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  • Kidnapped Iranian Jew’s family finds closure

    By Karmel Melamed

    November 8, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    On a spring morning in 1980, following the turbulent Islamic revolution in Iran, Isaac Lahijani, an affluent Jewish architect and real estate developer, said goodbye to his wife, Farzaneh, and his children, and left his home in Tehran for another routine day at work.

    Soon after, he...