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Greek Jews commemorate 70th anniversary of Auschwitz deportation

Greek Jews commemorate 70th anniversary of Auschwitz deportation
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Greek prime minister Antonis Samaras participated in commemoration at Thessaloniki's Monastiriotes Synagogue.
Greek Jews commemorate 70th anniversary of Auschwitz deportation
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Holocaust survivor Heinz Kounio light candles.
Greek Jews commemorate 70th anniversary of Auschwitz deportation
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Israeli violinist and UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Ivry Gitlis.
Greek Jews commemorate 70th anniversary of Auschwitz deportation
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Greek prime minister Antonis Samaras participated in commemoration at Thessaloniki's Monastiriotes Synagogue.
Greek Jews commemorate 70th anniversary of Auschwitz deportation
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Greek prime minister Antonis Samaras speaks with Israeli violinist and UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Ivry Gitlis.
Greek Jews commemorate 70th anniversary of Auschwitz deportation
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Jews orchestra in Monastiriotes Synagogue.
Greek Jews commemorate 70th anniversary of Auschwitz deportation
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Israel Ambassador Arye Mekel speaks on the podium.
Greek Jews commemorate 70th anniversary of Auschwitz deportation
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Greek Jews commemorate 70th anniversary of Auschwitz deportation.
Greek Jews commemorate 70th anniversary of Auschwitz deportation
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Personal safety guard of the Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras.
Greek Jews commemorate 70th anniversary of Auschwitz deportation
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Greek Jews commemorate 70th anniversary of Auschwitz deportation.
Greek Jews commemorate 70th anniversary of Auschwitz deportation
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Thessaloniki's mayor Yiannis Boutaris speaks on the podium.
Greek Jews commemorate 70th anniversary of Auschwitz deportation
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David Saltiel, Greek-Jew president of the Jewish Community of Thessaloniki.
Greek Jews commemorate 70th anniversary of Auschwitz deportation
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Greek prime minister Antonis Samaras participated in commemoration at Thessaloniki's Monastiriotes Synagogue.
Greek Jews commemorate 70th anniversary of Auschwitz deportation
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Holocaust survivors attend the event.
Greek Jews commemorate 70th anniversary of Auschwitz deportation
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Greek Jews commemorate 70th anniversary of Auschwitz deportation.
Greek Jews commemorate 70th anniversary of Auschwitz deportation
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Greek Jews commemorate 70th anniversary of Auschwitz deportation.
Greek Jews commemorate 70th anniversary of Auschwitz deportation
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Little kid survey from Monastiriotes Synagogue window.
Greek Jews commemorate 70th anniversary of Auschwitz deportation
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Greek prime minister Antonis Samaras participated in commemoration at Thessaloniki's Monastiriotes Synagogue.
Greek Jews commemorate 70th anniversary of Auschwitz deportation
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Holocaust survivor Zana Santicario Saatsoglou lights candles.
Greek Jews commemorate 70th anniversary of Auschwitz deportation
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Israeli violinist and UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Ivry Gitlis performs in Monastiriotes Synagogue.
Greek Jews commemorate 70th anniversary of Auschwitz deportation
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Greek Jews commemorate 70th anniversary of Auschwitz deportation.
Greek Jews commemorate 70th anniversary of Auschwitz deportation
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Greek Jews commemorate 70th anniversary of Auschwitz deportation.
Greek Jews commemorate 70th anniversary of Auschwitz deportation
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Thessaloniki's Mayor Yiannis Boutaris arrives in ceremony.
Greek Jews commemorate 70th anniversary of Auschwitz deportation
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Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras departs from the ceremony.
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The president of the World Jewish Congress Mr Ronald Laude on the podium.
  • Greek Jews commemorate 70th anniversary of Auschwitz deportation
  • Greek Jews commemorate 70th anniversary of Auschwitz deportation
  • Greek Jews commemorate 70th anniversary of Auschwitz deportation
  • Greek Jews commemorate 70th anniversary of Auschwitz deportation
  • Greek Jews commemorate 70th anniversary of Auschwitz deportation
  • Greek Jews commemorate 70th anniversary of Auschwitz deportation
  • Greek Jews commemorate 70th anniversary of Auschwitz deportation
  • Greek Jews commemorate 70th anniversary of Auschwitz deportation
  • Greek Jews commemorate 70th anniversary of Auschwitz deportation
  • Greek Jews commemorate 70th anniversary of Auschwitz deportation
  • Greek Jews commemorate 70th anniversary of Auschwitz deportation
  • Greek Jews commemorate 70th anniversary of Auschwitz deportation
  • Greek Jews commemorate 70th anniversary of Auschwitz deportation
  • Greek Jews commemorate 70th anniversary of Auschwitz deportation
  • Greek Jews commemorate 70th anniversary of Auschwitz deportation
  • Greek Jews commemorate 70th anniversary of Auschwitz deportation
  • Greek Jews commemorate 70th anniversary of Auschwitz deportation
  • Greek Jews commemorate 70th anniversary of Auschwitz deportation
  • Greek Jews commemorate 70th anniversary of Auschwitz deportation
  • Greek Jews commemorate 70th anniversary of Auschwitz deportation
  • Greek Jews commemorate 70th anniversary of Auschwitz deportation
  • Greek Jews commemorate 70th anniversary of Auschwitz deportation
  • Greek Jews commemorate 70th anniversary of Auschwitz deportation
  • Greek Jews commemorate 70th anniversary of Auschwitz deportation
  • Greek Jews commemorate 70th anniversary of Auschwitz deportation
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Greek prime minister Antonis Samaras participated in commemoration at Thessaloniki's Monastirioton Synagogue. On March 15, 1943, the Nazis sent the first convoy of some 4,000 Jews from Thessaloniki to the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp.

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