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Leaving Iran: Between Migration and Exile

Renée Levine Melammed_Nashim

Memorias de alma adentro,

San Juan, Puerto Rico, 

February 24, 2005

Memoir of Growing up Jewish in Iran

Chattanooga Times Press (January 30, 2005)

Jewish woman raised in Iran cites education as key to change,” 

Chattanooga Times Free Press (January 30, 2005) B7


Leora Ahuva Jackson_Dissertation

“It's All Relative: The Words of Women,”

The Jerusalem Post (January 6, 2005)

Derek royal. unfinalized moments

Margins within Margins: An Interview with Ruth Knafo Setton and Farideh Dayanim Goldin

Arlene Dallalfar. "Negotiated Allegiances: Contemporary Iranian Jewish Identities" Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East, Volume 30, Number 2, 2010, pp. 272-296

Dasher, B.. "Whenever you tell the story of one woman, inside is another": Mother-daughter relationships in writing by contemporary Jewish women. Ph.D. dissertation, University of South Carolina, United States -- South Carolina. Retrieved April 4, 2011, from Dissertations & Theses: Full Text.(Publication No. AAT 3321394).

Judith L. Goldstein. “The Tear Jar,” Nashim: A Journal of Jewish Women’s Studies and Gender Issues. 18(Fall 2009) 71-86 ∗ Iranian Jewish women’s rituals in Gina Nahai’s Moonlight on the Avenue of Faith & Farideh Goldin’s Wedding Song


Marla Harris. "Consuming Words: Memoirs by Iranian Jewish Women" Nashim: A Journal of Jewish Women's Studies & Gender Issues, Number 15, Spring 5769/2008, pp. 138-164

“Jewish woman raised in Iran cites education as key to change,” Chattanooga Times Free Press (January 30, 2005) B7

Putting Persia in the Past_The Jerusalem Post (33 KB)

Ruth Eglash. “Putting Persia in the Past,” The Jerusalem Post Literary Quarterly (Summer 2004)


Local Author Shares Memoirs: United Jewish Federation of Tidewater: Jewish News

“Jewish women, Muslim worlds,” The Jewish Advocate: Boston (December 10, 2004, p 31)

“Women Who Write,” Tidewater Women. Vol 6, No 10(October 2004)


“Sephardic and Mizrahi Women Lift up Their Veils,” The Forward (April 23, 2004)


Wedding Song: Memoirs of an Iranian Jewish Woman, The Antioch Review 62 (Summer 2004) 582-3


Liberated Through Literature (2.79 MB)

“The Tale of Two Worlds: Liberated through Literature,” The Virginian Pilot: The Portsmouth Currents (April 4, 2004) & The Norfolk Compass: (March 25, 2004)


Shir Hanisoeen Shel Farideh (Farideh’s Wedding Song) Shaar Lemadhil (November 11, 2003)


Wedding Song 'hauntingly beautiful' memoir by Tidewater writer: Local author shares memoirs of an Iranian

Jewish woman Southeastern Virginia Jewish News (October 10, 2003)


“Female and Jewish in Iran,” Lilith Magazine (Winter 2003)


“Bedtime Stories begin writer's journey to 'Second International Scholarly Exchange' The Southeastern Virginia

Jewish News (December 18, 1998)

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