First they want to deny and airbrush Mideast history of the millennia-long ties the Jewish People have to the Land of Israel. Yet now they want to concoct a myth that they are real descendants of the original Jews there? So which is it? What's the truth? Here's a hint. Modern day Greeks certainly no longer worship Zeus, Aphrodite, Athena et al at Olympus or Delos etc; but they certainly have no problem honoring and promoting their heritage. Eve hear of any Palestinian Arabs honoring or promoting their supposed ancient Jewish past, along with their association with the Arabs who conquered the area in the 7th Century? Why, Yassir Arafat at the Camp David talks astonished both Bill Clinton and Ehud Barak in refusing to even admit the Second Temple was even built in Jerusalem. Real peace partner, this.
In three days, Greek coastguard rescues 2,500 migrants (Reuters)