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  • The fate of Iran’s Jews in 2011?

    By Karmel Melamed

    February 23, 2011 | 9:18 pm

    Frank Nikbakht, Iranian Jewish activist and head head of the Committee for Religious Minorities in Iran, photo by Karmel Melamed.


    Since demonstrations and political upheaval enveloped Iran last week just as in 2009, again worldwide Jewry and particularly thousands of Iranian...

  • Roger Cohen still lying about Iran’s current regime

    By Karmel Melamed

    March 3, 2009 | 2:53 am

    Why the New York Times editors continue to publish the ridiculous lies and rants of their opinion columnist Roger Cohen is beyond my comprehension. Last weekend his shameful opinion article tried paint a rosey picture of the lives of some 20,000 Jews who still live in Iran. Cohen...

  • American author recalls Iranian Jewish response to Shah leaving Iran

    By Karmel Melamed

    January 31, 2008 | 9:39 pm

    I am always intrigued to read or hear what perspectives other Jewish groups have when it comes to Iranian Jews. An article this week by Jewish anthropologist and author Karen L. Pliskin in the Forward newspaper particularly caught my attention as she shares her memories of Iranian...