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  • Q&A with Fakheri about new “Project Jacob” program

    By Karmel Melamed

    November 12, 2010 | 11:37 am

    I have known Dariush Fakheri, the president of the L.A.-based International Judea Foundation (SIAMAK) for the last 10 years. During that time I’ve come discover that he is by far is one of most out-spoken and dynamic leaders of Southern California’s Iranian Jewish community....

  • Q&A with Iranian Jewish “mensche” Manijeh Youabian

    By Karmel Melamed

    January 2, 2009 | 4:06 pm

    During the course of the year I am approached by hundreds of Iranian American Jews living in Southern California and New York who recommend stories for me to cover about their community. Whether it’s a worthy charitable cause or a problem issue that the community is grappling with,...

  • Center Aids Iranians in Need of Help

    By Karmel Melamed

    July 15, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    After only a few months in Los Angeles, Shirley N., a 30-year-old Jewish immigrant from Iran, almost returned to her homeland because of financial difficulties.

    "I was down, I was broke, I didn't have anyone here, and I was also worried about my family in Iran," Shirley said. "I...