Greece

Greece appoints senior official to combat antisemitism

Dr. Efstathios Liantis, the Greek Foreign Ministry’s Special Secretary of Religious and Cultural Diplomacy, has been appointed Special Secretary for combatting antisemitism and Holocaust denial.

Greek Jews condemn antisemitic statements by basketball coach

The Greek Jewish community has strongly condemned antisemitic comments by a former leading basketball player and coach towards the current Israeli coach of the country’s Olympiakos club.

Thessaloniki march held to mark anniversary of first Auschwitz deportation

Two thousand people held a silent march in Thessaloniki, marking the anniversary of the departure in 1943 of the first train taking members of its Jewish community to Auschwitz.

Holocaust-themed “escape room” game shocks Greek Jewish community

A Holocaust-themed escape room game is taking Greek youth by storm, much to the chagrin of the Jewish community.

Greek Ministry of Education adopts IHRA definition of antisemitism

Greek Minister of Education, Research and Religious Affairs Konstantinos Gavroglou announced that the Ministry will be the first in Greece to adopt the IHRA definition of antisemitism.

ADL releases report on antisemitism in Greece

The ADL released a report on Greece that provides a comprehensive look at contemporary antisemitism in the country.

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