Why plane tickets to Greece have reached a record high now?

Greek-Americans are a group of people who have contributed a great deal to Greek tourism, especially during hard economic times. Summertime has arrived and...
Archbishop Iakovos with Dr. Martin Luther King

Black History Month and the Greeks

It’s February, Black History Month, and after reading an op-ed by Washington-based lawyer and political activist Andreas Akaras (“When Philotimo Stood with African-Americans), in...

Nike of Samothrace Tower

This bold building design from renowned Russian architect Vasily Klyukin was inspired by Winged Victory of Samothrace, a marble sculpture of Greek goddess Nike,...

A Greek-American’s Reaction on How Greece Treats Refugees

*By George Asimakis - Ronald Reagan once correctly said that the United States is the only country where an immigrant can feel accepted - truly...

It was all Greek to Cleopatra too!

Though Cleopatra bore the ancient Egyptian title of pharaoh, the Ptolemaic dynasty she was a part of was Hellenistic (Greek), having been founded 300...

Easter depression

I always got unrepairably depressed at Easter. And the thing about Greek Easter is that it lasts forever. Greek Easter is not just a day and...

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...

Has President Obama Met the Expectations of Greek Americans?

*By Nick Larigakis Less than a year from now Americans will be going to the polls to vote. Up for election are the office of President,...

Greek Origins of Everyday Words

More than 200.000 words in all the Latin-based modern languages (English, Spanish, Italian, French etc.) originate from Greek, around 70.000 of them directly and...

Summer

Summer in Greek means a whole lot more than it does in English. Naturally, everybody has the ability to take time off and enjoy...

The 8 Best Things about Being a Greek American

We may not be Irish Americans or Italian Americans in huge numbers, but Greek Americans are special and wonderful for so many reasons....

The Current U.S. Interest in Cyprus: “Trust, but Verify”

The following is an Op-Ed by AHI President Nick Larigakis. In the past two months, we have witnessed unprecedented engagement on the Cyprus issue by...

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