Greek Press Office: 305 East 47th Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10017
6:30 pm, Wednesday, February 5, 2014
In the presence of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Primate of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America and Rabbi Martin R. Cohen, Professor of Jewish History at the Hebrew Union College and Spiritual Leader of the American Friends of the Jewish Museum of Greece, Consul General of Greece in New York Hon. Georgios Iliopoulos hosted the “Holocaust Remembrance Day of the Greek Jewry”, on Wednesday February 5, 2014 at 6:30 pm, at the Greek Press and Communication Office in New York. The event featured a presentation of the recorded Speech of the Prime Minister of Greece Antonis Samaras at the International Holocaust Remembrance Day Ceremony at the European Parliament on January 17, 2014, and a musical interlude by a New York City born International vocalist and recording artist Lina Orfanos and an internationally known guitarist and recording artist Spiros Exaras.
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.
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