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  • Frank Nikbakht: Unflinching voice for Jews in Iran

    By Karmel Melamed

    January 3, 2013 | 11:46 am

    Nearly 13 years ago, 13 Jews living in the Iranian city of Shiraz were arrested on trumped-up charges of spying for Israel and were facing execution by the clerics who ruled Iran. At the time, many of the leaders of Southern California’s Iranian-Jewish community asked their fellow...