Alexander the Great (pictured as largest statue in Greece) was the most powerful man in the world 2350 years ago; his victories included conquering Judea. Resettled Judean Eve shares her thoughts about a recent trip to Saloniki in Macedonia, where 2500 years of Jewish life ended in 1943. They were so much a part of the city. Until they weren’t. Study history to understand the past and also to learn lessons for the future – but don’t study at Aristotle University.

Written by Eve Harow