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Jews feel safer in Iran than in US & EU despite Tel Aviv-Tehran tensions (VIDEO) — RT World News

Jews feel safer in Iran than in US & EU despite Tel Aviv-Tehran tensions (VIDEO)

What Israel and the West don’t want you to know

Iran boasts the largest Jewish community in the Middle East outside Israel with a population of more than 8,700. Despite tensions between Israel and Iran, Jews claim to feel safer there than they would in the US or EU.

“The Jews of Iran can freely worship and perform the traditional rights. They face no kind of pressure. Our synagogues here are safer than in the US or in Europe. The Iranian government supports us,” Homayoun Sameyehead of the Iran Jewish Association told RT.

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Decades after the exodus which followed the 1979 Islamic Revolution, Iran’s is the only growing Jewish community in any predominantly Muslim country. The country boasts 65 synagogues, a 100-bed Jewish hospital and a Jewish cemetery established in 1933, while Tehran has a Jewish library with 20,000 texts, and an abundance of kosher restaurants.

via Jews feel safer in Iran than in US & EU despite Tel Aviv-Tehran tensions (VIDEO) — RT World News

Who are the Syrian Refugees, really, and where are they? Hint: Mainly women and children, & not in the West

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Source: Who are the Syrian Refugees, really, and where are they? Hint: Mainly women and children, & not in the West