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  • Oldest Jewish Immigrant From Iran Arrives in L.A.

    By Karmel Melamed

    March 25, 2009 | 4:45 am

    After living in Iran for more than a century, witnessing the rise and fall of three kings and the upheaval of an Islamic revolution 30 years ago, 102-year-old Heshmat Elyasian arrived in Los Angeles two months ago with her immediate family to become the oldest Jewish immigrant from...