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On the Question of Greek-American Taste

By 1920, at the very latest, Greek immigrants as the owners and operators of individual confectionery stores across the United States became an accepted feature of everyday all-American life. As Greeks are today stereotypically seen...
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Fighting the Flu with a Cretan Herbal Medicine

An increasing number of chemical and pharmacological studies, which strongly support traditional medicinal uses of Greek herbs against various illnesses such as sore throat, cough and gastric ulcer, have been reported recently. One of...
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What’s Going on at the School of Theology?

His Eminence Archbishop Geron Demetrios of America spent two days – November 16 and 17 – at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School in Theology in Brookline, MA. He met with students and faculties...
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Fidel’s Friends and Followers

Fidel Castro’s death – as was the case during his life – has attracted the interest of the world. His fame was built on defying the United States, Cuba’s enormous neighbor 90 miles to the...
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The Apple Doesn’t Fall Far from the Tree

The Hellenic Lawyers Association at their annual dinner dance honored Nicholas Kourides, son of the late Peter Kourides, for his many decades of service as pro bono legal counsel of the Archdiocese under the...
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The Challenges of the Trump Presidency

Reality is setting in for President-elect Donald Trump, for America and for the rest of the world. There is no doubt that there is going to be substantial change to how the United States...
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Compromise – less Cyprus

Let’s face it: We have not handled the Cyprus issue as well as we should have. For decades now, in trying to achieve the perfect solution, we have failed to accept the best possible...
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E Priebus Unum: Reince is Rewarded for Steering GOP Ship

At some points during this tumultuous election marathon, I wasn’t always on the same page with Reince Priebus. But the Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairman, who will now serve as Chief of Staff in...
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What Does the Trump Administration Mean for Greece?

Notwithstanding the appointment of a churchgoing Greek Orthodox with a Greek mother, Reince Priebus, as White House Chief of Staff, we should still have grave doubts about the Trump Administration’s policies for the relationship...
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Greeks View US Favorably Again

When Air Force One took off from the Athens airport on November 15, it left behind a sad but grateful city and country. How grateful can be seen from a survey published in the November...