NEW YORK (Aug. 4)
Following are some facts about Greek Jewry: Earliest known Jewish settlement in Greece: Third Century B.C.E.
Estimated number of Jews in Greece on eve of World II: 77,000
Estimated number of Jews in Greece today: 5,000
Most important “Jewish city” in Greece: Salonika
Number of Greek Jews who arrived in North America between 1908 and 1924: 30,000
Cities with significant Greek Jewish communities in North America: New York City area, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle and Atlanta