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Iranians Say the Jews Are Enchanting

Unfortunately, they mean in that black magic way

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'Hocus Pocus' (obviously).(IMDB)

Gavriel Fiske is reporting on a phenomenon sweeping the Islamic Republic of Iran that harkens back to 17th-century America: Witchcraft! Or at least the accusations of witchcraft.

Who might these shadowy practitioners of dark magic be? Well, the Jews.

In a speech to religious students on April 20, Mehdi Taeb, who heads a think tank and is considered close to Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, said that Jews are powerful sorcerers who have used their abilities to attack Iran. He noted that while “the Jews” had yet to unleash their full powers, their abilities were negated after they tried to use magic to interfere with the Iranian elections of 2008 and 2009.

“The Jews are currently subjecting us to an unprecedented trial,” Taeb said, according to a translation provided by the Middle East Media Research Institute. “As you read in the Koran, [King] Solomon ruled the world… and God ordered a group of sorcerers to come out against him. The Jews have the greatest powers of sorcery, and they make use of this tool.”

The accusations don’t stop with Taeb and appear semi-frequently in the Iranian state-run press. But, rather than be bothered, I think we should take this charge in stride. Maybe we are enchanting. Maybe it’s a good thing.

Iranians accuse Jews of witchcraft [ToI]

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oaklandj says:

Ironic. You know, a mitzvah making it absolutely forbidden and everything.
GREAT photo selection – love her!

Habbgun says:

Oh no we told David Copperfield, Harry Houdini, David Blaine,…..etc…… to keep it quiet…..and now those clever Iranians have found out! Next they’ll be outing bagels if we don’t keep more silent.

Oh, damn, I lost my magic wand to turn Tehran into a smoking ashtray.

JB says:

From one of my favorite Twilight Zone episodes: “If you’re wrong about (us), then you have nothing to worry about, but if you’re right, y’all better treat (us) real nice..”

This is just precious. I wonder how many actually believe it.

Ulf Claesson says:

Muslims are the Devil’s own, of that there can be no doubt. And for anyone who do believe in the Beast of Revelation (I don’t necessarily do) Islam, that nazi-like, nihilistic and deeply narcissistic death cult, is a prime suspect. It is good to know that Israel in all likelihood have the capacity to destroy the entire nation, if they choose to. Part of me want them to.

Sara Sabet-Howard says:

I am from Iran and I don’t believe in religions and superstitions, most young people don’t. I wonder how you could have a headline as ‘Iranians’, as if anything the dictatorial gov of Iran does or says, comes from the people. If you knew ANYTHING abt Iran, you would have known, quite the opposite is the case. Pls don’t accuse a whole country to belief in such nonsense.

Sara Sabet-Howard says:

plus, NO ONE in Iran watches state TV. Just FYI. People watch stupid Turkish Soap 24/7…even the religious nutjobs have satelites these days.

Sol Kutnicki says:

You are right. I think most Jews recognize the difference between the people and government. Just understand we Jews have a thing about governments threatening genocide against us. We use humour as a coping mechanism. It’s more a stress release for us than a blaming the Iranian people per say.

Kurt says:

Why I am not surprised. the statements say nothing about the Jews, but a lot about the level of intelligence of Iranians …

darleneerese says:

how can you use the words think tank in the same sentence as sorcery?

well i was friend with lididha an iranian in holland i never expected this family agress me and ty to kill my ya we are very enchanting some are nice some are also in touch with al qaida ask the mayor of amsterdam why the cia come to amsterdam airport

EVILCOUPLE says:

Iran got wrong, Israel murdered thousands of innocent civilians, killing people around the world using fake passport of sovereign countries, grabbing other land and using the trick of Hitler at they done to Gazan, building huge concentration camp.

William Dezwijger says:

LOL, sure, that’s why there are more people killed in Syria in two years of fighting than in 65 years of war between muslims and Israel. Muslims are soooo peace loving they want to kill everybody. Islam only produces: hate, death, destruction and stupidity, you are a prime example. The only western ” culture ” that was excepted by muslims was the Nazi one. Mein Kampf is still a best seller.

VovixLDR says:

A regime should not have any internationally recognized right to have such a powerful product of science and technology as nuclear weapons while its laws and politics are officially based on believing in supernatural entities.

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