He still currently leads the way with hands-on experience in the day-to-day operations of the festival.
Along with his brother Spyro, Jerry ran the the festival kitchen and cooked many of the dishes, especially the meats and making the pastitsio and moussaka from scratch.
The real-estate agent, after all, did not ask anything of the woman. (Presumably she had no interest in holding his hand.) At most, he engaged in a form of symbolic speech, the message of which both the letter writer and Ethicist misunderstood.
He is currently still involved, by taking the lead in cooking the tiropites and spanakopites.
Nick was a festival chairman for over 10 years and has been very instrumental in the daily operations of the festival.
He passed into God's Paradise at age 89 on January 2016.
A recent "Ethicist" column in The New York Times Magazine reveals not only the superficiality of what passes for ethical thinking today, but also the limits of multiculturalism as applied to Orthodox Jews.
He ensured the kitchen ran efficiently and smoothly for over 15 years. Spyro assisted his brother Jerry in the festival kitchen making sure the food was of the top most quality.
He spent many years assisting in the Loukoumades booth of the festival.
Please set aside some time to help your Cathedral during this major once-a-year fundraiser.
Volunteer Registration For the Drive-Thru enter the circular drive in front of the Cathedral from Granby Street, hand your order (no substitutions allowed) to a waiting attendant, then drive forward to pick up your food and back onto Granby Street. Register by clicking the “Register Now” button below or by calling 635-8013 or 339-3296.
Bring the whole family as we share our Greek hospitality with all ages.