Ισραηλιτική Κοινότητα Λάρισας

  • Jewish Community of Larissa
  • Israilitiki Koinotita Larisas

History

The Jewish Community of Larissa is a Public Entity of religious and charitable nature that functions under State Law 2456/20. The Administrative Board of the Community which governs, has 6 members and is elected by a Body of Assembly of 25 members that results from elections held every three years. After the Holocaust and the emigration of many Jews to Israel and the United States, as well as to the larger communities of Athens and Thessaloniki, today the Community of Larissa has 330 members. For more information: https://kis.gr/en/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=25&Itemid=52

Administrative Structure

The Community has various committees, such as the women's organizations WIZO and AVIV, the Zionist Association, which exists since 1906 and is the first one in Greece, and the Youth section. It is active in all areas, organizing religious, cultural and social events that are not limited within the Community. The Community Cultural Centre has been functioning since 1954.

Sources

  • USHMM