Turkey Should Respect Hagia Sophia Tradition, Says State Dept. Spokesperson

Turkey should respect the traditions in regards to the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, U.S. State Department Deputy Spokesperson Mark Toner said in a briefing...

Duty, Honor and Courage of Cretan Families

  "The secret of Happiness is Freedom, and the secret of Freedom, Courage." - Thucydides (460 BC - 395 BC), Greek Historian. Nikos Douroudakis and...
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4th of July: How Ancient Greek Ideals Influenced American Independence

Ancient Greece has impacted the western world in many aspects, but the most important element of our modern society, democracy, was the key element to...

Philadelphia Greek Independence Day

On March  17, the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia was filled with Greek flags, bands, floats and people celebrating Greece’s succesful War of Independence...

Ancient ‘Superhero’ Woman Spotted on Greek Vase

Adrienne Mayor, a research scholar at Stanford University’s departments of classics and history of science discovered an ancient Greek vase depicting the majestic painting...

Giakoumis’ Balkan Wars Lecture at N.Y. Church

“What did Greek-Americans do for Greece during the 1912 Balkan Wars?” asked Peter S. Giakoumis, keynote speaker at the Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Community of...

Lecture on Greeks and Jews in 20th Century Salonica to Be Held at UCLA

The UCLA Department of History in collaboration with the Consulate General of Greece in Los Angeles, the American Hellenic Council of California and the Greek Heritage Society of...

Rebirth of a Church: Transfiguration of Christ Church, Mattituck, 1978-2015, Part 2

Due to a lack of all-year-round families, some young persons view the Transfiguration of Christ Church in Mattituck as merely a haven for senior citizens....

Cohen Brings Back Heroism Of Greek Jews

The Holocaust Memorial Center Zekelman Family Campus on March 17 will host University of Illinois at Chicago Professor Mimis Cohen for a presentation on...

Alexander The Great’s Lineage Debated

Executive Director of the Center for Islamic Pluralism in the USA, Stephen Schwartz, seems to be a supporter of the Greek origin of Alexander...

Through My Eyes: St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church of Flushing, New York

Unsung heroes are the builders of societies. The average person, unknown to many of us, creates centers of civilization and religion. Their story is...

Agios Vasilios of Tripoli: Cathedral of the Greek Revolution Pioneers

January 1, 2016 Greece celebrates Agios Vasilios or Saint Basil’s Day. In Greek tradition, he brings gifts to children every January 1st. “We would...

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