Publicly lauding Israel – from Iran

ByAARON LEIBEL
April 27, 2017 16:49

More than 50 years later, an Iranian intellectual’s praise of Israel is translated into English

Iranian demonstration

Iranian demonstrators hold placards and burn Israeli and US flags at a demonstration in Tehran in October 2000 – but this wasn’t always the prevailing Iranian approach. (photo credit:REUTERS)

It was February 1963. John Kennedy resided in the White House, The Beatles’ musical conquest of America was a year away and the media in the Muslim world were continuing their 15-year-long nonstop bashing of Israel.

At the same time, following a two-week visit to that same Jewish state, a Muslim Iranian intellectual with close ties to the mullahs who 16 years later would establish a theocracy dedicated to Israel’s destruction, publicly lauded Israel and its leaders.

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