The Jerusalem of The BalkansTHESSALONIKI            by George P. Achillias and                           Maria Christina G...
... FACTS  • an   amazing community before WWII  • Jewish   people, city’s front line runners  • creators, dreamers, doers
... MORE FACTS   • open    minded people   • able   to travel, to lead, to handle   • unique way to make a place, the cent...
value creators
...JEWISH PEOPLE      •were  the       machine and the       gas of the force       driving forward       the city of     ...
... NOW          • faded   history          • hidden   paths          • closed   books          • unrevealed   stories
... TODAY  • vision  • people    beyond conservative approaches  • people    love their city, as people from their city  •...
young people         love their city        admire people  address communitiesask for more
... AIM    • make     locals aware of their history    • reconnect     Jewish people with the city    • make     the city,...
make Thessaloniki, what it was,and it can be,    WHAT IT WAS, AND IT CAN BEa Jewish HistoricMetropolis
... THE PROJECTfind your own path         in   “The Jerusalem of the Balkans”
... HOW• live   the city through the jewish history• city’s   jewish paths• discover    hidden places• find    out corners ...
... HOW • connect   today with the past • enlighten   the future • make   the city again a jewish place to visit
... HOW • organize   hosting facilities, make them Jewish oriented • the   city has its Jewish side, language • hotels   o...
... HOW create a network of stores offering discounts to visitors give the city a chance to love more its multicultural bu...
... THE WAY TO DO THINGS  Celebration of major       Thessaloniki lives her  Jewish days, festivities   Jewish tradition a...
... MEMORIES               Jewish people discover a city of               their ancestors               Greeks find even   ...
Communitydrives, connects,wires, provides,gives, sharesmemories, storiesvalues
public and private architecture &      a revolutionary educational system
... A DAY TO COME                                where past                               will become                     ...
... WHY      to discover what it is hidden      to appreciate what it worths      to admire what it counts      to bring c...
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all about making Thessaloniki what was some decades ago, "the Jerusalem of Balkans"

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Thessaloniki project

  1. 1. The Jerusalem of The BalkansTHESSALONIKI by George P. Achillias and Maria Christina Golna
  2. 2. ... FACTS • an amazing community before WWII • Jewish people, city’s front line runners • creators, dreamers, doers
  3. 3. ... MORE FACTS • open minded people • able to travel, to lead, to handle • unique way to make a place, the center of the region, of the mediterranean world
  4. 4. value creators
  5. 5. ...JEWISH PEOPLE •were the machine and the gas of the force driving forward the city of Thessaloniki
  6. 6. ... NOW • faded history • hidden paths • closed books • unrevealed stories
  7. 7. ... TODAY • vision • people beyond conservative approaches • people love their city, as people from their city • eager to appreciate and learn about what the city has to offer
  8. 8. young people love their city admire people address communitiesask for more
  9. 9. ... AIM • make locals aware of their history • reconnect Jewish people with the city • make the city, a cultural destination • reveal the magic
  10. 10. make Thessaloniki, what it was,and it can be, WHAT IT WAS, AND IT CAN BEa Jewish HistoricMetropolis
  11. 11. ... THE PROJECTfind your own path in “The Jerusalem of the Balkans”
  12. 12. ... HOW• live the city through the jewish history• city’s jewish paths• discover hidden places• find out corners ( houses, holy places, schools)
  13. 13. ... HOW • connect today with the past • enlighten the future • make the city again a jewish place to visit
  14. 14. ... HOW • organize hosting facilities, make them Jewish oriented • the city has its Jewish side, language • hotels offer long weekend
  15. 15. ... HOW create a network of stores offering discounts to visitors give the city a chance to love more its multicultural build a mobile app about the history way to walk and discover the city create an iPad app, with content, pictures, articles about the city
  16. 16. ... THE WAY TO DO THINGS Celebration of major Thessaloniki lives her Jewish days, festivities Jewish tradition and history
  17. 17. ... MEMORIES Jewish people discover a city of their ancestors Greeks find even more reasons to be proud of this city
  18. 18. Communitydrives, connects,wires, provides,gives, sharesmemories, storiesvalues
  19. 19. public and private architecture & a revolutionary educational system
  20. 20. ... A DAY TO COME where past will become a promising future where People will spend their days, in the most amazing city for them, in the region
  21. 21. ... WHY to discover what it is hidden to appreciate what it worths to admire what it counts to bring closer amazing people to give people back their city

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