Seven ancient synagogues in Tehran burnt to the ground:
*Â Jahiliyya Update: The artifacts of the pre-Islamic period or non-Islamic cultures are, to traditional Islam, worthless trash — the society of unbelievers. “Iran: Seven historic synagogues in Tehran destroyed,” from AKI (thanks DW):
Tehran, 15 April (AKI) – Seven ancient synagogues in the Iranian capital, Tehran, have been destroyed by local authorities.
The synagogues were in the Oudlajan suburb of Tehran, where many Iranian Jews used to live.
Synagogue in Tehran. A postcard from the Qajar period.Â
“These buildings, which were part of our cultural, artistic and architectural heritage were burnt to the ground,” said Ahmad Mohit Tabatabaii, the director of the International Council of Museums’ (ICOM) office in Tehran.
“With the excuse of renovating this ancient quarter, they are erasing a part of our history,” said Tabatabaii….
*Â As the Muslim warlord said of the library in the conquered city of Alexandria:
“If what is contained here agrees with the Koran, we don’t need it;
if it disagrees with the Koran we don’t want it. Destroy it all!~”