Iranian Nuclear Deal Is a Win for Anti-Semitism

(TIME) Rabbi David Wolpe - Fully half of the membership of my congregation in Los Angeles are Persian Jews. The vast majority came to the U.S. after 1979, when Ayatollah Khomeini took over. They left not only because of the summary execution of a respected leader of the community, but because it was increasingly clear that confiscation and brutality were replacing the shah's regime of tolerance. We have just concluded a deal with people infected with the oldest and most virulent pathology of hatred the world has known - anti-Semitism. This is no time for celebration. The writer is Senior Rabbi of Sinai Temple in Los Angeles.

2015-07-23 00:00:00

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