The 89th Commemoration of the Greek Holocaust

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 1, 2011

(New York, NY) The Hellenic League of America, HLA would like to invite you to this year’s annual Commemoration of the Greek Holocaust at Three Hierarchs Greek Orthodox Church on September 18th, 2011. Organized by Archon Bill Theodosakis, this is the longest running annual commemoration for our Genocide in the United States.

This year’s Memorial Service for the victims of the Greek Holocaust will begin at 12 noon and will feature guest speaker Professor Michael Stratis, Esq. For those interested in attending the Church’s regular services, Divine Liturgy begins at 10:30 am.

Who: Asia Minor Holocaust Memorial Observance Committee

What: A Memorial Service and Observance of the ‘Megali Katastrophe’, Honoring the Victims of Thrace, Asia Minor and Pontos who perished at the hands of the Young Turks and Kemalists

When: 12 noon Sunday, September 18, 2011

Where:  Three Hierarchs Greek Orthodox Church
                1724 Avenue P  Brooklyn, New York

As in past years the Hellenic League of America, HLA continues to support all Greek-American organizations in their efforts to commemorate and raise awareness of the Greek, Armenian and Assyrian Genocides. We urge others to follow Mr. Theodosakis’ example and organize similar events around the country within your local communities.

Important Dates Concerning the Greek Genocide:

April 6th: Pan-Hellenic Memorial Day for the Victims of Thrace

May 19th: Official Memorial Day for the Victims of Pontos

Sept 14th: Official Memorial Day for the Victims of Asia Minor


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organizing lectures, protests, rallies and commemoration across the tri-state

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