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  • My First Passover Memory in Iran

    By Dr. Afshine Emrani

    April 16, 2014 | 9:56 pm

    A gasp.  The door flings open.  A stranger walks in.  The crowded room falls into silence.  Hunchbacked, cane in hand, covered in a white Arabic sheet head to toe, only eyes piercing and an imposing white beard, he carries a young child on his back.  The service stops for a...

  • Jaleh Naim: A passion for helping struggling Iranian-Americans

    By Karmel Melamed

    January 2, 2014 | 4:18 pm

    Two years ago Elena J., a middle-aged, impoverished Iranian-Jewish woman in Los Angeles, was stricken with a rare illness that forced surgeons to amputate one of her legs. With no family and no friends locally to help her, Elena faced a grim future, as she did not have enough money...

  • Fiasco Accomplished

    By Steve Greenberg

    April 4, 2013 | 5:04 am

  • It’s official: Jimmy Delshad elected new mayor of Beverly Hills

    By Tom Tugend

    March 12, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    After a cliffhanger vote count, Jimmy Jamshid Delshad is preparing to claim two titles at his March 27 inauguration -- mayor of Beverly Hills and top Iranian-born public official in the United States.

    The milestone is being celebrated not only by his compatriots in Beverly Hills but...