Archbishop Iakovos with Dr. Martin Luther King

Black History Month And the Greeks

February is Black History Month and paying tribute to this very special group of Americans should not be just an opportunity to sympathize, get...
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Mitt Romney, Greece is Not a Punching Bag

A Greek-American's answer to Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney who wants to save America from going "...down the path toward Greece." By Dean Argiris* -...

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...
Crimea

Crocodile Tears over Crimea…

Those in the West that shed their tears galore about Russia’s invasion in the Crimea, must cut the fanfare because they are as bad...

Ancient Greek & Greek-American Thanksgiving Traditions

Thanksgiving day is celebrated primarily in the United States and Canada. Traditionally it has been a time to give thanks for a bountiful harvest....

Alites

I've been thinking of a word lately. I have been overcome with the manic-obsessive urge to translate the word in English. The word is...

Why plane tickets to Greece have reached a record high now?

Greek-Americans are a group of people who have contributed a great deal to Greek tourism, especially during hard economic times. Summertime has arrived and...

Greek Origins of Everyday Words

More than 200.000 words in all the Latin-based modern languages (English, Spanish, Italian, French etc.) originate from Greek, around 70.000 of them directly and...

A Greek-American’s Reaction on How Greece Treats Refugees

*By George Asimakis - Ronald Reagan once correctly said that the United States is the only country where an immigrant can feel accepted - truly...
Plato

Hidden Musical Code Found in Plato’s Texts

Years after Dan Brown's fictional bestseller "The Da Vinci Code" excited the imaginations of readers worldwide, researchers have been discovering hidden codes in several...
Archbishop Iakovos with Dr. Martin Luther King

Black History Month and the Greeks

It’s February, Black History Month, and after reading an op-ed by Washington-based lawyer and political activist Andreas Akaras (“When Philotimo Stood with African-Americans), in...

Clash of the Greeks in NBA

On Wednesday, there will be a “Greek” night held in the NBA, referring to the encounter between the Milwaukee Bucks and the Memphis Grizzlies,...

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