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  • Cohan’s new book on Hacham Yedidia Shofet well received by L.A.‘s Iranian Jews

    By Karmel Melamed

    June 21, 2010 | 11:20 pm

    Professor Goel Cohan is perhaps one of the Iranian Jewish community’s few distinguished and respected writers and historians, having authored countless articles and to date three Persian language books about the lives of Iranian Jewry in the early part of the 20th century. I caught...

  • 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...