When the Persian Jews fled to the United States 40 years ago amidst the Iranian Revolution, it was often with a suitcase and a question of when they would return home.
Foods celebrate the families’ unique histories and carry on traditions from their native countries, or in one case, reflect the values of the hosts.
Annika Hernroth-Rothstein is moved and humbled by her visit to a synagogue in the Iranian capital Tehran, where thousands of Jews still live and pray
“Painting is a way to remember, experience culture,” ...“A very common subject of the Jewish women in my classroom is the bazaar, a very nostalgic look at the old times.”
Amid political upheaval, an embattled girl fled entirely alone—the lessons of Purim’s heroine propelling her to freedom
Despite the propaganda emanating from Iran, it is undeniable that at least 13 Jews have been executed there since the Islamic revolution, supposedly for being connected to Israel or for helping fellow Jews emigrate.
Alberto Nisman had accused government of covering up Iranian involvement in 1994 attack, was set to testify before lawmakers