Beverly Hills, CA - Iranian Jewish Immigrant elected to become Mayor.
Beverly Hills, CA - For the first time in its history, the U.S. city of Beverly Hills have a Persian born mayor.
Jimmy Jamshid Delshad An Iranian Jewish Immigrant will claim two titles at his March 27 inauguration - mayor of Beverly Hills and top Iranian-born public official in the United States.
Some estimates put the Persian community in Beverly Hills as high as 20% of its population, while some claim it to be even higher, close to half or more.
The milestone is being celebrated not only by Delshad’s compatriots in the golden ghetto of Beverly Hills, but also by the extended Iranian-Jewish community of 30,000 in the Los Angeles area. [Jpost]
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