Archive: January 2021

Author Esther Amini — Concealed

January 21, 2021 @ 7:30 pm – Hosted by Congregation Torat El in New Jersey Concealed is a memoir of a Jewish-Iranian daughter caught between Chador and American values. Esther Amini grew up in a Persian-Jewish household in Queens, the daughter of tradition-bound parents from Mashad, Iran’s holiest city.  She explores the little-known history of Mashad’s underground Jews, the incident that steeled […]