Iran does not Fear the US and Israel

An axiom effectively regulates Iranian regime attitudes towards the US. Iran fears Republican administrations but not Democratic administrations. This is true today as well. On the contrary, Iran deters the US which dares not attack the Iranian nuclear weapons program due to a well-founded fear that it will suffer Iranian retribution on the US mainlandContinue reading “Iran does not Fear the US and Israel”

Why Israel Keeps Quiet on Median Jewry

The Israel government keeps absolutely silent on the question of core Median Jewry and core Median Judaism and some may wonder why? Most Median Jews in the Middle East would not be negatively affected by an official Israeli recognition of core Median Jewry as Jewish. However, the situation of those Median Jews who live asContinue reading “Why Israel Keeps Quiet on Median Jewry”

Will Iraq Allow its Median Jews to Depart for Israel?

There are one million Median Jews (Yezidis, Yarsanis, Alevis and Bektashis) in Iraq, many of whom live outside of the jurisdiction of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG). In addition are there still 3 000 Mandaeans who are pre-Israelite Sumerian Jews. The question is will the Iraqi government let them all leave for Israel once IsraelContinue reading “Will Iraq Allow its Median Jews to Depart for Israel?”

A No-Fly Zone Will Liberate Millions of Yarsani Jews

The number of Median Jews (Yarsanis, Alevis, Yezidis and Zoroastrians) in Iran is estimated at between two and three million; there are no precise statistics available. In addition, are there 8 500 rabbinic Jews and 5 000-10 000 Mandaeans who are pre-Israelite Sumerian Jews. The only way to free most Median Jews of Iran isContinue reading “A No-Fly Zone Will Liberate Millions of Yarsani Jews”

Israel’s Demographic Question

With the annexation of 4 million Median Jews (Alawites and Druze) in Syria and Lebanon after a joint IDF-SDF war against the forces of Khomeinism and Ba’athism will Israel narrowly be able to demographically afford to redeem and enfranchise Judea and Samaria where 2 million Palestinians live. In addition, there are 1 million Median JewsContinue reading “Israel’s Demographic Question”