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In Greece, a city struggles to come to terms with its Jewish past

Walking through the bustling center of Thessaloniki, Greece, Hella Kounio Matalon points off to the distance. “Most of the properties that we see on this road are former Jewish properties,” she said as she walked around Thessaloniki on a recent morning, recounting the city’s Jewish history. Matalon knows that history well, partly because of her personal…

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