Judas Received $15,000 to Betray Jesus

According to the Gospel of John, Judas Iscariot received 30 silver coins to betray Jesus and put him in the hands of Caiaphas, or...

‘It Smelled of Myrrh’, Says Greek Worker Who Entered Tomb of Christ

"I was the first person to enter the tomb of Christ. Yes, it smelled of myrrh," said the Greek restoration worker who was the...

Israeli Investors Urged to Look at Greece

Greece is being marketed to businesspeople in Israel as an investment destination, as a new chamber of commerce works to build ties between the...

Syria Accuses Turkey of Bombing Ancient Site

A Syrian government antiquities body has accused Turkey of bombing a UNESCO heritage site -- which includes significant Byzantine heritage -- during its military...

Greeks Celebrate Independence Day in South Africa (photos)

The Greek community in South Africa commemorated Greek Independence Day on Sunday March 18 in Johannesburg with a liturgy at the Orthodox Cathedral of...

Greeks of South Africa to Commemorate Independence Day

The Greek community in South Africa will commemorate Greek Independence Day on Sunday March 18 in Johannesburg. According to the Federation of the Hellenic Communities...

Greek Composer Yanni Dedicates Song to Syria (video)

World-renowned Greek composer Yanni has dedicated a track to the people of Syria. In a Facebook post this week, the musician writes: "This is for all my...

Jerusalem’s Holy Sepulchre Reopens After Israel Backtracks

Israel has suspended a controversial tax plan and property legislation in response to the unprecedented Christian decision on Sunday to close the Church of...

Christian Leaders Shut Jerusalem’s Iconic Church to Protest Taxes

The leaders of the major Christian sects in Jerusalem closed the Church of the Holy Sepulchre for several hours on Sunday to protest an...

Israeli Scientists Uncover Ancient Greek Inscription

Scientists in Israel have unearthed a rare Greek-language mosaic dating from the 2nd-3rd century. Researchers from the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) were digging at Caesarea...