When I was a kid, my parents decided to make a big move. My mother and father both left Iran at the age of 15 and settled in Los Angeles where they established their home over the span of 20 years. The Iranian Jewish community of Los Angeles—which had grown dramatically just before...
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Tag: Iranian Jewish Community
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December 11, 2008 | 7:21 pmJewish World Watch Discusses State of Humanity, Screens Documentaries
For every 100,000 babies born, 6,500 mothers die in the Badakhshan region of Afghanistan due to unavailable or inadequate medical care. In the Democratic Republic of Congo, violent conflicts over control of its...
December 13, 2007 | 7:00 pmIf Arash Saghian's recent marriage had taken place in the late 1980s or early 1990s, he would likely have faced ostracism from Los Angeles' Iranian Jewish community. The family of the 25-year-old businessman might have also frowned upon the match, all because his spouse Maya was...
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Briefs: Delshad to Beverly Hills: Just say 'no' to investment in Iran; Survivors still fighting Germany for reparations
July 19, 2007 | 8:00 pmDelshad Plans Iran Divestment for Beverly Hills
Beverly Hills Mayor Jimmy Delshad announced plans last Friday to introduce a city measure later this month that will require city employee pension funds to divest several million dollars in investments with companies doing business with...
October 28, 2004 | 8:00 pm
The three groups that are quoted as backing Bush are forgetting Jewish history and tenets, including tikkun olam [heal the world]. ("Examining the Jewish Vote," Oct. 22.)
To the Orthodox, remember answering the four questions with Hayenu avadim Pharoah b'mitzrayim...
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May 31, 2001 | 8:00 pm
President Moshe Katzav, Israel's eighth head of state, will visit Los Angeles June 4-6 and meet with community leaders, civic officials, and members of the local Iranian Jewish community.
(Attendance is by invitation only, except for the World Affairs Council address.)
Mon., June 4:...