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Greece marks departure of first death train for Thessaloniki Jews

Thessaloniki had a population of more than 50,000 Jews before World War II — some 46,000 of whom were deported and killed at German Nazi death camps.

Central Board of Jewish Communities in Greece (KIS) honours the memory of first Jewish mayor of Greece

The Central Board of Jewish Communities in Greece (KIS) honoured the memory of Moses Elisaf, Greece's first Jewish mayor, who passed away in February 2024.

Cooperation Memorandum signed between the Ministries of Education of Greece and Cyprus and the Central Board of Jewish Communities in Greece (KIS)

A Memorandum of Cooperation for the preservation of the memory of the Holocaust and the fight against antisemitism was signed in Nicosia, at the Ministry of Education, Sports and Youth of Cyprus (YPAN).

David Saltiel: “The Palestinians are not Israel’s enemy. It’s Hamas”

The President of the Central Board of Jewish Communities in Greece David Saltiel spoke on the show "Ertnews Update" about the ongoing conflict in the Middle East and the agreement to release Israeli hostages.

Jewish homes in Volos targeted with antisemitic graffiti

Graffiti showing a Star of David and a swastika joined by an equal sign was found scrawled on the outer wall of a Jewish home. The perpetrators also wrote: “Jews = Nazis”.

Central Board of Jewish Communities in Greece condemns vandalisation of Thessaloniki’s Holocaust mural

Unknown individuals vandalised a Holocaust mural depicting the deportation of the Jews from Thessaloniki on Michail Kalou Street.

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