BC, with geometrical patterns and two Greek inscriptions, were discovered on Greece's Aegina Island in the nineteenth century. This major find by German archaeologist Ludwig Ross in 1829 represented an important landmark...

Greek Jews of Rhodes Commemorate Holocaust Victims With Silent March (video)

Descendants of the Greek Jews of Rhodes converged on the island from all quarters on Tuesday for a memorial gathering to commemorate their ancestors who perished in the Holocaust. The descendants marched from the Holocaust Memorial located in the Medieval...