40 years ago Iran's regime murdered Jewish community leader Albert Danielpour on bogus charges.
Leaders in the community have long been stressing the difference between Judaism and Zionism in order to distance themselves from Israel and prevent Iranian Jews from being considered pariahs.
Holocaust denial and repression of Iranian Jews remains a ‘pervasive’ problem.
A hard-line student group in Iran has threatened to destroy the Tomb of Esther and Mordechai in the north of the country in revenge for the Trump administration’s peace plan.
'Members of the Jewish community, like the rest of the Iranian society, are present and will stand for the ideals of the revolution.'
The vandalism stunned congregants who said they never thought the antisemitic graffiti and intolerance they saw happening at other temples and schools would reach their doorstep.
Ambassador Danny Danon introduced the resolution at a General Assembly discussion marking 72 years since the November 29 Partition Plan.
Former US Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley was the guest of honor at the Iranian American Jewish Federation of New York (IAJF)'s annual gala.
"While still in Iran they struggled to move out of the country, once they came out of Iran they faced new obstacles and limitations."
“I regret to say that while many Iranian Jews did very well in Israel, we as a community gave up on our identity as Iranians."