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  • Professor Alice Scourby
    New Book: The Vanishing Greek Americans – A Crisis of Identity

    The process by which successive ethnic groups shape and are themselves reshaped by the cultural values of their adopted country is the social history of an entire people. No ethnic group can be viewed as an isolated...

    • Posted April 29, 2020
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  • The Dagiantis Family of Naperville, IL built their own Epitaphios, designed by 8 year-old Panayiotis (center). The family processed with it outside on Holy Friday night. PHOTO COURTESY DAGIANTIS FAMILY
    Virtual Chuch: A Lifeline in the Time of Covid-19

    By Maria A. Karamitsos In difficult times, we seek comfort in our faith. This year, with the COVID-19 pandemic, which forced the closure of schools, businesses, and even churches, our faith has been tested. With shelter-in-place orders...

    • Posted April 29, 2020
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  • “The Disobedient”: a new book by Semina Digeni

    The latest book by author Semina Digeni is entitled “The Disobedient” and is published by the “Kaktos” publications in Athens. “The Disobedient,” a composition of research, study and fiction, with a cover of a wonderful painting by...

    • Posted April 29, 2020
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  • Chef Giannis Kotsos and Alex Karavias
    Meraki Coconut Grove – Downtown Miami’s beloved Greek restaurant expands with 2nd location

    When one thinks of Miami, Florida, you may not necessarily think of it being a “mikri ellada” – well folks, after working and living in Miami for the last four years, it is my honor to pay...

    • Posted April 29, 2020
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  • A group of ladies members of the WIN. Among them Soteroula Karakosta (second from left) and Niovi Philippou (right). PHOTO: ETA PRESS
    Pancyprian Women’s Initiative Honors Author and Activist Tasoula Hadjitofi

    by Maria Micheles The Pancyprian Women’s Initiative Network (WIN) held its annual gala at The Midtown Manhattan Hilton, honoring Cypriot Dutch author Tasoula Hadjitofi for her tireless advocacy work in human rights for more than 30 years, and presenting...

    • Posted April 29, 2020
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  • Peter Poulos, Executive Director of the Hellenic Initiative. PHOTO: ETA PRESS
    The Hellenic Initiative New Leaders Networking Event

    by Maria Micheles Stepping into midtown’s Amali Restaurant the chic décor and women dressed in cocktail dresses or sequined gowns, and men in suits, it seemed like the fanciest townhouse party. Checking in her coat, Maria Papakonstantinou,...

    • Posted April 29, 2020
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  • Maria Pappas
    Cyprus US Chamber of Commerce on COVID-19

    Dear Members, On behalf of the Board of the Cyprus US Chamber of Commerce, we hope this communication finds you and your loved ones healthy and safe. COVID-19 has changed our daily lives particularly with respect to...

    • Posted April 29, 2020
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  • PETROS PETRIDES
    Cyprus Federation Responds to COVID-19

    The Federation of Cypriot American Organizations (FCAO) is closely monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic. We all feel uncertainty and anxiety as this crisis unfolds, and we are grateful to belong to a community that cares for...

    • Posted April 29, 2020
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  • Stella biking to Migrant Crisis Northern Aegean Alliance Rally from Manhattan to Astoria to avoid subway crowds due to covid outbreak
    NYU Langone Health Expert Dr. Stella Lymberis on coping with the coronavirus pandemic

    With a global health crisis and pandemic, now past its percolating point, it seemed like the right time for NEO magazine to feature a story on Dr. Stella Lymberis, a wife and mother of two, a health...

    • Posted March 24, 2020
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  • Sotirios Voulgaris: the Greek behind Bulgari

    Sotirios Voulgaris (1857-1932) was the Greek creator of Bulgari, one of the world’s most famous jewelery brands today. Born in the Greek village of Kalarites in March of 1857, Sotirios began his career as a jeweller in...

    • Posted March 24, 2020
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  • COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS) HITS THE U.S.

    WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TO STAY SAFE AND HEALTHY! COVID-19 has been spreading across the U.S. since late January along the West Coast and is currently spreading along the East Coast, with cases now appearing in...

    • Posted March 24, 2020
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  • DEACONESSES: an Orthodox Institution Untheologically Blocked

    by Petros Vassiliadis At the initiative for the Center of Ecumenical, Missiological and Environmental Studies “Metropolitan Penteleimon Papageorgiou” (CEMES), an international scientific symposium on “Deaconesses: Past-Present-Future” was organized in Thessaloniki at the International Hellenic University (IHU), to...

