Greece, Israel ‘making up for lost time,’ says B’Nai-B’rith CEO

"We have turned a page in Greek-Israeli relations and there's no going back," says Dan Mariaschin, executive vice president and chief executive of B'Nai-B'rith, one of the two biggest American-Israeli organizations in the United States.

Kathimerini met up with Mariaschin in Jerusalem on the sidelines of the Israel-Hellenic Forum, an initiative that included the participation of academics and journalists and is aimed at strengthening ties between Greece, Israel and Cyprus at the civil society level as well. The forum's next meeting will take place in Greece, followed by Cyprus and the US. Coordinated on the Israeli side by the director of B'nai-B'rith's World Center in Jerusalem, Alan Schneider, and on the Greek side by researcher and academic George Tzogopoulos, the event covered topics ranging from security and the geopolitical dimension of the relationship between the...

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