Jewish Journal

  • Iranian Jewish clothing designer helping L.A.‘s homeless

    By Karmel Melamed

    March 12, 2008 | 6:07 pm

    Recently I had a chat with Bob Roofian, one of the many accomplished Iranian Jewish businessmen in the garment industry here in Southern California. Roofian and his brother when into business with their father straight out of high school in the early 1980’s. They both started their... read on

  • Podcast & photo essay: Boteach vs. Prager at Nessah

    By Karmel Melamed

    March 8, 2008 | 11:32 am

    The theme from the movie “Rocky” blasted through the main sanctuary at the Nessah Synagogue in Beverly Hills on Thursday March 6th with nearly 600 local Iranian Jews who came to witness a heated debate between author and television personality Rabbi Shmuley Boteach and syndicated... read on

  • Jewish member of Iranian parliament “condemns” Israel

    By Karmel Melamed

    March 4, 2008 | 10:35 pm

    Recently a non-Iranian Jewish reader of this blog e-mailed me regarding this story put out by the Iranian state-run news agency about Maurice Motamed, the Jewish member of the Iranian Parliament along with Iran’s Jewish leadership condemning Israel for it’s Gaza operations... read on

  • Yet another anti-Semitic program on Iranian state-run TV

    By Karmel Melamed

    March 2, 2008 | 12:11 pm

    It’s simply amazing how truly hypocritical and idiotic the current Iranian government is when it comes to their messages put out in the media regarding Jews. Day in and day out the Iranian regime goes to great lengths to differentiate how they hate Israel and the “Zionist” enemy... read on

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