Do you know why we wear Byzantine crosses or how they became a symbol of Christianity? What is their origin? Find out in today’s Jewel School.
Why do we use stefana in a Greek wedding ceremony? How did this tradition come about? What do they mean? Find out in today’s Jewel School.
The lights of Greek tourism, culture, and gastronomy will flash in the heart of Manhattan, this May, for the highly-anticipated exhibition, Greek Panorama.
In this last segment of our series celebrating Women’s History Month, meet Dora Bakoyannis, the 1st female Mayor of Athens, Greece.
Congratulations to our Essay Contest Winner Demetrios Maroutsos! On this Greek Independence Day, read on to learn what this Greek-American student had to say about the ‘Hellenic Spirit’.
Welcome back to Jewel School! Spring is wedding season! So let’s talk about bridal jewelry in ancient Greece. If you’re about to tie the knot, and even if you’re aren’t, check this out!
Welcome back to our series celebrating Women’s History Month! Meet Anna Komnene – a Greek Byzantine princess AND the first female historian.
It’s Women’s History Month! This week, Author Elaine Cotsirilos Thomopoulos profiles several pioneering Greek-American women in Illinois. Read their stories.
The Greek-American story is also the great American story. Click to learn more about National Hellenic Society’s initiatives to make American Greek again.
It’s story time at Jewel School! Did you know there was an Ancient Greek gemologist? Read on to learn more about him, and about gems in myth and lore.
Happy Valentine’s Day! Let’s celebrate this day of love by revisiting one of the best love stories in Greek mythology — Eros & Psyche.