Greek minister decries father’s Nazi salute in court

Greece’s health minister denounced his far-right father for a Nazi salute made during the ongoing appeal trial of neo-Nazi group Golden Dawn. His father — who is defending a jailed ex-Golden Dawn Eurodeputy in the trial — made the gesture during the testimony of the mother of Pavlos Fyssas, an anti-fascist rapper murdered by a Golden Dawn member in 2013.

Greek Jewish Community decries appointment of suspected Holocaust denier to the Supreme Court

The Greek Government has promoted a suspected antisemite and Holocaust denier to Vice President of the Supreme Court. The Central Board of Jewish Communities in Greece condemned her appointment.

Greek Jewish Community calls to make Thessaloniki Liberty Square a place of remembrance

The Central Board of Jewish Communities in Greece called on public authorities to make Liberty Square in Thessaloniki a place of remembrance.

New book on the history of the Jews of Greece presented in Athens

A presentation of the book "On the Traces of the Jews of Greece"  by Anastasio Karababas took place on Monday 27 June 2022, in the garden of the Numismatic Museum in Athens.

Israeli and Greek tourism ministers visit Athens Synagogue

Israeli Minister of Tourism Yoel Razvozov began his official two-day visit to Greece with a visit to the Ioanniotiki Synagogue of Athens where he met with the leadership of the Greek Jewish community.

Abandoned synagogues get new life in Greece

The Jewish heritage sites in Greece once abandoned or demolished or serving other uses, are now slated for reconstruction and reuse as synagogues, nearly 80 years after the Holocaust.

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