April 15th, 2007
Sephardic Jewish Center of Forest Hills, New York.
The Sephardic Jewish Center, The Sephardic Brotherhood of America and the American Friends of the Jewish Museum of Greece solemnized the commemoration of the Yom Hashoa Memorial Service at the Sephardic Jewish Center of Forest Hills with speech from the guest speaker Dr. Michael Matsas, an author and Holocaust survivor. The video titled ”Message of Life – Survivors Remember”, Testimonies on the Holocaust from the Jewish Museum of Greece was screened after the commemoration.
A traveling Exhibit of the Jewish Museum of Greece, “Hidden Children in Occupied Greece”, was on display at the Hellenic Museum and Cultural Center in Chicago Greek town from January 30th to February 25th, 2007.
“Hidden Children in Occupied Greece”, a traveling Exhibit of the Jewish Museum of Greece was inaugurated by the Minister of Tourism Development of Greece, Mrs. Fanny Palli-Petralia at the Embassy of Greece in Washington, D.C. on December 11, 2006 and was on display until January 18, 2007.
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.