Iranians rewrite a lot of history - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Anonymous
    • 19.09.09 | 22:46 (IDT)

    They also rewrote the story of Esther and Purim; in their version the Jews hurt the Persians, when in reality Hamen threatened to exterminate the Jews; and the Persian King would have killed the Jews, if not stopped by Esther. I think also their history only starts in 700 after the muslim conquest. So what happened to the great Persian empire, starting with Cyrus the Great, who was a benevolent ruler, friendly to the Jews. They are ignoring the rest of their history before 700. He is also against the proletariat Jews; what Iran needs is a moderate proletariat middle class to be a democracy.

    from the article: World powers condemn Ahmadinejad for calling Holocaust 'a lie'
    First published 22:21 18.09.09 | Last updated 20:34 20.09.09
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