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This reporter and blog were bombarded with e-mails and questions since last night from readers of this blog asking me whether the story published in Britain’s Daily Telegraph’s that Ahmadinejad was born a Jew had any validity. After reading the Telegraph’s original story published...
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May 4, 2000 | 8:00 pmFrank Nikbakht dates his decision to speak out about the realities of Jewish life in Iran to 1998. "The mainstream Jewish thinking both in Iran and in the American Jewish Iranian community in the U.S. was this," he recalls: "If you openly protest one killing of a Jew, then they will...