Tagged with Zionism

NEWS: A New Row over Ahmadinejad’s Jewish Origins

The ever-controversial Iranian president has once again made the news. Just a few days after his renewed attack on Israel, The Daily Telegraph has published a piece which allegedly uncovers Ahmadinejad’s Jewish background. According to the British newspaper, a close analysis of a photograph of Ahmadinejad’s identity card ”reveals he was previously known as Sabourjian … Continue reading

NEWS: Harry Potter is the Zionist Messiah

In yet another anti-Semitic gesture, the Iranian News Channel has accused J. K. Rowling of serving the Zionist goals. A recent episode of the TV series Ziono-Hollywoodist Conspiracy claims that the propaganda machinery of Jews has exploited Harry Potter to brainwash naïve children and youth. Allegedly, Harry Potter, with a rich witchcraft symbolism influenced by … Continue reading

NEWS: International Reaction to State Crackdown on Bahais in Iran

The European Union, Amnesty International, U.S. State Department, U.S. House of Representatives, Simon Wiesenthal Centre, the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran, the British Foreign Office, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and the Iranian Nobel laureate Shirin Ebadi, among many others, have expressed their deep concern over the escalation … Continue reading

PODCAST: Joint History Compass / Religion Compass podcast available now: Islamic Fundamentalism and Political Islam

This free podcast offers a discussion between Yoav Di-Capua, co-editor of the Middle & Near East section of History Compass, and Tamara Sonn, Editor-in-Chief of Religion Compass and History Compass author. Here they skillfully examine Tamara’s article: Islamic Fundamentalism and Political Islam This succinct and engaging podcast explores common misconceptions about political actors from the … Continue reading