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  • L.A.‘s young Iranian Jews mix partying and politics

    By Karmel Melamed

    August 17, 2009 | 3:45 am

    As a journalist covering Southern California’s Iranian Jewish community, I probably get invited to nearly a dozen community events each month with the majority involving social or religious-based gatherings. I typically take a rain check on attending these events because they are...

  • L.A. county to vote on Iran divestment

    July 20, 2009 | 4:36 am

    The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is due to vote on a Iran divestment motion.

    The motion, which is expected to be voted on Tuesday, asks the county pension fund to divest from any assets or funds in companies doing business in Iran. It is aimed solely at companies...

  • Briefs: Drumming up support for Iran divestment, Pali High students win B’nai B’rith scholarship

    July 9, 2008 | 10:47 pm

    Drumming Up Support for Divestment From Iran

    Nearly a dozen L.A.-area Iranian Muslim news media outlets packed a room at UCLA's Covel Commons on June 29 for a press conference held by freshman state Assemblyman Joel Anderson (R-El Cajon) regarding new Iran divestment legislation he...