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  • Engaging Iranian Jews at 30 Years After event

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    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...

  • Discovering the magic behind the music of Alen G.

    By Karmel Melamed

    July 22, 2012 | 9:55 am

    He is the never ending musician, a perfectionist, the quintessential showman and entertainer with perhaps two of the most sought after musical bands in Southern California’s Iranian American community today. Alen Nazarian, popularly known to fans by his stage name of “Alen G.”,...

  • Reluctant hero Lalezary honored by L.A.‘s Iranian Jews

    By Karmel Melamed

    June 20, 2012 | 12:20 pm

    In the early hours of Jan. 2, Shervin Lalezary was on only his fourth solo patrol as a Los Angeles reserve sheriff’s deputy. Driving on Sunset Boulevard near Fairfax Avenue in West Hollywood, he spotted a minivan that fit the description of one believed to be used by an arsonist who...

  • Debating Presidential politics, Chanukah in August

    August 14, 2008 | 5:59 pm

    Presidential Politics Debate

    A crowd of 250 Iranian Jewish young professionals gathered at the Luxe Hotel on Aug. 6 to hear a panel of Jewish community leaders speaking on behalf of both presumptive presidential candidates -- Democrat Barack Obama and Republican John McCain.

    Rep....

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  • Iranian American Jews mentoring new generation of leaders

    By Jane Ulman

    May 29, 2008 | 2:30 pm

    "It's amazing. It's awesome," Nicole Lavi said. "I have an older 'sister.'"

    Lavi, 17, a senior at Beverly Hills High School, reached over to Donna Pouladian, 23. "She's the best. I love her," Nicole said.

    The two were meeting in person for only the second time, but already they'd...

  • Jimmy Carter hatred is alive in Iranian L.A.

    By Karmel Melamed

    October 11, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    The September release of a new documentary that follows Jimmy Carter on tour for his controversial book, "Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid," has reignited the longstanding animosity many Iranian Americans feel toward the former U.S. president.

    The film, "Man From Plains", reveals the...

  • ‘Live from Tehran’

    By Gina Nahai

    October 4, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    It's 8 p.m. on a Wednesday, and I'm at the studios of KIRN -- a Persian-language AM radio station on Barham Boulevard near Universal Studios. I'm a guest on a program called "Live From Hollywood."

    The host/producer, Suzi Khatami, is an Iranian woman who, like me, left the old...

  • L.A. Persian Jews and Muslims oppose bombing Iran

    By Karmel Melamed

    June 28, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    In recent weeks, calls for possible strikes against Iran by Sen. Joseph Lieberman (I-Conn.) and other government officials have caused alarm among some local Iranian Jews and Muslims familiar with the Tehran regime.

    Iranian American experts on Iran's fundamentalist Islamic...
  • ‘My Life as a American Persian Jew’ by Angelena Melody Khadavi

    February 2, 2007 | 9:04 pm

    ‘My Life as a American Persian Jew’ by Angelena Melody Khadavi

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