On Wednesday 17th September 2014, the travelling version of the exhibition Synagonistis: Greek Jews in the National Resistance was inaugurated at the Jewish Museum of Thessaloniki.

The exhibition was realized within the framework of a mutual program of co-operation with the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Athens and presents photographs, documents, letters, proclamations, resistance newspapers, original artefacts, weaponry and other relevant material will be presented to the public for the first time. The exhibition accompanies a bilingual catalogue while, director David Gavriilidis has produced a documentary film, which explores this subject engaging people, places and events. The permanent exhibition is also accompanied by specially designed educational programs for

schools.

On the night of the inauguration more than 70 people were present at the Jewish Museum of Thessaloniki, while a press conference was give prior to the inauguration by Ms. Z. Battinou, director of the Jewish Museum of Greece, Mr. J. Chandrinos, Historian and Mr. D. Saltiel, president of the Jewish Community of Thessaloniki.

Exhibition duration: Wednesday, 17th September 2014 – Tuesday, 15th September 2015.

Opening hours: Tuesday, Friday & Sunday: 11:00am – 2:00pm, Wednesday & Thursday: 11:00am – 2:00pm & 5:00pm – 8:00pm, Jewish Museum of Thessaloniki, 13, Agiou Mina Street, 546 24 Thessaloniki, Greece

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For more information and photographic or printed material, please contact: The Jewish Museum of Greece, 39 Nikis st., Athens, Greece, 105 57, telephone: (+30) 210 3225582, fax: (+30) 210 3231577, e-mail: [email protected], from Monday-Friday 09:00-14:30.