Jewish Journal

  • Why did President Obama not condemn bible burning in Iran?

    By Karmel Melamed

    March 5, 2012 | 6:52 am

    Many Iranian Americans of the Christian and Jewish faiths this week were shocked and baffled how President Obama publicly apologized recently for the inadvertent burning of Korans at an American base in Afghanistan, while just a year ago the President said nothing when the Iranian... read on

  • Remembering Ebrahim Yahid

    By Karmel Melamed

    March 3, 2012 | 12:55 pm

    Earlier this week, Southern California’s Iranian Jewish community said goodbye to one of their most respected and dedicated leaders, Ebrahim Yahid who passed away at age 90. Yahid was one only three individuals from the older generation of Jewish leaders from Iran who had pulled... read on