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Greece

Greek Jewish community condemns atttack on Greek Orthodox Patriarch in Bethlehem

The Central Board of Jewish Communities in Greece has unreservedly condemned the attack against the Patriarch of Jerusalem upon his visit to Bethlehem.

Greek President signs decree for the construction of Thessaloniki Holocaust museum

The Greek Jewish community has welcomed the signing of a presidential decree on authorising the go-ahead for the construction of a Holocaust museum in the city of Thessaloniki.

Twitter blocks Greece’s far-right Golden Dawn party account

Twitter suspended on Thursday the account of Greece’s neo-fascist Golden Dawn party.

Greek online publication uses antisemitic tropes against community leader

The Central Board of Jewish Communities in Greece, the country’s EJC affiliate, has condemned a series of insults, containing fierce racist and antisemitic references, launched against the president of the Athens Jewish community, Minos Moissis, by the web edition of the newspaper MAKELEIO.

Athens Holocaust memorial vandalized

Vandals stripped away inscriptions on the Holocaust memorial in Athens written by Elie Wiesel.

Greek Jewish leader awarded German Cross of Merit

Τhe President of the Central Βoard of Jewish Communities in Greece, and President of the Jewish Community of Thessaloniki, David Saltiel, received on Thursday the Cross of Merit of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany for his contribution to German-Jewish cooperation.

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