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  • Golden Dawn’s gains in EU election signal failure of Greece’s crackdown

    May 27, 2014 | 12:13 pm

    The picture of Golden Dawn leaders being led away in shackles by masked policemen last September was supposed to be a defining image: Greek authorities cracking down on the country’s neo-Nazi party as a harbinger of its demise.

    Instead, soon there will be a new iconic image:...

  • Hundreds of Jewish gravestones found in Greece

    December 21, 2012 | 11:51 am

    Police in northern Greece have recovered hundreds of headstones from Jewish graves destroyed during the Holocaust.

    The 668 fragments were found buried in a plot of land in central Thessaloniki, Greece's second largest city, following a 70-year search for the remains of graves...

  • Far-right victories in Greece prompt upset, concern from Jewish community

    May 7, 2012 | 10:20 am

    Jewish leaders in Greece expressed concern and disappointment after the fascist Golden Dawn party was poised to enter the Greek parliament for the first time.

    With most of the ballots counted, Golden Dawn received nearly 7 percent of the vote in Sunday’s elections as Greeks...

  • Greek Jewish leader awarded top French honor

    March 17, 2011 | 10:27 am

    David Saltiel, the head of Greece’s Jewish community, was honored by France with its highest civil decoration.

    Saltiel, president of the Central Board of Jewish Communities in Greece and head of the Thessaloniki Jewish community, was awarded the title of the Chevalier of the Order...