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Greek Jews outraged by cartoon trivialising the Holocaust

The Central Board of Jewish Communities in Greece has expressed outrage after a newspaper published a cartoon trivialising the Holocaust.

COVID-19 Vaccination starts in Thessaloniki with vaccination of Holocaust survivor

Vaccinations against COVID-19 started in Thessaloniki at the “Saul D. Modiano” Home for the Elderly. Residents and essential staff were vaccinated in the presence of the president of the National Public Health Organization (NPHO).

Holocaust monument in Drama vandalised

On the night of the 28-29 December 2020, the Holocaust monument of the Greek city of Drama was vandalised with graffiti reading “Jesus Christ Conquers” and part of the marble base of the Monument was broken.

Mayor of Thessaloniki joined Hanukkah Celebration

Mayor of Thessaloniki Mr Konstantinos Zervas participated at the Jewish Community of Thessaloniki online organized candle lighting ceremonies via zoom and facebook, on daily basis. T

Greece’s FM Condemns Antisemitic graffiti found on Synagogue, Holocaust Memorial in Larissa

The Greek Foreign Ministry condemned antisemitic graffiti found on a synagogue and Holocaust memorial in Larissa in a statement, describing the act as “abhorrent” and “heinous.”

Greece’s oldest Holocaust survivor, Esther Cohen, dies at 96

Εsther Cohen, Greece’s oldest Holocaust survivor, has died in Ioannina where she lived. She was 96 years old. May her memory be a blessing.

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