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    • Rustam
    • 31.12.07 | 18:30 (IST)

    The majority of Iranian Jewshave already left. It is not easy for one to leave the place of his birth, his house, his belongings and livelihood and move to a different place where he does not speak the language and is not assured of a livelihood. Yest the overwhelming majority of the Iranian Jews have already done just that. As apparent from my previous post the Muslim treatment of Jews preceded the establishment of Israel by centuries. Any discrimination that Arabs suffer under Israel is nothing compared to what Jews have suffered under Muslim rule. Arabs in Israel have their language recognized as an official language and are more prosperous and free than any other Arab country. There is no comparison between an Arab whose grandfather moved 30 miles down the road among the people with the same culture, language and religion and is still claiming refugee status and the Iranian Jews who left everything behind and yet managed to thrive after a few years in the new country.

    from the article: Endangering the Jews of Iran
    First published 00:00 31.12.07 | Last updated 00:00 31.12.07
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