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  • Greek soccer player gets life ban for Nazi salute

    March 18, 2013 | 8:39 am

    A Greek soccer player has been banned for life from playing for the national team after giving the Nazi salute during a game.

    Giorgos Katidis, 20, who plays for the AEK Athens team, gave the salute after scoring the winning goal in a match on March 15, the same day Greek Jews...

  • Thessaloniki Jews to mark 70th anniversary of Nazi deportations

    March 14, 2013 | 8:18 am

    The Jewish community of Thessaloniki in northern Greece will hold a series of events commemorating the 70th anniversary of the first deportations of the city’s Jews to Auschwitz.

    On March 15, 1943, the Nazis sent the first convoy of some 4,000 Jews from Thessaloniki to the...

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