The Greek city of Thessaloniki remembered its nearly 50,000 Jews sent to Nazi death camps during World War II.
Vandals desecrated the Jewish cemetery in the central Greek city of Larissa, spraying swastikas and threats on the cemetery wall.
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, partly built on the ruins of the city’s historic Jewish cemetery, unveiled a memorial to the graveyard that was destroyed by the Nazis.
Vandals broke into the Jewish cemetery in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki.
A Greek doctor who posted a “Jews Not Welcome” sign outside his office was arrested for inciting racial hatred.
A teacher at a school in Greece has discovered the graduation certificates of 157 Jewish students who fled the city or were deported to Nazi death camps and plans to return them to the survivors or their descendants.
The northern Greek city of Thessaloniki will build a Holocaust research center at the site where some 50,000 of the city’s Jews were deported to Nazi death camps.
For Greek Jews marking the 70th anniversary of the destruction of this city’s historic Jewish community, the Greek prime minister’s words were long awaited. So was his presence – the first time a sitting Greek premier had set foot in a synagogue in 101 years.
Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras vowed to crack down on neo-Nazi groups in a landmark speech marking the 70th anniversary of the first deportations of Thessaloniki’s Jews to the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp.
Greek Jews are marking mark the 70th anniversary of Nazi deportations. The railway cars used are a powerful symbol of the atrocity — but are they real?