This Week in Greek History, 11/3-11/10

By Eraklis Diamataris - November 4, 2017

November 4: On this day in 1883, Greek Lieutenant General and former Prime Minister, Nikolaos Plastiras was born in Karditsa. Plastiras became a household name […]

Greek-American Stories: Tea With Wise Men

By Phyllis “Kiki” Sembos - November 4, 2017

When everyone had settled in their familiar seats at Dixon’s, Kipreos told those seated that a forum was going to be held at the hotel […]

The Greek War Relief Association

By Stavros T. Stavridis - November 3, 2017

When Italy attacked Greece in October, 1940, the Greek-American community came to the rescue of the homeland by creating the Greek War Relief Association (GWRA) […]

Shaping a Future for Pappou’s Tsipouro

By Dimitra Pontoporou - October 31, 2017

This is the secret: tastes and flavors can recall memories, they create experiences beyond the plate and the glass, the liquid, and the bite. They […]

Greek-American Stories: Trick or Treating Me

By Phyllis “Kiki” Sembos - October 29, 2017

In preparation for that nonsensical holiday, Halloween, I went to the supermarket and bought two bags of candy. It’s certainly not my kind of holiday […]

Lucky to be Gone

By Antonis H. Diamataris - October 28, 2017

Former White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus remains deeply loyal to his origins. He was piouslyfaithful as chief of staffand he remains faithful now […]

The anti-American Illusion

By Antonis H. Diamataris - October 27, 2017

Mr. Tsipras’greatest achievement during his recent visit to the White House is the continuous strive toward elimination of anti-American sentiment in Greece. For yet again […]

How Greek Are Greek-Americans?

By Dan Georgakas - October 27, 2017

Greeks of the Diaspora are always irked when homeland Greeks state they are not “real” Greeks.The viewof many Greek thinkers and politicians going back to […]