Greek Jews Fear for the Future after 'Anti-Zionist Revolution'

Former Salonika chief rabbi says Jews afraid after elections gave leftist radicals power, neo-Nazis third place; Israel ties in danger.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 1/26/2015, 2:56 PM

Greek Jewry Worried Over Far-Left Elections Win

Anti-Austerity Syriza party wins in the elections; neo-Nazi group in third. Is the country's relationship with Israel at stake?Tova Dvorin, 1/25/2015, 10:35 PM

Greece to Extradite Suspected Terrorist to Belgium

Greece will extradite Algerian man with suspected links to a jihadist cell dismantled by Belgian security forces last week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/21/2015, 4:14 AM

Belgium Asks Greece to Extradite Terror Suspect it Arrested

Belgium asks Greece to extradite one of the suspects arrested there over possible link with alleged Islamist plot against Belgian police.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/19/2015, 3:13 AM

Greece Arrests Four Suspected Jihadists

At least four people arrested in Athens as part of a probe into a jihadist cell that was dismantled in Belgium.Ben Ariel, 1/18/2015, 5:19 AM

'Neo-Nazis are Raising Their Heads' in Greece

After the desecration of Larissa's Jewish cemetery, Rabbi Mordechai Frizis warns it is a 'sad symptom of what could happen in Greece.'Haim Lev, Cynthia Blank, 12/29/2014, 4:07 PM

Larissa Jewish Cemetery Desecrated in Greece

Larissa's Jewish cemetery was vandalized Tuesday with swastikas and other anti-Semitic slurs by racist group 'Larrisa Skins.'Cynthia Blank, 12/25/2014, 8:32 AM

Greek Politician Slammed for Saying Jews Don't Pay Taxes

Jewish community angrily condemns Panos Kammenos for comments, coming hot on the heals of drive-by shooting at Israeli embassy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/16/2014, 4:33 PM

ADL Condemns 'Cowardly' Athens Embassy Attack

'This cowardly terror attack will neither intimidate Israel nor affect the strong Greek-Israeli relationship,' ADL national director vows.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/14/2014, 12:20 PM

Security Council Condemns Attack on Israeli Embassy in Greece

UN Security Council unanimously condemns Friday night's attack on the Israeli embassy in Athens, calls to catch the perpetrators.Ben Ariel, 12/14/2014, 4:59 AM

Greek Police: 'Far-Left Group' Behind Attack on Israeli Embassy

Greek police says rifles used in attack on the Israeli embassy were used in similar attack on the residence of the German ambassador.Ben Ariel, Canada, 12/12/2014, 9:09 PM

Greece Condemns 'Terrorist' Drive-by on Israeli Embassy

Greek government slams 'assault on democracy' after shots fired at Israel embassy, vows it will not affect relations with Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/12/2014, 1:04 PM

Shots Fired Toward Israeli Embassy in Athens, No One Hurt

Shots fired towards the Israeli embassy in Athens from a passing motorcycle. No one hurt, local police investigating.Ben Ariel, 12/12/2014, 5:54 AM

Greece: Member of Neo-Nazi Party Guilty of Inciting Racism

Member of Golden Dawn party found guilty of inciting racist violence after saying that migrants are "sub humans".Ben Ariel, 9/17/2014, 3:45 AM

Greece Tightens Anti-Semitism, Racism Laws Amid Neo-Nazi Surge

Rise of far-right Golden Dawn party prompts toughened anti-hate legislation, including against Holocaust-denial.AFP, 9/9/2014, 10:13 PM

Greece: Saloniki Mayor Dons Yellow Star of David at Swearing-in

Mayor of Greece's 2nd-largest city wears star in gesture to city's Jews massacred during WW2, and in defiance of neo-Nazi party rep.Hillel Fendel, 9/7/2014, 11:17 AM

Israel Now; Greece, the EU, and America, Next

A safe and secure Israel is not the cause of world instability and conflict, but the cornerstone of world peace and security. The writer shows how to take this abstract concept and convince non-Jews of the threat to the West. Mark Langfan, 8/13/2014, 9:00 AM

Jewish Cemetery in Greece Desecrated

Vandals smash ornaments, remove tombs' covers at the Jewish cemetery of Thessaloniki.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/30/2014, 8:27 PM

Elkin: Abbas Ruined the Peace Talks

On a visit to Greece this week, Deputy Foreign Minister Zeev Elkin explained how the negotiations with the PA fell apart.Moshe Cohen, 5/4/2014, 5:02 PM

