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Instituto Cervantes to open new centre in Thessaloniki to promote Sephardic culture

Thessaloniki’s Jewish community signed a deal with the Spanish government’s Instituto Cervantes to create a small centre where people will be taught modern Spanish while also learning about Sephardic culture and Ladino.

Greek, Israeli Army Chiefs Discuss Strengthening Ties

The head of the Greek army, Hellenic National Defense General Staff Chief Konstantinos Floros, met in Israel with his counterpart, IDF Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Aviv Kochavi, to discuss deepening military ties between their countries.

Jewish Museum of Greece receives ministerial certification

The Greek Ministry of Culture's Museum Council unanimously accepted the Jewish Museum of Greece's request for the granting of its certification mark.

Thessaloniki Holocaust museum “an extremely important initiative for Greece”, says U.S. Ambassador

US Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt described a plan to build a Holocaust Museum in Thessaloniki as an "extremely important initiative for Greece", considering the key role that the Jewish community has played in the city's history.

Greek PM lays wreath at Yad Vashem

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis visited Yad Vashem in Jerusalem, where he...

KIS issues online album on 30 years of Greece-Israel relations

The Central Board of Jewish Communities in Greece (KIS) has issued an online album marking 30 years of upgraded diplomatic relations between Greece and Israel.

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