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  • Soraya Nazarian, AJU and the fine art of philanthropy

    July 23, 2015 | 4:01 pm

    Soraya Nazarian has been taking sculpting classes at American Jewish University (AJU) for more than 20 years. She started sculpting at AJU in the late 1980s, and since then has become one of the most renowned Jewish artists in the world. 

    Thanks in part to the resources of AJU,...

  • Woman of the pomegranate

    By David Suissa

    June 12, 2013 | 12:26 pm

    Sharon Nazarian has a mysterious quality about her. I’ve bumped into her occasionally over the years, but never long enough to have a real conversation. I always knew she was highly educated and a big lover of Israel, and that a few years ago she founded the groundbreaking Nazarian...

  • UCLA’s Museum to host new Iranian Jewish art exhibition

    By Karmel Melamed

    July 2, 2012 | 7:12 am

    To my delight I recently discovered that UCLA’s Fowler Museum will be exhibiting the “Light and Shadows” exhibit at their facility this fall which will feature the remarkably rich art and history of Iranian Jewry dating back nearly six centuries. This powerful exhibit was...

  • Sam Nazarian dubbed most powerful West Coast nightclub operator

    By Karmel Melamed

    April 23, 2011 | 6:01 pm

    The L.A. Times recently named L.A. area Iranian Jewish businessman Sam Nazarian as the most powerful nightclub owner on the West Coast after his company, SBE Group recently acquired its largest Los Angeles night-life competitor, Syndicate Hospitality. The move now gives Nazarian’s...