Tag: Jewish

Turkish media caught making fake news about Greek mosque 3

Turkish media caught making fake news about Greek mosque

In the last few days, Turkish media became incensed over a mosque in Greece that had displayed a Greek flag on a minaret. Akşam Gazetes, even called this “provocative.” Many social media…

Erdoğan: Not a single mosque left in Athens 6

Erdoğan: Not a single mosque left in Athens

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has once again been caught out lying to stoke ultra-nationalistic and ultra-religious fanaticism to discredit Greece in a speech he made yesterday. “Hagia Sophia was beautified and…

The President of the Hellenic Republic, Prokopis Pavlopoulos

Greek President opens new wing Jewish Museum in Thessaloniki

The President of the Hellenic Republic, Prokopis Pavlopoulos attended the special ceremony on Sunday for the inauguration of the new wing of the Jewish Museum in Thessaloniki. Pavlopoulos was welcomed to the…

Greece honours Holocaust Remembrance Day 12

Greece honours Holocaust Remembrance Day

Greece’s foreign ministry on Sunday issued a statement for the 74th anniversary of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, noting that it was “ a day of responsibility which…brings to mind the darkest chapter…

Greece ranks as most religious country in Europe 14

Greece ranks as most religious country in Europe

Greece has been ranked as the most religious country in Europe, with 92 percent of Greeks stating they believe in God, according to a survey conducted by Pew Research Center in 2015-17…

Rotunda, one of the oldest religious sites in Thessaloniki 18

Rotunda, one of the oldest religious sites in Thessaloniki

By Vicky Litska Built in 306 A.D. by the Romans, Rotunda is one of the oldest religious sites of Thessaloniki, situated 125m northeast of the Arch of Galerius on the upper side of Egnatia…

Jewish headstones smashed and vandalised in Athens cemetery 20

Jewish headstones smashed and vandalised in Athens cemetery

Unknown assailants have destroyed nine marble Jewish headstones in a cemetery, in a southwestern suburb of Athens on Friday night. A police spokesman said that “marble grave headstones were damaged in the…