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Posts Tagged: Greece

July 13, 2016 3:58 am
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Study: Among Europeans, Greeks Have Most Negative Attitude Towards Jews

Among Europeans, Greeks have some of the most negative attitudes towards Jews, a new Pew Research Center study revealed on Monday. According to the study --...

February 22, 2016 3:07 pm
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Israeli Defense Minister: Relations With US Example of Stability in the Region

"The relations between the United States and Israel are an example of stability in the region, and we're trying to introduce and include other states in this ensemble," said...

January 29, 2016 5:25 pm
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Expert: Israel-Greek-Cyprus Group Puts Pressure on Turkey to Reach Breakthrough With Jerusalem

The trilateral meeting between leaders from Israel, Greece and the Republic of Cyprus put pressure on Turkey to reach a diplomatic breakthrough with Israel, Gallia Lindenstrauss, a...

November 1, 2015 10:47 pm
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Greek Newspaper Prints Shylock Caricature of Former Finance Minister

The head of the Greek Jewish community, Moses Constantinis, deplored on Sunday a cartoon of the country's former finance minister depicting him as a Jewish money lender and published...

May 15, 2015 7:10 pm
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Jewish Groups Deplore Greek Demand to Remove Star of David From Holocaust Memorial

Jewish groups expressed "shock" on Friday over news that the unveiling of a Holocaust monument in Kavala, Greece was delayed because locals reportedly sought the...

September 30, 2014 7:34 pm
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World Must Understand That Anti-Semitism is a Universal Problem, Israeli Envoy Tells The Algemeiner (INTERVIEW)

"Anti-Semitism is not a Jewish problem. It concerns Jews, but it's a global and universal problem." So says Ambassador Gideon Behar, the Israeli diplomat who...

February 25, 2014 11:55 am
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Greek Jews Take Germany to Human Rights Court to Seek Return of Nazi Slave Ransom

The Jewish Community of Thessaloniki, Greece, on Monday said it is suing Germany in the European Court of Human Rights, in Strasbourg, for the return of...

October 24, 2013 9:35 pm
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Israel Seeks to Keep U.S. Energy Investors ‘Satisfied’ as Natural Gas Biz Prepares for Boom

Israel wants to keep U.S. energy companies that support the country's nascent offshore natural gas wells "satisfied" because if there are "no investors, there won't...

October 7, 2013 3:42 pm
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Greek Prime Minister Visits Israel

JNS.org - Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras visited Israel on Monday with eight Cabinet ministers and 100 business leaders for a series of...

July 11, 2013 7:47 am
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Greek Plane Lands Safely in Israel After ‘Mayday’ Call

ABC News / AP - A Greek plane landed safely in Tel Aviv without anyone being hurt on Thursday after issuing a rare mayday call...

February 22, 2012 9:24 am
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Greek Rememberance Provides Grand Opportunity

In the wake of the economic drama now playing out in Greece, the annual Commemoration of the Holocaust of Greek Jewry, under the auspices...

November 29, 2011 2:49 pm
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EU’S Democratic Deficit

The crisis of the euro, the common currency of 17 European Union members, continues unabated. Because of massive, sustained budget deficits by several eurozone countries,...

November 2, 2011 1:11 pm
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Population boom? Why 7 billion isn’t enough

I may be a rabbi who lives and works in the heart of New York City -- in fact, I was just voted one...

October 28, 2011 2:05 pm
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Let Europeans Handle their Own Crisis

'Iatrogenesis," derived from a Greek word, describes how a patient's condition can worsen because of complications from prior medical treatment. And iatrogenesis is precisely what...

Culture

Members of India’s ‘Lost Tribe’ of Jews Visit Auschwitz for the First Time

JNS.org - Members of India’s so-called “lost tribe” of Jews visited Auschwitz...

Features

Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’

JNS.org - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

After Massive Diaspora Response, Israel’s Raging Fires Come Under Control

JNS.org - Improving weather conditions, a massive influx of support from the international community...

Baptist Pastor Unearths His Father’s Holocaust Heroism in Wartime Diaries

JNS.org -- Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds never spoke about his experiences as a prisoner...

World

Trump Transition Team Considering New Non-Nuclear Iran Sanctions

Donald Trump's transition team is examining proposals for new non-nuclear sanctions on Iran, the Financial Times reported on Friday, citing congressional sources who have been in contact with the president-elect's...

Israel

Jewish Agency, Boston Philanthropies Distribute Aid to Haifa Fire Victims

JNS.org - The heads of the Jewish Agency and Boston’s Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP) visited Haifa Wednesday to distribute aid funds to victims of last week’s wildfires. “In these trying times, the...

Middle East

Senior Tehran Cleric Calls for ‘Retaliation’ After US Senate Ba...

“Now is the time for retaliation,” a senior Iranian cleric told worshippers in Tehran on Friday, following the US Senate’s...

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