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Thursday, August 13, 2020

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Greece

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...

Ert3 spotlights HNA founder Paul Kotrotsios on Coronavirus outbreak

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U-I53mg9XHUOn March 24, 2020, Ert3 spotlighted Paul Kotrotsios, Founder of Hellenic News of America where they shared insights on the Coronavirus outbreak.

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...

60 Minutes Highlights Saint Nicholas National Shrine on Western Easter

New York - On Western Easter, Sunday April 12th, the renowned CBS news program, 60 Minutes, will showcase the rebuilding of the Saint Nicholas Greek...

The Hellenic Initiative Launches Fundraising Campaign to Help Greece Fight COVID-19 Pandemic

The Hellenic Initiative has launched a fundraising campaign (THI COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund) aimed at raising donations from Greeks and Philhellenes of the Diaspora...

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...

Identity Politics and the Cyprus Issue

By:  Demetra Demetriou Identity politics has always lied at the core of the Cyprus issue. Formerly set on religion and ethnonationalism, ethnic identities on the...

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_titleThe 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,...

AHI Urges U.S. Government to Keep Engaged on the Border Crisis

WASHINGTON, DC — American Hellenic Institute (AHI) President Nick Larigakis wrote to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo out of concern the international community will lose...

Latest news

Christos Koutsis, Vice President of Investors Bank, has passed away

Christos John Koutsis, 63, of Paramus, formerly of Athens, Greece, passed away on Saturday, August 8, 2020. Christos worked for Investors Bank, in Short...

My parents own property in Greece

My parents own property in Greece, but I do not know if they have the right documents to prove their property rights. Also, I...

Justice for Cyprus (PSEKA) mourns the passing of Demetrios Zemenides (1942-2020)

In Memoriam Demetrios Zemenides  1942-2020 The International Coordinating Committee – Justice for Cyprus (PSEKA) mourns the passing of Demetrios Zemenides, one of its long-time collaborators in Chicago.  The...

St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine Now on Solid Ground as Construction Restarts 

The people close to the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine at Ground Zero in New York tend to think of the...

On The Road to Constantinople: Repairs of Hagia Sophia Dome by 10th Century Armenian Architect

“All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them,” by Galileo di Vincenzo Bonaulti de Galilei, an Italian astronomer, physicist, and engineer.1Hagia Sophia...