President Barack Obama Issues a declaration on the 2014 Greek Independence Anniversary

President Obama Issues Proclamation on 2014 Greek Independence Anniversary

US President Barack Obama released a proclamation on the occasion of Greek Independence Day, to be observed March 25th, 2014. The US President calls...
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4th of July: How Ancient Greek Ideals Influenced American Independence

Ancient Greece has impacted the western world in many aspects, but the most important element of our modern society, democracy, was the key element to...

The Greek Soldier Who Became an American Icon in WWII

The unlikely story of the life of Evangelos Klonis reads like a novel of adventure and heroism. It is the story of a Greek...

The Boston Marathon Winner Who Ran for ‘Seven Million Hungry Greeks’ (video)

"My son Stelios, you should always run, because we Greeks were born to run. This is how we managed to live for so many...

The Last Traditional Greek Boat Builder in America

As a boy on the Island of Kalymnos, Greece, George Saroukos watched his father and grandfather build boats. Over time, he learned the craft....

Meet the Greek American New Mayor of Fort Lauderdale

Voters in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., elected the city's first openly gay mayor, Dean Trantalis, in a race that is being described as a nail-biter...

Greek Miner Killed in Ludlow Massacre, Honored

The Greek immigrant Louis Tikas born in Crete, Greece as Elias Spantidakis was the main labor union organizer at the Ludlow camp during a 14-month coal strike in...

"Synagonistis": The Greek Jews who Fought in the National Resistance

The exhibition “Synagonistis: The Greek Jews in the National Resistance – The Ones Who Never Wore the Yellow Star” had its official opening in...
Members of the Epirotes World Council

Epirotes Abroad Blast Berisha’s "Greater Albania"

The World Council of Epirotes Abroad condemned Albania Prime Minister Sali Berisha's statements about a “Greater Albania," that includes Greek territories. His remarks came...

Archbishop Elpidophoros Calls for Continued Orthodox – Catholic Dialogue

Greek Orthodox Archbishop of the Americas Elpidophoros spoke on Monday evening at Fordham University as part of its Christ and Anastasia Economos lecture series,...

Martin Luther King Jr. in Dialogue With the Ancient Greeks

By Professor Timothy Joseph* In ''I’ve Been to the Mountaintop,” the soaring yet bone-chilling speech he delivered the day before his assassination, Martin Luther King Jr....

Escape from Euro Problems: Five Day Greek Tour of Northwestern Macedonia, Part 2

I am impressed with the Greek women in the work force. They are educated. With the help of their parents and grandparents, they are...

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