Thessaloniki strives to revive its Jewish past, but encounters a new form of anti-Semitism
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Thessaloniki strives to revive its Jewish past, but encounters a new form of anti-Semitism

  «Another site [in Thessaloniki] is the Jewish Martyrs’ Square, occupying a plot donated by the Jewish Community of Thessaloniki, which has a number of offices responsible for specific sectors (running the synagogues and school, welfare, medical care). The street sign identifying the square is vandalized so often, the Jewish Community’s technical office always keeps … 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

Thessaloniki: PAOK sport fans attacked the local Golden Dawn office. 46 arrests by the police
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Thessaloniki: PAOK sport fans attacked the local Golden Dawn office. 46 arrests by the police

At yesterday afternoon (Wednesday September 11), approximately 100 fans of PAOK, a local sports club in Thessaloniki, attacked the office of Golden Dawn in the city. The attack comes after Golden Dawn issued a statement against a PAOK football player with Albanian roots who revealed an UCK (Kosovo Liberation Army) t-shirt on his personal account on … Continue reading

Paok fans felt provoked at sight of Fyrom flag depicting Vergina Sun
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Paok fans felt provoked at sight of Fyrom flag depicting Vergina Sun

Wednesday August 21: Riot police deployed after Schalke fans displayed a Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (Fyrom) banner during its Champions League qualifying match with Thessaloniki side Paok. German side Schalke has criticised police in Gelsenkirchen, Germany, for using pepper spray and batons against Schalke fans displaying a Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (Fyrom) banner … Continue reading