Month: February 2008

Holocaust Remembrance Day of the Greek Jewry 2008

Holocaust Remembrance Day of the Greek Jewry 2008

February 21, 2008, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Consulate General of Greece in New York

Remembrance Day of the Holocaust of the Greek Jewry was inaugurated on February 21, 2008 at the Consulate General of Greece in New York with introduction by Consul General of New York, Hon. Aghi Balta, welcoming remark by Rabbi Martin Cohen, remark by Consul General of Cyprus in New York, Hon. Andreas Panayiotou, closing remarks by Primate of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios followed by screening of a documentary by Tony Lykouressis, “ The Song of Life – To Tragoudi tis Zois”, the Odyssey of the Jewish Community on the island of Zakynthos (Aznte) from the mid 15th century to the present day.

Hidden Children Exhibit Premiere Event in Los Angeles, CA

Feb 19, 2008, 7:00pm
Levy Family Exhibit Center, Sephardic Temple Tifereth Israel, Los Angeles, CA.

Sephardic Temple Tifereth Israel & The Levy Family Sephardic Library and Exhibit Center present “Hidden Children in Occupied Greece”, A traveling exhibit from The Jewish Museum of Greece in Athens. The event was attended by the Greek Ambassador to the U.S., the Deputy Foreign Minister, and leaders form the St. Sophia Greek Orthodox Church.