The Jews of Zakynthos
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#1 Aug 31, 2013
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#3 Sep 1, 2013
Zakynthos Descendants in Israel 2011



Zakynthos Descendants in Israel met on October first,2011, at Yossi Gani's garden,at Neve Yamin. At the beginning of the gathering ,we thanked Archbishop Chrisosthomo Dimitri and the Mayor of Zakynthos Mr. Lukas Carrer -May the Lord bless their souls-for their gallant and heroic mission of saving the whole Jewish community during the Second World War. We would be so eager to meet these heroes' descendants ! Afterwards, there was a festive meal and we all rejoiced happily
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#4 Sep 1, 2013
The miraculous story of the Jews of Zakynthos

By LEORA GOLDBERG,

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12/13/2009 03:38

ZAKYNTHOS, Greece - I needed a break at the end of a long and exhausting semester. My family was off to the southern end of the Balkan Peninsula, to an unknown island in Greece. I decided to join them. We flew from Tel Aviv to Athens. From Athens, towards the famous sunrise of the eastern isles, we landed on the island of Zakynthos - "Fiore di Levante" (Flower of the East)- which is also known by its Italian name - Zante. During the ride,...

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#11 Sep 8, 2013
The islanders who tried to stop a Greek tragedy

By Maureen Lipman, September 22, 2011

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The first time I visited the Greek island of Zakynthos,(the one just to the right of Captain Corelli's improbable mandolin) was my first post-bereavement holiday.
It was the first time I'd ever gone on holiday alone and, incidentally, the last. I was 56 years old, nervy as a cricket in a teapot and I'd never driven on the wrong side of the road.

By the time I followed the instructions to Anna's Villa at the northern tip of the island, not only was I wet with sweat but my hunched shoulders were damply silhouetted in the fabric of the seat cover and I was openly railing at Jack, my lamented husband, for putting me in this predicament.

Later that evening, after a maidenly swim, I went outside to close the shutters and a bird flew into the living room. "Oy vey!" I heard my mother's voice in my ear: "Birds! Bad luck!"

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