From Babylonia to Beverly Hills the exodus of Iran's Jews

In 1979, the Islamic Revolution in Iran brought a twenty-five-hundred-year-old history to a close for the Jews who left their homeland for America. Uncertain about their safety and fearing religious persecution in Khomeini's Islamic Theocracy, an estimated 80,000 of Iran's 100,000 Jews fle...

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Main Author: Eshaghian, Tanaz
Other Authors: Nodjoumi, Sara
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Watertown, Mass. Documentary Educational Resources 2003, 2003
Series:Ethnographic video online, volume 1
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Collection: Ethnographic Video Online Vol. 1 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:In 1979, the Islamic Revolution in Iran brought a twenty-five-hundred-year-old history to a close for the Jews who left their homeland for America. Uncertain about their safety and fearing religious persecution in Khomeini's Islamic Theocracy, an estimated 80,000 of Iran's 100,000 Jews fled the country. This documentary tells the story of those Jews who reestablished a tight knit community in Los Angeles
Item Description:Previously released on DVD.. - Title from resource description page (viewed Dec. 23, 2010). - Recorded in Los Angeles, CA.
Physical Description:1 online resource (30 min.)