Greek Jewish Community Takes Germany to Court

Jews in Thessaloniki seeking the return of a ransom paid to Nazis to free thousands of slave laborers who were still sent to death camps.Elad Benari, 2/25/2014, 6:16 AM

Israeli Weapons Dealers Arrested for Selling F-4 Parts to Iran

Israeli weapons dealers arrested for allegedly trying to sell F-4 jet engines to Iran.Maayana Miskin, 2/20/2014, 2:39 PM

Turkey-Cyprus Clash Shows Israel 'Defender of NATO'

Turkey forces Norwegian ship out of Cypriot waters. Analyst says 'Israel is now heart of NATO's southeastern flank.'Ari Yashar, 2/4/2014, 8:16 AM

A Southern Strategy in the Eastern Mediterranean

The U.S., Israel, Greece, and Cyprus can enhance cooperation. The U.S. should leverage its growing and warming military ties with both Israel and Greece to repel Russia’s growing influence in the littoral states. George Papadopoulos, 1/29/2014, 1:35 PM

A Glimmer of Hope Amid the Darkness

European Jewish Congress holds landmark annual Holocaust memorial - and with it, provides hope for the future of European Jewry.Ari Soffer, 1/28/2014, 1:13 AM

Two Greek Neo-Nazis Shot Dead

A drive-by shooting kills two members of Greece's neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/1/2013, 10:54 PM

Greece: Deputy Leader of Neo-Nazi Party Arrested

Greece continues crackdown on the Golden Dawn party, arresting its deputy leader and remanding its leader in custody.Elad Benari, 10/4/2013, 4:46 AM

Greece to Charge First Group of neo-Nazi Lawmakers

Neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party continues to feel the heat following slaying of anti-fascist musician by a party member.Arutz Sheva, 10/1/2013, 3:27 PM

Greek PM Promises to Eradicate Neo-Nazi 'Shame'

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras pledges to fight "shameful" racist violence by neo-Nazi group.Arutz Sheva, 9/30/2013, 10:22 PM

Greece: Police Shake-Up Following Neo-Nazi Murder

Fallout continues over slaying of anti-fascist rapper by neo-Nazi linked to extremist "Golden Dawn" party.Arutz Sheva, 9/23/2013, 9:31 PM

Greece: Judge Throws Out Neo-Nazis' Anti-Racism Case

Judge throws out anti-racism case brought by the neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn against individuals it says incited violence.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/5/2013, 12:34 AM

Analyst: Mideast Gas a Chance for U.S. to Break with Turkey

The natural gas fields in the Mediterranean provide the United States with an opportunity to break with Turkey, according to Seth Cropsey.Elad Benari, 8/20/2013, 1:14 AM

Neo-Nazi 'Golden Dawn' Claims Youth Popularity

Virulently antisemitic, xenophobic Golden Dawn party releases a poll claiming increased popularity among youth.Rina Tzvi , 7/23/2013, 7:56 PM

Newly Appointed Greek Minister of Health Raises Jewish Concerns

Jewish group 'concerned' over Greece’s newly appointed minister of health who has history of troubling remarks about Jews.Rina Tzvi , 6/30/2013, 7:45 AM

Greek Lawmaker Suggests He Is Holocaust Denier

In response to Holocaust denial comments, Greek government urged to resolve differences and swiftly pass new anti-racism legislation.Rina Tzvi, 6/9/2013, 9:43 AM

World Jewish Congress Raps Greece Over Anti-Racism Bill

World Jewish Congress criticizes Greece's delay in adopting tougher anti-racism legislation aimed at curbing neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/29/2013, 7:48 PM

Golden Dawn Supporters Disrupt New York Film Screening

Supporters of Greek neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party shouted death threats as they were ousted from a documentary screening in New York. Arutz Sheva staff, 5/27/2013, 10:48 AM

Golden Dawn: Kill Others, Not Yourselves

Greek neo-Nazi party member has urged nationals to “kill those who are responsible for problems” rather than commit suicide. Arutz Sheva staff, 5/23/2013, 5:16 PM

EJC: Possible 'Golden Dawn' Ban is 'Milestone Against Racism'

European Jewish Congress welcomes report by Council of Europe, which affirmed that Greece has legal right to ban neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party.Arutz Sheva staff, 4/19/2013, 10:14 AM

