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Bicentennial Events Highlight Role of World Diaspora in Greek Independence

The Greek revolutionary war for independence from the Ottoman Empire in 1821 was obviously momentous for Greece. Few realize, though, the impact the Greek Revolution...

AHEPA, Shrine 500, moves forward in Long Island

By Chris Pappis, AHEPA District 6 Secretary  Shrine AHEPA Chapter 500 held a monthly meeting on August 12, 2020 virtually via Zoom due to the...

Raptakis, Pappas and a group of Hellenic-American Elected Officials express strong support for People of Kastellorizo

Group decry provocative actions by Erdogan regime in threatening Greek island’s territorial sovereignty as set forth in Law of Sea treaty Led by Democrat Rhode...

Michigan AHEPA family organize 8th ‘Milk for Flint’ Drive Earns Recognition

Eighth "Milk for Flint" Delivery Earns City's Recognition   Ahepans delivered their eighth truckload of milk to victims of the Flint Water Crisis, July 16, 2020,...

Archbishop Elpidophoros Addresses AHEPA Sunday

AHEPA Sunday To the Most Reverend Hierarchs, the Reverend Priests and Deacons, the Monks and Nuns, the Presidents and Members of the Parish Councils of...

PanHellenic Participates in Successful Regional Mentoring Event

Washington D.C.- The PanHellenic Scholarship Foundation, in collaboration with the National Hellenic Society, held a mentor meet-and-greet for over twenty PanHellenic and Heritage Greece/Heritage America...

9th Annual Oxi Courage and Service Awards Showcase the Best of Humanity

Washington, DC, November 7, 2019 -- The 9th Annual Washington Oxi Day Foundation Courage and Service Awards again celebrated #OXIcourage, past and present, before...

Oxi Day Was a Pivotal Event for Greece, Greek Americans and the World That Changed the Path of World War II

By David Bjorkgren, Senior Editor SPECIAL TO THE HELLENIC NEWS OF AMERICA   Oxi Day begins with one Greek man’s answer to an ultimatum. But its impact reaches...

“The Impact of Ancient Hellenic Culture in Modern Hellenic Jewelry Design” on Tuesday, April 2

Dear Friends and Colleagues –   Join us Tuesday, April 2nd for a spectacular cultural and historical presentation on "The Impact of Ancient Hellenic Culture in...

Former Vice President Biden Makes Surprise Visit to Athenagoras Human Rights Award Banquet; Praises Ecumenical Patriarch

Former Vice President Joe Biden made a surprise appearance at this year’s Athenagoras Human Rights Award Banquet to honor its recipients, Father Alexander and Presbytera Xanthi Karloutsos. Biden, who...

Cypriot Foreign Minister Christodoulides Visits Hellenic House

WASHINGTON, DC —The American Hellenic Institute (AHI) welcomed Republic of Cyprus Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides to AHI’s Hellenic House where he met with AHI...

AHEPA Receives Major Gift from E. John & Cleo Rumpakis

Donation kicks-off "Century Capital Campaign" WASHINGTON, DC -  The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (Order of AHEPA) is elated to be the recipient of a $100,000 gift...

Hellenes Across America Gather at NHS’ Annual Heritage Weekend and Classic in Las Vegas

By David Bjorkgren, Editor Special to the Hellenic News of America   The best and brightest Greek Americans gathered with their families in Las Vegas Oct....

Orthodoxy and Hellenism: A Potent Force Together

By David Bjorkgren & Aphrodite Kotrotsios, Special to the Hellenic News of America The future of Hellenism in America is assured as long as there...

Spanos Family Statement on the Passing of Family Patriarch Alex Spanos

It is with heavy hearts that the Spanos family announces the death of Alexander Gus Spanos, founder of A.G. Spanos Companies and owner of...

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