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Greece

Greece to take over IHRA presidency

Greece will assume the rotating presidency of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) in April.

Vandalism of mural paying homage to Thessaloniki’s Jews decried

The Jewish Community of Thessaloniki issued a statement condemning vandalism on a new mural on Michael Kalou Street commemorating the Northern Greek port city’s Jews.

Greece marks departure of first death train for Thessaloniki Jews

Greece marked the anniversary of the departure in 1943 of the first train from Thessaloniki taking members of the city’s thriving Jewish community to the Auschwitz death camp.

Greek Jews condemn article drawing parallels between police brutality and Holocaust

Greek Jewish body condemns an article by Greek journalist Elena Akrita drawing parallels between police brutality and Holocaust.

Greece commemorates International Holocaust Remembrance Day

On International Holocaust Remembrance Day (IHRD), the Greek Parliament, as well as the country’s Regional Administrations across the country, organised a series of commemorative events, in cooperation with the local Jewish Communities.

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.

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