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“The Geopolitical Storm Surrounding Semiconductor Chips” Addressed in Piraeus

“The Geopolitical Storm Surrounding Semiconductor Chips” Addressed in Piraeus

PIRAEUS – Dr. Chrysostomos L Nikias, President Emeritus and Malcolm R Currie Chair in Technology and the Humanities at the University of Southern California, offered a fascinating presentation titled The Geopolitical Storm Surrounding Semiconductor Chips in the Library of the Aikaterini Laskaridis Foundation on November 18.
Pete N. Marudas – Dedicated Public Servant who Inspired Many – Is Mourned

Pete N. Marudas – Dedicated Public Servant who Inspired Many – Is Mourned

Across the United States and as far as Greece and Cyprus, news of the November 20 passing of Peter N Marudas, the latest of a dwindling ‘Greatest Generation’ of Greek-American leaders to fall asleep in the Lord, brought both a sense of solemnity and deep appreciation to many apropos of Thanksgiving week during a pandemic.
The Greek Diet and the Greek Way – Good Things Go Together

The Greek Diet and the Greek Way – Good Things Go Together

When our wonderful Greek food and wine come up in discussions with non-Greeks, the phrase ‘Mediterranean Diet’ is sure to be heard, but that term is limited in several ways.
Observations on an Immortal Day a Day Later – St. Nicholas at WTC “Opens Its Doors”

Observations on an Immortal Day a Day Later – St. Nicholas at WTC “Opens Its Doors”

NEW YORK – From a distance, guests at the ‘Thyranixia-Door Opening’ ceremony for the St Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine on November 2 could not see what was on the table set up in the opposite direction from the narthex of the nearly-completed nave where the ceremony was to take place, or the reason why the solemn procession led by His All-Holiness Ecumenical Bartholomew went there first.
AJC Honors Ecumenical Bartholomew with Its Human Dignity Award

AJC Honors Ecumenical Bartholomew with Its Human Dignity Award

NEW YORK – With references to his trailblazing work on the protection of the environment and  religious freedom, dialogue, and toleration, the prestigious American Jewish Committee (AJC) presented His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew with its Human Dignity Award on Monday morning, November 1.
Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Invests New Archons in New York

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Invests New Archons in New York

NEW YORK – When an Apostolic Visit of the Ecumenical Patriarch coincides with the ceremony for the investiture of new Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, members of the Order of Saint Andrew, as is the case this week, it is always a moving time and a historic moment.
Archons, Ecumenical Patriarch Honor Eminent Scientists at Archons Banquet in NY

Archons, Ecumenical Patriarch Honor Eminent Scientists at Archons Banquet in NY

NEW YORK – When an Apostolic Visit of the Ecumenical Patriarch coincides with the ceremony for the investiture of new Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, members of the Order of St.
‘OXI’ Heroes Rest in Peace – But Many Families Have No Closure

‘OXI’ Heroes Rest in Peace – But Many Families Have No Closure

The words ‘heroes’ and ‘martyrs’ are tossed about much too easily, but there are historical events when nearly all participants are worthy of those labels because what they accomplished was universally believed to be impossible, and many of them believed they had signed up for near-certain death: the men of Thermopylae, the men and women of 1821… and the soldiers of ‘OXI’ Day.
Patriarch Bartholomew Blesses Psaros Family Gift to Georgetown University

Patriarch Bartholomew Blesses Psaros Family Gift to Georgetown University

WASHINGTON, DC – Communities survive and thrive through the combined and concerted efforts of institutions, individuals, and families – a truth beautifully demonstrated at Georgetown University on October 25 when Archon of the Ecumenical Throne Michael Psaros established `The Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Endowed Orthodox Chaplaincy, by the Michael Psaros Family' in honor of His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew.
Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Honored by AHEPA in Washington, DC

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Honored by AHEPA in Washington, DC

WASHINGTON, DC – Amid concerns about the health of His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew after he was taken to George Washington University Hospital for observation on Sunday, October 24, a day after his arrival in the United States for a whirlwind historic visit, the Order of AHEPA honored him in abstentia at its 45th Biennial AHEPA Congressional Banquet that evening.