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Event: Honoring Iranian Hero Abdol Hossein Sardari


"Whoever saves a life, is as if he has saved the world" Sanhedrin

Council of Iranian-American Jewish Organizations (CIAJO) is proud to invite you to two programs in memory of an Iranian hero and savior of lives:

"In memory of Abdol Hossein Sardari"

Iran's Charge de Affair in Paris during World War II who through his heroic acts saved the lives of hundred of Jews from the Nazis. Both programs are part of the annual Yom Ha Shoah (Holocaust Memorial) programs.

FIRST PROGRAM: Sunday April 18, 2004, 6:30 PM
Cosponsored with Nessah Cultural & Educational Center
At Nessah Synagogue 142 South Rexford Drive, Beverly Hills, CA. 90212

Professor Fariborz Mokhtari of National Defense University in Washington D.C. will talk about his research on the heroic deeds of the late Sardari.

SECOND PROGRAM: Monday April 19, 2004, 10:30 AM
At Museum Of Tolerance/Simon Wiesenthal Center
9876 Pico Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA. 90035

This program will be attended by high government officials and community leaders. Mr. Ibrahim Morady, one of the few remaining persons saved by the late Sardari along with a prominent leader from the Jewish community shall present a "Plaque of Appreciation" to Ambassador Fereydoun Hoveyda, nephew of Mr. Sardari.

For additional information please call the following:

Council of Iranian American Jewish Organizations: 310-535-6610 George Haroonian
Nessah synagogue: 310-273-2400 Michael Cantor
Museum Of Tolerance: Public Relations Department 310-553-9036


Related Site:

My Maternal Uncle Abdol-Hossein Sardari Qajar and "Sardari's  Schindler List"

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