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Candidates Seeking Out Support of Iranian Jews

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/community/article/candidates_seeking_out_support_of_iranian_jews_20090204

Iranian Jews, as well as other Iranian Americans, are being courted for contributions and political support in the run-up to the March 3 elections for Beverly Hills and West Los Angeles city council races, but nearly two years after Beverly Hills City Councilman Jimmy Delshad was sworn in as the first Iranian American mayor in the United States, a hoped-for bounce that would find more Iranian Jewish candidates entering area races has yet to materialize.

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