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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.

Greek Jewish community praises return of its pre-war 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.

Russia agrees to return pre-WWII Greek Jewish archives

'Outrage and resentment' after Greek Jewish cemetery vandalized

Cemetery in city of Ioannina, vandalized multiple times in the past, was found with damage to a tomb.

'Outrage and resentment' after Greek Jewish cemetery vandalized

'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.

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

Thessaloniki Airport closed, flights from Israel cancelled

Thousands of Israelis to be stranded in Greek city after government orders lockdown due to increased coronavirus morbidity.

Thessaloniki Airport closed, flights from Israel cancelled

Thessaloniki mayor to visit Israel

Thessaloniki mayor plans to visit Ghetto Fighters' House, seeks to deepen ties between Israel, his city, and world Jewry.

Thessaloniki mayor to visit Israel

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.

Thousands march in Greece in memory of Holocaust victims

Greek Jewish monument vandalized yet again

For the third time in half a year, the statue commemorating the Jewish community in Thessaloniki is vandalized.

Greek Jewish monument vandalized yet again

Greek Holocaust memorial vandalized

Vandals smear paint on Holocaust memorial in Thessaloniki.

Greek Holocaust memorial vandalized

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.

Greeks delve back into Thessaloniki's Jewish heritage

Netanyahu at Greek synagogue: Am Israel Chai

Netanyahu visits synagogue in Thessaloniki, where 97% of the Jewish population was murdered by the Nazis.

Netanyahu at Greek synagogue: Am Israel Chaiplayer

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.

Germany to fund Holocaust museum in Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki’s mayor wants city to remember past

Yiannis Boutaris, mayor of Greece's second largest city, is committed to his city’s Jewish meaning.

Thessaloniki’s mayor wants city to remember its Jewish past

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.

Greek Jews Commemorate Auschwitz Deportations

Jewish Cemetery in Greece Desecrated

Vandals smash ornaments, remove tombs' covers at the Jewish cemetery of Thessaloniki.

Jewish Cemetery in Greece Desecrated

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 Jewish Community Takes Germany to Court

Greek Jews Commemorate Anniversary of Deportation

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

Greek Jews Commemorate Anniversary of Deportation to Auschwitz