On Loving a Turk… and our Hypothetical Inter-cultural Child

A Greek-American tells her story of finding love in translation and choosing not to take sides in a Greek-Turkish relationship. By Vera Karamanlidis For the past...

“Love your Grandmother and Grandfather” Photo Contest

Most of us can agree that grandmothers and grandfathers have been playing an important role in our lives and the majority of us have...

Greek-Americans Plan to Aid Cephalonians After Earthquake

Cephalonians of America are in constant contact with their relatives after two large scale earthquakes hit the island. They are anxiously tuning into news...

Olive Wreaths for Winners of Boston Marathon

Greece will be offering olive wreaths to those who participate and complete the 118th Boston Marathon which is scheduled to be held on April...

Myrto Papadomichelakis Returns to Greece

On Saturday 25, 16-year-old Myrto Papadomichelaki is due to return to Greece after seven months of hospitalization in a special rehabilitation center in Boston. On...

Thorough Report From State Department for Greek neo-Nazi Party

A detailed record on the practices and the nature of the Greek neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn, is incorporated in the International Religious Freedom report...

Sano Halo, Grandmother of the Pontian Greeks, Passes Away

The Lady of the Pontus, the Grandmother of all Pontic Greeks, as they used to call her, Sano Halo (Euthymia Varitimidou, married to Abraham...

Adopt-A-Greek School Launches to Help Schools in Greece

An initiative created by a 17 year-old Greek-American is aiming to help children and schools in Greece affected by the economic crisis. Adopt-A-Greek School was envisioned...

Stavros Niarchos Foundation Awards €16m in Grants

On April 29, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) presented its new round of grants in the areas of arts and culture, education, health and medicine,...

33,000 Dollars for Myrto’s Recovery Raised in Record Time

Many people responded to the call for helping Myrto, a young girl, who eighteen months ago was attacked and raped by Ahmet Vaka, on...

Greek-American Discovers a New Life Through Comedy

Greek-American comedian, writer and actor Grigorios Kritikos has been told he was funny since he was a kid. It would be years though before...

Horta Picker Taris Faces Court

John Taris, a 75-year-old retired tailor will face a court on July 9 in Chicago on charges of picking dandelions to eat, which is...

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