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Greece Assumes Presidency of Holocaust Remembrance Alliance

Greece assumed the annual presidency of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IRHA) in a special online event on Thursday.

Greece Condemns Vandalism of Thessaloniki’s Jewish Mural

Greece condemned the vandalism of a street mural in Thessaloniki which depicts the extermination of the city's Jews in Nazi camps.

''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...

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...

Ancient Greeks the Biblical Philistine Enemies of Jews, DNA Study Claims

The infamous Philistines, the enemies of the Hebrews in the Christian Bible, were likely ancient Greeks who had migrated to their land, a new study claims. Scientists of the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History in Jena,...

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Leads This Year’s ”March of The Living”

The Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople and New Rome, Bartholomew I and Greece’s Speaker of the House Nikolaos Voutsis led this year's thirty-first ”March of The Living” in Poland, to honor the victims of the Holocaust. This year's event is dedicated...

Thousands Honor Greek Victims of the Holocaust in ”March of The Living”

The 31st ''March of the Living'' taking place in Poland on Thursday, honors the thousands of Greek citizens who died in Nazi Germany's concentration camps during the Holocaust of World War II. On Yom Hashoah day, or the Day of...

Thousands March in Thessaloniki in Memory of Holocaust Victims (video)

A silent march was held on Sunday to mark the 76th year since the departure of the first "death trains" which carried Thessaloniki Jews to their doom at the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp. At least two thousand people gathered at Thessaloniki's...

Thessaloniki's Modiano Market To Be Completely Renovated

  The Central Council of Greece's Contemporary Monuments decided earlier this week to approve an architectural team's plan to renovate the historic Modiano Market in Thessaloniki. According to Morpho Papanikolaou, one of the architects who designed the project, the construction will take...