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Iranian Jews

Jews Have Secondary Status In Iran. So Why Are Thousands Committed To Staying?

NPR | Steve Inskeep | Posted 02.19.2015 | Religion

Iran is a country where people at rallies routinely chant "Death to Israel." It's also home to the largest Jewish population in the Middle East outsid...

Perfumed Petals and Exotic Roots: NY's 17th Sephardic Jewish Film Festival

Richard Z. Chesnoff | Posted 05.06.2014 | New York
Richard Z. Chesnoff

It runs from Thursday March 13th to March 20th at the Center for Jewish History on Manhattan's West 16th Street between Fifth & Sixth avenue.

Iranian President's Surprise Interfaith Outreach To Jewish Community

Posted 02.08.2014 | Religion

President Hassan Rouhani of Iran surprised Tehran's only Jewish hospital with a generous donation on Thursday, reports the New York Times. His brother...

The Statistics of Evil

Reza Pahlavi | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Reza Pahlavi

For the Iran watchers and policy makers who think President Rouhani has any real authority in Iran, know that the absolute power in Iran and man responsible for this evil is Ayatollah Khamenei, along with the other unelected members of the Supreme Council.

A Real-Life Wedding Crasher Opens Up | Posted 03.14.2013 | Weddings

Between July and October of 2011, I crashed more weddings in Los Angeles than I've probably been invited to in my entire adult life....

Iran: From Theocracy to Democracy

Reza Pahlavi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Reza Pahlavi

These are very troubling times for my country. The searing images on YouTube, Facebook and other media have brought the misery of the Iranian people and the brutality of the clerical regime into vivid perspective.

Iran's Jews Caught Between Words And Reality

The Daily Star | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

At Palestine Square, opposite a mosque called Al-Aqsa, is a synagogue where Jews of Esfahan gather at dawn. Over the entrance is a banner saying: "Con...

The Iranian-Jewish-American Constituency Weighs In

Jillian York | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jillian York

"Obama's calls to negotiate with Iran's current regime does not sit well with older Iranian-American Jews because many had their assets confiscated or were terrorized by the regime."