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The champion of Auschwitz

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Today is the 72nd anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz and a National Holocaust Remembrance Day for Greeks. Today, I’m not posting pictures monuments or artifacts. I’m posting the photo of a man, who survived the man-made hell that was … Continue reading

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Photo of the week: a Jewish echo

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On the occasion of the Holocaust Memorial Day, today’s photos have a Jewish theme: The first shows an impost capital, decorated with menoroth (menorahs), lulav (palm fronds) and etrog (citrus fruit). The second, exhibited nearby, shows a broken Greek inscription … Continue reading

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Α 71-year-old graffiti

Seventy-one years ago today, in the face of the advancing allied armies, the Germans had already begun evacuating southern Greece. Yet, on September 27th, 1944, Athens was still under occupation. It was in this occupied city that an unknown hand … Continue reading