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Shahrouz Sean Khalifian is a student at California State University, Long Beach, studying history and journalism. He vehemently supports fair and impartial journalism, and he hopes to use his background in history, as well as his talent as a writer, to achieve this.

ARTICLES BY: Shahrouz Khalifian

April 27, 2012 11:47 am

The Spanish Inquisition and the Spread of Conversos in the Americas

A road trip down to the Mexican-American border would yield much of what you would expect -- miles of endless and vacant deserts, a compelling...

April 18, 2012 2:10 pm

Muslim Students at CA University Protest Israel on Yom HaShoa

Muslim students at California State University, Long Beach have chosen the week of Yom HaShoa to hold their annual protest against Israel, dubbed "Palestinian Awareness...

March 4, 2012 1:05 pm

Anti-Zionist Historian Faces Criticism for Cal State Lectures

Ilan Pappé, an anti-Zionist Israeli historian and professor at the University of Exeter in England, faced criticism recently for his guest lectures at the California...

March 4, 2012 6:09 am

Jewish-Iranian Leader, Holocaust Hero Dies in California

Ebrahim Yahid, a major advocate for Israel and a highly influential leader in the Jewish-Iranian community in Southern California, died last week at the age...

December 13, 2011 11:28 am

CA Public University System Debates Reinstating Israel Study Program

After a nine-year moratorium, the California State University system is currently considering the reinstatement of its study abroad programs to Israel for its 420,000 students...


Children of Fallen Soldiers Celebrate Mass Bar Mitzvah -- Dozens of orphans of fallen Israeli soldiers, and the son of an American serviceman who died in Afghanistan, celebrated their...

At Sukkot, Israeli Farmers Enjoy the Fruits of Their Faith - Avichai Koch says farming is in his blood. He is the son of Holocaust survivors from Europe who immigrated...


Trump Lays Out Agenda for First 100 Days in Office in Gettysburg Speech

Donald Trump planted a flag on hallowed ground Saturday morning by laying out near the Gettysburg National Battlefield what he would do in his first 100 days as President of...


Israel Security Agency: Terrorist Attacks in Jerusalem Doubled in September

Terrorist attacks in Jerusalem doubled last month compared to August, according to Israel’s security agency, the Shin Bet. There were 26 attacks in the capital in September, compared to 13 in...

Middle East

Turkey Expands Military Offensive Against Kurdish Fighters in Syria

Turkey escalated its offensive Thursday against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria, pounding them with airstrikes and artillery, and complicating the battle against the Islamic State group by Ankara and Washington,...