My father-in-law, Yaghoub Shofet, is a Persian Jew who was born and raised in Iran. He is from a rabbinic family. His father, and all his ancestors on his father’s side, were rabbis. His older brother, Chacham Yedidia Shofet, was the Chief Rabbi of Iran during the reign of the...
The kidnapping that shocked the world
Remembering Vladimir Slepak, a Heroic Refusenik
Israelis mourn after a year of increased attacks
U.S. Republicans vow amendments that might risk Iran nuclear bill
Biden, seeking to ease U.S.-Israel strains, pledges delivery of new warplanes
100 Years of waiting: Lebanon, a century after the Armenian genocide
On Independence Day, thousands of Arab-Israelis march for Palestinians’ right of return
Netanyahu’s Independence Day message praises troops’ ‘fighting spirit’ in Gaza
Tag: Islamic Revolutionary
June 6, 2012 | 2:30 pm
May 1, 2008 | 6:00 pm
Candidates Obama and Clinton 'debate' Iran. April 16
With Iran a hot topic in the U.S. presidential race this year, the candidates' foreign policy statements are being examined closely by everyone, not least the Iranian Jewish community. Comments by Democratic frontrunner Sen. Barack...