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30 Things Only True Greeks Will Know

 By Lauren Perry* - I’m ¼ Greek and a baptized Greek Orthodox. Now, ¼ might not seem like a lot, but let me tell...

Does marrying a fellow Greek make life easier?

As a ‘seasoned’ individual, having experienced both sides of the Greek/non-Greek fence where marriage is concerned, I feel somewhat qualified to address this topic...

Sweet Holidays

photo credit: Rachel Portele The Holiday anti-climax in the U.S. pi**** a lot of people off. The first holiday anti-climax wave comes right after Christmas...

Grandparents in action

It seems to me, Anglo-Saxons have a great deal less trouble when it comes to the generation gap issue. I cannot picture my grandmother marrying...

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...

Greek-Americans Support Greek Efforts

Although there has been a massive negative reaction about the crisis in Greece all over the world, the situation has changed in the US....

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,...

Greece’s Tough 2011: What Role Should the Greek-American Community Play in 2012

2011 was a very difficult year for Greece. In our conversations with unsuspecting full-blooded Americans, we, as Greek-Americans, went from our normal boasting about...

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....

Mourning in America

Chairman Mao often remarked that it’s always blackest before it’s completely black. That’s what it feels like now that we’ve Made America Great Again....

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...

St. Nicholas: The Saint of the One Percent

At a moment of history when the rich are perceived as evil by the masses because they don't share their wealth, St Nicholas' life shows that the one percent can make a difference and sometimes produce Saints.

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