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  • Iranian Jewish banker Ezri Namvar convicted on federal fraud charges

    By Karmel Melamed

    May 20, 2011 | 2:24 am

    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...

  • Nessah Honors Rabbanit Heshmat Shofet

    By Karmel Melamed

    November 16, 2009 | 11:18 am

    For nearly six decades she was the solid rock behind the religious and political leader of Iran’s Jews, never seeking the limelight nor recognition for her own work in the community. However on November 1st the local Iranian Jewish community’s spotlight was on Rabbanit Heshmat...