Interview with author of Concealed: Memoir of a Jewish-Iranian Daughter Caught Between the Chador and America
Born to Persian Jews who fled Iran, Esther Amini grew up in freewheeling 1960s New York. Concealed: Memoir of a Jewish-Iranian Daughter Caught Between the Chador and America, uncovers her parents’ early years as crypto-Jews in Iran’s holiest Muslim city, and their arduous journey to America, where they faced the threat of freedom.
“My father’s terror of the outside world and my mother’s hunger for it spilled into our raucous home.” Esther Amini, Concealed
Esther spoke at the 2020 online Sydney Jewish Writers Festival. If you missed out on Esther’s interview or any of our Festival events, you can purchase on-demand access here:
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