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    Ellie Sakki – Dekastro

    The Jewish Museum of Greece mourns the loss of Ellie Sakki – Dekastro, from Volos, who served as a Red Cross nurse from the Greek – Italian war until the end of the World War II. Initially, she offered her services in the Hadjiyorgis clinic, while later at the...

    Hidden Children in Occupied Greece

    Press release Hidden Children in Occupied Greece On the occasion of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day (27 Jan), the Jewish Museum of Greece presented the temporary exhibition “Hidden Children in Occupied Greece”, on Monday 25th January 2016. September 2003 saw the opening of the exhibition “Hidden Children in Occupied Greece” at the Jewish Museum of...

    Visit of the Minister of Defence of Israel

    On Tuesday 26th January 2016, the Minister of Defence of Israel, Mr. M. Yaalon, visited the Jewish Museum of Greece, while on an official visit in Greece. The president of the JMG BoD Mr. M. Matsas and the director of the Museum Ms. Z. Battinou welcomed the minister, who...

    Greek Jews, Holocaust survivors, a visual narrative

    On Wednesday 20th January, the Cervantes Institute and the Jewish Museum of Greece, presented Artemis Alcalay’s exhibition of photographs, Greek Jews, Holocaust survivors, a visual narrative,  consisting of a series of photographs-portraits of Greek Jews survivors of Nazi concentration camps. These people, who have gone down in the history of the Second World...

    “Teaching about the Holocaust in Greece”, in Thessaloniki

    REPORT ON THE FIFTEENTH SEMINAR FOR TEACHERS “TEACHING ABOUT THE HOLOCAUST IN GREECE” BY THE JEWISH MUSEUM OF GREECE THESSALONIKI, 3rd-4th DECEMBER 2015 INTRODUCTION On 3rd-4th December 2015 the scheduled educational seminar entitled “Teaching about the Holocaust in Greece”, conducted by the Jewish Museum of Greece, took place at the Thessaloniki History Centre. The seminar, which...

    THE GENOCIDE OF THE JEWS (1942-1945)

    GREEK JEWS: FROM THE EXPULSION FROM SPAIN (1492) UP TO THE GENOCIDE (1943-1944). HISTORY, MEMORY, RECONSTRUCTION. This year, which marks the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War, the Jewish Museum is proud to host, for the fifth consecutive academic year (2015–16), a seminar by Odette Varon-Vassard, historian and lecturer-consultant...

    Music event

    On Wednesday 25 November 2015 a music concert on Sephardic songs from Constantinople, Thessaloniki and Smyrna took place at the Cervantes Institute. The event was connected with David Benforado's current exhibition "Between Sound and Silence" that was inaugurated on 21 October 2015 at the Jewish Museum of Greece.


    Continuing the successful pilot programme arranged by the Jewish Museum of Greece, two more educational visits to the Auschwitz Memorial Museum for 1st and 2nd year senior high school pupils, were realized on the 1st to 3rd May and 3rd to 5th May 2015. You can watch the winning videos...

    Synagonistis: Greek Jews in the National Resistance, in Volos

    On Sunday 22nd November 2015, the travelling version of the exhibition Synagonistis: Greek Jews in the National Resistance was inaugurated at Museum of the City of Volos.

    International Day for Tolerance

    The Jewish Museum of Greece, in the framework of its participation at the events organised for the International Day for Tolerance, the Jewish Museum of Greece offered for free educational programs on Sunday 15th and Monday 16th November. For more information about the programs, please contact Ms. Orietta Trevesa at 210-3225582 , [email protected]