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Holocaust Survivor Vaccinated in Thessaloniki

A 98-year-old Holocaust survivor was the first to be vaccinated against Covid-19 in the inoculation campaign which started in Thessaloniki's nursing homes on Tuesday. Zana...

Oldest Greek Survivor of Auschwitz Passes Away

Esther Cohen, the oldest Greek survivor of the Auschwitz concentration camp, who became known as a "living testimony" of the Holocaust, passed away on...

Greek PM Tells Touching Story of Heroic Aunt at Jerusalem’s Garden of the Righteous

During his second day of his official visit to Israel on Wednesday, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis visited the Holocaust Memorial and located the...

The Holocaust of Greek Jews

Once thriving communities in several Greek cities, about 59,000 Greek Jews were victims of the Holocaust or 83 percent of the total number living in...

92-Year-Old Greek Heroine Meets Jewish Family She Helped Save During Holocaust

92-year-old Melpomeni Dina, from the town of Veria in northern Greece, met for the first time on Sunday in Jerusalem the descendants of a...

President Pavlopoulos Officially Opens New Wing of Jewish Museum in Thessaloniki

The President of the Republic Prokopios Pavlopoulos officially opened the new wing of the Jewish Museum of Thessaloniki on Sunday afternoon. In his remarks, President Pavlopoulos...

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...

How Brave Greek Islanders Saved a Jewish Family During the Holocaust

The tiny Greek island of Erikousa, in the Ionian Sea north of Corfu, has kept a secret for a very, very long time. A...

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...

Thessaloniki Unveils Holocaust Memorial Events

Greece's second city, Thessaloniki, will pay tribute to the victims of the WWII Holocaust with a series of events starting next week. The northern city,...

Israeli President to Visit Vandalized Holocaust Statue in Thessaloniki

Israeli media reported on Sunday that the country's president, Reuven Rivlin, asked that his itinerary for this week's state visit to Greece be changed...

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...

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