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Greece’s Jewish community condemns Turkish minister’s Auschwitz comparison to Evros

The Central Board of Jewish Communities in Greece has condemned and denounced the “unacceptable and deplorable” statement by Turkey’s Deputy Foreign Minister Yavuz Selim Kiran, who compared the alleged treatment of migrants seeking to cross the Greek border with conditions at the Nazi death camp of Auschwitz.

Star of David stolen from Holocaust monument in Greece

A monument to Holocaust victims was vandalised in the city of Trikala, whose synagogue was the target of an antisemitic attack a few days earlier.

Greek Jews slam synagogue graffiti attack

Greek Jewish community leaders have slammed the profane daubing of antisemitic slogans at a recently-restored synagogue in the Northern city of Trikala.

Greek fans burn Israeli flag at basketball game

Fans of AEK Athens waved Palestinian and Hezbollah flags and burned an Israeli flag during a game against Hapoel Jerusalem in Athens.

Greece adopts IHRA definition of antisemitism

Greece adopted the IHRA working definitions of antisemitism and Holocaust denial of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA), Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced.

David Saltiel honoured by Italy

The President of the Central Board of Jewish Communities in Greece, David Saltiel, received the honour of Ufficiale dell’ Ordine della Stella d’ Italia - Officer of the Order of the Italian Star.

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