Jewish Man in Iran Synagogue

Personal Stories

Before the Iranian revolution of 1979 it is estimated that there were 80,000 Jews living in the country. Today it is believed that less than 25,000 remain. Each Jew who left Iran carried a story that could be told here… Read More

Jewish History

The Jewish diaspora into Babylonian and Persian lands began in the 6th century BCE, during the reign of Nebuchadnezzar following the destruction of the first temple in Jerusalem... Read More


Over the 2,600 year period that Jews have lived in Iran they significantly contributed to the rich cultural fabric of the country. Iranian Jewish food, music and art is unique a small taste of which can be found here … Read More