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Tag: Political Activism
June 20, 2012 | 11:14 am
October 17, 2010 | 12:17 pm
History was made on October 10, 2010 at 30 Years After’s conference on Iranian American Jewish social and political activism in the U.S. The following are just some of the interviews and speeches I captured during my reporting on this conference….
My interview with 30YA...
June 14, 2010 | 2:14 am
Last week L.A.’s Iranian Jewish young professionals with the 30 Years After Organization (30YA) came out in full force with an interesting mix of events. Their first even based at a private home in Bel Air featured local elected officials such as L.A. City Councilmember Eric...
May 8, 2008 | 6:00 pmA large group of rabbis spanning Judaism's religious movements says it has an answer to the vexing question of how to send China an Olympic-sized message without harming the interests of athletes or Israel.
In an appeal issued April 30 and timed for the commemoration of Yom HaShoah,...
December 20, 2007 | 7:00 pm
June 30, 2005 | 8:00 pm
When Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa took office on July 1, he could have handed out thank-yous to groups all over the city for his Election Day drubbing of incumbent Mayor James Hahn.
Jews, in all their local permutations, were a big part of Villaraigosa's victory: Orthodox Jews, Valley...