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Jan 26, 2020, 1:16 PM
In trying times, we take refuge in compassion
Only two weeks ago, I heard about the horrifying news of the downing of the Ukrainian jetliner by Iranian military forces, which led to the tragic demise of all 176 people on board. Two missiles were launched from a...
Jan 21, 2020, 4:39 AM
Israel: distilling fact from fiction
It is heartening to see recent images of the Iranians refusing to step on the flags of the United States and Israel. However the reason why it is such a delight for me is their past desecration of these...
Jan 11, 2020, 7:54 PM
Iranian Jewry and the dilemma of belonging
The death of Gen Qasem Soleimani has marked a bitter and disturbing beginning of a new decade for the Middle East. The ensuing chain of events, including exchange of threats and missiles between Washington and Tehran, has created a...
Dec 24, 2019, 11:24 AM
A Persian Jewish refugee giving back to his people
Sharok Jacobi is a successful Jewish Iranian businessman. He is also a family man, who is active in the community and is a generous yet very modest philanthropist that has done much to help the Jewish community. However, he...
Dec 17, 2019, 5:53 PM
Protesters Massacred in Iran—Hardly a Legacy of Ancient Jewish Scholastic Roots
The Washington Post and hundreds of other media outlets have reported that up to perhaps 1,000 Iranians had been killed and thousands others brutally mistreated in recent weeks as Iran’s regime put down protests in that country. The Islamic...
Dec 16, 2019, 12:57 PM
We survived Khomeini, we’ll survive this attack on Nessah
Iranian Jews fled evil in Iran and built lives in the US: The attack on our synagogue offers an opportunity to educate against hatred