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40 years of active presence

Sunday, January 29, 2023

    Official Visit

    On Tuesday, July 21, 2020, the German Foreign Minister and Chairman of the EU Council of Foreign Ministers during the current semester, Mr. Heiko Maas, visited the Jewish Museum of Greece. The Minister was accompanied by his Greek counterpart, Mr. Nikos Dendias, officials of the two ministries as well as representatives of the Press. The distinguished guests were welcomed by the President of the BoD of the JMG, Mr. Samuel (Makis) Matsas and the Director of the Museum Ms. Zanet Battinou, who gave them a tour through the permanent and temporary exhibitions. After the tour, a short discussion followed, both on the Museum’s past successful cooperation with the German Embassy in Greece, as well as on the upcoming events, under the German Presidency of the IHRA (International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance) for the  year 2020-21.