06 ianuarie 2022

An Iranian Jewish leader was executed in 1979. His granddaughter tells his story


In ‘Titan of Tehran,’ Shahrzad Elghanayan writes about her grandfather, a philanthropist who gave his life rather than abandon his community during the Islamic RevolutionJTA — As a news photo editor currently with NBC News, Shahrzad Elghanayan has worked with many photojournalists whose instinct is to run toward danger. It is, she said, “a sign of courage, empathy, and feeling responsible for your fellow human beings.”That instinct is part of what connects Elghanayan with her grandfather, [...]