Council of Europe: Greece Could Ban Neo-Nazi 'Golden Dawn'

The Council of Europe's commissioner for human rights said that Greece has the legal right to ban the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party. Arutz Sheva staff, 4/19/2013, 3:44 AM

Greek Soccer Player Banned for Life Over Nazi Salute

A 20-year-old Greek soccer player, who gave a Nazi salute to fans in Athens, has been banned for life from national tournaments.Rachel Hirshfeld , 3/19/2013, 1:46 AM

Greek Jews Commemorate Anniversary of Deportation to Auschwitz

Thessaloniki commemorated the 70th anniversary of the first deportation of its Jews to Auschwitz., 3/17/2013, 6:20 AM

Neo-Nazi Parties Threaten to 'Upend European Parliament'

Anti-Defamation League urges United States Congress to mobilize a united voice against the return of political anti-Semitism.Rachel Hirshfeld , 2/27/2013, 8:30 PM

Greece's Golden Dawn: Holocaust Memorial Day 'Unacceptable'

Greece's neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party has denounced the country's decision to mark Holocaust Remembrance Day, calling it “unacceptable.”Rachel Hirshfeld , 2/19/2013, 10:06 PM

Chilling Video: Thousands of Neo-Nazis March Through Athens

Tens of thousands of neo-Nazis rallied in support of Greece's Golden Dawn party, in its largest demonstration of supportRachel Hirshfeld , 2/4/2013, 11:10 AM

Golden Dawn Attacks AJC's David Harris For Greece Visit

Neo-Nazi party: American Jewish Committee's visit is an attempt to exert "Jewish influence over Greek political issues."Rachel Hirshfeld , 1/27/2013, 5:38 PM

Europe’s 'Democratic Conscience' Votes In Neo-Nazi Party Member

Council of Europe set to approve nomination of Hungarian neo-Nazi to its Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination.Rachel Hirshfeld , 1/27/2013, 4:36 PM

Descendants of Maccabees, Greeks, Cooperate in Skies

2,000 years after the events marked by Hanukkah, Greek and Jewish air forces are partners.Gil Ronen, 12/16/2012, 7:32 PM

Greek March Against 'Ideology of Hate' Wins High-Profile Support

Scores of prominent European public figures on Monday backed a call to march against a neo-Nazi surge in Greece.Rachel Hirshfeld , 12/4/2012, 12:32 PM

Bomb Hits Offices of Greek Neo-Nazi Party in Athens

A bomb exploded outside the offices of the Greek neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party near Athens early Tuesday.Rachel Hirshfeld , 12/4/2012, 11:20 AM

Neo-Nazi Greek MPs Attack Immigrants in Central Athens

Members of Greece’s neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party have been involved in yet another attack against immigrants in central Athens.Rachel Hirshfeld, 11/1/2012, 5:05 PM

Israel, Greece Conduct Joint Military Exercise

The Israeli Air Force and the Greek Air Force recently concluded a two-day joint exercise on Greek soil.Elad Benari, 10/30/2012, 3:43 AM

Greece Displaying Disturbing Similarities to Weimar Germany

As the Greek economy implodes, the main political beneficiaries appear to be Greek neo-Nazis. And the Jews are targets again.Amiel Ungar, 10/19/2012, 12:26 PM

Greek MP: Immigrants are Subhuman

Senior parliamentarians formally condemned remark by neo-Nazi Golden Dawn MP.Gil Ronen, 10/18/2012, 8:30 PM

Nazi Flags and Swastikas Wave Amid Protests over Merkel's Visit

German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived in Greece Tuesday as tens of thousands of protestors rallied against her visit.Annie Lubin, 10/9/2012, 6:04 PM

Greece Scours Archives to Seek Reparations for Nazi War Crimes

Greece appointed a panel to scour historical archives to determine whether Germany might still owe money in reparations for Nazi war crimes.Rachel Hirshfeld, 9/12/2012, 6:07 PM

Greek PM Samaras Faces Stiff Headwind In Pleas For More Time

The statements coming out of Germany are intended to tell Greek PM Samaras not to imagine renegotiating bailout.Amiel Ungar, 8/24/2012, 5:46 AM

Arson Attack Damages Offices of Greece's Neo-Nazi Party

Arsonists set fire to an office of the Greek neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn in central Athens on Monday, causing extensive damages. Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/14/2012, 9:41 AM