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March 2, 2015

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei Propagates Anti-Semitism

On the eve of the Israeli Prime Minister’s address to the U.S. Congress warning about the threats posed by a nuclear-armed Iran, the Islamic Republic’s Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Khamenei, is once again using Twitter to propagate age-old anti-Semitic charges of Jewish domination.

Khamenei.ir, the twitter handle used by the Supreme Leader’s office, posted a series of tweets Monday on the theme of  “Zionist domination” of the U.S. and world governments:

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Khamenei Tweet 2Khamenei Tweet 3The tweets also feature the hashtag #ShutDownAIPAC, the rallying cry for anti-Israel groups protesting outside the annual conference of the American Israel Public Affairs Council, including SJP, Code Pink, the US Campaign to End the Occupation and the Answer Coalition.… read more

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July 25, 2014

Iran’s Khamenei Calls Israel’s Destruction The “Only Remedy”

Update — July 26: Shortly following the conclusion of Al Quds Day rallies in Iran, Ayatollah Khamenei’s official Twitter handle posted a graphic, titled “9 key questions about elimination of Israel,” which outlines Khamenei’s vision of destroying Israel and solving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through a referendum, as mentioned in his speech on Thursday, July 24.   

 
“The only remedy is the destruction of Israel,” Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said to a packed auditorium at Tehran University on July 24.

Khamenei’s call for Israel’s destruction is the latest in the steady escalation of anti-Israel rhetoric from the Iranian regime that remained mostly silent as Israel launched Operation Protective Edge against Hamas militants in Gaza.… read more

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December 17, 2013

Iranian Media Reflects Khamenei’s Recent Anti-Semitism

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Khamenei’s Facebook post on Holocaust denier Roger Garaudy

Iranian media and the country’s highest political and religious authority, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei, haven’t let the recent interim agreement on Iran’s nuclear issue diminish the Islamic Republic’s zeal for promoting its deep-seated anti-Semitism and support for Holocaust denial.

Despite President Hassan Rouhani and Foreign Minister Muhammad Javad Zarif’s recent overtures to the West, extreme elements in Iranian media and its leadership continue to express their vitriolic animus toward Israel and Jews in print, on the web and on social media.… read more

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