Autocephaly? No, Flexibility? Yes

By Antonis H. Diamataris - May 28, 2018

It is ironic that the debate on the creation of an autocephalous Church in America was inadvertently caused by the Patriarchate itself. And it was […]

A Tragic Father’s Words

By Antonis H. Diamataris - May 23, 2018

Many things in life, however tragic they may be, do not touch us personally. We deal with them on a theoretical level. They happen somewhere, […]

Infamy in the Greek Community

By Antonis H. Diamataris - May 21, 2018

Our Greek-American community is living through one of its most historic moments, and perhaps its most detestable. A historic moment the whole country is talking […]

A Conversation with a Diplomat

By Antonis H. Diamataris - May 20, 2018

Ambassador Vasilios Philippou, after twelve years total as Vice Consul and Consul General of Cyprus in New York, could be considered a local community diplomat. […]

FYROM: a Solution, but What Kind?

By Antonis H. Diamataris - May 17, 2018

It is clear that Greece is being pressed to accept a solution to the name of FYROM in order to allow that nation to enter […]

Voting Rights for Expats a Necessity

By Antonis H. Diamataris - May 16, 2018

There is something profoundly offensive, almost racist, about how the Greek government is dealing with the issue of the expatriate vote and, by extension, all […]

The Israelis are Wronging Themselves

By Antonis H. Diamataris - May 15, 2018

The pictures of dead and injured young Palestinians that international agencies broadcast from the demonstrations against the May 14 inauguration of the U.S. Embassy in […]

New York’s Greek Politicians

By Antonis H. Diamataris - May 11, 2018

The scandal over the abuse of women that forced the resignation of New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman in the most dramatic fashion has […]

Could Trump be Right?

By Antonis H. Diamataris - May 10, 2018

Just a short while ago, as we well remember, Presidents Trump and Kim Jong-Un were hurling the worst possible insults for heads of state at […]

A Secretary’s Bequest

By Antonis H. Diamataris - May 9, 2018

I relay the following story because it touched and inspired me, and I hope it does the same for you. Sylvia Bloom of Brooklyn worked […]