History of Greece's Jewish Community Before the Holocaust Presented in D.C.

Over one hundred people of Greek-American and/or Sephardic Jewish descent gathered together earlier in March to celebrate their rich, shared history at the United...

Dandelions for Dinner: New Book Chronicles Story of Family’s Survival of World War II...

What happens to a family already on the brink of disaster when the world around it crumbles? Who survives when the strong and powerful...

U.S. Leaders Mark St. Andrew's Day

Washington, D.C. policy makers, think-tank professionals, diplomats, aid workers, members of Congress, and concerned citizens from all faiths, participated in the Second Annual Saint...

Acclaimed Greek-American Historian Speros Vryonis Dies at 90

Speros Vryonis Jr., the famed Greek American historian who was a specialist in Byzantine, Balkan, and Greek history, died on Monday in Sacramento, California...

AHI Commemorates the 89th Anniversary of the Catastrophe at Smyrna

The American Hellenic Institute will host a noon forum in commemoration of the 89th Anniversary of the Catastrophe at Smyrna, on September 27 at...

A Little Corner of Ancient Greece in Alabama

Jasmine Hill Gardens in Elmore County, Alabama is far away from Greece but the Gardens will make you feel you are walking among ancient...

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...

The Poor Greek Boy Who Became the Youngest Harvard Professor

Born in Ikaria in 1887, Aristides Foutridis was a poor boy whose love for literature brought him to Harvard University where he became the...

Turkey Should Respect Hagia Sophia Tradition, Says State Dept. Spokesperson

Turkey should respect the traditions in regards to the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, U.S. State Department Deputy Spokesperson Mark Toner said in a briefing...

Stunning Exhibition of First-Known Photographs of Athens at Metropolitan Museum

The earliest surviving photographs of Greece, Egypt, Turkey, Lebanon, Syria and Jerusalem, taken in the mid-nineteenth century, will be on display at the Metropolitan...

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