- Hellenic Medical Society President, Dr. Panagiotis Manolas: The pandemic from a doctor’s point of view
- Dr. George Liakeas on His Miraculous Recovery from The Virus
- Hotelier Argyri Katopodi on how Greece and the Tourist Industry Are Coping with the Covid-19 Pandemic
- Demetries Grimes: Another Run with a Top Gun?
- New Book: The Vanishing Greek Americans – A Crisis of Identity
All posts by Endy Zemenides
Greece subsidizing Western National Security
At the end of October, Greece’s Minister of Public Order and Citizen Protection Vassilis Kikilias visited the United States to coordinate anti-terrorism policy with the Department of Justice, the CIA, FBI, State Department and National Security Council....
- Posted November 14, 2014
Who Lost Turkey?!
Over the past few weeks – and in some circles, over the past year – a debate has raged on over who has lost Turkey. After all, Turkey was for many Westerners the great Islamic hope, a...
- Posted October 19, 2014
Past As Prologue: Why The Centenial Of Genocides In Turkey Is Relevant Today
2015 will mark 100 years since genocidal policies against Turkey’s Christians – Armenians, Assyrians, Greeks – began. Beginning under the Ottomans and continuing through the birth of the Republic of Turkey, millions of Christians were killed in...
- Posted September 13, 2014
Travel with a Purpose
Greeks in the diaspora are finalizing their plans to travel to the homelands this summer, and “Travel to Greece and Cyprus” campaigns are in full swing. These campaigns tend to focus on the help we can provide...
- Posted June 7, 2014
Time for a Youth Movement
At this year’s annual Cyprus Federation Conference, I moderated a panel discussing “youth” initiatives undertaken by young Cypriots in various groups (CYCA – the Cyprus Youth Committee of America; CYP – the Cyprus Young Professionals; and HALC.)...
- Posted April 16, 2014
Time For The U.S. To Get Serious – And Honest – On Cyprus
With what was described as an “attaboy” call from Vice President Joe Biden to Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades, the latest resumption of reunification negotiations in Cyprus began with a signal of more direct U.S. involvement than in...
- Posted February 16, 2014
A Community Investment Strategy
The 2014 fundraising efforts for all of our community’s institutions are in high gear. With the amount of dinner dances, church festivals, conferences – and with all the community leaders behind these respective events – it would...
- Posted January 15, 2014
Our Themistocles Moment
Early in 2014, the sequel to the movie The 300 – 300: Rise of an Empire – will be released. It will tell the story of legendary Athenian commander Themistocles, and the historic naval battles of Artemisium...
- Posted December 14, 2013
International – or Bi-National – Religious Freedom?
On December 4-5, the Archons are holding their second annual International Religious Freedom conference. Their first conference – in 2010 – caused quite a stir in the Greek-American community as they honored Egemen Bağış – Turkey’s Minister...
- Posted November 13, 2013
Defeating Golden Dawn
At the tail end of what turned out to be a long period of surveillance and investigation, the government of Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras finally took decisive action against the Neo-Nazi Golden Dawn, executing arrest warrants...
- Posted October 10, 2013
Time for Greece to hit the Reset Button in Relations with the Diaspora
In an August 22nd piece in Kathimerini (Επαφή Σαμαρά με την ομογένεια), Kathimerini’s longtime U.S. correspondent Athanasios Ellis called for a more systematic and consistent method of communication and collaboration between the Greek government and the Greek...
- Posted September 7, 2013