Iran‘s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif took to social media Sunday to wish Jews in Iran and around the world a happy New Year.
As the sun gives way to the moon, I wish all my Jewish compatriots and Jews worldwide a very Happy New Year filled with peace and harmony. Happy Rosh Hashanah.
سال نو یهودی مبارک.
— Javad Zarif ()
"As the sun gives way to the moon," Zarif wrote, "I wish all my Jewish compatriots and Jews worldwide a very Happy New Year."
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Some 6,000 Jews live in Iran today, making the the Islamic Republic home to the third largest Jewish community in the Middle East after Israel and Turkey.
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