Society of Jewish Intellectuals and Islamic Revolution of Iran

Interview with Haroun Yashayaei, One of the Founders

Despite the presence of different classes of people during the Islamic Revolution, very little research has been done so far on the presence of religious minorities in this important event. The article "The Revolutions Forgotten Sons and Daughters: The Jewish Community in Tehran During the 1979 Revolution" by Lior Sternfeld is one of the few studies that deals with activities of Iranian Jews in the 1979 Revolution.

The 12th Conference Is Ongoing

Review of Time and Place of Holding 11 Conferences of Oral History of Iran

Iranian Oral History Website: the 12th conference of oral history of Iran is ongoing. The conference on “Oral History of Industry, Engineering and Logistic of Sacred Defense” will be held in Saeb Hall of Literature and Humanities Faculty, Isfahan University on Tuesday, November 19, 2019. For audiences and the interested who heard or wrote this news, it is natural they would like to have information about the former programs of the conference.

Neglected History (I)

History of the United Islamic Students Association Abroad

The United Islamic Students Association (U.I.S.A) of Iran in Europe, the US and Canada is the name of an organization that had been active abroad for nearly two decades before the Iranian revolution. The activities of this organization are important because they were considered one of the most important groups against Pahlavi regime before the revolution abroad, and after the revolution a number of executive power, middle and high officials were among ...

As a Pilgrim Narrated-2

The Last Day of Marching toward Karbala

2018 (1397 SH) was the last day of marching to Karbala. After the morning prayer, we departed from Abbasiyah doorway in pillar (amud) 1110, which is affiliated with shrine of Abbas ibn Ali. Outside the doorway, a large crowd was moving to Karbala. We were moving forward. A little further, we stopped to have breakfast, and headed again. In the middle of the road we saw an Iranian Mokeb (cavalcade) belonging to the Isfahanian.

Thirsty Sands (Part 16)

Little by little we got accustomed to the camp atmosphere and with each crossing day we learnt new lessons. The operation Val-Fajr 4 which was held in Aban 1362, was as usual an occasion of happiness among our boys. They were so hilarious. News in the Iraqi newspapers was very brief and general. This was a customary Iraqi practice. When an operation was launched they contended with generalization and only announced that they defeated the Iranian attacks.

Ten key notes on Arbaeen travelogues

Interesting travelogues enriched with interviews

For a number of reasons, travelogues have long been favored and used. When travel was not possible in its current form and mass media were not available, a small number of people who traveled successfully wrote their observations, hearings, memories and experiences of travel to be used by others. So each travelogue is made up of the narrators memoirs and stories. Also, as long as photography was not commonplace, some travelogues guided ...

12th Iranian Oral History Conference to be held on 19 November 2019

Iranian Oral History Association messenger issued the announcement number 5 on the date and place of the 12th Iranian Oral History Conference. According to the Iranian Oral History Site, the announcement was made of the latest approvals of the 12th Iranian Oral History Conference Council meeting held on 22 October 2019. Accordingly, this conference, titled "The Oral History of Industry, Engineering and Sacred Defense Support", will be held at the Saeb Hall ...

News of the Month; Mehr, 1398 SH (September/October, 2019)

Talking and Writing About Value of Oral History

According to Iranian Oral History Website, "News of the Month" is the title of a series of reports on the website. These reports take a look at news related to topics of the website in written and cyber media. As follows, you read the news from Mehr 1398 SH. Ali Mohammad Naeeni, head of the Center for Sacred Defense Documents and Research, said in the book launch of about ninety new ...

As a pilgrim narrated:

A Night and a Day of Arbaeen march

Leaving an Iraqi familys home, we started walking from fourteenth power pylons (Amud) around 1:30 pm on Wednesday, October 27 in 2016. The road at night was much quieter than day. Pilgrims were walking on both roads that there was Mokab on one of them, and no one on another way. We were going to move every fifty pylons ...
 
An interview with Dr. Seyed Reza Mortazavian

Days after operation

Dr. Seyed Reza Mortazavian is now the chief of martyr Ayatollah Sadoghi Hospital in Isfahan. He is a physician who holds precious memories of sacred defense era and has been the director of two Choubdehs Field Hospitals (in Arvandkenar) and Ali ibn Abi Talib (AS) in difficult days of war. He was present in all the time of sacred defense in war zones of the south and west of country, and at the same time, ...

Oral History of Dr. Kazemi Ashtiani and Royan Research Institute

A book titled, The Story of Royana: Oral History of Dr. Saeid Kazemi Ashtiani at Royan Research, is the interviews done by Behnam Bagheri and Mohammad Ali Zamanian and is the research and compilation made by Mohammad Ali Zamanian. This book has been compiled in the Studies of Cultural Front of Islamic Revolution Department and was first published by Rahyar Publications in 2019. Other titles are seen on the cover of the book; ...

Oral history of Religious Groups and a Great Neglect

The ceremony held to honor Ashura, through ritual and non-religious rituals over the centuries, had always been the focus of Shiites and followers of Imam Hossein and his martyred companions in other religions. The followers of Sayyid al-Shohada (AS) have thus sought to preserve and develop the teachings, concepts, and religious and ethical values. This has had a profound connection with peoples religion living and their identification.

The Oral History of the Revolution Visual Arts narrated in Sadehrang

This 351-pages book is formed with an interview done by Hossein Vahid Rezaeinia and the research and compiling done by Gholamreza Gholizadeh; and is published by “Rahyar Publication”. This press publishes the books of Islamic Revolution Cultural Studies Bureau. Through Iranian Oral History website, you have recently familiarized with other works of this press which have been published in 2019 like this book.