Leading Greek and Jewish Americans on Joint Mission to Greece, Cyprus and Israel

An AHEPA delegation meeting with Greek PM Alexis Tsipras in Athens

Prominent figures of the Greek American and Jewish American community will embark on their third International Leadership Mission to meet the leaders of Greece, Cyprus and Israel.

The mission convenes Jan. 14, in Athens, Greece; continues to Nicosia, Cyprus, Jan. 16 and 17; and concludes in Israel, Jan. 17 to Jan. 19.

The mission delegates include members of the The American Hellenic Institute (AHI); the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (Order of AHEPA), the leading membership-based grassroots service association for American citizens of Hellenic heritage and Philhellenes; B’nai B’rith International, a worldwide Jewish community service organization widely known as one of the world’s most influential humanitarian, human rights and advocacy organizations; and the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, the central coordinating body representing 53 national Jewish organizations on issues of national and international concern.

As cooperation between between Greece, Cyprus and Israel strengthens, the delegation of American Hellenic and American Jewish community leaders aim to explore the major economic (business and tourism), energy sector and security developments underway with high-ranking government officials and visits to military installations.