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    Important Visitors of the Jewish Museum of Greece

    Visit of Members of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC)

    On Thursday 19th October 2017, 15 members of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, visited the Jewish Museum of Greece. The visitors were received by the director of the JMG Ms. Zanet Battinou, who gave them a guided tour of the permanent and temporary exhibitions and discussed with them...

    Official Visit

    On Tuesday 17th October 2017, the new ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany in Athens, Mr. Jens Plötner, visited the Jewish Museum of Greece. His excellency was received by Mr. Samuel (Makis) Matsas, President of the J.M.G. Board of Directors,Mr. Mikis Modiano,treasurer of the BoD of the Association of...

    Official Visit of the Stephen Wise Free Synagogue

    On Thursday 25th May 2017, 25 members of the Stephen Wise Free Synagogue, visited the Jewish Museum of Greece. The delegation was accompanied by Mr. Dimitris Argyriadis, Secretary of the BoD of the American Friends of the JMG. The distinguished visitors were received by Mr. Samuel (Makis) Matsas, President...

    Official Visit by Mrs. Marietta Giannakou

    On Friday, 17th February 2017 the Jewish Museum of Greece was visited by Mrs. Marietta Giannakou, Head of the Parliamentary Group of New Democracy in the European Parliament. Mrs. Giannakou was accompanied by Mrs. Vaso Kollias and Mr. Victor Eliezer, Second vice President of the Jewish Communities of Greece, and...

    Visit of the Ambassador of Switzerland in Athens

    On Tuesday 14 February 2017, Dr. Hans-Rudolf Hodel, Ambassador of Switzerland in Athens, visited the Jewish Museum of Greece. His excellency was received by Mr. Samuel (Makis) Matsas, President of the J.M.G. Board of Directors, while the director of the JMG Ms. Zanet Battinou gave him a guided tour...

    Official Visit of Ronald Lauder, president of the World Jewish Congress, at the JMG

    On Monday 30th January 2017, the Jewish Museum of Greece was visited by Mr. Ronald Lauder, president of the World Jewish Congress, who is in Athens within the framework of the Holocaust Memorial Day. Mr. Lauder, who was accompanied by Mr. David Saltiel, president of the Central Board of Jewish...

    Visit of the Jewish United Fund

    On Monday 30th January 2017, members of the Jewish United Fund of Chicago visited the Museum and enjoyed a guided tour by the director of the JMG Ms. Zanet Battinou.

    Visit of the new American Ambassador to Athens

    On 15th December 2016, the Museum was visited by Mr. Geoff Pyatt, the new American Ambassador to Athens, his wife Mary and members of the Embassy’s staff, Ms. Daisy Andrianopoulou, the U.S.A. Embassy’s Chief of Protocol and Ms. Doreen Elroy, cultural attaché. They were welcomed by Mr. Samuel Matsas, chairman of...

    Visit of Mr. Rainer Höss

    On Friday 22 April 2016, Mr. Rainer Höss, political activist and grandson of Auschwitz Commander, Rudolf Höss, visited the Jewish Museum of Greece. Mr.  Höss visits Athens as a speaker at the events in the “Talks and Thoughts” Cycle of Onassis’ Cultural Centre. Ms. C. Meri, Curator of the...

    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...