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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.

Greek Jews and government officials condemn antisemitic front-page headline by newspaper

Greek Jews and government officials condemned the latest antisemitic front-page headline by the Greek daily Makeleio, which depicted Pfizer CEO Dr. Albert Bourla next to Nazi war criminal Josef Mengele.

Greek newspaper convicted for antisemitic article targetting Jewish leader

A court in Greece has found that a newspaper insulted a Jewish leader and offended illegally his personality by making unnecessary reference to his origin.

Greek President Sakellaropoulou visits the Jewish museum of Thessaloniki

The President of the Hellenic Republic, Katerina Sakellaropoulou, paid a visit to the Jewish museum of Thessaloniki accompanied by the President of the Central Board of Jewish communities in Greece (KIS), David Saltiel.

Greek Jews condemn graffiti at the Holocaust Monument of Thessaloniki

The Central Board of Jewish Communities in Greece (KIS), the country's EJC affiliate, has condemned the latest defacement of the Holocaust Monument of Thessaloniki.

Op-ed by David Saltiel: “Golden Dawn was dangerous, both as an organization and as a party in parliament”

"Let us not fool ourselves though! Golden Dawn was dangerous both as an organization and as a party in parliament," writes David Saltiel, President of the Central Board of Jewish Communities in Greece (KIS) in an op-ed for Greek newspaper To Vima.

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