public event in Athens March 3rd: “Holocaust and Memory”
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public event in Athens March 3rd: “Holocaust and Memory”

  MEGARON PLUS In collaboration with the Jewish Museum of Greece Speakers: Annette Wieviorka, Historian, Emeritus Research Director at CNRS (IRICE, Paris1 Panthéon-Sorbonne) Mark Weitzman, Director of Government Affairs, Simon Wiesenthal Center. Chair of the Committee on Holocaust Denial and Antisemitism, International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) Odette Varon-Vassar, Historian, Professor at the Hellenic Open University … Continue reading

British Embassy commemorates the International Holocaust Remembrance  day in Thessaloniki, Greece
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British Embassy commemorates the International Holocaust Remembrance day in Thessaloniki, Greece

On the occasion of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day commemorated worldwide on 27 January, the British Embassy co-organised with the Jewish Community in Thessaloniki a series of events in memory of the Jews of Thessaloniki victims and survivors of the Holocaust, on 24 January 2015. The events were under the auspices of the UK International … Continue reading

“antiracist” leftwing website posts antisemitic article
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“antiracist” leftwing website posts antisemitic article

Via GrassrootReuter and Against Antisemitism (with much thanks to glykosymoritis for translation help): “Expel Racism” is a Greek anti-fascist website, dedicated to fighting racism.  But, as GrassrootReuter points out, they don’t recognize antisemitism when they see it, and even worse – seem to agree with it. The site recently posted an article about the father of former … Continue reading

December 23rd 2014: Desecration of the Jewish cemetery of Larisa
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December 23rd 2014: Desecration of the Jewish cemetery of Larisa

On December 23rd, 2014, the Jewish Cemetery of Larissa was vandalized with anti-Semitic graffiti signed by “Larissa Skins”. The Central Board of Jewish Communities in Greece issued the following Press Release: “The Central Board of Jewish Communities in Greece, the Jewish Community of Larissa, and the Greek Jewry express their sorrow and indignation and strongly … Continue reading

Greek Jewish local organization slams politician for claiming that the Jews do not pay taxes
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Greek Jewish local organization slams politician for claiming that the Jews do not pay taxes

The leader of the right-wing anti-austerity party «Independent Greeks», Panos Kammenos, claimed during an interview on Monday on the Antenna television channel that only the Orthodox Church pays taxes in Greece but not the Buddhists, the Jews and the Muslims (see video in Greek below, 6’-7’). The rumor that the Greek Jews do not pay … Continue reading