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Greece takes over the IHRA Presidency from Germany

Today, 1 April, the IHRA Presidency will be handed over from Germany to Greece. This means that the outgoing Chair, Ambassador Michaela Küchler, will take on a supportive role as a member of the...

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International Holocaust Remembrance Day Events in Rhodes

In Rhodes, the Jewish Community promoted the on-line projection of the documentary “Samuel Modiano – The Mission. From Rhodes to Auschwitz”, produced by the Stamatiou Foundation. The film (with Greek...

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International Holocaust Remembrance Day Events in Volos

In Volos the on-line commemoration event will be held on Friday January 29, with the participation of high schools of the region. Metropolitan Bishop of Demetrias Ignatios, and the Deputy Minister of...

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Βίντεο για την ημέρα μνήμης των θυμάτων του Ολοκαυτώματος

In Trikala a video message, released by the Municipality on January 27, included messages by the local authorities and archival material on Holocaust history curated, edited and narrated by students...

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Ημέρα Μνήμης των Ελλήνων Εβραίων Μαρτύρων & Ηρώων του Ολοκαυτώματος

In Ioannina the event included a virtual concert of musical themes composed by artists persecuted for their Jewish faith. It was followed by the recitation of Paul Celan’s “Todesfuge” by the Mayor of...

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International Holocaust Remembrance Day Events in Larissa

In Larissa the Regional Government of Thessaly and the Jewish Community of Larissa organized a memorial service and a wreath laying ceremony -without public participation- at the Holocaust Monument of...

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National Remembrance Day of the Greek Jewish Martyrs and Heroes of the Holocaust

The Holocaust Remembrance Day is commemorated in Greece since 2004, when the Greek Parliament unanimously voted for Law 3218/2004, which established the 27th of January as the "National Remembrance...

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International Holocaust Remembrance Day Events in Thessaloniki

In Thessaloniki the spectacular illumination of the 34meter-high White Tower, landmark of the city, marked the tragic anniversary with the projection of the photo of the yellow Star of David, the...

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Music notes of horror

The on-line event in Athens, organized by the Regional Government of Attica and the Jewish Community of Athens, under the theme “Music notes of Horror” was dedicated to the music in the Nazi death...

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Holocaust Remembrance Day of the Greek Jewry

The Ambassador of Greece in Washington D.C. Alexandra Papadopoulou invites to the opening of the exhibition "The Good Shepherds" of the Jewish Museum of Greece in Athens.
 
 A Zoom event.
 
 Thursday...

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