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Monday, May 17, 2021

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Tripping over history in Thessaloniki

“In Thessaloniki, we live our history.” Sofia Bournatzi Of course, that statement could almost be a cliché if it wasn’t applied to Thessaloniki. It has...

Memories of Armenia: St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral, Yerevan

I visited the Holy Land of the first Christians in a pilgrimage of the Holy Martyrs Church before the pandemic and Nov. 2020 Artsakh...

Ο Ντίνος the aromas of Tinos

Gianakis Bay gleamed in the afternoon sun on Tinos Island as I entered the bay front Ο Ντίνος Taverna. As is so common in...

Life in the L.A. of Greece, Leonidio Arkadias, during the Pandemic

Special to the Hellenic News of America The many daily activities that Greek citizens have enjoyed, such as dining and travel, have come to a...

Teotihuacán shrouded by the mist of time

Teotihuacán elicits gasps upon first seeing the towering Pyramid of the Sun at the entrance to this legendary UNESCO World Heritage Site. Then reality...

Grecian Delight | Kronos Foods launch integrated website

Grecian Delight | Kronos Foods, a premier provider of global cuisine to the foodservice and retail channels, announced the integration of their websites now...

Study Shows Extra Virgin Olive Oil Helps Deter Alzheimer’s

By Lisa Radinovsky The first study to use human volunteers to test the ability of extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) to delay the onset of...

The Year in Review: The Greek Olive Oil World in 2020

By Lisa Radinovsky   For much of the Greek olive oil sector in 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic provoked the perseverance required to meet challenges and achieve...

Memories of Greece: Zorbas BBQ, Lasithi, Crete

While experiencing happiness, we have difficulty in being conscious of it. Only when the happiness is past, and we look back on it we do...

Freddie’s California Caramels and the Greek Influence

By M'Liss Hinshaw What does caramel candy made in California have to do with Greece? Plenty!  When Fred Georggin started his caramel making business in...

Meteora: a magical 14th century necessity

The six monasteries of Meteora are justifiably a magnet for tourists. The ascetic Greek Orthodox monks who strove for mystical connection with the divine...

Inspiring 2021 Christmas in Moscow, Russia

The Russian Orthodox Church numbers 90 million in Russia. Positive thinking was emailed by Irina Chetina of Moscow. “Luckily, all churches are open, and...

Tripping over Pyrgos on Santorini

When I first saw Pyrgos in 2014 it was late afternoon through swirling fog rolling up 700-foot-high cliffs. The mist hugged the low flat...

Memories of Armenia: St. Nicholas of Dadivank Monastery

 “Don’t be astonished to see an icon of Saint. Nicholas in our monastery,” said Garush, our 2018 guide of the Holy Martyrs Armenian Apostolic Church...

A Traditional 2020 Christmas in Greece

How is Greece celebrating 2020 Christmas? Pitsa and Christos Macarounis described strict quarantine measures, with police patrolling the streets of Tripoli, in the Peloponnese....

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Project HOPE completes successful first year of humanitarian outreach and philanthropy 

Special to the Hellenic News of America It began with a simple goal in mind: Look for a way to keep all parishioners and especially...

A poem by the Late Lili Bita: Our Ancestors

They came with their black kerchiefs tied tightly under their chins. They brought us earthen jars. Sprigs of barley. Their scythes upright above their heads. They entered our hearths. They cackled at our gadgets. They...

Archbishop Elpidophoros Proclaims May 16 as AHEPA Sunday

WASHINGTON, DC --  His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America has proclaimed May 16, 2021, as "AHEPA Sunday" in the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. The Encyclical, issued by Archbishop Elpidophoros, states,...

Very Reverend Archimandrite Christoforos Oikonomidis Appointed New Chancellor of the Holy Metropolis of New Jersey

At the conclusion of the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy for the Feast of Saint Thomas, His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America, Patriarchal Vicar, announced the appointment...

Saint Photios Greek Orthodox National Shrine Drawing Competition Commemorating the Fall of Constantinople

In conjunction with the annual commemoration of the Fall of Constantinople, the Saint Photios Greek Orthodox National Shrine is proud to announce its inaugural Drawing...