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When the Israelites Revolted Against the Ancient Greeks

For a long time, Ancient Israel was ruled by the Greeks. This dominion existed in the aftermath of Alexander the Great's grand conquests. One large successor to his domain, the Seleucid Empire, ruled over the Israelites from 200 to...

Greece Commemorates Thessaloniki Jews Murdered in the Holocaust

On Sunday Greece commemorated the first deportations of Greek Jews from Thessaloniki to the Nazi camps where thousands perished during the Holocaust. Holding white balloons captioned ‘Never Again’, around a thousand people of all ages marched to the old railway...

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, US Condemn Vandalism of the Holocaust Memorial in Thessaloniki

Vandals desecrated earlier in the week a Holocaust memorial in Thessaloniki, a Greek city whose population once had a Jewish plurality. A photo appearing Thursday on the Central Board of Jewish Communities in Greece website showed a red swastika daubed...

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...

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...

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.

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...

Russia to Give Jewish Holocaust Archives Back to Greece

Russian President Vladimir Putin announced on Wednesday that Russia will hand over to Greece the Jewish Holocaust archives that were moved to Moscow after the end of World War II. The announcement was made during a joint press conference with...