Jewish Journal

Song and Remembrance, 30 Years After

By Tabby Davoodi

October 8, 2012 | 3:29 pm

Presented for the first time online: the words of Israel's national anthem, the soul song of the Jewish State and the Jewish people, in the rich language of its single greatest modern threat. The very same language that Mr. Ahmadinejad uses to tear apart Israel, now presented here to uplift Israel.

The last time I saw my grandmother alive, she was sitting in a wheelchair at an elder care hospital in Israel. She wore a little silk scarf over her hair and spoke to me in a perfect mix... read on

  • Miss-education and mass control

    Posted by Tabby Davoodi

    August 21, 2012 | 3:14 pm

    There is one country in the world that has the highest ratio of female to male undergraduates, according to UNESCO.

    It is not the United States. Nor is it a European state. Nor is it Israel.

    It is the Islamic Republic of Iran (IRI).

    Surprised? I’m not. Iranian women are... read on

  • Finally, It’s Time to Recognize and Remember

    by Tabby Davoodi

    August 3, 2012 | 11:53 am

    30 YEARS AFTER, an Iranian-American Jewish civic organization, applauds the bipartisan sponsorship in Congress of legislation that would offer due recognition of the undeniable plight and suffering of Jews who were expelled from Arab and Muslim countries over the past 60 years. An... read on

  • My Brother Is Coming Home

    Michael Yadegaran

    October 17, 2011 | 3:28 pm

    In the summer of 2006, rockets rained down on Israel from its northern and southern borders as its army engaged militants on both fronts in fierce battle. What made this period one of the most difficult in Israel’s recent collective memory was that for the first time in over a... read on

  • 30 Years After Applauds California’s Enforcement of Iran Divestment Legislation

    By Sam Yebri

    October 13, 2011 | 12:45 pm

    30 Years After, an Iranian-American Jewish civic organization, applauds the State of California’s vigorous enforcement of the Iran Contracting Act of 2010, authored by Assemblymembers Mike Feuer and Bob Blumenfield.  Pursuant to the new law, California recently published a list of... read on

  • Iran Contracting Act of 2010 (AB 1650)

    By Sam Yebri

    October 1, 2010 | 11:18 am

    30 Years After applauds Governor Schwarzenegger for signing the Iran Contracting Act of 2010 (AB 1650) into law yesterday.  The law would preclude all public entities in California from renewing or entering into contracts with companies that have substantial business in Iran’s energy... read on

  • Reflections From The White House

    By Sam Yebri

    July 6, 2010 | 7:22 am


    July 5, 2010

    By Sam Yebri

    Thank goodness for frequent flyer miles.  When I received word that I was invited to the White House to witness President Obama sign the new Iran sanctions legislation, I scrambled to find a last-minute flight. ... read on

  • Our Turn

    By Sam Yebri

    March 3, 2010 | 3:54 am

    By: Michael Yadegaran

    Growing up, I listened in utter disbelief as different members of my family recalled the hardships they endured as political refugees leaving Iran. Their accounts revisit the arduous and heartbreaking process of fleeing a country so deeply entwined with our... read on

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