Greece: Another antisemitic headline

Eleutheri_Ora_25_April_2016Via Yannis Ikonomou

“GREEK PARLIAMENT TURNED INTO JEWISH SYNAGOGUE”

This is today’s headline on one of the many Nazi gutter newspapers in Greece. It refers to the hanging of a commemorative plaque in the Greek Parliament with the names of all Jewish Members of the Greek Parliament who perished in the Holocaust. All political parties attended the ceremony save for the Nazi Golden Party.

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Commemorative plaque desecrated in Athens

A plaque commemorating the 13.000 Greek-Jewish children who perished in the Holocaust has been recently desecrated in Athens with Nazi graffiti by unknown perpetrators, reported the Jewish Community of Athens. The commemorative plaque is located at the Jewish Youth Square / Pafou Square.

Photo Credit: Vassilis Tsarnas. Source: The Jewish Community of Athens (6/2015)

Photo Credit: Vassilis Tsarnas. Source: The Jewish Community of Athens (6/2015)

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