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Holocaust Survivor Leads Thessaloniki Remembrance March

Retracing the steps that brought him to the Auschwitz concentration camp 75 years ago, 92-year-old Holocaust survivor Moshe Aelion on Sunday took his wheelchair and joined others who marched in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki to send the...

Vandals Desecrate Athens Holocaust Memorial (photos)

Vandals defaced the Holocuast Memorial in Athens commemorating the more than 60,000 Greek Jews who were murdered during World War II. Pictures from the small park overlooking the Keramikos archeological site where the Memorial is based show some of the...

Two Greek Families to Receive Yad Vashem Medals for Rescuing Jews During Holocaust

Two Greek families have been selected to receive medals for their selfless rescue of Jews during the German occupation by the Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance Centre in Israel, in a ceremony to be held on May 15. Ioannis...

Greek Deputy Under Fire for Anti-Semitic References to Jewish Holocaust

Deputy Education Minister Theodosis Pelegrinis' statements on the Jewish exploitation of the Holocaust, which he believes that they claimed as their own, has been criticized by opposition parties. Main opposition ND spokesman George Koumoutsakos said that the government deputy was forced...

Read the Story of Legendary Zakynthos Mayor Who Saved Jews During Nazi Occupation; Daughter to Visit Israel

Eleni Kriezi-Apostoli (Lena Karrer), the daughter of the legendary late Mayor of Zakynthos, Loukas Karrer, known for saving the Greek island's Jews during the Holocaust, will visit Israel on September 18-21. The visit is being organized by the Israeli...

Thessaloniki Jews Mark Nazi deportation

In a somber ceremony commemorating a dark day in Greek history, Jewish residents of Thessaloniki gathered on March 16 to note the 70th anniversary of the roundup and deportation of the northern Greek city’s Jews to Nazi extermination camps...