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Izak Parviz Nazarian

American businessman

Izak Parviz Nazarian (February 24, 1929 – August 23, 2017) was a Iranian-born American billionaire businessman, investor and philanthropist. He was a managing partner of Omninet Capital, an investment vehicle. He was born in Tehran. He was Jewish.[1]

In 2003, Nazarian founded the Citizens Empowerment Center in Israel (CECI), a non-partisan organization which promotes election reform in Israel.[1][2]

Nazarian died on August 23, 2017 in Los Angeles, California at the age of 88.[3]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Niv Elis, How an Iranian changed Israel’s electoral laws, The Jerusalem Post, 03/12/2014
  2. Tom Tugend, Israel’s electoral vote revision got boost from Los Angeles philanthropist, The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles, March 14, 2014
  3. Torok, Ryan (August 24, 2017). "Izak Parviz Nazarian, businessman and philanthropist, dies at 88". The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles. Retrieved August 24, 2017.