Month: February 2016

Round table: “Art as social, research and educational project.”

Fotografía: Στρογγυλό τραπέζι, ‘El arte como proyecto social, de investigación y educativo.’


As part of the photographic exhibition of Artemis Alcalay Greek Jewish Holocaust survivors. A pictorial narrative historian Eugenia Alexakis art and the artist discuss on the possibilities of artistic action serve as social, research and pedagogical tool, the main objective being the creation of social – public “places”, literal and symbolic, temporary or permanent opportunities for people get together, interact and reflect on the past and present, trauma and healing.
Followed by a discussion with the audience.

7:00 pm on Mar 9, 2016
Instituto Cervantes de Atenas- Sala de exposiciones

Mitropoleos, 23
10557 Athens, Greece

2016 Holocaust Remembrance Day of the Greek Jewry

The Annual Holocaust Remembrance Day of the Greek Jewry was commemorated at the Consulate General of Greece in New York City on Tuesday, February 2, 2016.

The ceremony began with introduction by Ambassador Georgios Iliopoulos, Consul General of Greece in New York, followed by Rabbi Martin A. Cohen, Professor of Jewish History at the Hebrew Union College.

The keynote speaker was Ambassador Loucas Tsilas, who gave a presentation “Understanding the Holocaust”.

Mr. Solomon Asser, President of the American Friends of the Jewish Museum of Greece gave his remarks on behalf of AFJMG and presented an award to Ambassador Georgios Iliopoulos for his important work in promoting Greek-Jewish heritage.

The ceremony ended with closing remarks by his Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Primate of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America.