The Iranian Regime’s Renewed Assault on Religious Minorities Makes Jews Especially Vulnerable

On May 15, someone broke into and set aflame a shrine in the Iranian city of Hamadan that—according to local Jewish tradition—encloses the tomb of the biblical Esther and Mordecai. The Iranian government bears responsibility for this act of arson, write Alireza Nader and Benjamin Weinthal:

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More about: Anti-Semitism, Baha'i, Iran, Persian Jewry

 

What Palestinians Want

July 10 2020

In an extensive report on a major survey of Palestinian public opinion, David Pollock sums up his key findings. Above all, the results suggest that large numbers of Palestinians are willing to make compromises with Israel in the short term, but tend to harbor maximalist, even militant, long-term goals:

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More about: Palestinian public opinion, Palestinians, Two-State Solution