Posts Tagged ‘honors’

Hydra Honors Greek Heroes of Argentina’s War of Independence

Plaque of Nickolas Kolmaniatis on Hydra. Credit: Spilios Spiliotis The island of Hydra honored the Greek heroes of the Independence War of Argentina, Nickolas Kolmaniatis and Samuel Spiro, in a special event on Friday. The event was organized by Hydra Mayor Georgios Koukoudakis in memory of the two national heroes of Argentina from Hydra. After […]

Greek American Honors Heroes in South Florida

Speros Georgedakis honors first responders and veterans in South Florida. Credit:  Good Greek Moving and Storage A Greek-American former police officer in South Florida honored “American Heroes Day” last month. Speros Georgedakis, the founder and CEO of Good Greek Moving and Storage, sponsored veterans and first responders with reduced ticket prices at a special concert […]

On Memorial Day, America Honors Fallen Soldier AOC For Her Service On January 6th

On Memorial Day, America Honors Fallen Soldier AOC For Her Service On January 6th U.S.—America was united for a time of mourning and remembrance as they honored the men and women who gave their lives for the cause of freedom. This year’s holiday was especially poignant as citizens remembered fallen soldier Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for her service on […]

Australia’s PM Honors 80th Anniversary of the Battle of Crete in Greece

Greek-Australians parading. Credit: Chris Phutully/ CC BY 2.0 Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison issued a statement recently to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Crete in Greece during World War II. The Australian PM addressed his message to the Cretan Association of Sydney and New South Wales, a very active organization of Greek […]

MOTL Honors Medical Heroes During Second Virtual Yom HaShoah March

Each year, March of the Living brings roughly 10,000 people to Poland on Yom HaShoah to walk along the trails of Auschwitz-Birkenau. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, it cannot take place physically for the second year in a row. Instead, innovative 3D technology is being used to broadcast the first virtual march. On April 8 at […]

Utah Honors Greek Bicentennial with Raising of Acropolis Flag

A flag that flew atop the Acropolis in Athens will be presented to the people of Utah in commemoration of the Greek bicentennial on Thursday. Credit: Greek government Officials including Utah governor Spencer Cox and the Very Reverend George Nikas of the Greek Orthodox Church of Greater Salt Lake took part in ceremonies honoring the […]

Queen Elizabeth Honors Her History With Names For Her New Puppies

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth has named her two new puppies with nods to her past — and happy family memories. Her new dorgi (a cross between a dachshund and a corgi) was named Fergus, for Fergus Bowes-Lyon, a hero uncle who died during World War I in 1915, according to The Sun.  The second pup, a […]

Putin Unveils Israeli WW2 Memorial, Honors Red Army for Ending Holocaust

Russian President Vladimir Putin is on a quick “one-day” official state visit to Israel. It’s Putin’s second trip — he first visited the Jewish State back in 2005. The Russian leader made his first stop in the coastal city of Netanya to inaugurate a memorial to the soldiers of the Red Army who died during […]

New Scroll of Esther Honors another Esther, Recent Terror Victim Esther Horgen

It is always amazing to me how there are families who react to unbearable tragedy by creating something deeply meaningful and beautiful for the Jewish people and, indeed, for the world. This is what the family of Esther Horgen has done. Esther, 52, was brutally murdered by a terrorist on December 20, 2020, while out […]

36th Fajr Music Festival honors winners 

TEHRAN – The 36th Fajr Music Festival was brought to an end by honoring winners in various categories at Tehran’s Vahdat Hall on Monday with a limited number of participants.  In the Classical Music Composition category, the Barbad Award was given to Kaveh Mirhosseini for the album “Ehsraq”.  In the Regional Music Performance category, the […]

Mowj Intl. Short Film Festival honors winners 

TEHRAN – Winners of the 4th edition of the Mowj International Short Film Festival were honored during a closing ceremony held on the island on Sunday. “Lene 1927”, a documentary by Iranian filmmaker Behruz Abbas Dashti, focusing on the journey of the Austrian painter Lene Schneider-Kainer (1885- 1971) to Iran, won the award for best […]

International Art Festival of Resistance honors winners 

TEHRAN – Winners of the Sixth International Art Festival of Resistance were honored during a ceremony on Friday at the Iranian Artists Forum in Tehran. A top selection of artworks in the forms of poster, sculpture, typography, illustration, cartoon and caricature by artists from over 50 countries went on view at the forum while observing […]

Google Doodle honors Fredy Hirsch, Zionist educator who saved Holocaust youth

Google Doodle ran a special feature on Thursday honoring Alfred “Fredy” Hirsch, a teacher and Zionist youth movement leader, in Nazi-occupied Europe, who saved the lives of many Jewish children and provided many others with a glimmer of hope and dignity in the hardest circumstances the world had ever known.  Hirsch was the deputy supervisor of […]

Ceremony honors Japanese diplomat who saved thousands from Holocaust

Chiune Sugihara, known affectionately as the “Japanese Schindler,” was honored at a digital ceremony on Monday ahead of International Holocaust Remembrance Day.The reception, sponsored by the Combat Antisemitism Movement (CAM) and B’nai B’rith International, focused on the efforts of Sugihara, who defied his own government’s orders by issuing travel visas to more than 6,000 Lithuanian Jews […]

Nine artists to receive lifetime achievement honors at Fajr Festival of Visual Arts

