On 15.3.2024, the US Ambassador Mr. George Tsounis visited Trikala and met with the Mayor Mr. Nikos Sakka. As part of the visit, the US ambassador toured the city and visited the Holocaust Memorial, as well as the renovated Synagogue.

The president of the Israelite Community of Trikala, Mr. Iakovos Venouziou and members of the Community received and welcomed Mr. Tsounis to the Synagogue and informed him about its history, as well as about its renovation.

Mr. Tsounis wrote his impressions in the visitors' book of the Synagogue and promised to visit I.K. again. Trikala.

Mr. Tsounis and Mr. Venouziou exchanged commemorative gifts and the president of the Trikala Community wished the ambassador every success in his work.

Regarding the visit to the Synagogue of Trikala, the US ambassador made a relevant statement post on X: "I am very grateful to have met with the leadership of the Israeli Community of Trikala. Its continued presence and contribution to the city's cultural mosaic is vital. Debates on heritage preservation and mutual respect highlight the importance of diversity, religious freedom and historical memory."