    • Posted March 24, 2020
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  • THE DEAD DANCE: Ariana Savalas’ 1st Major Album

    “There are things known, and things unknown, and in between are the doors.” That’s how Jim Morrison once explained the meaning behind the name of his legendary group. And then, there are decades known to everyone on...

    • Posted March 24, 2020
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  • Melina Giannakouli
    A Greek Student on School Shootings in the US

    by Melina Giannakouli Many times, I see myself asking why something happens. We always hear the phrase “it happens for a reason” but many times I find myself questioning my own belief in this statement. Whenever something...

    • Posted March 24, 2020
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  • Shall we sign up the kids for a Greek Language Summer Camp this year?

    When you think it is not even spring yet, summer feels quite distant. However, it is never too early to start thinking about summer plans. Especially those of us who have to arrange long and expensive flights...

    • Posted March 24, 2020
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  • Senator Bob Menendez
    America’s Number One Philhellene: Bob Menendez

    by Philip Christopher* One of the most brilliant US Senators of the last half-century, Paul Sarbanes spent over three decades advocating steadfastly for Hellenic and Orthodox issues and setting the standard for the Congressional ideal.  When he...

    • Posted January 17, 2020
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  • The Director of "The Cove" Louie Psihoyos
    Oscar-winning Director Louie Psihoyos: “I make films to change the world”

    by Kelly Fanarioti Oscar-winning filmmaker Lοuie Psihoyos tries to refute the legend – as he calls it – that people consume meat in order to be healthy and strong. “The Game Changers,” with executive producer and creator...

    • Posted January 13, 2020
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  • Philip Nicozisis
    Leadership 100 29th Conference to Convene in Palm Beach

    The 29th Annual Leadership 100 Conference will convene February 20-23, 2020, at The Breakers in Palm Beach, attended by Archbishop Elpidophoros of America, who will address Leadership 100 for the first time, according to Argyris Vassiliou, Chairman...

    • Posted January 13, 2020
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  • Historic Times in Washington for Greece and Cyprus

    PSEKA and the Coordinated Effort of Hellenes (CEH) expressed appreciation for the bold moves taken by the leadership of the US Congress in reaction to Turkish instigated anti-Western tumult in the Eastern Mediterranean. Recently the US Congress...

    • Posted January 13, 2020
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  • Hellenic Initiative Grant Energizes Chios’ Entrepreneusrhip Community

    The GreenHouse, created to enhance and promote Greek entrepreneurship, has grown to include GreenHouse Chios, which organized a project in cooperation with the Maria Tsakos Public Benefit Foundation–International Centre for Maritime Research and Tradition, and the Chios Chamber of...

    • Posted January 13, 2020
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  • Greek and Romanian companies seek out U.S. Markets via Hermes Expo

    Prosperity is on the rise in Greece and Greek companies are once again looking for new opportunities in the United States Marketplace. On April 2-9, 2020, more companies from Greece will participate in the 29th Hermes Expo...

    • Posted January 13, 2020
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  • Aristotle Papanikolaou
    “Orthodox Morality” on Sex or an Ethics of Sex? (Part 2)

    by Aristotle Papanikolaou This essay is part of a series stemming from the ongoing research project “Contemporary Eastern Orthodox Identity and the Challenges of Pluralism and Sexual Diversity in a Secular Age,” which is a joint venture...

    • Posted January 13, 2020
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  • Olympian Anna Korakaki Wins Gold in Belgrade

    Greek Olympian Anna Korakaki recently added another gold medal to her impressive collection by winning the Belgrade Grand Prix in the 10 meter pistol competition, equaling her own world record with 587/600 in the qualifiers before finishing...

    • Posted January 13, 2020
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  • Cyprus-U.S. Chamber of Commerce Elects First Woman President

    The Cyprus-U.S. Chamber of Commerce held its Annual Membership Meeting followed by Election of the Board of  Directors and Executive Committee. At the Annual Board Meeting of the Cyprus U.S. Chamber of Commerce, held in New York...

    • Posted January 13, 2020
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  • Alexandra Choate
    AHIF Student Foreign Policy Trip Participants Describe their Personal Experiences

    The American Hellenic Institute (AHI) released ten essays authored by participants of the 11th annual American Hellenic Institute Foundation College Student Foreign Policy Trip to Washington, DC, Greece and Cyprus. The students’ insightful essays describe their personal...

    • Posted January 13, 2020
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