Culture Desk: Israel Loves Iran (On Facebook)

My Facebook page was hit this week by what can only be described as a “status deluge.” One by one, my friends in Israel began sharing, “liking,” and posting a single message: “Iranians, We will never bomb your country, We love you.” I was as moved as I was surprised: one would be hard pressed to find a more sarcastic bunch than my fellow Israelis. But there they were, my friends, and thousands of others, spreading a saccharine message of peace at a time of rising hostilities.

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