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Why Do Greeks Dye Easter Eggs Red and How to Do It [Video]

For Greek Orthodox Christians one of the oldest Easter traditions are red-dyed eggs. Here's why we do it and how you can do it too,...

USS Slater & Greek Community to Commemorate OXI Day

On October 28th, millions around the world will commemorate OXI (pronounced ō-hē) Day, a day honoring Greece’s courageous resistance during World War II. The...

Why Greece Is Not Weimar

The New York Times published an article on the political storm of violent extremism that has descended on Greece, after the murder of anti-fascist...

Greek Mob: The Greek “Outfit” Across America

Aside from Philedelphia other Greek elements sprouted across the American plains. In, Boston four leaders emerged James Chalmas (loanshark), Louis Venios (strip club owner...

Mystery Handwriting in 500-Year-Old ‘Odyssey’ Copy Deciphered

The University of Chicago Library has finally managed to solve a mystery surrounding some unrecognizable handwriting found in a copy of Homer’s ancient Greek epic...
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4th of July: The Greek Roots of American Independence (video)

Hundreds of books have been written about the Greek influences on the founding of the United States. Most of the founding fathers had studied...

Greek Mob: Brotherly Mafia Love in Philly

Chicago had the strong tight Outfit that controlled almost every aspect of the “Windy City” while Philadelphia had its loose knit Greek crew. Even...
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Columbus Day: The Theory Supporting that Christopher Columbus Was Greek

The exact origin of Christopher Columbus has been a source of speculation since the 19th century. Recent publications claim that the great admiral might have been Greek.

Greek-Jewish Community Thrives in NYC Neighborhood

In a story published by The Jewish Week, author Diane Cole explored the Lower East Side of New York City, discovering a community of Greek...

Hidden Writings of Archimedes on Display at Baltimore Museum

The long-hidden writings of Archimedes are the focus of "Lost and Found: The Secrets of Archimedes," a new exhibition at Baltimore's Walters Art Museum,...

Today is National Day of Remembrance for the Genocide of Pontian Greeks

The 19th of May, a National Day of Remembrance for the Genocide of Pontian Greeks by a decision of the Greek Parliament in 1994,...

Synagonistis: The Greek Jews in the National Resistance

The exhibition “Synagonistis: The Greek Jews in the National Resistance – The Ones Who Never Wore the Yellow Star” was officially launched in Washington....

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