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Tuesday, June 22, 2021

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Memories of Greece: Portara of Naxos

A spectacular Greek Gateway on a hill impresses the traveler to Naxos. I was on a local ferry, admiring the clear sea waters. I...

Public Health Challenges in Greece and U.S.

There’s still time to RSVP for the Thursday and Friday sessions of “Public Health Challenges in Greece and U.S.” RSVP HERE Join the Rutgers School of...

The 1821 Greek Revolution Battle of Levithi: Beginning of Liberation of Peloponnese

Levithi is a picturesque town situated on the northeastern slope of the Mainalon mountains. Tourist buses come to enjoy the landscape and traditional food. No one...

St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church Festival Begins New York State’s New Normal

Vaccinated persons can go unmasked into premises without capacity limitations, except for social distancing. New York State dropped most restrictions on Wednesday, May 19th....

Μύθοι του Αισώπου: Πατέρας, Γιός και Γά’ι’δαρος

Νεοελληνική – Ελεύθερη Απόδοση/Διασκευή Πατέρας, Γιός και Γά’ι’δαρος Ένας αγρότης μαζί με τον νεαρό γιο του πήγαν να κλαδέψουν τον αμπελώνα τους. Στήν συνέχεια, έκοψαν...

American Meddling in Greece

By: Evaggelos Vallianatos, Ph.D. Prologue Hellas / Greece had the good fortune of becoming the lighthouse of the world. For several centuries it gave birth to...

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...

The Antikythira Mechanism: The World’s First ‘computer’ Invention by Ancient Greeks

A World Wonder of Scientific Ingenuity and Technological Breakthrough By Dr. Demetrios Giannaros The discovery in 1900 of an ancient cargo shipwreck near the Greek island...

2021 Easter in Earthquake Zone Larissa Greece

Covid-19 Pandemic and earthquakes inspired the Greeks of Larissa, Central Greece to renew their faith in 2021 Easter festivities. A 6.3 magnitude earthquake rocked...

DIADROMES-1821, a new app highlighting stories about the Peloponnese inspired by the Greek War of Independence

50 minus two stories about the Peloponnese inspired by the Greek War of  Independence A free app for locals, travelers and history buffs available below  ​The...

American Statesmen and the 1821 Greek Revolution

“Our race was crucified many times, but here we are, still alive.” – General Theodore Kolokotronis.” 1 What did American statesmen say about the 1821 Greek Revolution?...

The Greek Orthodox Church of Greater Salt Lake and The Hellenic Cultural Association Commemorate the Bicentennial of the Greek Revolution of 1821

The Greek Orthodox Church of Greater Salt Lake and Utah’s Hellenic Cultural Association observed the 200th anniversary of Greece’s independence from the Ottoman Turks...

The Truth: Greek Heroism in the Peloponnese During 1821 Revolution

There are two sides to every story. A reader must deal with facts, not what is widely circulated in the media.  I came across articles...

Foreign Relations Committee Approves Menendez Resolution Honoring Greece’s 200th Independence Day

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today applauded the Senate Foreign Relations Committee’s approval of his bipartisan resolution commemorating...

The Modern Greek Enlightenment and the Revolution of 1821

Special to the Hellenic News of America It is that time of year when Hellenes and Philhellenes all over the world will come together to...

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Αύριο ίσως είναι πολύ αργά… 

Είχα τονίσει την περασμένη εβδομάδα ότι «πρέπει να αλλάξουμε μυαλά» για να σώσουμε τον ταλαίπωρο πλανήτη μας. Δύο τρεις μέρες αργότερα δημοσιεύτηκαν στοιχεία που...

Turkey’s Long Persecution Against Pontian Christians

By Uzay Bulut In the Turkish city Trabzon, where few Christians are left, St. Maria Catholic Church has suffered its second attack this year. A...

Ο στρίγκλος που έγινε για λίγο αρνάκι 

«Δεν θέλω να συναντηθώ με τον Κυρ. Μητσοτάκη γιατί οι Έλληνες σκότωσαν πρόσφυγες. Τα σύνορά μας δεν κλείνουν και δεν θα συζητήσουμε άλλο αυτό...

Church Forgives $3.5 Million Medical Debt for 2,200 Families

The Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church in Webster, MA is culminating its centennial celebration by giving back in a major way. It...

The Genocidal Birth of Modern Turkey

By Dr. Robert Zaller, Professor The word “genocide,” describing the systematic physical or cultural destruction of a people, was coined in 1944 by a lawyer,...