jews in iran

Israel's amb. to UN launches first exhibit showing Jewish expulsion from Iran, Arab countries

On display for a week at the UN's Manhattan headquarters, it coincides with the "Day to Mark the Departure and Expulsion of Jews from Arab Countries and Iran" – "the real Nakba of Arab Jew."

30/11/2022

Yom Kippur: The power of community & collective responsibility

Newly appointed chair of the Jewish Agency’s Board of Governors reflects on why Yom Kippur is an opportunity for gratitude.

01/10/2022

Iran Jews warned not to visit synagogues amid likely regime persecution

"There was never such a letter from the community, especially not before the Jewish holidays," said an Iran expert.

A photobook that shows Jewish life in Iran to be published

A former photographer for the Associated Press captured moments of Jewish life in Iran and then fled for his life.

By LAUREN HAKIMI/JTA
01/09/2022

Dozens of diplomats attend Jewish Refugee Day event

An event on Wednesday was held at the Babylonian Jewish Heritage Center in Or-Yehuda marking Jewish Refugee Day from Arab countries and Iran.

Iranian Jews receive 500 etrogim, myrtle bunches via UAE for Sukkot

500 etrogim and several packages of myrtle have been sent via the United Arab Emirates to the Iranian Jewish community for use in the “four species” tradition on Sukkot.

Growing up in Iran made parenting through Hanukkah hard in the US

Hanukkah was hard for Persian families like mine, because 'if you're not suffering, you're not doing it right' was the guiding mentality.

By ORLY MINAZAD/JTA
19/12/2020
Baghdad Jewish cemetery where Sass Peress' paternal grandfather is buried.

Jews from Arab countries, Iran are in need of support

The Kaddish Initiative takes root

By ASHLEY PERRY
26/11/2020

Iran Jewish MP calls US assassination of Soleimani 'a criminal act'

'Members of the Jewish community, like the rest of the Iranian society, are present and will stand for the ideals of the revolution.'

Iranian photojournalist documents Iranian Jews in Iran and Israel

"While still in Iran they struggled to move out of the country, once they came out of Iran they faced new obstacles and limitations."

10/07/2019
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