Netanyahu meets Greek PM ahead of gas pipeline deal signing

Netanyahu arrives in Athens, meets with Greek Premier Mitsotakis ahead of trilateral summit in which gas pipeline deal will be signed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/2/2020, 5:02 PM

Netanyahu 'supports all US steps'

Prior to departure for Athens, Netanyahu addresses expected summit as well as attack on US embassy in Baghdad and steps US expected to take.Mordechai Sones, 1/2/2020, 11:24 AM

Bennett temporarily replaces Netanyahu as Cabinet head

Defense Minister Bennett temporarily replaces PM Netanyahu as chair of Diplomatic-Security Cabinet.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/1/2020, 3:41 PM

Anti-Semitic slogans painted on Greek synagogue

Jewish community leaders in Greece call on authorities to act after anti-Semitic slogans painted on recently-restored synagogue.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/1/2020, 3:07 AM

Soon: Agreement on gas pipeline to Europe

Israeli, Cypriot, and Greek leaders to meet in January to sign deal to construct gas pipeline supplying Cyprus and Greece.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/23/2019, 5:01 PM

Greece to sign gas pipeline deal with Cyprus and Israel

Greek government announces plans to sign deal for huge gas pipeline from Israel across eastern Mediterranean.AFP, 12/22/2019, 10:29 PM

Greece to adopt IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

Greece will adopt anti-Semitism definition which includes the way anti-Semitism relates to criticism of Israel.Elad Benari, 11/11/2019, 5:01 AM

Woman survives on hard candy while lost at sea

New Zealand woman lives off of hard candy while lost at sea off of Greek coast for 2 days.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/6/2019, 9:28 AM

Trilateral meeting between Hellenic, Cyprus & Israeli armies

Parties discuss mutual security challenges, regional stability, future regional engagement.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/5/2019, 8:24 PM

'Declare Hezbollah a terrorist organization'

Foreign Minister Yisrael Katz visits Greece, asks it to condition aid to Lebanon on its ending its precise missile project.Nitsan Keidar, 11/1/2019, 5:29 AM

Hezbollah operative who hijacked plane arrested 34 years later

Greek police arrest terrorist responsible for hijacking of flight out of Athens in 1985, murder of US citizen aboard flight.Gary Willig, 9/22/2019, 10:27 AM

Israel hosts 'Mighty Waves' four-nation naval drills

Multinational 'Mighty Waves' naval training drill brought together forces from Israel, US, France, and Greece at Israel's Haifa port.AFP, 8/9/2019, 2:27 PM

Israeli girl drowns at hotel pool in Greece

8-year-old girl dies during vacation with grandparents on the island of Crete.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/1/2019, 2:36 PM

New conservative Greek parliament sworn in after election

New Greek PM aims to lower taxes, boost security, and end flow of migrants.J. Hadoulis, C. Valery, AFP, 7/17/2019, 2:05 PM

Greek minister denies 'dark' anti-Semitic past

Makis Voridis, Greece's newly-appointed Agriculture Minister, says he's 'never been an anti-Semite.'AFP, 7/13/2019, 9:00 PM

'We don't want to die'

Passengers on flight from Israel to Greece refuse to remain on board after being told plane's brakes need to cool off following sudden stop.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/3/2019, 9:37 AM

Greek city elects first Jewish mayor

Moses Elisaf, professor of medicine, becomes Greece's first-ever Jewish mayor.Marcy Oster, JTA, 6/3/2019, 1:09 PM

Navies of US, Greece, and Israel finish joint exercise

Spokesman says the drill helps teach navy how to deal with the various challenges of keeping open maritime routes to Israel in times of war.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/25/2019, 8:08 AM

Regional summit with US Secretary of State

Mike Pompeo attends for the first time summit between Netanyahu, Cyprus President and Greek Prime Minister.Nitsan Keidar, 3/21/2019, 3:14 AM

Thousands march in Greece in memory of Holocaust victims

2,000 people hold silent march in Thessaloniki on anniversary of the departure of first train taking Jews to Auschwitz.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/18/2019, 6:40 AM

Escape room in Greece drops Schindler’s List name

Escape room challenging participants to escape German army changes game name to 'Secret Agent.'Marcy Oster, JTA, 3/6/2019, 11:09 AM

Rivlin hosts Greek and Cypriot delegation on diaspora relations

Delegation seeks to learn from Israel's ties with diaspora Jewry about how to strengthen relations with the Greek and Cypriot diasporas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/27/2019, 4:45 PM

'Silence of Greek churches on anti-Semitism is disturbing'

President Rivlin thanks Greek counterpart for condemning destruction of Holocaust memorial, blasts silence of Greek churches.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/28/2019, 3:19 PM

Greek Jewish monument vandalized yet again

For the third time in half a year, the statue commemorating the Jewish community in Thessaloniki is vandalized.Tzvi Lev, JTA, 1/26/2019, 7:42 PM

Memorial to Greek Jews deported by Nazis is vandalized

Memorial to the Jewish Martyrs of Kastoria, in the northern region of West Macedonia, covered with black spray-paint.Marcy Oster, JTA, 12/26/2018, 6:37 PM

Ambassador Friedman lauds Israeli gas pipeline to Europe

US Ambassador hails trilateral cooperation between Israel, Greece, and Cyprus, including development of gas pipeline.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/20/2018, 6:28 PM

Live: PM Netanyahu hosts 5th Israel-Greece-Cyprus Summit

PM hosts fifth Israel-Greece-Cyprus summit with Greek and Cypriot leaders in Be'er Sheva. Summit focuses on cyber-security, innovation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/20/2018, 12:09 PM

