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Karmel Melamed

Iranian Jewish Community Event Shows Solidarity with Israel

Nearly 400 members of the Iranian Jewish community gathered on Oct. 25 at the Eretz Cultural Center (ECC) in Tarzana for an event to show solidarity with Israel and raise money for three prominent Israeli non-profit groups helping Israelis after the Oct. 7 attack by Hamas terrorists.

Nikbakht: Remembering a Rebel With a Cause

For nearly two decades, Faryar was one of the most frequently quoted sources in my stories about the Iranian Jewish community because of his unique and extensive knowledge about the regime’s antisemitism.

Frank Nikbakht, Iranian Jewish Activist Dies at 68

Nikbakht spent the last four decades of his life as one of only a handful of Iranian Jewish activists publicly speaking out against the Iranian regime’s policy of abuse against Jews and other religious minorities living in Iran. 


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