Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Iran Destroys Synagogues

In an eery repeat of Nazi Germany, Iran has begun destroying the Synagogues in which Jews worship:

And so it begins. The second holocaust ................ they vow to wipe Israel off the map. They are building nuclear weapons. They are destroying synagogues....what next?

Iran: Seven historic synagogues in Tehran destroyed

Tehran, 15 April (AKI) - Seven ancient synagogues in the Iranian
capital, Tehran, have been destroyed by local authorities.

The synagogues were in the Oudlajan suburb of Tehran, where many
Iranian Jews used to live.

"These buildings, which were part of our
cultural, artistic and architectural heritage were burnt to the ground," said
Ahmad Mohit Tabatabaii, the director of the International Council of Museums’
(ICOM) office in Tehran.

"With the excuse of renovating this ancient quarter, they are erasing a
part of our history," said Tabatabaii.

He called for the government to intervene to stop the work commissioned
by the local authorities.

A group of residents of Oudjalan have also sent a letter to the mayor
of Tehran asking him to suspend the renovation work being carried out in the