TEHRAN – Nine veteran Iranian artists will be honored with lifetime achievement awards at the 13th Fajr Festival of Visual Arts to be held in the Saba Art and Cultural Institute in February. The honorees are master of sculpture and ceramics Jafar Najibi, cartoonist Ahmad Abdollahinia, illustrator Saeid Razzaqi, painter Garnic Derhakupian, miniaturist Khashayr Qazizadeh, […]

The Government that Honors Dr. Martin Luther King with a National Holiday Killed Him

A Review of The Plot to Kill King by William Pepper Very few Americans are aware of the truth behind the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Few books have been written about it, unlike other significant assassinations, especially JFK’s. For almost fifty years there has been a media blackout supported by government deception […]

Belgian Jews Outraged as Flemish Parliament Honors Nazi Collaborators

The parliament building in the Belgian region of Flanders. Photo: Wikicommons Jewish community leaders in Belgium have expressed outrage at the publication of an official brochure that “glorifies” two collaborators with the Nazi occupation during World War II. A statement on Thursday from the Belgian Coordinating Committee of Jewish Organizations (CCOJB) protested that “in the […]

Israel Honors Polish Couple Who Saved Roman Polanski from Holocaust

    Israel is set to honor the Polish couple who allegedly rescued Jewish film director and child rapist Roman Polanski from the Holocaust: A grandson of Stefania and Jan Buchała will accept the medal naming them posthumously as Righteous Among the Nations, a title that Israel confers on non-Jews who risked their lives to […]

Israel Honors Polish Couple Who ‘Saved’ Convicted Child Rapist And Pedophile From ‘Holocaust’

“Roman Polanski Honored by His Own Kind — Again” [November 4th, 2017] “Roman Polanski is a child rapist beloved by Hollywood and the entertainment industry worldwide. On October 30, he was honored at an extravaganza in Paris for his wonderful work. Polanski is accused of molesting four women—the latest of which is an actress who […]

Frankfurt Jewish museum’s $58-million extension honors Anne Frank’s forgotten roots in the city

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After Seattle Jewish establishment honors police department, progressive Jews honor immigrants’ rights group

I am fully aware that religion has the capacity to inspire wisdom, kindness, and a sense of belonging and order to chaotic and confusing lives that are often filled with more suffering than joy. At the same time I must confess that I gave up on god decades ago despite my Orthodox Bubbe and Zayde […]

Obama Honors Jay-Z At Songwriters Hall Of Fame

[Bon Iver:] I shoot the lights out Hide ’til it’s bright out Whoa, just another lonely night Are you willing to sacrifice your life? [Rick Ross:] Bitch I’m a monster no good blood sucker Fat motherfucker now look who’s in trouble As you run through my jungles all you hear is rumbles Kanye West sample, […]

Pop star ‘Lorde’ honors BDS call, cancels Tel Aviv concert

The pop singer Lorde announced on Sunday that she would be canceling her June 5th performance in Tel Aviv after pressure from the Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement (BDS). On social media, the New Zealand singer explained that, while she had researched the issue before scheduling her performance in Tel Aviv, in the end […]

Israeli Billionaire Honors Jared Kushner for Shielding Israel from UN

(Analysis) — Duel Israel-U.S. citizen and billionaire businessman, Haim Saban has hosted a forum in Washington which featured a speech by Donald Trump’s son-in-law and Senior Advisor to the President, Jared Kushner. This is Kushner’s first public appearance since Michael Flynn pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about speaking with the former Russian Ambassador to the U.S., Sergey […]

Dr. Duke Tells the Inspiring Courageous history of Ernst Zundel & Honors His Passing!

Download Today Dr. Duke had a special show in memory of the courageous author Ernst Zundel, who published numerous books and pamphlets on the history of World War II. Unbelievably for societies that pride themselves in being free, he was imprisoned in both Canada and Germany for straying from the orthodox dogma on the “holocaust,” […]

How and Why U.S. Honors and Aids Al Qaeda

How and Why U.S. Honors and Aids Al Qaeda By Eric Zuesse.washingtonsblog.com Eric Zuesse, originally posted at The Saker This will present a typical example in which the U.S. promotes Al Qaeda and other jihadists, and then honors that promotion by calling this PR not propaganda as it really is, but instead outstanding news reporting, […]

At PEN festival, Patti Smith honors Rachel Corrie

The PEN World Voices festival is taking place in New York this week, without the sponsorship of the Israeli government, for once; and Patti Smith honored Rachel Corrie last night there. Salon’s report, by Max Cea: Patti Smith, who performed with her daughter Jesse Paris Smith, provided a useful metaphor in introducing her first song […]

Elie Wiesel honors Angela Merkel

On Monday, the US taxpayers’ funded Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington DC, honored German Chancellor Angela Dorothea Merkel, 62, with 2017 Elie Wiesel Award for her services to the Holocaust Industry. Merkel called the award a great honor and a major gesture toward her and her country. She said that for Germany to have a bright future, it’s essential […]

India, second largest buyer of Iranian crude

TEHRAN, Jun. 26 (MNA) – Iran’s crude oil exports to India in March 2016 surges from 290 to 505 thousand barrels per day turning the South Asian country into Iran’s second largest oil customer. During sanction years, India purchased about 20 per cent of Iran’s oil exports equal to an average of 200 thousand barrels […]

"Easter miracle" drops record snow in Kansas

     This sun was out and shining Easter morning, but if you looked around you saw something that doesn’t look reminiscent of the season – snow. The spring snow left more than three inches in Wichita, more than we had all winter, which was less than an inch. As for snow on Easter, Wichita set […]

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