The Japanese at Smyrna: 1922

By Dan Georgakas - August 5, 2018

A fascinating aspect of the Smyrna disaster of 1922 was the unanticipated appearance of a Japanese freighter that evacuated more than 800 Greeks and Armenians […]

Analysis: We Achieved Nothing

By Theodore Kalmoukos - August 1, 2018

A month has already passed since the 44th Clergy Laity Congress of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America and I don’t think it is an […]

Greek-American Stories: Drinks Were on the House 

By Phyllis “Kiki” Sembos - July 29, 2018

Kipreos appeared highly agitated when he entered Dixon’s that Sunday. He, barely reached the table when he announced, “Something’s happened to Yiannis, I think.”  Dimos […]

This Week in Greek History

By Eraklis Diamataris - July 28, 2018

July 28: On this day in 1974, Greek politician and incumbent Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras was born in Athens. His family hails ancestrally from Eastern […]

Raising Tariffs: Why Now?

By Dan Georgakas - July 22, 2018

The United States has initiated a policy of raising tariffs on the imports of international allies and rivals. The rationale given is that President Trump […]

Sharia Justices in the Supreme Court

By Amb. Patrick Theros - July 22, 2018

A trick question: What is the difference between how Chief Justice Roberts and Associate Justices Alito, Thomas, and Gorsuch approach precedent as opposed to justices […]

This Week in Greek History

By Eraklis Diamataris - July 21, 2018

July 22: On this day in Tubingen, West Germany. Greek singer Despina Malea (better known as Despina Vandi) was born. At age eight, she and […]

Greek-American Stories: Huh? 

By Phyllis “Kiki” Sembos - July 19, 2018

Lately, I find myself forgetting a lot. I’m told it’s a natural process for people my age. But, it’s most irritating. Before I went food […]