Israel’s former president Shimon Peres reminds Maryam Faghih Imani that the Persian king Cyrus the Great had been the 1st Zionist, telling the Jewish leaders to “take your people and go to your land.”
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Former president Shimon Peres held a rare meeting Monday morning with a peace activist who is the daughter of an Iranian ayatollah.
Peres told Maryam Faghih Imani, the founder and president of the Centre for Cultural Diplomacy & Development (CCDD), that “when it comes to Iran, we really don’t know why Iran is against us. We are not against Iran.”
The former president said that Persian king Cyrus the Great had actually been the first Zionist, telling Jewish leaders to “take your people and go to your land.” Continue Reading »