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Greek Americans Continue Fight For Greece After Debt Deal

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 09.02.2015 | Politics

Greece may be out of the headlines, but it is not off the Greek-American community’s agenda.  That was the message of a briefing call cond...

Greece Today: Safe, Affordable -- and More Beautiful Than Ever

Jim Luce | Posted 07.13.2015 | Travel
Jim Luce

I was in Greece last week and experienced a country completely different than was being portrayed on TV, amazed at how political and economic considerations could color the news so darkly.

Daniel Marans

Greek-Americans Share Concern For Greece, But Disagree On Solutions | Daniel Marans | Posted 07.12.2015 | World

WASHINGTON -- When Hillary Clinton called on European leaders Tuesday to “exert every effort to find” a solution that keeps Greece in the eurozone...

Daniel Marans

Greek-American Leaders Tout Lobbying Wins For Greece, But Want More | Daniel Marans | Posted 07.10.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Greek-American political leaders say their push for the U.S. to use its political power on behalf of Greece is helping to resolve the na...

The Gift My Parents Gave Me After They Divorced

Dr. Tian Dayton | Posted 06.21.2014 | Divorce
Dr. Tian Dayton

My parents, though they were filled with their own, very apparent pain, continued to speak respectfully of each other to me. They did not run each other down, understanding that if they did, they would be running down not only each other, but my ideals and dreams of love as well.

Greek-American Roots Run Deep

George Giokas | Posted 05.20.2014 | New York
George Giokas

It is why I call myself a Greek American, Greek first. It is why I have pictures of my immigrant parents always in view and it is why this particular month instills a tremendous sense of pride in me. I can't help it.

The Survival of the Hellenic Diaspora: A Current Issue

Justine Frangouli-Argyris | Posted 03.16.2014 | World
Justine Frangouli-Argyris

Hellenism in North America is living a reality that is forcing it to increasingly succumb to its melting pot surroundings. Its distant roots, the ces...

Why Greek Americans Should Be NY Jets Fans

Aristotle Tziampiris | Posted 10.25.2013 | Sports
Aristotle Tziampiris

It is worth keeping in mind, though, that after every catastrophic phase, after every setback, both Greece and the NY Jets have managed to survive, recover and, on occasion, prosper. Both Greeks and Gang Green nation are nothing but truly resilient.

Reflections on America From Greece

Ambassador Gianna Angelopoulos | Posted 07.08.2013 | Books
Ambassador Gianna Angelopoulos

In the United States, nobody needs to remind people of their own role or their own power in creating the future they want to see. Perhaps it is something that is almost written into your cultural DNA, a desire to answer your Founding Fathers' call to create a "more perfect union."

Longevity Tips From My Super-Powered Greek-American Mom

Zoe Helene | Posted 07.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Zoe Helene

I asked my mother to share some of the wellness wisdom she's learned from a long line of long-lifers.

Calling All Goddesses

Karen Korellis Reuther | Posted 05.06.2013 | Impact
Karen Korellis Reuther

How would Greek women solve the multitude of challenges that Greece is facing? What would they suggest be changed, be fixed, be stopped in order to secure the future of this beautiful corner of the world?

It Is Time to Let Hope out of Pandora's Box

Gregory C. Pappas | Posted 02.22.2013 | World
Gregory C. Pappas

We can no longer sit back with cynicism in our hearts and minds and complain about the corrupt system, the bribes, and the low-life politicians. Today, the average Greek is suffering -- and it's not his or her fault, but the fault of a small -- but powerful percentage of people who have raped the nation.

Greek-Americans Against Breast Cancer

Filisa Mantas | Posted 09.29.2012 | Chicago
Filisa Mantas

It was a beautiful fall day in September. The kind of day where you are supposed to leave with a clean bill of health and then stop to enjoy a Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte on your way home. Not the kind of rainy day where the doctor walks in and delivers the frightening news that instantly changes your life forever.

Leading the Greek American Community Towards Global Change

Aphrodite Bouikidis | Posted 07.27.2012 | World
Aphrodite Bouikidis

Like many of their peers in the United States, young Greek-Americans embody the global perspective and determination to change the world that are notable traits of their generation.

Greece: Making Lemonade When the Economy Throws Lemons at You

Niovi Christopoulou | Posted 05.15.2012 | World
Niovi Christopoulou

So, Greece is in big trouble and in need of leaders with good crisis management instincts and experience. (If you know any, send them to Athens ASAP -- economy class only please.)

Keeping Stamos in the Picture at ACA Galleries

Bobby Elliott | Posted 04.07.2012 | Arts
Bobby Elliott

At one point in time, the Greek American painter Theodoros Stamos was at the forefront of the Abstract Expressionist Movement.

It's All Greek to Us: Greek Culture Finally Gets Its Due

Stephanie Vlahakis | Posted 03.04.2012 | Home
Stephanie Vlahakis

Headlines keep telling me how lazy Greeks are today, right? Wrong again. 

The Diaspora To The Rescue In Greece... Well, Almost

Gregory C. Pappas | Posted 03.03.2012 | World
Gregory C. Pappas

Watching heart-wrenching stories about destitute Greeks coping with the crisis that has consumed the nation isn't exactly what I had in mind when I journeyed home for the holidays.

In Defense of Linda Katehi, UC Davis Chancellor

Gregory C. Pappas | Posted 01.31.2012 | College
Gregory C. Pappas

It is important to understand Linda Katehi's background and how it has shaped her commitment to education -- and making education accessible to those who traditionally do not have access to it.

Chicago's New Greek Museum To Open Next Month

AP | Posted 11.29.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- Chicago's Greektown will soon be getting a major addition. The National Hellenic Museum will open to the public Dec. 10. The four-story, 4...

What Greece Really Needs From Us Right Now

Gregory C. Pappas | Posted 08.30.2011 | World
Gregory C. Pappas

Something I believe in is the spirit of Greece and the ultimate force that brings her people together in times of crisis and need. Anyone who doubts me need only read the last hundred years of this tiny nation's history.

Yoo Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg Documents Radio/TV Diva Gertrude Berg Popular from Great Depression Through McCarthy Era

Penelope Andrew | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Penelope Andrew

Yoo Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg underscores a unique moment in our history when the Jewish experience crossed over into households composed of African Americans and Midwesterners, as they all listened to The Rise of the Goldbergs.