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Jewish Holy Places in Persia

Persia has been not only an historical but also a holy land for all jews around the world. Prophet Danial, Ester, Habakkuk, and many others are a biblical people who acted as God led them. Persian kings from Cyrus to many other generations help jews to rebuild Jerusalem and live …

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Hossein Ghanbari

Hossein A. Ghanbari, Ph. D., is co-founder of Panacea Pharmaceuticals and serves as its Chief Executive Officer, Chief Scientific Officer, and Chairman of the Board. The company has developed tests for prostate cancer, breast cancer, lung cancer, and colorectal cancer. The lung cancer test was selected as a Top 10 …

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Iran Davar Ardalan

A century of family tales from two beloved but divided homelands, Iran and America Drawing on her remarkable personal history, NPR producer Davar Ardalan brings us the lives of three generations of women and their ordeals with love, rejection, and revolution. Her American grandmother’s love affair with an Iranian physician …

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Aitak Ajangzad as a Bilangual Educator

Born in London, Dr. Aitak Ajangzad grew up in Tehran and now resides in New York City. Aitak is an educator musician, visual artist, and researcher who has devoted her career to early childhood and multicultural education. Throughout the past decade, Aitak has been privileged to work with culturally diverse …

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Maryam Dadkhah as a Nutritionist

Maryam Dadkhah has a PhD in Nutrition and is a registered and certified dietitian and nutritionist (RDN, CDN). While she keeps updated with the latest science, she applies it to her counseling. Her counseling goal is to help people achieve a healthy lifestyle and make independent healthful choices. Seeing her …

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Mahvash Shahegh

Mahvash Shahegh is an author, educator, researcher, and translator. She has written a book that will be published by Wisdom Tales under the title The Green Musician(scheduled for Summer 2015). It is a children’s book that is being illustrated by Claire Ewart. The Green Musicianwas translated and adapted from a major Persian epic …

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Ramin Toloui as Treasury Assistant

WASHINGTON – Ramin Toloui was confirmed by the United States Senate today to serve as the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Assistant Secretary for International Finance. In this position, Toloui is responsible for leading Treasury’s work on international monetary policy, coordination with the G-20, and regional and bilateral economic issues. …

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Iranian Senator With 64%

Cyrus Habib got the highest national votes for Washington State midterm elections and became a US senator in 2014. Although Habib has been fully blind since age eight, he could gain the best education degree in law and job after school. His blindness could not stop Cyrus being involved in politic as …

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Ayeneh Foundation

Ayenh Foundation is a non-profit organization, established by Dariush Eghbali as an  artist and social activist. Ayeneh plans to work on education, awareness and prevention to help Iranians who suffer addiction, AIDA, and poverty Form more details click the foundation’s website  Darioush & Friends is a fundraising Auction in Washington on …

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Firouz Naderi

Dr. Firouz Naderi who is now the director of Solar System in NASA was born in Shiraz. After graduation in high school, he went to US for education. He came back to Iran as an engineer to serve his obligation for the organization which provided his scholar expenses. His commitment …

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Azar Nafisi

Azar Nafisi was born in Iran in 1955 and was an English professor in Tehran University before immigration to US in 1977. She   is now a fellow at John Hopkins University  

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IAAP Scholarship

The Iranian-American Academics and Professionals (IAAP) is now accepting online student scholarship applications for 2014. All applications must be submitted by 8 pm on October 17, 2014. Please click here to access the application. Only students of Iranian descent enrolled full-time in, and/or graduated within the past 12 months from, …

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More Iranians Came to US

400,000 Iranians who live in US talk Farsi at home Based on recent report of The Census Bureau, the rate of Iranians’ immigration to US has been increased to %4.62. This report shows a comparison between year 2010 until 2013. It also says, Farsi speakers who talk just mother language …

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Khayyam in Manhattan

Refer an agreement with New York City’s mayor last year, the status of the famous Persian poet, mathematician, and astronomer Khayyam  which was made by professor Hossein Fakhimi,  is settled in Manhattan. for more details, click here

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Children of Persia

Walk for Children of Persia was the name of 10th annual festival that plans to fund raise and encourage people to be involved helping needy children in Iran. Children of Persia is a non-profit organization which was officially established in 1999 in Maryland.

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