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  • Breaking the fast, Sephardi style

    Break-fast menus vary among Sephardim from country to country, but their entrees and side dishes are nourishing, delicious, gentle on empty stomachs and economical. So why just stick with bagels and lox? More ▸

  • Greek Politician Compares Israel to Hitler

    The leader of a far-right political party in Greece compared Israel’s actions in Gaza to Hitler. The statements Monday by George Karatzaferis, the leader of the far right LAOS party, come a day after a daily newspaper in Greece blamed Jews for the world financial crisis and the Israeli operation in Gaza. Karatzaferis released a… More ▸

  • Greek Newspaper Attacks Jews

    A daily newspaper in Greece blamed Jews for the world financial crisis and the Israeli operation in Gaza. It is the second time in recent weeks that the Avriani newspaper led its front page with anti-Semitic accusations. Sunday’s headline read: “After the American Jews acquired once again the world’s wealth and plunged the planet into… More ▸

  • Greek Weekly Stresses Madoff’s Jewishness

    A Greek newspaper in a front-page headline called Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme “The Jewish Connection.” Avriani, a leading weekly, devoted five pages of its Dec. 21 edition to the Madoff scandal, emphasizing at least six times that Madoff is Jewish and calling him the “Jewish guru of the market.” The paper used the Greek term… More ▸

  • In a New Book, Sarkozy’s Jewish-greek Roots Revealed

    A new book detailing the Greek-Jewish roots of Nicolas Sarkozy shows political involvement for the French president’s family. According to “Me, the grandson of a Greek,” a new book written by three Greek authors, two Sarkozy ancestors were members of the Greek Parliament in the early 20th century. One of the authors is Leon Nar,… More ▸

  • Crime Motivated Murder in Greece of Diamond Dealer from Jerusalem

    An Israeli businessman who had gone missing in Greece was murdered. The body of diamond dealer Shmuel Levy was discovered Saturday in a coastal town 30 miles from Athens, two weeks after he disappeared. Local police said several Greeks were under arrest on suspicion of abducting and killing Levy, 66, because they believed he was… More ▸