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The Jerusalem Post, in multiple pieces, covered the Israel-Hellenic Forum, convened by the B’nai B’rith World Center-Jerusalem in Athens, Greece. Read more about the event here.

See what media outlets have said about this important event:


The Jerusalem Post
The evolution of Israel-Greece ties, from enemies to allies – opinion

The Jerusalem Post
Israel is hedging between Ankara and Athens

The Jerusalem Post
What is the agenda for the Eastern Mediterranean? – opinion

Sigmalive (in Greek)
Israel-Greece-Cyprus Forum: Common challenges and opportunities

The Conference entitled “A World in Transition” as part of the Greece-Israel Friendship Forum was concluded with great success in the previous days in Athens with Cypriot participation as well. The Conference was organized by the Jewish organization B’nai B’rith World Center in collaboration with the Institute of International Relations (I.DI.S) of Panteion University and was attended by notable university, government officials, researchers and journalists.

It is worth noting that the Forum was largely inspired by the director of the B’nai B’rith World Center, Alan Schneider, and the first meeting took place in Jerusalem in 2019. B’nai B’rith is among the oldest Jewish organizations that promote human rights since 1843. The organization is recognized as a vital voice in promoting Jewish unity and continuity and is a staunch defender of the state of Israel.

Against the background of the Holy Rock of the Acropolis, the first day of the Conference opened with a greeting from Professor Kostas Yfantis, head of the I.DI.S. The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Greece, Nikos Dendias, also gave a speech underlining the will of Athens to strengthen relations with important partners in the region to work in the direction of safeguarding security.

In this context, he also referred to Turkish revisionism in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Aegean. Also important was the speech of Daniel S. Mariaschin, CEO of B’nai B’rith who described how the Greek and Jewish diaspora in the USA got to know each other.

The following days were followed by sessions with academics and analysts who focused on the “Overview of the Tripartite Relationship (Israel-Cyprus-Greece)”, the “Impacts of the conflict in Ukraine in the Eastern Mediterranean region” and also “Regional developments such as the Agreements of Abraham, diplomatic raids and threat analysis’.