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Jewish Life in Iran

from mideastnrthafricacntrlasia.tumblr.com (via iranian-diaspora):

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  1. Iranian Jews attending a ceremony during the Jewish holiday of Purim at the Mashhadiha synagogue in Tehran.

  2. Iranian rabbi Yousef Kohan Hamedani, at the wedding ceremony of Peyman Saketkhu and Sanaz Merivarzadeh at a synagogue in Tehran.

  3. A Jewish Iranian doctor looks at the documents of his Muslim patient at the Jewish community’s Dr Sapir Hospital and Charity Centre in Tehran.

  4. Iranian Jewish pilgrims visit the tomb of Esther and Mordecai in Hamadan, Iran.

  5. Iranian Jewish students carry holy books in a Jewish school.

  6. Iranian Jewish men at daily prayer in a synagogue in Isfahan.

  7. A young Iranian Jew in a synagogue in Kerman.

  8. An Iranian Jewish man gets ready to attend morning prayers. The name of Allah can be seen on the wall to the left.

  9. Torah with Persian translation.

  10. Hediyeh, a young Iranian Jewish girl, prays. An image of Imam Ali, a Muslim saint, can be seen in the background.

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