Nearly 70 years later, Athens, one of the last European
capitals to commemorate those who perished at the
hands of Nazi forces, finally has a Holocaust memorial.
But since its dedication in May, synagogues have been
targeted, Jewish cemeteries desecrated, Holocaust
monuments elsewhere in Greece vandalized and the
swastikas. What's more, an alarming chunk of Athenians
in November supported the election of a neo-Nazi
candidate to the capital's city council.
This month, scores of Jewish American leaders arrived
on Greek streets, much less in the offices of senior
politicians, including the country's president.
"We're in danger!" warned renowned composer
Mikis Theodorakis, who in the course of a television
interview openly conceded that he was an anti-Semite.
"Zionism and it leaders are here, meeting in our country!
"This is no laughing matter," he railed, berating Zionism
and its "control over
Such beliefs aren't new. Nor are they just Greek.
What's different in