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Book Explores How One Man’s Faith Triumphed Over the Greek Genocide in Asia Minor

Special to the Hellenic News of America William Planes was surprised by how little his grandchildren knew about their grandparents. So, he wrote a book. “Platanides: Through...

The Ongoing Tragedy of Cyprus

By Dr. Robert Zaller, Drexel Distinguished University Professor of History Emeritus Special to the Hellenic News of America In the mid-twentieth century, Great Britain abandoned its...

Remembering the 200th Anniversary of the 1821 Greek Revolution: Ibrahim Pasha and Mystra

Greek songs remember Ibrahim Pasha in a negative way. I did not realize who he was and what he almost accomplished. The online encyclopedia...

Two sad remembrances from Greek history

By Very Reverend Nektarios Cottros, Presiding Priest, Saint George Church, Piscataway, NJ, Metropolis of New Jersey  Special to the Hellenic News of America The month of...

AHEPA Calls for President Biden to Recognize the Greek Genocide

On this eve of the Day of Remembrance for the victims of the Greek Genocide from the Pontus Region of Asia Minor, AHEPA calls...

Bilirakis Issues Statement on the Formal Recognition of the Armenian Genocide

“It has been more than 100 years since the atrocities committed against innocent Armenians and other ethnic and religious minorities at the hands of...

The Bicentennial of 1821 and the future of Hellenism

Professor Aris Michopoulos, Ph.D., Hellenic College Holy Cross Special to the Hellenic News of America  The Revolution of 1821 in essence started in 1814 at the...

That Greece Might Be Free: Thoughts on the Bicentenary of the Revolution of 1821

By Dr. Robert Zaller, Distinguished University Professor of History at Drexel University, Special to the Hellenic News of America  The English poet and nobleman Lord...

Tracing American Philhellenism at the 200th Anniversary of Greek Independence

When we revolted, we said first for our Christian Faith and then for the Nation. - Theodore Kolokotronis1 During 1821 and 1822, nothing was done to...

ΓΕΝΟΚΤΟΝΙΑ ΤΩΝ ΕΛΛΗΝΩΝ 1914-1923

Κέντρο Πόρων της Γενοκτονίας των Ελλήνων Η Γενοκτονία των Ελλήνων αναφέρεται στη συστηματική εξόντωση των Ελλήνων της Οθωμανικής Αυτοκρατορίας πριν, κατά τη διάρκεια και μετά...

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...

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...

Event Alert in Philadelphia: “The Christian/ Greek Genocide During the late Ottoman Period 1894-1924 Panel Discussion”

Join us on Saturday, January 25, 2020, at the Estia Restaurant (1405 Locust Street) in Philadelphia at 11:00 for EMBCA’s, “The Christian/ Greek Genocide...

Ioannina preserves cultural layers of Epirus

“...the fire of a stove burning fiercely under a smooth and polished surface.” Sir Henry Holland describing the demeanor of Ali Pasha, 1813 (1) The graceful...

In the Footsteps of Byzantium: Meeting the Catholicos of the Armenian Apostolic Church in Etchmiadzin, Armenia

By Catherine Tsounis, Contributing Editor   “The Armenian Church, the depository of patriotism and faith, had preserved the old culture. It was the church which revived...

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