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'Esther's Children': The Jewish Experience in Iran

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'Esther's Children': The Jewish Experience in Iran

'Esther's Children': The Jewish Experience in Iran

'Esther's Children': The Jewish Experience in Iran

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In Persia (present-day Iran), Jews faced persecution, assimilation, forced conversion, a golden age — and eventually, a diaspora. Tuesday on All Things Considered, guest host Jacki Lyden talks with the editor of a new book, Esther's Children — described as a history, anthology and scrapbook of the Jewish experience in Iran. The book is published by The Center for Iranian Jewish Oral History and The Jewish Publication Society. (7:30)
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