Month: January 2006

Holocaust Remembrance Day in New York City

January 26, 2006
Center for Jewish History, New York City

Under the Auspices of the Consulate General of Greece in New York, the Hellenic-American Chamber of Commerce, the American Friends of the Jewish Museum of Greece, the International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation, and the American Sephardi Federation with Sephardic House commemorated the Remembrance Day of the Holocaust of the Greek Jewry as designated by the Greek Parliament, the European Union and the United Nations. The International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation presented medals to the citizens of Greece who helped save the lives of their Jewish compatriots, Archbishop Damaskinos of Athens, Angelo Evert, Chief of Police of Athens, Metropolitan Chrysostomos of Zakynthos, and the unknown Greek people. The American Friends of the Jewish Museum of Greece presented the traveling exhibit of the Jewish Museum of Greece, “Hidden Children in Occupied Greece” that was brought for the first time to the United States.