Jewish Journal

  • House Foreign Affairs Chairman Ed Royce Meets with Iranian-American Jewish Leadership in Los Angeles

    by Oron Maher and Sam Yebri

    February 26, 2013 | 6:01 pm

    U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R), currently serving his eleventh term in Congress representing Southern California’s 39th District, attended an intimate meeting with political, community, and business leaders from Los Angeles’ Iranian-American Jewish community on February 19th, to... read on

  • Why I Vote

    By: Michael Yadegaran

    October 16, 2012 | 3:52 pm

    November 6th will be a special day for me. It is, of course, Election Day. The next President of the United States will be chosen and hundreds of local, state, and federal legislative positions will be filled. Yet none of this is what will make me immensely proud to be an American... read on

  • Song and Remembrance, 30 Years After

    By Tabby Davoodi

    October 8, 2012 | 3:29 pm

    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 of Persian, French, and broken Hebrew. My grandmother's first name was Iran. Yet she lived in... 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

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