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Greek Jewish community praises return of its pre-war archives

Greek Jewish community praises return of its pre-war archives

Central Board of Jewish Communities in Greece thanks Russia for returning the archives of the Greek Jewish community stolen by the Nazis.

Russia agrees to return pre-WWII Greek Jewish archives

Russia agrees to return pre-WWII Greek Jewish archives

Russia has agreed to return to Greece the pre-World War II archives of the Jewish communities stolen by the Nazis.

Greek health minister apologizes for past anti-Semitic remarks

New Greek health minister apologizes for past anti-Semitic remarks

Greece's new health minister apologizes after Jewish community takes issue with his past remarks.

Greek Jews concerned over appointment of new health minister

Greek Jews concerned over appointment of new health minister

Greek Jewish community demanding apology for politician's 2009 defense of man who said that Auschwitz should be re-opened in the future.

Memorial plaque to be unveiled at Athens concentration camp

Memorial plaque to be unveiled at Athens concentration camp

Thousands of Jews, Greeks and Italian POWs were imprisoned at Haidari transit camp, with most of the Jews ending up in Auschwitz.

'I do not see a future for the Jews in Greece'

'I do not see a future for the Jews in Greece'

Former chief rabbi of Thessaloniki tells Arutz Sheva: In the last month there have been four anti-Semitic incidents across the country.

Anti-Semitic slogans painted on Greek synagogue

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.

New app to help tourists learn about Greek's Jewish past

New app to help tourists learn about Greek's Jewish past

Bar-Ilan University researchers developing app to commemorate Greek Jewish communities destroyed during the Holocaust.

Memorial to Greek Jews deported by Nazis is vandalized

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.

Germany to fund Holocaust museum in Thessaloniki

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.

European Rabbis slam UNESCO over Rachel's Tomb, Machpela

EU Rabbis slam UNESCO over Rachel's Tomb, Machpela

The Conference of European Rabbis says UNESCO's moral legitimacy is in doubt after it listed the sites as Muslim.

Watch: What is life like for Jews in Athens?player

Watch: What is life like for Jews in Athens?

Arutz Sheva interviews Jewish City Council member Alexandros Modiano - and finds out why the anti-Semitism problem is different in Greece.

Greek Politician Compares Financial Crisis to Holocaust

Greek MP Compares Financial Crisis to Holocaust

Greek politician causes outrage after posting an image of Auschwitz with its sign altered to reflect the country's economic crisis.

Greek Jews Commemorate Auschwitz Deportations

Greek Jews Commemorate Auschwitz Deportations

2,000 Greek Jews, hundreds of far-left Syriza activists join to remember the slaughter of Thessaloniki's Jewish community.

Germany Rejects Greece's Bid For Holocaust Reparations

Germany Rejects Greek Holocaust Reparations

Community of Thessaloniki will not receive compensation for Holocaust horrors, Berlin says, but leaves possibility of future aid open.

Greek Jewish Community Takes Germany to Court

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.

Greek Jews Commemorate Anniversary of Deportation to Auschwitz

Greek Jews Commemorate Anniversary of Deportation

Thessaloniki commemorated the 70th anniversary of the first deportation of its Jews to Auschwitz.