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  • Congressman John Sarbanes Pays Tribute To Senator Paul Sarbanes on the House Floor

    “I want to thank the Majority Leader for yielding. I want to thank you for your friendship with my father, Paul Sarbanes, for so many years – you go back with him a long way. And he...

    • Posted December 24, 2020
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  • From left, Christine and Paul Sarbanes, Mike and Andy Manatos
    The Brilliance, Integrity and Humanity Of US Senator Paul Sarbanes

    By Andy Manatos and Mike Manatos* US Senator Paul Sarbanes, who passed away at the age of 87 on December 6, is a major reason we Hellenes are held in such high regard in the United States. ...

    • Posted December 24, 2020
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  • US Senator Paul Sarbanes (1933 - 2020)
    AHI Mourns Passing of Former U.S. Senator Paul Sarbanes

    “The American Hellenic Institute deeply mourns the passing of former U.S. Senator Paul S. Sarbanes,” AHI President Nick Larigakis said. “Senator Sarbanes exemplified Hellenic ideals to the fullest extent. He excelled as a public servant, valued the...

    • Posted December 24, 2020
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  • US Senator Paul Sarbanes
    In Memoriam Senator Paul S. Sarbanes and Cyprus

    by Philip Christopher, Andy Manatos and Mike Manatos We mourn the recent passing of our dear friend and fellow justice-for-Cyprus advocate former US Senator Paul Sarbanes.  His role with Cyprus is historic and his impact on the...

    • Posted December 24, 2020
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  • Students with FAITH Founder Dr. Roy Vagelos
    The FAITH Endowment Awards 130 Scholarships to Top Greek American Students

    The FAITH Endowment welcomed 55 of the brightest and most accomplished young leaders within the Greek American community into the FAITH Academic Excellence program and awards 75 FAITH STEM continuation scholarships. The 2020 FAITH Scholars join over 500 young leaders who represent...

    • Posted December 24, 2020
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  • Hellenic Bar Association President Koula Alevizos Fournier (right) presents an award to Immediate Past President Vicki Pappas Karl for her service to the organization; PHOTO: HELLENIC BAR ASSOCIATION OF ILLINOIS
    Hellenic Bar Association of Illinois Foundation: Continuing the Legacy Celebrating 70-year commitment to education and Hellenism

    Celebrating 70-year commitment to education and Hellenism In 2020, many organizations canceled events or turned to technology. The Hellenic Bar Association of Illinois (HBA) is no exception. On November 7, their charitable arm, Hellenic Bar Association Foundation...

    • Posted December 24, 2020
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  • John Mavroudis
    John Mavroudis: The multi-awarded illustrator of TIME and The New Yorker

    by Kelly Fanarioti The calendar showed September 21st, 2020, when TIME magazine for the second time in its history – the first was after the September 11 attack – had featured a black border on its cover,...

    • Posted December 24, 2020
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  • Ellen Efkarpidis, News12 Reporter Danielle Campbell and Aphrodite Dimopoulos
    United We Stand: Lera Bracelet Initiative Co-Founders Ellen Efkarpidis and Aphrodite Dimopoulos

    by C. Salboudis A shout-out to Hellenic Young Professionals Ellen Efkarpidis and Aphrodite Dimopoulos for their admirable L.E.R.A. bracelet awareness initiative. The L.E.R.A. (Learn, Educate, Respond and Act) initiative was established in response to the Black Lives...

    • Posted December 24, 2020
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  • Jason Achilles Mezilis explains testing on the ExoCam, PHOTO: EVAN RODANICHE
    Art & Science Converge for an Out of this World Odyssey

    Musician Jason Achilles Mezilis channels his passion for astronomy into a partnership with NASA Musician Jason Achilles Mezilis is a study in contrasts, an artist of many layers and dimensions. Peel away those layers and discover a...

    • Posted December 24, 2020
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  • THI Board President George P. Stamas
    The Hellenic Initiative’s First-Ever Virtual Gala Raises $1.6M to Aid Greece

    Greeks from around the world united in fervent support of Greece’s economic recovery and provided record-breaking donations for crisis relief at the first-ever Virtual Gala of The Hellenic Initiative on November 12, 2020. “Philanthropy, from the Greek...

    • Posted December 24, 2020
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  • Charles C. Condes served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II as a meteorologist
    $500k Donation from Estate of Charles C. Condes Aims to Reverse Brain Drain in Greece

    In order to provide immediate economic stimulus to enterprises that are simultaneously creating jobs and helping people on the ground in Greece, the Charles Condes Venture Impact Award (VIA) has been established by The Hellenic Initiative, with...

