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.

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 ...

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, ...

Memories of Iraj Shiri

Rescuers Who Went from Abadan to Khorramshahr

The Red Crescent Society is one of the active organizations in serving people after natural and unnatural disasters. One period of active involvement of the young volunteer forces in the society was during the eight years of imposed war and on the battlefields. Iraj Shiri is one of the youth of that era who entered Red Crescent after victory of Islamic Revolution. Being born in Masjed Soleyman in 1959, he immigrated to ...

The head of military organization expresses

Army war veterans to become oral history interviewers

Iranian Oral History website – The Islamic Republic of Iran Army during the eight-year holy defense defended Iranian territory with all might from ground, air and sea, and has published many works in the areas of novel, narrative biographies, collection of memories, atlas of battles, war chronicles, and research books in order to keep and record this epic. Meanwhile, we miss oral history tangibly.

It Was Raised in an Interview with Ibrahim Afshar

Details of Oral History Project of Iranian Sport Press

Iranian Oral History Website: specialized sports newspapers and sports pages of news agencies are one of the most popular media, especially when it comes to football! Working in a newspaper or as a correspondent because of never-ending dynamism and excitement is filled with ups and downs and precious experiences for future reporters and an excuse to commemorate predecessors. In this regard, library, documentation center and oral history of the National Olympic Academy, ...

Interview with the secretary of the twelfth Iran Oral History Conference

Oral history of the Holy Defense industry, engineering and logistics

According to Iran Oral History Website, the summon for the twelfth Iran Oral History Conference with focus of the Holy Defense industry, engineering and logistics was issued while the history faculty of the Isfahan University had the scientific leadership of the conference. Considering that oral history is the focus of this university, Dr. Aliakbar Kajbaf, member of the scientific board of the faculty of history of Isfahan University was elected as the secretary of the ...

Interview with Secretary of Sport Oral History Policy Council of Iran;

Setting up Oral History Department at National Olympic Academy

Referring to the readiness of library, the Center for Documentation and Oral History of National Olympic Academy, to support interviewers of sports oral history projects in documentation, Shahrzad Kordbacheh, secretary of Sport Oral History Policy Council of Iran, said: "The oral history department will soon be set up at the Library and Center for Documentation Oral History of National Olympic Academy to bring together experts of oral history and physical education. ...

Unsaid words of “Majid Zehtab” about “the Holy Defense Poetry Congress”

When poetry was involved in war….

Iran Oral History Website – Ahmad Zareie is a name intertwined with the past and present of the “Holy Defense Poetry Congress” and no poet of the time has forgotten his name. “Majid Zehtab” who suggested the Holy Defense Poetry Congress during war and took the first steps to set up the event has original and worthy memories of the late Ahmad Zareie and other poets of the era. Zehtab remembers Ahmad Zareie ...

Secretary of Oral History Workgroup of Iranian Society of History:

Oral history Can Be Used For Sustainable Development of the Country

In a conversation with correspondent of Iranian Oral History Website, Faezeh Tavakoli stated, "The Iranian History oral history workgroup has planned a series of sessions on field of oral history studies, which has a cross-cultural nature, and sessions of "the link between oral history and cultural history", "the link between oral history and social history" and "the link between oral history and Political Science" were held.
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A Look at the Book “Operational Physicians-2”

Biography, Memories and Viewpoints of Dr. Mohammad Ali Attari, Professor and Specialist in Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine and Pain
In the book “Field Physicians 2”, after acknowledgement, we first come to a short text written by Dr. Mohammad Ali Attari, and on the next page to a photograph, as it is stated under the photo, taken with Professor Majid Samii in the operating room (Germany, Hannover). After that the content, the editor introduction, and then “Biography at a Glance” which is a six-page summary of the book text, are presented.
The Fourth Online Meeting of Iranian Oral History

Iranian Oral History beyond Borders – 2

Dr. Abolfazl Hasanabadi, Dr. Morteza Rasouli Pour, and Dr. Abolhasani participated in the fourth meeting out of the series of meetings on oral history in Iran held online on Saturday 11th of Dey 1400 (January 1, 2022) hosted by Mrs. Mosafa. In the meeting set up in the History Hallway of the Clubhouse, they talked about “Iran’s Oral History beyond Borders”. In continuation of the meeting, the host asked ...
Interview with Brigadier General Farzollah Shahin-Rad

Ironman

We were supposed to experience a hot summer day at seven oclock in the afternoon. I got to his house in ten minutes to seven, but I knew that working with the militant had special rules. One of them is punctuality. I went up and down the alley several times to meet this Ironman at his house. When I saw him from afar at military conferences, his sense of toughness was evident in demeanor.
Book Review:

"You Must Survive"!

Memoirs of Haj Ali Karami, Commander of the "Habib ibn Madhahir" Battalion of the 10th Martyrs Division. "The bullet was hit in the middle of the column. There was no wounded or martyred person; whatever there was, it was just amputated arms and amputated legs and torn pieces of bodies that had been piled up... Once, I saw the forces of the Basij forces staring at those scenes in astonishment. I swallowed saliva and shouted: