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

Greek Neo-Nazi Party Provides Food Assistance- Only to Greeks

Members of the far-right Greek Golden Dawn party handed out free food outside Parliament, but restricted handouts to Greek citizens only. Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/2/2012, 3:56 PM

Europe Urges Greece to Probe Legality of Neo-Nazi Party

Greece must examine the legality of the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party, said a senior European official. Rachel Hirshfeld, 7/16/2012, 5:37 PM

Israeli Navy to Hold Exercises off Greek Island

The Israeli Navy is set to hold exercises using live ammunition off Greece’s Aegean island of Milos with cooperation of the Greek military.Rachel Hirshfeld , 7/16/2012, 11:36 AM

Greek Navy Chief Visits, Discusses Cooperation

As Israel's relations with Turkey have cooled – its security cooperation with Greece has increased.Gil Ronen, 7/12/2012, 8:08 PM

Greek Earthquake Sends Shivers throughout Israel

An earthquake on the Greek island of Rhodes sent unusually wide tremblors in Israel from the north to Be’er Sheva in the Negev. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/10/2012, 1:04 PM

Antonis Samaras Will Have No Honeymoon After Narrow Victory

The victory of New Democracy provides temporary relief for the Eurozone but the onerous problems remain.Amiel Ungar, 6/18/2012, 7:17 AM

Report: Conservatives Win Greece's Election

Official projections show conservative New Democracy party in first place with about 129 of Parliament's 300 seats.Gil Ronen, 6/17/2012, 10:45 PM

Bank Bailout In Spain Fails To Quell Questions On Debt Repayment

The usual cycle of solution, temporary euphoria and return to nervousness accompanied the Spanish bank bailout.Amiel Ungar, 6/14/2012, 3:22 AM

Greece's 'Fuhrer' Wants Istanbul Back

The leader of Greece's neo-Nazi Golden Dawn Party said that Istanbul could be restored to Greek control.Rachel Hirshfeld, 6/8/2012, 6:41 PM

Arrest Warrant Issued for Neo-Nazi Following Televised Scuffle

The spokesman for the Greek neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party, Ilias Ksidiaris, is wanted for arrest following a brawl on live television Thursday.Rachel Hirshfeld, 6/7/2012, 10:19 PM

Golden Dawn MPs Detained Following Attack

Two newly elected Greek MPs from the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party were detained after an attack on a Pakistani immigrant.Rachel Hirshfeld, 6/5/2012, 1:14 AM

'The Serpent's Egg is Always Ready to Hatch'

In response to Greece's neo-Nazi march on Tuesday, Holocaust survivors addressed crowd at Athens University, accounting Nazi atrocities. Rachel Hirshfeld, 5/31/2012, 5:07 PM

After Rebellious Fling In May 6 Elections Greeks More Realistic

Greece very much wants to stay in the Euro and fears the consequences of an exit. This may shift the vote in the rerun of the elections.Amiel Ungar, 5/31/2012, 2:11 PM

Golden Dawn Chants to Expel Foreigners Prior to New Elections

Supporters of Greece’s neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party chanted “Foreigners out of Greece!” as they marched through Athens prior to new elections.Rachel Hirshfeld, 5/30/2012, 9:58 PM

Merkel For Once Plays Good Cop Finance Ministers Are Bad Cops

The EU hopes that some reality checks like a bank run coupled with growth promises will produce a positive Greek vote.Amiel Ungar, 5/16/2012, 10:47 PM

Greece's Golden Dawn Leader Denies Holocaust Gas Chambers

Leader of Greece’s Golden Dawn party claimed Nazi concentration camps did not use ovens and gas chambers to kill Jews during the Holocaust.Rachel Hirshfeld, 5/15/2012, 7:29 PM

Breakdown Of Greek Coalition Talks Push Greece To Euro Exit

As hopes dim that Greece will abide by the austerity package, there is increasing acceptance that Greece may leave the euro.Amiel Ungar, 5/14/2012, 10:33 AM

Greek Neo-Nazi Party's Website Suspended

The International blogging platform WordPress suspended the website of the Greek neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn for "hateful content."Rachel Hirshfeld, 5/13/2012, 1:30 PM

Former Salonika Rabbi: Jews in Greece Are Concerned

Former rabbi of the Jewish community of Salonika, calls on Israel to pressure Greece over neo-Nazi party.Elad Benari, 5/10/2012, 7:15 AM

Greek Jews Apprehensive Over Rise of Neo-Nazi Party

Following the election of the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn Party to parliament, Greece's Jewish community urged fellow citizens to oppose fascism.Rachel Hirshfeld, 5/9/2012, 2:20 PM

‘Golden Dawn’ Neo-Nazi Party Casts Shadow on Greece

The “Golden Dawn” neo-Nazi party shocked Greece by winning 7 percent of the vote in this week’s election.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/8/2012, 11:01 AM

After Elections, Greek Implementation Of Bailout Terms Now Iffy

It will be hard to put a coherent Greek government together, increasing jitters in the Eurozone.Amiel Ungar, 5/8/2012, 6:25 AM

Greece: Antiquities Safer in the Ground

After an antiquities theft ring was rounded up and stolen items recovered, exasperated officials are reburying treasures to keep them safe.Chana Ya'ar, 3/4/2012, 2:30 PM

Despite Austerity Vote, Expectations Rise For Greek Exit

Greece voted for more austerity, but the bad blood accumulated makes this the last go around for both Greece and lenders.Amiel Ungar, 2/14/2012, 10:27 AM

Athens Burns as Lawmakers Vote on Austerity Measures

As demonstrators set fire to buildings and clash with security forces, Greek parliament passes disputed austerity measures.Elad Benari, 2/13/2012, 1:02 AM

Sarkozy And Merkel Apply Pressure To Clinch Greek Deal

Angela Merkel and Nicolas Sarkozy applied pressure on Greece to reach a final agreement with her creditors.Amiel Ungar, 2/7/2012, 4:44 AM

Egypt Fumes Over Israel's Energy Plans

Israel has beaten Egypt to the punch in its bid to connect to the European electrical grid, leaving pundits in Cairo gnashing their teeth.Gabe Kahn., 2/2/2012, 7:15 PM

Netanyahu to Become 1st Israeli PM to Visit Cyprus

PM Binyamin Netanyahu is about to become the first Israeli prime minister to make a state visit to Cyprus.Chana Ya'ar, 1/19/2012, 1:10 PM

The Greek Crisis Resurfaces

Stunned by the downgrades, Europe had no time for recriminations as the Greek crisis struck again.Amiel Ungar, 1/17/2012, 6:51 AM

EU Moving Closer to Imposing Oil Embargo on Iran

EU governments are moving closer to halting oil purchases from Iran after Greece lifts its objections to an embargo.Elad Benari, 1/5/2012, 5:14 AM

US Topographer: Israel is Greece and Cyprus' Line of Defense

NYC topotgrapher and recent ZOA awardee Langfan says "Israel is now the heart and soul of NATO’s southeastern flank.”.Fern Sidman, A7 NY Cor., 11/25/2011, 8:39 AM

Despite Uncertainties of Referendum There Is No Alternative

George Papandreou is being accused of opportunism but the only way austerity can achieve legitimacy is via the referendum.Amiel Ungar, 11/3/2011, 7:03 AM

Debt Restructure Is Replacing Greek Bailout as Plan A

The Greek debt crisis is reaching its climax as Greek economy worsens and creditors lose patience.Amiel Ungar, 9/13/2011, 2:11 AM

Merkel Loses Sixth Straight State; Euro Crisis Blamed

Another Christian-Democratic defeat coupled with news of Greek footdragging on austerity complicate rescue plans.Amiel Ungar, 9/6/2011, 7:43 AM

