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Title: A Narrative of Evil Author: Lisa Pinhas ISBN: 978-960-88853-8-7 Publisher: The Jewish Museum of Greece, 2014 She was 27, married, and running a fur shop in the Greek city...

FAQs

1.  What is the Jewish population in Greece today? What was it before the war? In the early 20th century about 10,000 Jews lived in Greece....

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Greek Museums Greek Board of Tourism http://www.gnto.gr/ ODYSSEUS - Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Turism http://odysseus.culture.gr Jewish Museum of Thessaloniki http://www.jmth.gr/ Benaki Museum http://www.benaki.gr/ Benaki Museum of Islamic...

Aegina

There is evidence of two synagogues on the island of Aegina. The first was discovered in 1829, and of the second synagogue only a...

Patras

The Jewish presence in the capital of the Peloponnesus, was established by the Jews who arrived in Patras from Syria, during the reign of...

Arta

The Jewish Community of Arta was one of the oldest in Greece. By 1173 it had about 100 families. After the collapse of the...

Ζakynthos

In 1522, 30 Jewish families lived on the island of Zakynthos. By 1702 the community had two synagogues, the local or “Zakynthian” and the...

Veroia

The Jewish presence in the town of Veroia dates back to the 1st century BCE; St. Paul visited the city and preached in its synagogue....

Trikala

The Jewish Community of Trikala is one of the oldest in central Greece and is of great historic interest. During World War II, it...

Dilos

Various references in the writings of Flavius Josephus testify to the existence of a Jewish community on the island, which was a thriving cosmopolitan...

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