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This past Easter season, this great feast, Pascha for Greek Orthodox Christianity and Passover for Judaism, found us during Holy Week in the Holy Land, at the Gate of Worship... Jerusalem! So many thoughts spring to mind as you fly…

This past Easter season, this great feast, Pascha for Greek Orthodox Christianity and Passover for Judaism, found us during Holy Week in the Holy Land, at the Gate of Worship... Jerusalem! So many thoughts spring to mind as you fly…

In the streets of Athens you can hear conversations in dozens of languages and the ferries destined for the famed and wonderful Cyclades island are already filled with visitors from all over the world. The National Herald spoke to the…

In the streets of Athens you can hear conversations in dozens of languages and the ferries destined for the famed and wonderful Cyclades island are already filled with visitors from all over the world. The National Herald spoke to the…

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard seized two Greek oil tankers Friday in helicopter-launched raids in the Persian Gulf, officials said. The action appeared to be retaliation for Athens' assistance in the U.S. seizure of crude oil from an Iranian-flagged tanker this week in the Mediterranean Sea over violating Washington's crushing sanctions on the Islamic Republic. The raid marks the first major incident at sea in months as tensions remain high between Iran and the West over its tattered nuclear deal with world powers. As Tehran enriches more uranium, closer to weapons-grade levels than ever before, worries…

BOSTON – Drake G. Behrakis, Chair of the Maliotis Cultural Center  Board and president of Marwick Associates, gave an inspirational speech about his company and his career to 20 young professional who came from Greece through the Mindspace program. It…

BOSTON – Drake G. Behrakis, Chair of the Maliotis Cultural Center  Board and president of Marwick Associates, gave an inspirational speech about his company and his career to 20 young professional who came from Greece through the Mindspace program. It…

NEW YORK – The National Herald’s Happenings of the Week as have been reported at the print and digital editions of TNH and presented by the TNH Editor Eraklis Diamataris.

NEW YORK – The National Herald’s Happenings of the Week as have been reported at the print and digital editions of TNH and presented by the TNH Editor Eraklis Diamataris.

NEW YORK – New York Mayor Eric Adams attended the Turkish community's 39th annual parade on May 22 on Madison Avenue in Manhattan. The event could be seen as a simple ceremonial move for the mayor. He should have known, however, that this parade was another blatant propaganda of Erdogan,…

ASTORIA – The final farewell to the long-time president of the Federation of Hellenic Societies of Greater New York Petros Galatoulas was attended by relatives, friends, members of the Greek community organizations, and ordinary members of the Greek-American community, at…

ASTORIA – The final farewell to the long-time president of the Federation of Hellenic Societies of Greater New York Petros Galatoulas was attended by relatives, friends, members of the Greek community organizations, and ordinary members of the Greek-American community, at…

THRU JUNE 30 ONLINE – Health and Religion, a series of online courses organized by the Prolepsis Institute in collaboration with the Hellenic Society of Medical Students of Greece and under the auspices of the Medical School of Athens, began…

THRU JUNE 30 ONLINE – Health and Religion, a series of online courses organized by the Prolepsis Institute in collaboration with the Hellenic Society of Medical Students of Greece and under the auspices of the Medical School of Athens, began…

TORONTO – More than 460 people attended the Gala for the graduation ceremonies of the Toronto Orthodox Theological Academy. The evening’s Emcee was Dr. Nikolaos Vozoris, Archon of the Ecumenical Patriarchate and the gala was organized by Anastasia Sotiropoulos, President…

TORONTO – More than 460 people attended the Gala for the graduation ceremonies of the Toronto Orthodox Theological Academy. The evening’s Emcee was Dr. Nikolaos Vozoris, Archon of the Ecumenical Patriarchate and the gala was organized by Anastasia Sotiropoulos, President…

It is no secret that Greece is a country that is endowed with stunning natural beauty. The main driver of the economy is tourism for good reasons – between its ancient history and today’s pristine beaches and beautiful mountain ranges and everything in between, Greece is poised this summer to…

May 29 (technically, by the old calendar) is the anniversary of the fall of the Queen of Cities to the Ottoman Turks in 1453. On that day, the city founded by Saint Constantine for the glory of God and all…

May 29 (technically, by the old calendar) is the anniversary of the fall of the Queen of Cities to the Ottoman Turks in 1453. On that day, the city founded by Saint Constantine for the glory of God and all…

Dear Stavroula, I have a 17 year old son and my problem is that he does not let me approach him to communicate with him as much as I would like. He never trusts me with any of his personal…

Dear Stavroula, I have a 17 year old son and my problem is that he does not let me approach him to communicate with him as much as I would like. He never trusts me with any of his personal…

Another terrible shooting in Texas has happened a few hours away from us in Houston. As a new parent, this one was particularly sad to learn about. Of course, bullies always target the weak and innocent because they really are…

By James Cargas
Another terrible shooting in Texas has happened a few hours away from us in Houston. As a new parent, this one was particularly sad to learn about. Of course, bullies always target the weak and innocent because they really are…
By James Cargas

