Yesterday, Los Angeles Iranian Jewish banker and real estate investor Ezri Namvar, 59, was convicted on four counts of fraud in a downtown L.A. federal court. After only three hours of deliberation, the jury found that Namvar had failed to return $23 million given for safekeeping to...
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Iranian Nessah Synagogue celebrates 30 years and honors founders
Last night I had a chance to witness a milestone in the history of Southern California’s Iranian Jewish community with the 30 year celebration of the establishment of the Nessah Synagogue located in Beverly Hills....
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Nessah Synagogue’s young Iranian Jewish professionals discuss their support for U.S. soldiers fighting in Afghanistan and Iraq as well as their preparation of ‘care packages’ for U.S. forces.
From Karmel Melamed’s Iranian American Jews blog.
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Nearly 90 religious and social leaders from Southern California's Iranian Jewish community have formally and unanimously recognized Rabbi David Shofet of the Nessah Cultural Center as the community's new spiritual head.
While Shofet was not elected, the leadership from leading...