Tag: Jerusalem

"Long-standing friendship" between Greece and Israel

“Long-standing friendship” between Greece and Israel

“Many Israeli companies are already investing in Greece, especially in the real estate sector, but there are several other aspects of our partnership that can be further strengthened,” Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos…

Greek PM honours Holocaust victims

Greek PM honours Holocaust victims

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis paid tribute to six million Jews murdered by the Nazis during World War II, during his visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem. The PM…

Greek PM visits The Church of the Holy Sepulchre 5

Greek PM visits The Church of the Holy Sepulchre

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitstotakis visited the Church of the Holy Sepulchre on Tuesday evening, Jerusalem Patriarchate reported. He was accompanied by a group of his associates including Minister of Energy Mr.…

Holy Fire in Athens

Arrival of the Holy Fire in Athens

A few minutes before 6pm on Holy Saturday, the Aegean airline plane carrying the Άγιο Φως (Holy Fire) from the church of the Holy Sepulchre, Jerusalem, arrived at Athens International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos. The…

Holy Monday

Holy Monday

Today is Holy Monday and for each of the first three days of Holy Week, there is a general theme. These are the days that set the stage for Christ’s death and…

Exarch of the Holy Sepulchre, Archimandrite Damianos

Holy Light will still be travelling to Greece from Jerusalem

Greece’s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Konstantinos Vlasis on Monday met with the Exarch of the Holy Sepulchre, Archimandrite Damianos, to discuss the procedure for transporting the Holy Light from Jerusalem to…

Sunday Of St. Mary Of Egypt

The Spiritual Desert of Our Times

John G. Panagiotou Over the last several weeks and months, the world has been gripped by the turmoil that the Coronavirus pandemic has wrought upon its seven billion people.  Whether affected directly…

Holy week continues despite coronavirus 11

Holy week continues despite coronavirus

Israeli authorities will allow usual Easter-related ceremonies in Jerusalem to proceed, but with restrictions put in place to combat the coronavirus pandemic, a Foreign Ministry source said on Monday. The various churches…

GREEK ISLANDS

Over 1 million Israelis expected to visit Greece in 2020

Close to one million Israeli tourists visited Greece in 2019 and the Tourism Ministry says they expect more than 1 million this year. “The number of Israeli tourists is remarkably growing year…

Antonis Diamataris

Greek Diaspora Minister headed for the Holy Land

Greece’s Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister for Diaspora Greeks, Antonis Diamataris is scheduled to arrive in Israel today where he will visit Jerusalem and Tel Aviv on Friday. According to a ministry statement,…

Greek PM in 2nd trilateral summit in Jordan 12

Greek PM in 2nd trilateral summit in Jordan

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras praised Jordan on Sunday for its role as a regional stabilising force during the 2nd Greece, Cyprus, Jordan trilateral Summit that is held in Amman. Tsipras noted that…

Greece and Israel set to build new marine radar in Crete 14

Greece and Israel set to build new marine radar in Crete

According to reports, Greece and Israel are building a new Long Horizon marine radar system in eastern Crete, with the enhanced coverage of the new surface radar allowing both countries to monitor…

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