ATHENS - Greece confirmed 3,190 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) said on Saturday, bringing all confirmed infections since the pandemic began to 3,442,963 (daily change: +0.1 pct). Of the daily total, reinfections are estimated at 375 in the last 24 hours,…

ATHENS – Greek tax-free shipping oligarchs who control the seas and got the government to allow their vessels to keep moving Russian oil despite European Union sanctions over the invasion of Ukraine will return to their feature showcase at the Posidonia 2022 conference. The event had been cancelled for two…

ATHENS - The seizure of Greek ships in Iran "is unacceptable and condemnable," said SYRIZA-Progressive Alliance party in a statement on Saturday. International Law "does not legitimize such 'retaliation' measures that lie outside of international legitimacy, whatever the objections of the Iranian government may be," added the main opposition party.…

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The actions — or more notably, the inaction — of a school district police chief and other law enforcement officers moved swiftly to the center of the investigation into this week's shocking school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, The delay in confronting the shooter — who was inside the school for more than an hour — could lead to discipline, lawsuits and even criminal charges against police. The attack that left 19 children and two teachers dead in a fourth grade classroom was the nation's deadliest school shooting in nearly a decade, and for three days police offered a confusing and…

KRAMATORSK, Ukraine — Russian President Vladimir Putin insisted Saturday that European nations halt sanctions on his country and weapons shipments to Ukraine, where Moscow claimed…

KRAMATORSK, Ukraine — Russian President Vladimir Putin insisted Saturday that European nations halt sanctions on his country and weapons shipments to Ukraine, where Moscow claimed…

The former top leader of the Proud Boys will remain jailed while awaiting trial on charges that he conspired with other members of the far-right…

The former top leader of the Proud Boys will remain jailed while awaiting trial on charges that he conspired with other members of the far-right…

HOUSTON — One by one, they took the stage at the National Rifle Association's annual convention in Houston and denounced the massacre of 19 students…

HOUSTON — One by one, they took the stage at the National Rifle Association's annual convention in Houston and denounced the massacre of 19 students…

NICOSIA — Travelers to Cyprus will no longer be required to show either a valid COVID-19 vaccination or a recovery certificate and won’t need to produce a negative recent COVID-19 test of June 1, the Cypriot government said Friday. The government also decided to abolish a requirement to wear face…

NICOSIA — Travelers to Cyprus will no longer be required to show either a valid COVID-19 vaccination or a recovery certificate and won’t need to produce a negative recent COVID-19 test of June 1, the Cypriot government said Friday. The government also decided to abolish a requirement to wear face…

NICOSIA - With Turkey drilling for oil and gas in Cypriot waters, the Turkish-Cypriot side that has occupied the northern third of the island since 1974 invasions, protested the legitimate Greek-Cypriot government for doing the same. Turkey's pro-government newspaper The Daily Sabah, that's a propaganda mouthpiece for President Recep Tayyip…

NICOSIA - With Turkey drilling for oil and gas in Cypriot waters, the Turkish-Cypriot side that has occupied the northern third of the island since 1974 invasions, protested the legitimate Greek-Cypriot government for doing the same. Turkey's pro-government newspaper The Daily Sabah, that's a propaganda mouthpiece for President Recep Tayyip…

NICOSIA - Cyprus is increasing grants up to 50 percent for households that put thermal insulation and solar panels on their roofs in a 20-million euro ($21.39 million) scheme to push energy efficiency. Cyprus’ Ministry of Energy, Commerce and Industry is doing it through the Cyprus-Tomorrow Recovery and Sustainability Plan,…

NICOSIA - Cyprus is increasing grants up to 50 percent for households that put thermal insulation and solar panels on their roofs in a 20-million euro ($21.39 million) scheme to push energy efficiency. Cyprus’ Ministry of Energy, Commerce and Industry is doing it through the Cyprus-Tomorrow Recovery and Sustainability Plan,…

BOSTON — Kyle Lowry listened politely while Jimmy Butler shared the credit for Miami's Game 6 victory until his fellow All-Star took the humility too far and called his 47-point, elimination-avoiding performance "decent." "It's (expletive) incredible," Lowry corrected him, apologizing for his language to the TV cameras in the back of the room and begging not to be fined by the league. "It's incredible to have a guy like him next to me. I've played with some great players, and he's one of the best." Butler scored 47 points — a career playoff high and one of the best performances…

PARIS — Thousands of soccer fans were descending on Paris to see Liverpool and Real Madrid meet in the Champions League final later Saturday. There…

PARIS — Thousands of soccer fans were descending on Paris to see Liverpool and Real Madrid meet in the Champions League final later Saturday. There…

LONDON — The sale of Premier League club Chelsea is expected to be completed Monday after a "final and definitive" agreement was reached with the…

LONDON — The sale of Premier League club Chelsea is expected to be completed Monday after a "final and definitive" agreement was reached with the…

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Jameson Tallion pitched two-hit ball over eight innings, following Nestor Cortes to give the Yankees their longest consecutive starts in nine…

