Baraye Iran | For Iran

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Baraye Iran | For Iran

Join us for this community-wide show of support for human rights in Iran.

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The Gindi Auditorium | American Jewish University 15600 Mulholland Drive Los Angeles, CA 90077

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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Please join us on December 4 for a community-wide show of support in solidarity for the people of Iran as we convene Jewish, Iranian, and multifaith community members across LA for an evening of learning, dialogue and inspiration. AJU’s Vice President for Jewish Engagement, Rabbi Tarlan Rabizadeh, will moderate a panel with our distinguished speakers on what has led to the current Iranian revolution with Gen Z+ women at the forefront, why this humanitarian crisis matters to the Jewish community, and where we go from here.

Please submit your questions for our panelists in your rsvp.

There is no cost to attend, but due to space limitations RSVPs are required. No walk-ins will be admitted. Dessert reception at 5PM. Event begins promptly at 6PM. Ample free parking available.

COVID COMPLIANCE: All visitors to the AJU campus will be asked to show proof of vaccination prior to being admitted to the venue.

This program is delivered in partnership with American Jewish University's Maas Center for Jewish Journeys*, the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles, 30 Years After*, JIMENA*, AJC Los Angeles, Iranian American Jewish Federation*, ELNET, HIAS, Progressive Zionists of California, Sinai Temple*, Wise Temple*, Chaya, ADL Los Angeles*, Valley Beth Shalom* and American Jewish University*

* Denotes program sponsor.

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Moderator: RABBI TARLAN RABIZADEH, Vice President for Jewish Engagement at American Jewish University and the Director of the Maas Center for Jewish Journeys.

Panelists:

MOJ MAHDARA (They/Them) is currently a Managing Partner at Kinship Ventures, a Partner at Intuition Capital, and an avid Investor & Entrepreneur [Consumer Tech, CPG, and Web3]. Mahdara is also a Co-Founder of BeautyUnited.org and a Founding Member of the Iranian Diaspora Collective.

DR. SHARON NAZARIAN is the President of the Y&S Nazarian Family Foundation, with a regional office in Israel named the Ima Foundation.

DR. HOUMAN SARSHAR is an independent scholar, a consulting editor and a contributing author to the Encyclopædia Iranica, as well as a contributing author to The Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World.

ELICA LE BON is a British born Iranian, now an American attorney, anti-carceral state/human rights activist, and social media content creator currently focusing advocacy on the Iranian revolution.


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