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

Desecration of the Athens Holocaust monument for the second time in 2014
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Desecration of the Athens Holocaust monument for the second time in 2014

On October 30, 2014, the Holocaust Monument in Athens was vandalized with graffiti signed by the extreme nationalist and anti-Semitic organization  “Unaligned Meander Nationalists” (Greek abbreviation: AME). This organization –which declares to be a hardcore radical and nationalist organization and separates itself from “moderate nationalists” of Golden Dawn- has also signed the desecration of the Holocaust … Continue reading

Berlin November 5th 2014 “The jewish past of Thessaloniki. Film evening with discussion.”
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Berlin November 5th 2014 “The jewish past of Thessaloniki. Film evening with discussion.”

Film evening with discussion on the 5th of November in Berlin. We will show two movies on the jewish past of the city Thessaloniki (you can find a little historical introduction to the topic below this announcement). It is a short film of 25 minutes, followed by the main film of 87 minutes. Afterwards there … Continue reading

Agreement signed for the creation of a holocaust  education and research center in THessaloniki
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Agreement signed for the creation of a holocaust education and research center in THessaloniki

THESSALONIKI.- Following discussions with GAIAOSE SA, the organization that manages the real estate property of the Railway Organization of Greece, and the Municipality of Thessaloniki, the Jewish Community of Thessaloniki signed on Friday, December 20th, 2013, a historical day for Greek Jewry and Greece, a Memorandum of Understanding for the development of a Memorial Center … Continue reading

The History of the Jews of Salonika and the Holocaust: An Exposé By Paul Isaac Hagouel
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The History of the Jews of Salonika and the Holocaust: An Exposé By Paul Isaac Hagouel

  The History of the Jews of Salonika and the Holocaust: An Exposé [1] By Paul Isaac Hagouel [2] Abstract Jewish Salonika is unique: the most cataclysmic and momentous event in its two thousand year history is its near total obliteration. The year 1943 CE witnessed unfathomable events of human annihilation that took place within … Continue reading