Welcome, Guest! - or
Easy to remember!  »  VinNews.com

Beverly Hills, CA - Iranian Jewish Immigrant elected to become Mayor.

Published on: March 13, 2007 08:31 AM
Change text size Text Size  

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]

More of today's headlines

New York, NY - The stretch of Broadway in Lower Manhattan known as the "canyon of heroes," which has hosted 200 ticker-tape parades, may soon be closed to most vehicular... Williamsburg, Brooklyn - A Williamsburg woman who pays a jaw-dropping $150 in rent a month says her co-op is trying to bounce her from the apartment she's lived in for...



Read Comments (1)  —  Post Yours »


 Mar 13, 2007 at 09:43 AM Anonymous Says:

pirkei avos says

Usno es Horabanus.

I don't know if this is good news or bad news. Certainly not news to get estatic about.


to post a comment

Click here to sign-in.

Scroll Up

Sell your scrap gold and broken jewelry and earn hard cash sell gold today!