No. 540    |    21 June 2022


Memoirs of Mr. Iran Torabi about the Establishment of Constructive Jihad

By the order of the Imam [Khomeini], Constructive Jihad [organization] was established to develop the country and provide facilities for deprived areas. Academic Jihad and a medical committee were also formed in the universities. I became acquainted with the constructive Jihad during the associations meetings through Dr. Eliassy and Dr. Hassani and joined the medical Jihad team, which was formed under the leadership of Dr. Eliassy. The Jihad provided us with medicine and a car.

A Review of the Book "Dancing on One Foot"

Memoirs of Ismail Yektai

It was our turn and we went to the plane with pride. When I stepped on the first stair, I remembered Gholamreza; my body became weak and I could not move. It was as if my feet were stuck to the ground. I felt cold sweat settle on my forehead. Gholamrezas face came to my eyes while he was laughing. I remembered his jokes, the laughter that was on his lips in the most difficult conditions, even in the last moment of life.

Summoned to SAVAK

My campaign against the program of praying for the Shah led to a letter reaching the school one day. In that letter, I had been asked to introduce myself to the office of the security organization - located on Helal-e Ahmar Street in Shahr-e Rey -at 9 oclock tomorrow morning. As soon as I saw the letter, anxiety overwhelmed my whole being. If I go there, because I have a bad conduct, they will check and find ...

Significance and Function of Oral History in Documenting Organizational Knowledge and History – 3

I listened to the words and experiences about the oil history and have worked in this regard. It should be said that the organizational history in Iran is not very young but it is juvenile. Some managers do this to make history, and some do so with the concern of recording organizational experiences or knowledge management. For example, in petrochemical sector, it happened that we see the organizational experience and memories of managers simultaneously.

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The Memoirs of Seyyedeh Zahra Hoseyni

Seyyedeh Zahra Hoseyni

Translated from the Persian with an Introduction by Paul Sprachman

Persian Version (2008)

Sooreh Mehr Publishing House

English Version (2014)

Mazda Publishers


Translators Dedication

To Susan.

Special thanks to editor, Kerry Kern, who not only read the book at least two times, but exhibited great curiosity about the topic, and by asking for clarifications of places, names, and phrases helped make the memoir more accessible. And thanks to Dawn Patterson who was generous with her time and made sure the manuscript was in good shape for the publisher.

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