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  • Ezri Namvar Convicted on Federal Fraud Charges for Stealing $21 Million Entrusted to His Firm

    May 19, 2011 | 6:22 pm

    This press release just arrived in from the Federal Bureau of Investigation on the conviction of prominent L.A. businessman, Ezri Namvar. We will have more on this story shortly.

    LOS ANGELES—Ezri Namvar, a prominent Los Angeles businessman and real estate developer, was found...

  • Blending cultural traditions in the name of love

    By Merissa Nathan Gerson

    June 7, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Kirin and Babak might not seem like your ordinary Jewish couple. Kirin grew up Jewish in Anchorage, living the typical western American life. Babak was raised with the traditions of a large Persian Jewish family.

    The pair met in Los Angeles, got engaged, and then threw a raucous...
  • Jews and Muslims unite behind Iran divestment bill

    By Karmel Melamed

    April 26, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Fourteen national and state Jewish organizations and dozens of Iranian Muslim groups opposed to Iran's regime have found common ground in support of California Assembly Bill 221, which would require state pension funds to divest an estimated $24 billion in investments from more than...