Jewish Journal

Iran’s Jews forced to join Iran’s pro-Hamas propaganda

By Karmel Melamed

January 16, 2009 | 2:49 am

Iranian Jewish school boys hold placards during a sham protest against the Israeli attack on Gaza, in front of the U.N. office in Tehran on December 30, 2008

Late last month as the current Gaza war between Israel and the Iranian-back Hamas terrorist group erupted, I was disgusted to find countless news media outlets including the Israel-based... read on

  • Go protest Iran’s regime…it’s the real culprit behind the Gaza war

    By Karmel Melamed

    January 7, 2009 | 3:07 am

    During the past week and several days I have read of reports of thousands of people protesting in the Middle East and elsewhere worldwide against Israel’s efforts to defend itself against Hamas terrorists in Gaza that have been launching rockets into civilian populations living in... read on

  • Q&A with Iranian Jewish “mensche” Manijeh Youabian

    By Karmel Melamed

    January 2, 2009 | 4:06 pm

    During the course of the year I am approached by hundreds of Iranian American Jews living in Southern California and New York who recommend stories for me to cover about their community. Whether it’s a worthy charitable cause or a problem issue that the community is grappling with,... read on

  • Exclusive Podcast Interview: U.S. Senator Arlen Specter

    By Karmel Melamed

    January 1, 2009 | 7:00 pm

    Nearly two dozen local Jewish and non-Jewish supports of U.S. Senator Arlen Specter (R) attended a small fundraiser for the senior senator from Pennsylvania at the private home of Iranian Jewish couple Makan Delrahim and Michelle Kahen Delrahim in Malibu on December 17th. Guests... read on