Tuesday 17 October 2017

Iran is no threat to Israeli people

John Fitzgerald (Letters, Tuesday) writes that Iran poses "the greatest threat to the Jewish people since the days of the Third Reich".

It is impossible to reconcile that view with the fact that Iran is home to the largest number of Jews in any state in the Middle East outside Israel.

Not only that, Iran's 1979 Islamic Constitution recognises Jews as an official religious minority and reserves one seat (out of 290) in the Majlis, the Iranian Parliament, for them.

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