Author Topic: Hershel's TR To Iran  (Read 42611 times)

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Re: Hershel's TR To Iran
« Reply #140 on: January 11, 2015, 04:43:12 PM »
Hey Hershel,

 I just met your Match, met a guy formerly from BP but now Modernish, who went from AMM>DAM went looking for his Hotel at an Anti Israel\ Anti western rally in DAM while the 1st Gaza war, had to walk over American and Israeli flags on the streets of DAM to get to his Hotel, went looking for the shul in DAM at the old Jewish quarter in DAM and and no one would even walk him directly  to the shul just pointed to him 2 blocks before the shul and told him your on your own now, as not being suspicious, then went from DAM to BEY with a sheyrut going through Hizbola check points followed by the Lebanese Military check points he tells me he had tefilin in his luggage. He has Facebook photos to prove it.

He also did the Pyongyang North Korea tour, but that did not empress me.

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Re: Hershel's TR To Iran
« Reply #141 on: January 11, 2015, 05:14:12 PM »
Hey Hershel,

 I just met your Match, met a guy formerly from BP but now Modernish, who went from AMM>DAM went looking for his Hotel at an Anti Israel\ Anti western rally in DAM while the 1st Gaza war, had to walk over American and Israeli flags on the streets of DAM to get to his Hotel, went looking for the shul in DAM at the old Jewish quarter in DAM and and no one would even walk him directly  to the shul just pointed to him 2 blocks before the shul and told him your on your own now, as not being suspicious, then went from DAM to BEY with a sheyrut going through Hizbola check points followed by the Lebanese Military check points he tells me he had tefilin in his luggage. He has Facebook photos to prove it.

He also did the Pyongyang North Korea tour, but that did not empress me.
Gosh. Is this guy suicidal?

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Re: Hershel's TR To Iran
« Reply #142 on: January 11, 2015, 05:19:01 PM »
Gosh. Is this guy suicidal?

LOL I know, I freaked out when he told me  this. he went with a friend..

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Re: Hershel's TR To Iran
« Reply #143 on: February 23, 2015, 03:30:06 PM »
Bump. Youre crazy :)

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Re: Hershel's TR To Iran
« Reply #144 on: February 23, 2015, 03:50:50 PM »
Bump. Youre crazy :)
how is that "bump"?

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Re: Hershel's TR To Iran
« Reply #145 on: August 30, 2015, 11:30:15 PM »
wowowo, i am really amazed , isn't such a trip dangerous ? if 1 person there detects that you are Jewish i don't have to tell you whats next , why would you do such a trip ?
however in today's days i don't thnik that its so scary to travel to Iran after the Iran deal with the US  .
money doesn't talk......      it SCREAMS !

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Re: Hershel's TR To Iran
« Reply #146 on: August 30, 2015, 11:38:13 PM »
wowowo, i am really amazed , isn't such a trip dangerous ? if 1 person there detects that you are Jewish i don't have to tell you whats next , why would you do such a trip ?
however in today's days i don't thnik that its so scary to travel to Iran after the Iran deal with the US  .
The Jews that live in Iran seam to be quite happy living there.

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Re: Hershel's TR To Iran
« Reply #147 on: August 31, 2015, 12:35:51 AM »
The Jews that live in Iran seam to be quite happy living there.

There is a huge difference between a Jew living in Iran who knows and understands\deals with  the culture etc. then a Western Jew coming to Iran as tourist.

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Re: Hershel's TR To Iran
« Reply #148 on: August 31, 2015, 12:42:50 AM »
The Jews that live in Iran seam to be quite happy living there.
What do you base this on? I'm not challenging you. It's a real question.

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Re: Hershel's TR To Iran
« Reply #149 on: August 31, 2015, 01:47:13 AM »


if 1 person there detects that you are Jewish i don't have to tell you whats next
Not necessarily as you think

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Re: Hershel's TR To Iran
« Reply #150 on: August 31, 2015, 03:30:25 AM »
wowowo, i am really amazed , isn't such a trip dangerous ? if 1 person there detects that you are Jewish i don't have to tell you whats next , why would you do such a trip ?
however in today's days i don't thnik that its so scary to travel to Iran after the Iran deal with the US  .
Better not to hide your Judaism. Otherwise they will suspect you for a spy.

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Re: Hershel's TR To Iran
« Reply #151 on: August 31, 2015, 03:31:16 AM »
The Jews that live in Iran seam to be quite happy living there.
How do you know? Can you supply us with your Iran TR thread??

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Re: Hershel's TR To Iran
« Reply #152 on: August 31, 2015, 08:52:08 AM »
The Jews that live in Iran seam to be quite happy living there.
*Seem? How many Iranians do you know personally that currently live in Iran?

Also, please describe how you come to the assumption that the "Jews are quite happy living there" ? Did you observe that somehow

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Re: Hershel's TR To Iran
« Reply #153 on: August 31, 2015, 08:59:44 AM »
*Seem? How many Iranians do you know personally that currently live in Iran?

Also, please describe how you come to the assumption that the "Jews are quite happy living there" ? Did you observe that somehow
Lol,  probably only one person here that can answer that

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Re: Hershel's TR To Iran
« Reply #154 on: August 31, 2015, 09:24:38 AM »
Spoke to an Iranian now living in Geneva. He claims in 1979 they had 126k Yidden living there & now  there is only 15,000

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Re: Hershel's TR To Iran
« Reply #155 on: August 31, 2015, 10:19:11 AM »
Any Persian jews on DDF from LA or Greatneck? The ones I asked tell me they have cousins in Iran who live a decent to good life and some are even friends with the regime for business purposes, they live anywhere from  normal to comfortable, but all live under a gun to their heads.

 One persian Jew told me his aunt even moved back from LA to IKA while others claim its too dangerous to go back.
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Re: Hershel's TR To Iran
« Reply #156 on: August 31, 2015, 12:43:26 PM »
Just a tangential data point -- yes, I know that Iran and Iraq are two very different places:

Man who works for me is from Iraq, naturalized US citizen. Just left on one-month trip with his family to see family in Iraq.  He told me that there are zero Jews living in Iraq now.   Google/wikipedia seem to indicate that maybe a few dozen remained as recently as 2013, but now essentially zero.


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Re: Hershel's TR To Iran
« Reply #157 on: August 31, 2015, 02:12:01 PM »
Iraq is defiantly way more dangerous to travel to  then Iran . ISIS can anytime capture you and ..... you if you make one wrong turn .
money doesn't talk......      it SCREAMS !

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Re: Hershel's TR To Iran
« Reply #158 on: August 31, 2015, 02:29:22 PM »
Iraq is defiantly way more dangerous to travel to  then Iran . ISIS can anytime capture you and ..... you if you make one wrong turn .
And Iran could accuse you of being a Spy. no reason given

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Re: Hershel's TR To Iran
« Reply #159 on: August 31, 2015, 03:57:07 PM »
I know plenty of  Persian Jews in LA. I know some that have relatives there, and have traveled back and forth without any issues. As mentioned  above, the Jews there live well, and since Iranian culture is so different from Western culture, the one's who live there are not looking to move.