NEW BOARD ELECTED AT THE CENTRAL BOARD OF JEWISH COMMUNITIES Print
Tuesday, 17 September 2019 10:23
The 23rd Conference of Representatives of the Jewish Communities of Greece  convened in Athens on September 8, 2019, in order to elect the new Board of Directors of the Central Board of Jewish Communities in Greece (KIS), the umbrella organization of the Greek Jewry. During the opening of the Conference, the outgoing President of the Central Board of Jewish Communities in Greece, Mr. David Saltiel referred to his decades-long commitment to the Greek Jewish issues and said that if he is re-elected he will continue to serve the Greek Jewry in any possible way.
After the elections, the new Board was formed under the Presidency of Mr. David Saltiel, who was re-elected. Mr. David Saltiel has also served as KIS  President from 2010 – 2013 and he is also the President of the Jewish Community of Thessaloniki.

The newly re-elected President David Saltiel spoke of the challenges the Greek Jewry faces and announced his administration’s priorities, namely the continuity of Jewish heritage in Greece especially with regard to the maintaining of the small Jewish Communities, the need for more measures to overcome economic crisis and render the Communities viable, anti-Semitism and Holocaust education, the development of welfare programmes for the needy Holocaust survivors, projects for the support of young Jewish adults and the strengthening of relations with International Jewish Organizations.

The Board Directors of the Central Board of Jewish Communities in Greece (as of September 8, 2019):

President: David SALTIEL

First Vice President: Nachman ALCHANAT

Second Vice President: Moysis MAGRIZOS

Secretary General: Victor Isaac ELIEZER

Treasurer: Daniil BENARDOUT

Deputy Secretary General: Giomtov ROMPISA

Deputy Treasurer: Isaak-Sakis LEON

Members: Aaron AVDELAS, Anna ANTHI, Moysis ELISAF, Solon MAISIS, Solomon PARENTE

 The Board was welcomed by the Assembly of the eight Jewish Communities in Greece. Greetings were also addressed by the Deputy Chief of Mission of the Embassy of Israel to Greece, Ms. Sawsan Hasson