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Omidvār, Manūchehr
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Manūchehr Omidvār was born in 1925 in Ahvāz to parents who came from Isfahan. He graduated from the American College of Tehran in 1943 and then earned a bachelor’s degree from the Faculty of Law, Political and Economic Sciences of the same institution in 1950. Afterwards he enrolled in the Faculty of Letters, University of Tehran, graduating with a B.A. in Persian language and literature in 1957. Omidvār also attended the College of Journalism at the University of Tehran, graduating summa cum laude in 1953 with a thesis entitled “Zionism in the Modern Age and the Jewish Quest…

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Orly R. Rahimiyan, “Omidvār, Manūchehr”, in: Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World, Executive Editor Norman A. Stillman. Consulted online on 24 January 2021
First published online: 2010

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