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Sionit, Mojdeh
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Born in Tehran, Iran, in 1975, Mojdeh Sionit received her primary and secondary education in that city. In 1996 she earned a B.A. in English Translation from Āzād University (The Free University of Tehran). From 1994 to 1998 she also attended the National Language Institute of Iran, where she received a Certificate in French Language and Literature. Her first book, a collection of short stories in Persian, Qahrimān-i Sīyāh (The Black Hero),was published in 1994. 

From 1990 to 2001 Sionit wrote a column entitled “ Dramas in Real Life” in ‘Ittila‘āt, one of Iran’s two major daily newsp…

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Haideh Sahim, “Sionit, Mojdeh”, in: Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World, Executive Editor Norman A. Stillman. Consulted online on 22 August 2019
First published online: 2010



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