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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.

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...

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...

Israel Honors Brave Greeks who Saved Jewish Girl from the Holocaust

Israel honored on Thursday two brave Greeks – posthumously – for rescuing a Greek Jew during the Holocaust of World War II. Ambassador of Israel Yossi Amrani presented the Righteous Among the Nations medal and title of the Yad Vashem...

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...