A little cultural highlight from The Forward:

“At this year’s technical awards ceremony, history was made when Lila Yomtoob, a sound editor on the HBO documentary “Baghdad ER,” became the first Iranian Jew to win an Emmy…
Yomtoob is one of a growing number of young Iranian Jews who — contrary to familial expectations — have made a go of it in show biz…
Yomtoob’s win comes at a time when other Iranian Jews in the United States are also being recognized for their achievements in the industry. Earlier this year, Iranian Jewish film producer Bob Yari’s independent film “Crash” won the Oscar for best picture and generated $93 million in worldwide sales.”