What hardships? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Mark Marshall
    • 09.11.07 | 22:01 (IST)

    The clip speaks of "hardships" faced by the Jewish community, but it is not clear that these hardships are any different from anyone else's hardships in Iran. It is stated that Jews are forced to publicly condemn Israel. But this is not a special hardship imposed on the Jews. After all, they live in the Islamic Republic of Iran. Everybody in Iran is forced to publicly condemn Israel. Why should Jews get a special exemption? After all, they are part of Iranian society. Iranian Christians are forced to publicly condemn the USA, which is the largest and most important Christian country in the world today. Does that mean that Christians are persecuted in Iran? Christians worship God, not the USA. And Jews too worship God - not the State of Israel.

    from the article: Iranian TV film on local Jews reveals little about their plight
    First published 00:00 08.11.07 | Last updated 00:00 08.11.07
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