Jewish Journal

  • Christian-Jewish group offers Iranian Jews cash for aliyah to Israel

    By Karmel Melamed

    October 22, 2007 | 10:20 am

    The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews, (IFCJ), a Chicago-based charity group is promising $10,000 to nearly 20,000 Jews living in Iran to immigrate to Israel. The non-profit currently provides millions of dollars in donations from evangelical Christians to Israel... read on

  • News media wrong on new Iranian TV series ‘Zero Degree Turn’

    By Karmel Melamed

    October 20, 2007 | 11:19 am

    News media outlets from New York to New Dehli for the past month have been a buzz and praising the content of the latest teleivision drama series “Zero Degree Turn”, produced by Iran’s state-run network. The show has been hailed by reporters worldwide as sympathic to the issue of... read on

  • Political music video mocks Ahmadinejad and nuclear weapons program

    By Karmel Melamed

    October 18, 2007 | 12:44 am

    On a weekly basis I probably receive more than two dozen Iran related videos from various friends that are silly and pointless. Yet recently I was forwarded the above Persian language video of Iran’s president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad that is quite intriguing with its mocking political... read on

  • Photo essay: “Temple to the Stars” now Temple to the Iranian Jews

    By Karmel Melamed

    October 16, 2007 | 7:06 pm

    Hollywood Temple Beth-El was once known as the “Temple to the Stars” in the 1920’s for Jewish celebrities from Hollywood’s golden years but now is one of the emerging synagogues for Iranian Jews living in the Los Angeles area. Today the old synagogue located in West Hollywood is... read on

  • Rafsanjani is no moderate; Clinton and Obama are wrong on Iran

    By Karmel Melamed

    October 15, 2007 | 4:01 pm

    It always amazes me how journalists and media personalities in the U.S. and Europe label certain leaders in Iran’s government as “moderates” considering the fact that all members of the Iranian regime share the same anti-Semitic and world jihadist views. Perhaps one of the most... read on

  • Iranian Jewish couples trapped by six-figure party dilemma

    By Karmel Melamed

    October 13, 2007 | 3:19 pm

    Sam Cohan recently completed his residency. As he looked for a job locally, his student loans weighed on him. The 30-something Iranian Jew had grown up middle class in the Valley and had to take out the loans to pay for his education at a prestigious medical school.

    With no... read on

  • Jimmy Carter hatred is alive in Iranian L.A.

    By Karmel Melamed

    October 13, 2007 | 3:15 pm

    The September release of a new documentary that follows Jimmy Carter on tour for his controversial book, “Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid,” has reignited the longstanding animosity many Iranian Americans feel toward the former U.S. president.

    The film, “Man From Plains”, reveals the... read on

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