Two Greek families honoured by Yad Vashem for saving Jews during the Holocaust

Two Greek families have been selected to receive medals for their selfless rescue of Jews during the German occupation by the Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance Centre in...

Greek Jews slam antisemitic remarks by Orthodox bishop

A Greek Orthodox bishop has been sharply criticised by the local Jewish community after he made a series of antisemitic remarks following the Church’s refusal to send him as...

Holocaust memorial in Greece vandalised

The Holocaust monument in the Greek city of Kavala was brutally defaced on March 30, 2017 by vandals who shattered a large part of its marble façade. The attack was...

Greek neo-Nazis retain swagger despite two-year trial

Nearly two years in the dock over an anti-fascist rapper’s murder have done little to blunt the swagger of Greek neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn. The ultra-nationalist party remains the fourth...

Greek Jews hail citizenship decision

Greece's Jewish community hailed a lawmakers' decision to allow descendants of Holocaust survivors to apply for Greek citizenship. The parliamentary amendment follows calls from the Central Board of Jewish Communities,...

Leading Greek politician apologises for past antisemitism

Greek MP Adonis Georgiadis, who is also vice president of the centre-right opposition New Democracy party, has posted an apology on his Facebook account unequivocally renouncing past antisemitic behaviour...

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