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  • Video –  Persian New Year unites folks of different religions together

    By Karmel Melamed

    March 25, 2014 | 10:55 pm

    Non-Iranians often ask me what the big deal is about the secular Persian New Year’s celebrations of “No Ruz” which marks the beginning of Spring each year. Aside from the sense of nostalgia and cultural re-connection Iranian Americans get for with the celebration of No Ruz each... read on

  • Video: For Iranian Jews, Purim is the real deal!

    By Karmel Melamed

    March 20, 2014 | 10:39 pm

    For Iranian Jews living in the U.S., Israel, Europe and especially in Iran today, Purim is a very special Jewish holiday for the community as it takes place in ancient Persia. It is some of the very few Jewish holidays that Iranian Jews take great pride in celebrating. Hearing the... read on

  • Presbyterian Church’s guide is dead wrong about Iranian Jewry

    By Karmel Melamed

    March 9, 2014 | 5:06 pm

    On a monthly basis I come across dozens of articles from Western news media and even from the Iranian regime’s state-run news outlets claiming that Jews live in supposed peace and total freedom in Iran — or that Jews even enjoy something close to a “paradise” in Iran. While most of... read on

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