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Commemorative plaque placed honouring Block 15 Jewish victims

A commemorative plaque was placed at Block 15 of the Haidari concentration camp where Jews and others were imprisoned and tortured during the Nazi occupation of Greece.

German Minister Michael Roth visits Jewish Community of Thessaloniki

Minister of State of the Federal Republic of Germany, Mr. Michael Roth, visited the Jewish Community of Thessaloniki and honoured the memory of the 50 000 Jews of Thessaloniki who were exterminated by Nazis.

Message from Raya Kalenova, EJC Executive VP & CEO on the occasion of the 200th Anniversary of Greek’s Independence

As the Hellenic Republic celebrates 200 years of its independence, Europe’s Jewish...

KIS president marks Greek bicentennial

"We celebrate 200 years of fights for Freedom, 200 years of Civilization, 200 years of defending high values and ideals for all Humanity," said KIS President David Saltiel on his message on the bicentennial anniversary of Greece's independence.

Greece to take over IHRA presidency

Greece will assume the rotating presidency of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) in April.

Vandalism of mural paying homage to Thessaloniki’s Jews decried

The Jewish Community of Thessaloniki issued a statement condemning vandalism on a new mural on Michael Kalou Street commemorating the Northern Greek port city’s Jews.

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