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...

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.

Crisis May Push Cyprus Toward Turkey

Beginning what could prove to be a long financial crisis, Cyprus may yet have to hope it finds lucrative gas reserves off its coast,...

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...

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.

It’s the happiest season of all

I love Christmas time! It's glimmering and shimmering and sparkly and lovey-dovey and cute. It's lush and it's fun. Also, scary. Cause it's all...

On Greek Time…

When your Greek friend tells you, you will be meeting around 5, it is perfectly acceptable for him/her to be there around 5:30, 6:00, 6:30 or even 8:00 if it is understood that you'll be waiting at your place anyway so you won't be getting out of your way.

Greek Archbishop of America: ‘Hagia Sophia Must Not Become a Mosque’

  Archbishop of America, Demetrios, expressed his deep concern over the statements of turning Hagia Sophia of Istanbul into a Muslim mosque. In a related announcement...

Greek directness

Being direct is considered a pretty good personality trait. That is an international fact. Greeks however, we take being direct to a whole new...

A Greek-American Proposition to the Greek Crisis

By John Kalafatis* - Throughout the ongoing developments regarding Greece's predicament, I have yet to come across a thorough and logical analysis as to...

Politically Correct Dating

Singles of any cultural background face the challenges of trying to date in the era of "political correctness". Don't get me wrong, us Greeks...

US Government Supports Greece’s Tough Choices

US Secretary of State, John Kerry, expressed the support of the U.S. government and its solidarity with the Greek people, during a meeting on...

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