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May 8, 2017, 11:10 PM
Shame on Zarif — He Forgets the Iranian Regime’s Crimes against the Jews
May 9th of this year may not mean much to the average Jew or even to non-Jews, but it is perhaps one of the most heart-breaking days each year for thousands of Iranian Jews worldwide. Many individuals may have forgotten...
Jun 1, 2016, 10:01 PM
There are no moderates in the Iranian regime!
Last year around this time many of my friends in the American Ashkenazi community were troubled by the strong opposition many Iranian American Jews including myself had to the “Iran Deal”. Unfortunately they believed the “talking points” put out...
May 18, 2015, 11:18 PM
Iranian Jewish Refugees still not over pain of forced exile from Iran
It has been 32 years since my grandparents illegally escaped Iran through a very dangerous and treacherous journey through the Iran-Pakistan border, yet my grandmother still weeps and her heart is still filled with unending pain when she recalls...
May 4, 2015, 11:10 PM
Zarif stop lying, the Islamic Iranian Regime did not save Jews!
This past March, Iran’s foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif went on NBC news and said that “Iran saved the Jews three times in its history” in his typical efforts to do public relations damage control for the Iranian regime....
Jan 15, 2015, 2:55 AM
UAW Local 2865: Why no BDS for the Iranian regime?
Late last month the United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 2865, a statewide University of California student-worker union, became the first major U.S. labor union to support divestment from Israel by membership vote of 65 percent of its members across...
Jan 5, 2015, 10:25 PM
Human rights disaster with potential Iranian regime reapproachment
With President Obama recently announcing renewed diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba, many of my friends in the American Jewish community have approached me recently with questions of excitement about the potential for renewed U.S. relations with...
Dec 26, 2014, 5:49 PM
Jewish war monument is yet more shameful propaganda from the Iranian regime
Nearly every time the Iranian regime’s image takes a big hit in the Western media with their poor human rights record, their shameful denials of the Holocaust, or sick calls to destroy Israel, the regime’s spinsters immediately march out...
Aug 19, 2014, 7:11 PM
Iranian Jews in America truly understand the plight of minorities fleeing Iraq today
Earlier this week my grandparents celebrated 31 years of living in freedom in the United States after fleeing war-torn Iran in the early 1980s with the help of smugglers via Pakistan. Their dangerous story of escape from Iran through...
Mar 3, 2014, 5:08 PM
Presbyterian Church USA’s guide is dead wrong about Iranian Jewry
On a monthly basis I come across dozens of articles from Western news media and even from the Iranian regime’s state-run news outlets claiming that Jews live in supposed peace and total freedom in Iran -- or that Jews...
Nov 12, 2013, 2:47 AM
Iran’s Jewish Leaders; Unbelievable Propaganda Puppets for the Iranian regime
Toward the later years of World War II, the Nazi propaganda ministry created a propaganda film focused around the infamous Theresienstadt concentration camp that had been given an appearance of a “country club” for the Jews. The film was...
Karmel Melamed is an award-winning internationally published Iranian American journalist based in Southern California; He is a member of the Speakers Bureau of JIMENA: Jews Indigenous to the Middle East and North Africa