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Greek civilization treasures are not for export or sale

By Dr. Evaggelos Vallianatos   In early December 2020, the Greek parliament approved a law for the export of antiquities, including entire museum collections, to foreign...

Albany Sons of Pericles and Maids of Athena Go Apple Picking

By Chris Pappis, AHEPA D6 Secretary  On Sunday, October 11 Albany Sons of Pericles Phocion Chapter 44 and Maids of Athena Sophia Chapter 48 went...

AHI Condemns President Erdogan’s Call for a Two-State Solution in Cyprus

The American Hellenic Institute strongly condemns President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s statement in which he openly proclaimed his desire for a two-state solution for Cyprus...

AHEPA Applauds Administration’s Partial Lifting of Arms Prohibition on Cyprus

AHEPA applauds the Trump administration’s decision to waive the limitations placed on the transfer of non-lethal arms equipment to the Republic of Cyprus for one...

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...

Hellenic Relief Foundation continues to supply families in Athens with food packages

On Wednesday, July 15th, the Hellenic Relief Foundation's monthly food distribution took place at their partner organization's headquarters in Athens, in collaboration with the...

AHEPA Celebrates the Selection of Alex Karras to the Pro-Football Hall of Fame

The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (Order of AHEPA), a membership-based fraternal organization of Hellenes and Philhellenes, celebrates the selection of former Detroit Lions...

Her Love of Art Shows, with Every Brushstroke By Elena Kay

by Nick Christophers   “By nature I am a passionate person in anything I do. When I was young I found my love for art through...

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...

Greek-American Owned Family Business Venus Jewelers Celebrates 40th Anniversary

By Aphrodite Kotrotsios, Publisher Somerset, NJ—On Friday, October 4, 2019, Venus Jewelers celebrated their 40th anniversary with a grand celebration that included many esteemed officials and leaders...

Wings to a Cure Gala is Almost Here

Dear Friends and Beloved Supporters of HCRF, Please get your tickets for this years “Wings to a Cure Gala” on November 16th! Only a few...

AN AIR OF RENEWED OPTIMISM AND HOPE AT ARCHBISHOP ELPIDOPHOROS’ FIRST ARCHDIOCESAN COUNCIL MEETING

  Archbishop Pledges Transparency, Accountability, and Responsibility NEW YORK – His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America presided at the first Archdiocesan Council meeting following his election and enthronement...

International Orthodox Christian Charities Launches Campaign for Children’s Programs in Syria

Dream Centers offer Children, Families Safe Spaces, Support Overcoming Trauma    Baltimore, Md. (October 15, 2019) – International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) is launching a new...

Reviving Greektown: the Next 100 Years of Hellenism and Orthodoxy in the Mountain West

By Elpitha Tsoutsounakis, Special to the Hellenic News of America   The Greek Orthodox Community in Salt Lake City: an American Story “By 1905 thousands of Greeks had...

National Leadership Sunday To Be Observed For Eleventh Year

His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America will issue an Encyclical on behalf of the Holy Eparchial Synod designating October 20, 2019 as the eleventh...

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Teotihuacán shrouded by the mist of time

Teotihuacán elicits gasps upon first seeing the towering Pyramid of the Sun at the entrance to this legendary UNESCO World Heritage Site. Then reality...

Parthenon AHEPA Chapter #495 hosts fundraising event in honor of Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church in Whitestone

By Petros Ragoussis, AHEPA WHITESTONE, NY – On Sunday, February 21, 2021, the Brothers of Andreas T. Stamboulidis Parthenon AHEPA Chapter #495 were invited guests...

DOP Supporting Families at the Penelopean Day Care Center in Athens

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

The Greek School where nobody wears a mask

There is a Greek School where students don’t have to wear a mask. The pandemic hasn’t changed anything for them since their classes work...

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...