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Jameson Tallion pitched two-hit ball over eight innings, following Nestor Cortes to give the Yankees their longest consecutive starts in nine…
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NEW YORK – Long-time president of the Federation of Hellenic Societies of Greater New York, Petros Galatoulas, passed away on Saturday, May 21, at the age of 66. According to information available to The National Herald, the well-known expatriate was facing a number of health issues, having been repeatedly admitted…

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NEWPORT, R.I. — Surfing is no longer a solitary pursuit for Dan Fischer. When he catches a wave along the shores of Rhode Island, he looks down at a surfboard covered with the names of people who have died, but who shared his love of the ocean. His father's name…

Man of God Opens in Australia & New Zealand on June 2, Canada June 3

NEW YORK – Man of God, the inspirational and award-winning story of Saint Nektarios — one of the most renowned Greek orthodox saints — continues to captivate audiences around the world. Following sold-out screenings across the United Stated in March of this year, the film is set to be released…

Mission, TNH’s New Travel Documentary Series with Clelia Charissis

Every weekend, TNH and Clelia Charissis are on a mission, traveling around Greece and the world to highlight places through the people we meet along the way. The mission continues this weekend, May 28-29 in Jerusalem.

«Έχουμε Θεό, ζώντα, παρόντα, και αγαπώντα - we have a God who is  living, present, and full of love». The most remarkable places on Earth evoke and plant in us more than memories and feelings – when we leave we take along wisdom and a new view on life. And…

The cuisine of the Cyclades offers something for everyone, with fresh flavors and unique local products that make each island a delightful destination for gastronomic tours. Some traditional favorites to try on your next visit to the Cycladic islands include karpouzopita, watermelon pie, from Milos, and tomatokeftedes, tomato fritters, from…

The official start of the summer tourist season in Greece has already begun. Tourists are drawn by the warm weather in Greece and every year, a high volume of visitors are having their vacations in the Greek islands. The Cyclades islands are a top destination for visitors and for a…

CANNES - Greece and France signed an agreement for the joint production of films, on the sidelines of the Cannes Film Festival, it was reported on Saturday. It was signed by Deputy Minister of Culture & Sports for Contemporary Cultural Issues, Nikolas Giatromanolakis in Cannes. This fresh agreement is a…

CANNES - Greece and France signed an agreement for the joint production of films, on the sidelines of the Cannes Film Festival, it was reported on Saturday. It was signed by Deputy Minister of Culture & Sports for Contemporary Cultural Issues, Nikolas Giatromanolakis in Cannes. This fresh agreement is a…

COLUMBUS, Ohio — In a series of "Peanuts" comic strips that ran in mid-April of 1956, Charlie Brown grasps the string of his kite, which was stuck in what came to be known in the long-running strip as the "kite-eating tree." In one episode that week, a frustrated Charlie Brown…

COLUMBUS, Ohio — In a series of "Peanuts" comic strips that ran in mid-April of 1956, Charlie Brown grasps the string of his kite, which was stuck in what came to be known in the long-running strip as the "kite-eating tree." In one episode that week, a frustrated Charlie Brown…

Reactions to the death of "Goodfellas" star Ray Liotta: "I'm absolutely shocked and devastated by the sudden, unexpected death of Ray Liotta. He was so uniquely gifted, so adventurous, so courageous as an actor. Playing Henry Hill in Good Fellas was a tall order, because the character had so many…

Reactions to the death of "Goodfellas" star Ray Liotta: "I'm absolutely shocked and devastated by the sudden, unexpected death of Ray Liotta. He was so uniquely gifted, so adventurous, so courageous as an actor. Playing Henry Hill in Good Fellas was a tall order, because the character had so many…

LONDON — Indian writer Geetanjali Shree and American translator Daisy Rockwell won the International Booker Prize on Thursday for "Tomb of Sand," a vibrant novel with a boundary-crossing 80-year-old heroine. Originally written in Hindi, it's the first book in any Indian language to win the high-profile award, which recognizes fiction…

LONDON — Indian writer Geetanjali Shree and American translator Daisy Rockwell won the International Booker Prize on Thursday for "Tomb of Sand," a vibrant novel with a boundary-crossing 80-year-old heroine. Originally written in Hindi, it's the first book in any Indian language to win the high-profile award, which recognizes fiction…

It is spectacular how the Greek language has given so many words to science. When it comes to botany, the story begins with Greek mythology, words evolving along with the Greece language, then through the development of the sciences of botany and medicine. Arnica montana is a plant around 60…

LONDON — The number of new coronavirus cases and deaths are still falling globally after peaking in January, the World Health Organization said. In its latest weekly assessment of the pandemic, the U.N. health agency said there were more than 3.7 million new infections and 9,000 deaths in the last…

TOKYO — A Tokyo court began hearings Thursday in a lawsuit seeking nearly $5 million in damages for six people who were children in Fukushima at the time of its 2011 nuclear power plant disaster and later developed thyroid cancer. The plaintiffs are suing the operator of the nuclear plant,…

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