Netanyahu to host fifth Israel-Greece-Cyprus summit today

PM to meet with leaders of Greece, Cyprus to discuss regional strategic issues, including plan to lay a gas pipeline from Israel to Europe.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/20/2018, 8:11 AM

Jews’ headstones smashed in Greek city

Tombstones smashed in Trikala, where only 10 Jews survived the Holocaust, some of those rescued by Prince William's great-grandmother.JTA, 10/14/2018, 7:50 AM

German President apologizes for the Holocaust

Frank-Walter Steinmeier apologizes for the Nazis' crimes during a visit to a concentration camp in Greece.Nissan Tzur, 10/12/2018, 4:07 AM

Israel, Greece, Cyprus plan underwater gas pipeline

Netanyahu meets with Greek, Cypriot foreign ministers as three countries plan gas pipeline to EuropeArutz Sheva Staff, 9/13/2018, 11:00 PM

Europe's demographic suicide: See Greece

Greece is becoming a country of old people. Giulio Meotti, 8/30/2018, 9:12 PM

50 dead as wildfires rage in Greece

At least 50 people have died and more than 100 injured in wildfires around Athens.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/24/2018, 9:02 AM

Watch: 40 fighters, 10 squadrons, 2 missions - no landings

Israel Air Force practices long-range operations with joint training exercises over Greece including mid-air refueling.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/11/2018, 9:30 AM

Cyprus, Greece and Israel aim for gas pipeline deal this year

3 Mediterranean nations seek to reach energy agreement soon.AFP, 5/8/2018, 7:58 PM

Jewish headstones smashed in Athens cemetery

Police open investigation into desecration of Jewish graves in southwest Athens.AFP, 5/5/2018, 9:01 PM

Greeks delve back into Thessaloniki's Jewish heritage

Greece pushes Holocaust history, tourism, in hopes that younger generation will learn the dangers of racism, anti-Semitism.AFP, 3/19/2018, 3:53 PM

IDF Chief of Staff in Greece on official visit

Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot to hold working meetings with Greek defense and military officials.Ido Ben Porat, 3/1/2018, 2:14 AM

Israeli president visits Greek site of future Holocaust museum

Israeli President Rivlin visits site of future Holocaust museum in northern Greece.AFP, 1/31/2018, 7:41 AM

President Rivlin to visit Greece

President Rivlin scheduled to visit Greek naval base, join International Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony in Athens.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/26/2018, 11:22 AM

Watch: Israeli embassy vandalized in Athens

Far-left group splatters red paint across Israel's embassy in Athens, decries 'oppression of Palestinians'.David Rosenberg, 12/26/2017, 9:53 AM

Analysis: Here's what Erdogan is doing in Jerusalem - and why

Erdogan’s aspirations in Jerusalem are known but few notice that he is working hard to turn the Arab areas of Jerusalem into Islamist hubs.Jochanan Visser, 12/21/2017, 10:57 PM

Four-way agreement to build gas pipeline signed

Cyprus, Greece, Italy and Israel sign memorandum of understanding to build major gas pipeline.AFP, 12/7/2017, 2:23 PM

Holocaust memorial in Athens vandalized

Vandals strip inscriptions written by Elie Wiesel from Athens' Holocaust memorial.JTA, 12/4/2017, 2:45 PM

Greece says it will hold joint air force drill with Israel

Greece's defense minister says his country is planning joint air force drills with Cyprus, Israel, Egypt and other European countries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/2/2017, 5:44 AM

Christian refugees flee Islamic persecution in Greek Camps

'Reports of tents being burned down, violence, bullying, harassment, and severe threats paint bleak picture of life for Christians in camp.'Mordechai Sones, 7/19/2017, 4:32 PM

Netanyahu at Greek synagogue: Am Israel Chai

Netanyahu visits synagogue in Thessaloniki, where 97% of the Jewish population was murdered by the Nazis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/16/2017, 1:06 AM

Greek and Cyprus to work with Israel on communications, energy

Netanyahu leaves for trilateral Israel-Greece-Cyprus meeting in Thessaloniki.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/14/2017, 3:48 PM

The Prime Minister's female haredi pilot

Nechama Spiegel-Novack, married mother of four, becomes first haredi woman to fly Prime Minister abroad.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/14/2017, 9:37 AM

Greece has more coffins than cribs

Greece, like the rest of Europe, is enervated and, most shockingly, childless. Giulio Meotti, 5/3/2017, 10:32 AM

Greece Holocaust memorials vandalized

Vandals smash one Holocaust memorial smashed and deface another in two Greek communities.JTA, 4/12/2017, 7:47 AM

EU nations, Israel eye world's longest undersea gas pipeline

Mediterranean, European countries see new gas pipeline as way to boost cooperation and boost supply.AFP, 4/3/2017, 2:19 PM

Greek Holocaust memorial smashed

Vandals take a hammer to memorial commemorating 1,484 Jews from town of Kavala who were murdered in Nazi death camps.Gary Willig, 3/30/2017, 10:21 PM

Greek Jewish community hails citizenship decision

Greek parliament approves decision to grant citizenship to descendants of Holocaust survivors.AFP, 3/18/2017, 8:44 PM

'We have initiated a tradition of cooperation and friendship'

Knesset Speaker holds trilateral meeting with parliamentary leaders of Greece and Cyprus. Agreement reached on regional cooperation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/26/2017, 4:23 PM

Germany to fund Holocaust museum in Thessaloniki

Jewish community in Greece's second city gets the go-ahead to build a Holocaust museum, funded in part by Germany.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/17/2017, 4:39 AM

Where's the ambassador?

Police in Rio de Janeiro say Greek ambassador to Brazil has gone missing. Investigation underway to locate missing ambassador.Gary Willig, 12/29/2016, 5:51 PM