Synagonistis: The Greek Jews in the National Resistance

The exhibition “Synagonistis: The Greek Jews in the National Resistance – The Ones Who Never Wore the Yellow Star” was officially launched in Washington....

Rep. Maloney Honors Greek Independence Day

Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) today marked the 193rd anniversary of Greece's independence from the Ottoman empire by delivering remarks at the American Hellenic...

Theodoros Griego: The First Greek to Set Foot in America on April 14, 1528

It was June 17, 1527 when a fleet of five ships with 600 men left the Spanish port of Sanlucar de Barrameda on a...

Lecture on Greeks and Jews in 20th Century Salonica to Be Held at UCLA

The UCLA Department of History in collaboration with the Consulate General of Greece in Los Angeles, the American Hellenic Council of California and the Greek Heritage Society of...

‘The Greek Guide to Greatness’ Series Showcases the Modern World Through Ancient Past

The National Hellenic Society (NHS) announced in a press release that it is working in collaboration with National Geographic as co-producers of a ten-part...

“The Past In Pieces: Belonging in the New Cyprus” by Rebecca Bryant

July 20, 2010 will mark 36 years since the Turkish invasion of Cyprus and the subsequent occupation of nearly 40% of its territory. In her new...

4th of July: Greek Influence on American Independence

Ancient Greece has influenced the western world in a variety of aspects, but the most important element of our modern society, Democracy, was the...

First Greek American from Chicago Killed in World War II to be Memorialized

Leo A. Loumbas, the first Greek American from Chicago that was killed in World War II, is to be remembered at a 75 year...

“Nick the Greek”: The “Gentleman” of Gambling

It’s Christmas Eve 1966, “Nick the Greek” takes his last breathe. Leaving behind his mythical life of the “the gentleman of gambling”. Imagine America at...
Pontian Greek Genocide

95th Commemoration of the Pontian-Greek Genocide in New York

Each year the descendants of the Pontian-Greeks along with all Hellenes and Phil-Hellenes across the United States and Canada commemorate the victims and honor...

Celebrating 100 Years of Union Between Crete and Greece

The Pan-Cretan Association of America (PAA) honored Dora Bakoyanni with the “Venizelio” award, which is considered to be of the highest honorary distinction. Bakoyanni...

Did Ancient Greeks Discover America?

Dr. Enrico Mattievich, a retired Professor of Physics from the UFRJ, Brazil, suggested in 2011 that Odysseus's journey to the Underworld took actually place...

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