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2012-02-14 09:49:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC has made a second donation to the Greek Jewish community to assist Holocaust survivors in financial need due to the severe economic crisis gripping the country. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO ) "We stand in solidarity with the Greek Jewish community, to whom we feel so close," said AJC Executive Director David Harris. "Those Greek Jews who miraculously survived the horrors of the Nazi occupation and...

2011-11-04 13:48:00

THESSALONIKI, Greece, Nov. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An AJC delegation has concluded a three-day visit to Greece intended to demonstrate solidarity with the Jewish community of a country in severe economic and political stress - and with a government committed to strengthened ties with Israel. (Logo: <font size="2" face="Arial">http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO</font>) "In meetings with senior government officials, business leaders,...

2011-08-05 06:45:00

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Aug. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Access Northeast, one of the largest privately held data center and managed service providers in New England, announced today that Micronotes has chosen the Parthenon Cloud(TM) platform to power their business. Micronotes, a Cambridge, MA-based digital marketing firm servicing the financial sector, will leverage the power of Access Northeast's Parthenon Cloud(TM) to deliver critical IT services, including the support of production, testing,...

2008-12-18 06:45:00

ATHENS, December 18 /PRNewswire/ -- City of Athens Christmas festivities commenced on Tuesday December 16, with the lighting of the city's Christmas tree at Syntagma Square at 19:30. The festivities programme had been suspended due to recent tragic events for which the City of Athens took immediate action, placing the highest priority on repairing the damages rapidly and bringing back to its citizens the festive spirit. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081218/332476 )...

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2008-03-13 00:00:00

Archaeologists in Greece said Tuesday they have discovered evidence of a brain surgery performed almost 1,800 years ago on a young woman who died during or shortly after the operation.Although ancient writings have referred to such operations, discoveries of actual evidence, such as surgically perforated skulls, have been uncommon at best.  "We interpret the find as a case of complicated surgery which only a trained and specialized doctor could have attempted," said Ioannis Graikos, a...