    • Posted December 24, 2020
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  • HANAC’s One Flushing Project wins Excellence in Affordable Housing Development Award

    HANAC’s  One Flushing project has won the award for Excellence In Affordable Housing Development from the Urban and Institute, as part of Ull’s 2020 New York Awards for Excellence In Development Gala. The winners of the awards...

    • Posted December 24, 2020
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  • Hellenic Relief Foundation Raises Funds for Greece

    With donations still coming in, the Hellenic Relief Foundation has surpassed the $55,000 mark in support from its first-ever live radio-marathon which aired on Hellas FM and livestreamed worldwide on Thursday, December 3rd. The eight-hour fundraising show, aimed...

    • Posted December 24, 2020
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  • Turkey rejecting the post-Lausanne order means War is coming

    by Dimitris Eleas* Turkey is a country with a large population and great ambition. Although in recent years, economically speaking it has been marching in the footsteps of Argentina with high inflation and volatile economy.Recep Tayyip Erdogan...

    • Posted December 24, 2020
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  • Turkey's elected Dictator Recep Tayyip Ergogan
    Turkey: Erdogan Threatens Europe

    by Uzay Bulut* Europe has once again been targeted with Islamist terror attacks. On October 16, Samuel Paty, a history teacher, was beheaded in Paris by an 18-year-old Chechen Muslim who acquired refugge status in France this past...

    • Posted December 24, 2020
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  • Stavros Mastrogiannis, a fitness and weight loss professional
    Fat no More: Hold the Eggs, Skip the Bacon

    Many people struggle with weight loss and weight gain. Putting it on and putting it off is just as easy as putting it back on. So, how do you keep it off, without putting it back on,...

    • Posted December 24, 2020
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  • Cosmos FM Phidippides Award Virtual Gala

    The Greek American Educational Public Information System, Inc. (GAEPIS, Inc.) and its Board of Directors are announcing the recipients of the 25th Annual Phidippides Award.  The organization is bestowing the Phidippides Award to the Hellenic Medical Society of...

    • Posted December 24, 2020
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  • “Akoma: Songs for Greek America”, a new Album by Stavro

    Greek American singer-songwriter Stavro (Stavros Piperis) released his new album, “Akoma: Songs for Greek America”, on Friday, Dec. 11. Stavro was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska and is a member of St. John the Baptist Greek...

    • Posted December 24, 2020
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  • Philoptochos Turns 90 and Expands its Mission

    “To help the poor, the destitute, the hungry, the aged, the sick, the unemployed, the orphaned, the widowed, those with disabilities and the victims of disasters…” In 2014, the Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Society asked its chapters...

    • Posted December 24, 2020
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  • Author Alexis Panselinos
    “The Lame Angel”, a Greek Novel now in the US

    Recital Publishing from Woodstock, NY brings an acclaimed Greek novel to English-speaking readers. The Lame Angel by Alexis Panselinos was originally published in Greek by Kedros in 2002. Its only English translation, by Athens-based author/editor Caroline Harbouri, is now available from...

    • Posted December 24, 2020
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  • Greece in a Box: a new online documentary platform

    a new online documentary platform Greece in a Box is a freshly built online platform with a unique collection of award-winning documentaries about Greece, available for rent or purchase. Greece in a box was created to allow...

    • Posted December 24, 2020
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  • Photo: Randee St. Nicholas
    Stevie Nicks: The Reigning Empress of Rock & Roll

    by Markos Papadatos Two-time Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Stevie Nicks chatted with Markos Papadatos about her “24 Karat Gold” concert film, her live album, upcoming single on October 9, and she shared the key...

    • Posted October 21, 2020
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  • President Donald Trump
    Time To Do Your Duty

    by Andy & Mike Manatos Today we must heed the little-known Greek, Polybius, who was born 100 years after the Golden Age, when the Romans were dominant.  He deduced the underlying element that made Democracy work.  He...

    • Posted October 21, 2020
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  • by Nick Larigakis*
    Biden or Trump: Does it make a difference for U.S. Policy in the Eastern Mediterranean?

    Well, here we are again. Four more years have passed, and the entire nation is gearing up for another presidential election. The 2020 election is a highly contentious one, especially given the state of our nation; America...

    • Posted October 21, 2020
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  • (Senior Advisor to President Jared Kushner, Ivanka Trump, Christos Marafatsos and Congressman Jim Jordan)
    Greek Americans are Voting for Trump Pence 2020 and this is Why

    by Christos Marafatsos* Greek Americans are one of the most hard-working, educated, successful, and influential ethnic groups in America. With over 3 million Greek American voters preparing to cast their ballots on November 3rd, it comes as...

    • Posted October 21, 2020
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