Greece’s ambassador to Washington
called for expanded study of his nation’s Jewish community, all but wiped out
in the Holocaust.
Alexandros Mallias said Holocaust
deniers pose a danger not just to Jews, but to the nations where they lived
before the Holocaust.
“I consider them to question
an important part of my own history,” Mallias said of Holocaust deniers
Friday at a B’nai B’rith International luncheon launching a series of BBI
programs on Greek Jewry.
Six out of seven Greek Jews died
during the Holocaust. More information on the community is available at http://www.ushmm.org/greece/ .
Mallias said Greek-Israel relations
were never better.