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Memories of Greece: Agia Marina, Aegina

Aegina is an easy island to the Athens mainland to go. A sandy beach is what tourists dream of. Before the 2020 pandemic, I...

Memories of Russia: Cathedral of the Archangel Michael, Kremlin, Moscow

I had a piece of good luck in traveling to Russia before covid-19 and Middle East problems. “We are passing by the Cathedral of...

My visit to Artsakh

“There is no Alternative to Freedom” was a banner prominently displayed on an apartment building in Stepanakert, of the Armenian Republic of Artsakh during...

The Significance of Panagia in Byzantine Art During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Our Most Holy Lady, Panagia, Mary the Mother of Jesus Christ has inspired Byzantine artists for nearly two thousand years. Her icons and mosaics...

Memories of the Road to Constantinople: Hagia Sophia, Istanbul

“Today we view Hagia Sophia as an architectural achievement withstanding earthquakes. Famous for its dome. It is the masterpiece of Byzantine architecture,” said attorney...

May Day 2020 Greece Inspires Love of Nature

Greek-American News Protomagia (May 1st) is International Labor Day in Greece. It is a holiday where people traditionally go to the countryside for picnics, to...

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...

On the Road in Greece: St. Demetrios Cathedral of Thessaloniki

By Catherine Tsounis “There was a historic St. Demetrios. His bones are here. There is historical proof,” explained attorney Panagiota Petropoulou during our recent Kapogiannis...

Lecture on the World of Byzantine Princess Anna Comnena with Armenian Roots

“It is the mark of a bad general when all is peaceful, to incite his neighbors to war intentionally-for peace is the objective of...

Greek-American Doctor’s Research Tackles the Tough Armor of Pancreatic Cancer

By David Bjorkgren, Senior Editor Special to the Hellenic News   Dr. Despina Siolas has wanted to build an arsenal to fight cancer ever since her mother...

On the Road in Greece: Toy shopping at Moustakas Toy Store

By Catherine Tsounis No one ever forgets a toy that made him or her supremely happy as a child, even if that toy is replaced...

On the Road in Greece: Asclepeion at Epidaurus

B The Library of Alexandria contained the scientific knowledge of the ancient world. The  troops of Julius Caesar accidentally burned the library during...

On the Road in Greece: June 17, 2018, A Black Day in Greece’s History

by Professor Catherine Tsounis, Contributing Editor “Those that fail to learn from history, are doomed to repeat it,”  Winston Churchill. “With a signature, Prime Minister of Greece...

On the Road in Greece: In Search of Baklava

by Professor Catherine Tsounis, Contributing Editor   I went in search of the perfect Baklava in the summer of 2018.  In 2003, I tasted a phenomenal...

Dr. John G Siolas Honored with the Faculty Mission Award Certificate

By Catherine Tsounis, Contributing Editor             The Vincentian Center for Church and Society honored Dr. John G. Siolas of Bayside and Mattituck with the Faculty Mission...

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Hellenic Relief Foundation partners with the Social Committee of the Athenian Society for its monthly food distribution

On the week of November 23rd, at the Hellenic Relief Foundation and their partner organization's headquarters in Athens, the H.R.F.'s monthly food distribution took place,...

Να καθιερωθεί στο Δημοτικό σχολείο μάθημα ετυμολογίας

«Όταν οι εχθροί σου θα έχουν ξεμάθει την ορθογραφία τους, να ξέρεις ότι η νίκη πλησιάζει». Βλαντιμίρ Βολκώφ, Ρώσος λογοτέχνης Αν είχαμε υπουργούς Παιδείας με...

New Greek bakery hits Whitestone, NY

Jordan Karalazarides, the Greek-American owner of the bakery and cafe Aphrodite's Sweets in Whitestone, sat down and chatted with HNA's Markos Papadatos. He revealed that...

Ladies Philoptochos Society of St. Paraskevi Shrine Church organize successful food drive

By Kathy Karanzias                                          ...

Transplanted Memories of the Heart

Louis A. Palivos, J.D., Ph.D. For several decades, reports have been published by scientists that heart and other organ recipients, acquire the personality characteristics of...