Thessaloniki Strives to Revive Its Jewish Past, but Encounters a New Form of anti-Semitism

More than 95 percent of Thessaloniki’s Jews were murdered during the Holocaust. Today, the Greek city’s mayor is taking pains to restore a Jewish history that had also been eradicated.

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Erika Perahia Zemour’s parents fell in love in a Nazi concentration camp in 1944. A year later, they returned to her father’s ancestral city of Thessaloniki, two of the 1,000 or so Greek Jews who survived...