A Big, Fat, Greek Childhood: Growing Up Greek in America

Growing up Greek anywhere that is not Greece is sure to make you stand out from the crowd at one time or another in...

A Greek Christmas Gift from My CIA Father

  By Leslie Absher Over thirty Christmases ago, my father gave me something it took many years to understand. It was the end of 1984 and...

Thea Halo Replies to Greek Education Minister's Rejection of the Pontic Genocide

Thea Halo, the author of "Not Even My Name" and daughter of Sano Halo, the Grandmother of all Pontic Greeks, as they used to...

What Is the Armenian Contribution to Hellenism and Orthodoxy?

I was walking on Second Avenue by NYU Langone hospital and saw a banner of “100: The Armenian Genocide.” I did not realize until...

Why the 93rd Anniversary of the Asia Minor Catastrophe Is Important Today

Greece is meeting the Syrian  humanitarian crisis with compassion.  On the 93rd Anniversary of the Asia Minor Catastrophe, we must remember the ancient Christian...
Plato

What We Can Learn from Plato about Same-Sex Marriage

By Danielle Weatherby, University of Arkansas The April 28 oral arguments before the US Supreme Court in Obergefell v. Hodges will be remembered as a historic...

Op-ed: Setting the Record Straight on Cyprus

American Hellenic Institute (AHI) President Nick Larigakis responds to a guest commentary authored by Mr. Mehmet Mustafaoglu that was published May 1, 2015 in...

The Unfulfilled Justice of Anatolia

By Dean J. Argiris* Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. once said “law and order exist for the purpose of establishing justice and when they fail...

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,...

The Colossus of Rhodes and the Statue of Liberty

(Fotovolos Apollon. Ancient Corinth Museum.) The famous ‘Statue of Liberty’ is widely recognized across the world. Widely known as a gift from France to America,...

The Underdog Who Surprised the System

Last week, Barack Obama made a stop at a private residence in New Rochelle, New York. The President's visit was covered in the media...

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...

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