Foreign conflict and human rights abuses were front and center in the minds of Los Angeles’ Iranian-Jewish community leaders who attended the 30 Years After 4th Biennial Civic Action Conference on Nov. 2. Panel discussions touched on tensions between Israel and Hamas, the threat of...
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Tag: 30 Years After
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House Foreign Affairs Chairman Ed Royce Meets with Iranian-American Jewish Leadership in Los Angelesby Oron Maher and Sam Yebri
February 26, 2013 | 6:01 pm
U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R), currently serving his eleventh term in Congress representing Southern California’s 39th District, attended an intimate meeting with political, community, and business leaders from Los Angeles’ Iranian-American Jewish community on February 19th, to...
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October 17, 2012 | 4:54 pm
By the time former Congressman Mel Levine took the stage as an official surrogate for President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign at a gathering of mostly young Iranian Americans, the ballroom at downtown’s Millennium Biltmore Hotel was more than half empty.
Most of the more...
October 10, 2012 | 9:44 am
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11th Annual Daniel Pearl World Music Days
Dedicated to the life and memory of journalist Daniel Pearl, this October music month features concerts across the globe, including today’s performance of “Songs of Salomone Rossi: Harmony for Humanity” by Tesserae at...
October 9, 2012 | 10:34 pm
As anyone who listened to Republican Presidential Nominee Mitt Romney’s recent foreign policy speech, the threat posed by a nuclear-armed Iran to the United States and to its ally Israel sits at the center of the contest to determine who will lead the United States for the next...
October 17, 2010 | 12:17 pm
History was made on October 10, 2010 at 30 Years After’s conference on Iranian American Jewish social and political activism in the U.S. The following are just some of the interviews and speeches I captured during my reporting on this conference….
My interview with 30YA...
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REFLECTIONS FROM THE WHITE HOUSE
July 5, 2010
By Sam Yebri
Thank goodness for frequent flyer miles. When I received word that I was invited to the White House to witness President Obama sign the new Iran sanctions legislation, I scrambled to find a last-minute flight. ...
June 14, 2010 | 2:14 am
Last week L.A.’s Iranian Jewish young professionals with the 30 Years After Organization (30YA) came out in full force with an interesting mix of events. Their first even based at a private home in Bel Air featured local elected officials such as L.A. City Councilmember Eric...
March 3, 2010 | 3:54 am
By: Michael Yadegaran
Growing up, I listened in utter disbelief as different members of my family recalled the hardships they endured as political refugees leaving Iran. Their accounts revisit the arduous and heartbreaking process of fleeing a country so deeply entwined with our...
December 26, 2009 | 12:13 pm
October 27, 2009 | 9:12 pm
By: Ramin Rabieian
Last week, I attended a press conference at Beverly Hills City Hall, organized by Assemblymembers Mike Feuer and Bob Blumenfield. They announced that they will introduce legislation prohibiting contracts between the State of California and companies with...
September 1, 2009 | 3:08 am
The Role of Technology in Diplomacy
Social networking sites like Facebook and the now popular Twitter have hurriedly and indispensably integrated themselves into the daily lives of millions of users. Not only do these sites connect peers socially, they have emerged...
August 17, 2009 | 3:45 am
June 28, 2009 | 10:10 pm
On June 18th Ambassador and the former Central Intelligence director R. James Woolsey visited the Musuem of Tolerance in Los Angeles for an event put together by the local Iranian Jewish group 30 Years After to discuss the threat of Iran’s growing nuclear weapons program. Woolsey,...
November 11, 2008 | 12:23 am
September 23, 2008 | 4:01 am
From the beginning of this year, I have witnessed a quiet revolution among young Iranian Jewish professionals unfolding in Southern California with the emergence of the 30 Years After organization. This group of young Iranian Jews has decided that the time is ripe for them to help...
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September 4, 2008 | 2:03 am"When I think of the frightening journey I had to take to illegally flee Iran, chills still run down my spine," said Fahrokh Askari, a 60-something Iranian Jewish grandmother now living in Tarzana.
Her escape from Iran by foot and van through the deserts and mountains into Pakistan...
September 3, 2008 | 10:27 pmI don't know what will become of the legacy of Iranian Jews outside of Iran, how history will judge us in the context of the opportunities we had and the extent to which we helped make the world a better place with what we were given.
I don't know what our kids will think of us 30...
August 12, 2008 | 11:53 pmThe largest recipients of the Jewish Community Foundation's (JCF) Cutting Edge Grants, announced this week and totaling $1.6 million, were three programs promoting Jewish identity and connection with Israel through art, music and community leadership; another that prepares children...
July 7, 2008 | 3:39 am
More than 300 young professionals members of the local Iranian Jewish “30 Years After” organization gathered at a private residence in Beverly Hills to encourage political activism in the community on June 25th. Our...
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