A Greek Christmas Gift from My CIA Father

Leslie Absher describes the gift her spy father gave her 30 years ago as she was traveling from the US to Greece for Christmas.

Thea Halo Replies to Greek Education Minister’s Rejection of the Pontic Genocide

Greek-American author Thea Halo, the daughter of Sano Halo, the Grandmother of all Pontic Greeks, writes a response to Greek Education Minister Nikos Filis' comments denying the Pontic Genocide.

What Is the Armenian Contribution to Hellenism and Orthodoxy?

I was walking on Second Avenue by NYU Langone hospital and saw a banner of “100: The Armenian Genocide.” I did not realize until...

Why the 93rd Anniversary of the Asia Minor Catastrophe Is Important Today

Greece is meeting the Syrian  humanitarian crisis with compassion.  On the 93rd Anniversary of the Asia Minor Catastrophe, we must remember the ancient Christian...
Plato

What We Can Learn from Plato about Same-Sex Marriage

By Danielle Weatherby, University of Arkansas The April 28 oral arguments before the US Supreme Court in Obergefell v. Hodges will be remembered as a historic...

Op-ed: Setting the Record Straight on Cyprus

American Hellenic Institute (AHI) President Nick Larigakis responds to a guest commentary authored by Mr. Mehmet Mustafaoglu that was published May 1, 2015 in...

The Unfulfilled Justice of Anatolia

The Anatolian Genocide is an all encompassing term that not only includes the Armenians but the other victims of the Ottoman Turks reign of terror; the Greeks, Assyrians and Kurds.

Nike of Samothrace Tower

This bold building design from renowned Russian architect Vasily Klyukin was inspired by Winged Victory of Samothrace, a marble sculpture of Greek goddess Nike,...

The Colossus of Rhodes and the Statue of Liberty

(Fotovolos Apollon. Ancient Corinth Museum.) The famous ‘Statue of Liberty’ is widely recognized across the world. Widely known as a gift from France to America,...

The Underdog Who Surprised the System

Libra CEO George Logothetis and US President Barack Obama have one very important thing in common!

It was all Greek to Cleopatra too!

Though Cleopatra bore the ancient Egyptian title of pharaoh, the Ptolemaic dynasty she was a part of was Hellenistic (Greek), having been founded 300...

The Current U.S. Interest in Cyprus: “Trust, but Verify”

AHI President Nick Larigakis pens an op-ed after following closely the latest developments and meetings with U.S. Vice President Biden on the Cyprus issue.