Turkey Out, Greece In: Security Deal Signed with Athens

As Turkey rattles its saber at Israel, the Jewish state signs a security deal with its neighbor, Greece.Gil Ronen, 9/4/2011, 10:09 PM

Health Ministry Warns About Greek Mosquitoes

The Health Ministry has issued a warning to travelers to beware the Greek mosquitoes that may be carrying the West Nile virus. Chana Ya'ar, 9/4/2011, 6:47 PM

Videos: Navy Boards Gaza-Bound 'Tricky' Ship

The Navy peacefully ends the latest attempt of flotilla activists to reach Gaza and is guiding the Dignity ship to Ashdod after it tricked Greece.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/19/2011, 12:12 PM

Gaza Flotilla: Not a Bang, But a Whimper

A lone French yacht carrying 17 is expected to challenge the Israeli navy off the coast of Gaza after having lied to Greek authorities to set sail.Gabe Kahn., 7/18/2011, 7:00 PM

Knesset Hosts Greek President Papoulias

Dr. Karolos Papoulias and leading Greek ministers visit Israel after Greece helps Jewish state against Flotilla 2.Gil Ronen, 7/11/2011, 10:48 AM

Flotilla Activists Reject Greek Offer to Bring Aid for Gaza

Pro-Hamas flotilla activists expose their political agenda and reject a Greek offer to guarantee shipping aid to Gaza through Israeli ports.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/4/2011, 10:46 AM

Greece Stops US Flotilla Ship After it Leaves Port

Greek authorities reportedly stopped the US 'Audacity of Hope' when it disembarked without permission on Friday. Gabe Kahn., 7/1/2011, 7:03 PM

The EU and Greece: A 17 Billion Dollar Throw of the Dice

The austerity package that passed the Greek Parliament and the parallel injection of credit is a major gamble that could make things worse.Amiel Ungar, 7/1/2011, 12:06 AM

Idea of Flotilla for Hamas Begins to Sink

Israel threatens sanctions against journalists taking part in the pro-Hamas flotilla, which already has been whittled down following US pressure.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/26/2011, 3:27 PM

Papandreou Willing to Quit but Opposition Plays Coy

With thousands of demonstrators encircling the parliament in Athens, George Papandreou desperately attempted to form a unity government.Amiel Ungar, 6/16/2011, 12:33 AM

Bailout II: Unprecedented Sequel to Greek Bailout

The EU is trying desperately to piece together another bailout for Greece that will effectively mean the loss of economic independence.Amiel Ungar, 5/31/2011, 2:08 PM

On the Way to a European Super State?

An increasing number of analysts are predicting that the bailout dam in Europe is about to be breached but some think it is part of a master plan.Amiel Ungar, 5/12/2011, 2:06 PM

EU Learns to Beware of Bearing Gifts to Greeks

Having nudged Portugal into a bailout, the EU expected a respite, but the worsening of the Greek crisis has awakened nightmare scenarios.Amiel Ungar, 5/9/2011, 12:32 AM

Anti-Semitism is Back in Greece

Anti-Semitism is rearing its ugly head in Greece, where the phenomenon is more prevalent than ever, especially in Athens.Chana Ya'ar, 2/22/2011, 12:12 AM

Festering Debt Crisis Pressures Euro Downwards

Lingering fears of Portugese solvency as well as issues affecting previous bailouts create a climate of uncertaintyAmiel Ungar, 2/15/2011, 1:09 AM

It's Israel's Fault: The Great Wall of Greece

Desperate to stem flow of illegal immigrants, Greece will build a fence on its border with Turkey. Idea comes from Israel, taunts Turkish paper.Amiel Ungar, 1/6/2011, 9:37 AM

Greek Parliament Passes Austerity Budget

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou soldiers on with the austerity plan despite massive popular discontent.Amiel Ungar, 12/23/2010, 8:41 PM