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AHEPA Commemorates Oxi Day

Today, we commemorate the 81st anniversary of "Oxi Day." On this date in 1940, Greece issued a defiant "No" to the fascism of the Axis...

When Seven Million Cried No: Oxi Day in Greece

By Robert Zaller, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, Department of History, Drexel University Two dates stand out on the national Greek calendar:  Independence Day, March 25, when...

Alex G. Spanos honored for his service with the 2019 Oxi Service Award in Washington, DC

Alex G. Spanos was honored (posthumously) for his service to our country during WWII with the 2019 OXI Service Award at a ceremony at...

The Greek Genocide of 1914-1923

By Paul Pavlakos, Supreme President of the Sons of Pericles   With Oxi Day recently passed and with Turkey’s continued aggressions in the Eastern Mediterranean and...

ARCHIEPISCOPAL ENCYCLICAL FOR THE COMMEMORATION OF OXI DAY

 October 28, 2019 OXI Day   To the Most Reverend Hierarchs, the reverend priests and deacons, the monks and nuns, the Presidents and Members of the Parish...

28th of October 1940

By Dr. Costas G. Fountzoulas, Contributing Editor   15th of August 1940.  While the Hellenes were observing the Dormition of Virgin Mary, an Italian submarine, without...

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...

Michael Johnson Honored with 2018 Jaharis Service Award

Washington, DC, November 5, 2018 -- At a moving ceremony at the National World War II Memorial in Washington, DC on October 25, Michael Johnson received...

8th Annual Oxi Courage Awards Again Inspire and Showcase the Best of Humanity

Washington, DC, November 1, 2018 -- The Washington Oxi Day Foundation again featured #OXIcourage, past and present, before top US policymakers from the White House and...

AHEPA and Hellenic Bar Association of CT Briefed by AHI on Greece-USA Relations

New Haven Chapter #98 of the Order of AHEPA and the Hellenic Bar Association of Connecticut sponsored and hosted a timely presentation by Nick...

OCTOBER 28 – “OXI” DAY: ITS IMPORTANCE TO THE CONTINUITY OF HELLENISM, AND ITS RELEVANCE AND SIGNIFICANCE TO THE PRESERVATION OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION...

Dean C. Lomis, Ph.D., Contributing Editor   October 28 is a solemn day in the history of Greece and Greek America, equivalent to December 7 and...

Who would have thought that you, little Greece, Would ever dare to utter that terrific word: NO

Χρήστος Κ. Ευαγγελίου, Ph.D., Contributing Editor   Ζήτω η 28η Οκτωβρίου 1940!

Ἡμέρα τοῦ ΟΧΙ: Ἑορτή τῆς ἁγίας Σκέπης τῆς Ὑπεραγίας Θεοτόκου

ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΗ ΟΡΘΟΔΟΞΟΣ ΑΡΧΙΕΠΙΣΚΟΠΗ ΑΜΕΡΙΚΗΣ   28η Ὀκτωβρίου 2018 Πρός τούς Σεβασμιωτάτους καί Θεοφιλεστάτους Ἀρχιερεῖς, τούς Εὐλαβεστάτους Ἱερεῖς καί Διακόνους, τούς Μοναχούς καί Μοναχές, τούς Προέδρους καί Μέλη τῶν...

Global Freedom Fighters and Advocates for Human Rights Honored at 8th Annual Oxi Courage Awards

Russian opposition leader poisoned 2x for promoting democracy and Chinese poet, widow of Nobel Laureate Liu Xiabo, accept awards despite death threats       Washington, DC, October 22, 2018...

 New York, District 6, Recognized as AHEPA’s top National District

— District 6, frequently described as the Empire State, was awarded the nation’s top AHEPA District at last week’s National Convention in Atlantic...

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