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  • It’s not easy having 9/11 as a birthday

    By Karmel Melamed

    September 11, 2008 | 4:01 am

    Following the horrific events of September 11, 2001 the lives of thousands of Americans were transformed overnight with terrorists attacking our great nation. Yet 9/11 has always been a unique day in my life as it was the day I arrived in this world. 30 years ago this year, I was... read on

  • Looking back on the Iranian revolution after 30 years

    By Karmel Melamed

    September 7, 2008 | 2:28 am

    Following the publication of my cover story this week in the L.A. Jewish Journal regarding the Iranian Jewish experience during that country’s revolution, readers of the paper and this blog have asked me why I decided to go forward with the piece at this point in time. My objectives... read on

  • A Eulogy for Mr. Davidoff

    By Karmel Melamed

    September 1, 2008 | 4:10 am

    Below is a eulogy I prepared and was asked to present at a memorial service on August 28th at the Nessah Synagogue in Beverly Hills for my dear friend Benjamin Davidoff. Unfortunately due to time restrains and other speakers speaking for long periods, I was not given the chance to... read on

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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Karmel Melamed is an internationally-published freelance journalist based in Southern California.

Since 2000, Melamed has specialized in covering the growing influential...

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