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“Venizelos Foundation USA” Launched Operations in the USA to Preserve and Promote the Legacy of the Greek Statesman Eleftherios K. Venizelos

 CHICAGO, IL, January 30, 2021 -- The Venizelos Foundation, USA recently launched its operations in the United States to honor Eleftherios Venizelos. The new...

Another successful Canadian Bingo event

TORONTO – On February 6, 2021, the Toronto Daughters of Penelope (DOP) hosted our second Virtual Bingo Fundraiser over Zoom. With great success from...

Greek-American professor provides insights on COVID-19 vaccines

Dr. Zissis Chroneos chatted with Aphrodite Kotrotsios, the publisher of the Hellenic News of America, in order to provide a better understanding of the COVID-19 vaccines.  Dr....

First Meeting of the National Coordinating Committee of the 200th Anniversary of the Greek Revolution

On February 9, 2021, His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America convened the first full meeting of the National Coordinating Committee that will oversee the...

An update from the Friends of Saint Nicholas

Dear Friends of our National Shrine, We are excited to announce the unveiling of the new website of the Saint Nicholas National Shrine. There have...

30th Annual Leadership 100 Conference To Include Tribute to Greece Marking Bicentennial of Greek Revolution

The 30th Annual Leadership 100 Conference, a virtual event scheduled for February 17-19, 2021, will begin with the Executive Committee, Board of Trustees, and...

AHI Mourns Passing of Former AHIPAC Chair Dr. Dean Lomis

Lomis is credited for “educating” Biden on Cyprus Issue WASHINGTON, DC —The American Hellenic Institute (AHI) mourns the passing of the former chairman of the American...

Dr. Dean Lomis, an advocate for Hellenism, has passed away

Dean C. Lomis, Ph.D. (Constantine Tsolomitis) April 13, 1931– February 13, 2021 (Age 89) Dean Lomis was a native of Gary, Indiana born to Greek immigrant...

Divine Wrath

The arrows of Apollo The case of the plague in Greek history may still give us pose for reflection. The Greeks gave diseases precise names....

AHEPA launches new website dedicated to its history

Are you familiar with the plight of Greek immigrants in early 20th century America? Did you know Boxing great Jack Dempsey was an Ahepan or...

DOP Hosts Webinar on DOP Foundation, Inc. Scholarships

 By Elena Saviolakis, DOP WASHINGTON, DC – The Daughters of Penelope (DOP), a leading international service organization comprised of women of Hellenic heritage and Philhellenes,...

Daughters of Penelope Supporting Domestic Violence Survivors

By Elena Saviolakis, DOP WASHINGTON, DC – The Daughters of Penelope (DOP), a leading international service organization comprised of women of Hellenic heritage and Philhellenes,...

PanHellenic Scholarship Foundation announces new program designed to cultivate tomorrow’s leaders

   PanHellenic Scholarship Foundation Announces New Leadership Fellowship New three-year program designed to cultivate tomorrow’s leaders When the PanHellenic Scholarship Foundation says it strives to go “Beyond...

Markos Papadatos wins big, sweeps all four 2021 ‘Best of Long Island’ categories

By: Barbara Goldsmith, Special to the Hellenic News of America To quote the classic Tina Turner song, Markos Papadatos is "simply the best." For the...

The Greek #MeToo movement gains momentum because Greece’s Athlete A had the courage to speak out about her abuse

Recently, in some countries around the world, there has been an undertone that the #Metoo movement should come to an end; however, here in...

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Pontikas and Pontikos: The two Greeks who achieved world soccer records!

Michael (Michalis) Spanos, Contributor The history of soccer is full of remarkable accomplishments, outstanding performances, moments of glory, well-renowned players, and long-standing records. The last...

The state of the economy and business: The role of immigration

By Demetrios Giannaros, Ph.D. in Economics Special to the Hellenic News of America President John F. Kennedy in his 1964 published book, A Nation of Immigrants,...

Warren Buffett and the Omogeneia

By Aris Michopoulos, Ph.D., HCHC Special to the Hellenic News of America I recently saw a TV interview of Warren Buffett, the most philanthropic billionaire in...

30th Annual Leadership 100 Conference Concludes with a Resounding Musical Tribute to Greece

The 30th Annual Leadership 100 Conference, a virtual event, which ran from February 17-19, 2021, concluded with a resounding musical program, Greek Music for...

American Philhellenism: 1821 Greek Revolution

2021 is the 200th Anniversary of Greek Independence. Greece came about because of the Philhellenes in America and Europe. Who are the Philhellenes? They...