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Bible Expert's Surprising Findings About Jews and Judaism Revealed in the New Testament

Bernard Starr | Posted 01.13.2016 | Religion
Bernard Starr

It's well known that Christianity sprang from a Jewish context. While there may be controversy about Jesus' Judaism vs. the traditional Judaism of the Sanhedrin, the ruling body of Judaism in the first century, there's no doubt that Jesus, his family, and followers were practicing Jews, as recorded in the New Testament.

How to Get Rid of The Evil Eye

Penny Phillips | Posted 07.09.2016 | Women
Penny Phillips

As is common, both my grandparents answered the phone when I called; my grandmother from the yellow corded kitchen phone, my grandfather from the blue one in the bedroom. I described my symptoms and told them that I suspected that someone had given me the evil eye...

This Is What Happens When You Visit A Greek Market Early In The Morning (VIDEO)

David Rosengarten | Posted 09.07.2014 | Taste
David Rosengarten

The place is ringed by dining establishments, which I cannot resist, even at 9 a.m.!

It's All Greek to Me: Including Maya Angelou

Desiree Michael | Posted 08.06.2014 | Women
Desiree Michael

Like the Frozen Yogurt café frenzy on every corner in Greece, our country is on a "Greek" kick: Greek yogurt, Greek pizza, Greek everything, but what about Greek men and Greek names!

16 Food Reasons Greeks Are Better At Life

Posted 03.18.2014 | Taste

Two words: grilled cheese.

Eat a Traditional Greek Breakfast While Viewing the Acropolis

Elena Paravantes RD | Posted 04.08.2013 | Home
Elena Paravantes RD

Have you ever had a Greek breakfast? Most think it is nonexistent, or made up of a cigarette and a coffee. However, Greece has a rich tradition when it comes to breakfasts. Unfortunately though, if you are a tourist, you won't get to taste it at most hotels or restaurants in Greece.

For a Revival of Philhellenism

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 11.27.2012 | World
Bernard-Henri Lévy

What if, as is incessantly threatened, Greece ultimately ends up pulling out of Europe? Everyone can always get out of everything, naturally. The Greeks themselves, blinded by bad shepherds or by their own populist passion, can decide to take this headlong escape.

A Greek Movement for a Better World

Evaggelos Vallianatos | Posted 12.26.2012 | World
Evaggelos Vallianatos

The Greeks invented epic and tragic poetry, history, philosophy, science, political theory and democracy, the civilian control of the military, secula...

Greece, Youth and the Phoenix

Anthony Strano | Posted 04.25.2012 | World
Anthony Strano

So what other alternative do the young people have except to migrate to warmer and kinder climates? The future is built on the young adults of today. If they go, Greece will go.

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. 

'Opa!' It's All Greek to Me!

Alex Pattakos | Posted 07.26.2011 | World
Alex Pattakos

We recently conducted some impromptu "jaywalking" interviews -- similar to those that you've probably seen on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno -- to find out more about what people know about all things Greek.

The Lost Feminine

Alex Pattakos | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alex Pattakos

As a Greek-American of Cretan heritage, who has been actively engaged in the process of reconnecting with my roots, I found the standing and role of women in Greek culture and society, both in their religious and secular senses, to be a very meaningful topic.