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Tuesday, April 13, 2021

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In Byzantine Footsteps: Church St. Mary of Blachernae

By: Catherine Tsounis, Contributing Editor Visiting the historical Church of St. Mary of Blachernae or Panagia Blachernae Church in Constantinople (Istanbul) known to Greeks made...

Admire Oracles: Delphi, Gods and Wine

Considered the “navel of the world” to ancient Greeks, Delphi was more important than Mount Olympus. Delphi was their Vatican. “Admire oracles” (Χρησμοὺς θαύμαζε) was...

Hellenic Relief Foundation continues to feed vulnerable families in Greece during COVID-19 crisis

The coronavirus crisis is currently affecting the average way of life globally, not only personally, but across socioeconomic levels. Currently, Greece is under a...

The good side of Greece radiates

Elona Angoli sewed 600 masks in Grevena. The Saabo family is doing the same in Trikala. In every corner of Greece an "outbreak" of donations and volunteering and a...

Αισώπειοι Μύθοι: Γουρούνι και Σκυλί

By:  Elias Taylor (Terzopoulos), Ph.D.   1. Ελληνική – Ελεύθερη Μετάφραση/Προσαρμογή Γουρούνι και Σκυλί Ένα άσπρο γουρούνι και ένα άσπρο σκυλί μάλωναν για το ποιο απο τα δυο...

Germany Confronted with History Once Again

Andreas Theophanous*   With the spread of COVID-19 in most countries of the world, in addition to the casualties, the health issues and the disruption of...

American Officers Witness the Unfolding of a Genocide

Haunting New Collection Unveils Firsthand Accounts of the Systematic Killing of Greeks in Turkey in the 1920s Orleans, LA: In the years following World War...

Ambassador Pyatt’s Message to American citizens in Greece on COVID-19

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lP885uPyt2s&feature=emb_title The United States Ambassador to Greece, Geoffry Pyatt, shared a heartwarming video message to comfort the American citizens in Greece. "I wanted to take a...

Greece Celebrated March 25th Dual Religious and Independence Day Holiday from Homes

By Catherine Tsounis, contributing editor   March 25th is the dual holiday for the Greek nation, celebrating the 1821 Greek Revolution and the Annunciation of the...

AHEPA Commemorates Greek Independence Day

First, and foremost, please stay safe during the challenge presented by the coronavirus global pandemic. We have issued a series of communications and set-up a resource webpage. The health,...

Corfu magic

“Gradually the magic of the island settled over us as gently and clingingly as pollen.”        ― Gerald Durrell on Corfu, My Family and Other...

President of the Hellenic Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou addresses the Greek Diaspora on the occasion of March 25th

My dear countrymen, Greek and Greeks abroad, It is with great pleasure that I address today to you, the Greek Greeks, for the first time since...

The Hellenic Initiative Fuels the Work of Kivotos Tour Kosmou with $20,000

(ATHENS, GREECE, March 11) The Hellenic Initiative (THI) empowered the humanitarian work of the NGO “Ark ofthe World- Kivotos tou Kosmou” with a $20,000 donation. Through...

Hermes Expo is ever-changing, but its mission is as relevant as ever: fostering mutual business relationships

You could say that West Germany was partly responsible for the Hermes Expo and the Hellenic News of America.  Both were created by Paul Kotrotsios...

Eleni Poulos Celebrates 30th Anniversary of Eleni Tours, Brings Personal Touch and Love of Greece to the Business

By David Bjorkgren, senior editor Special to the Hellenic News of America    Eleni Poulos started her travel agency in an unusual place—her son’s bedroom. Nearly 30 years...

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AHEPA Heroes Medal Recipients Honor Marine Commander Samuel Miller

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Criminogenic Characteristics of Repeat Offenders

John M. Paitakes, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, Seton Hall University Special to the Hellenic News of America The following represent a qualitative review of the criminogenic characteristics...

Κανάλι Κωνσταντινούπολης: Μεγάλο φαγοπότι & γεωπολιτικά όνειρα

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Remembering Byzantine Easter 2021 at a Rural NY Church

The birthplace of Eastern Christianity is ravaged and disappearing. It is time to realize the positive outcome of Eastern Orthodoxy in international communities. The...