Important Visitors 2007

  • On 31st October 2007 the JMG was visited by Christoff Farnaud, the new French Ambassador to Athens.
  • On 22nd October 2007 the museum welcomed Christian Kennedy, the US Department of State’s special envoy for Holocaust related matters. Following a guided tour of the Museum, focusing on its programmes, events and publications relating to the Holocaust, a meal was arranged for him and Paul Carter of the US Embassy, who accompanied him on his visit, compliments of the Museum.
  • On 20th April 2007 Greg Matsson, head of the American mission to the International Task Force for Holocaust Education Remembrance and Research was taken on a guided tour of the JMG. He then met and talked to members of the Greek mission to the same organisation.
  • On 18th April 2007 a full tour of the museum was organised for the delegation from the American Israeli Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) during their visit to Athens. The tour included a presentation of the age-old history of Greek Jewry.
  • On 16th February 2007 Lord Greville Janner, member of the House of Lords, the upper house of the British Parliament, was shown round the permanent exhibition and informed about the Museum’s programmes on the Holocaust and teaching about the Holocaust in Greece.
  • On 3rd January 2007 Claude Singer, head of the Educational Committee of the International Task Force for Holocaust Education, Remembrance and Research, visited the JMG with his wife, Patricia Hidiroglou, lecturer on Romaniote Judaism at the University of Paris.