Over 25,000 visit Yad Vashem's Persian Web site

Yad Vashem's Persian-language Web site has gotten over 25,000 hits since it was launched four months ago, Israel Radio reported. According to Yad Vashem director Avner Shalev, many visitors to the Persian site have sent in responses. One of them called on Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to visit the museum, and another urged the world to stop Ahmadinejad from executing his threats to "wipe Israel off the map."