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Nowruz Piruz

March 17th, 2013 by Xerxes | Comments Off on Nowruz Piruz

Happy Nowruz, Nowruz Piruz. Israeli greeting for Nowruz.

Last year Rabbi Abraham Gisser* published a Nowruz Greeting for the Iranian people in Thamar E. Gindin’s blog. I’ve helped Thamar translate it to Persian, and designed this graphic greeting, which is made of Iranian elements, that create a shape similar to Magen David. The most prominent Zoroastrian element is the Fravahr, that winged being with […]

Welcome to Facebook, Beelzebub

December 30th, 2012 by Xerxes | Comments Off on Welcome to Facebook, Beelzebub

Chameneji on Facebook

Sejjed Æli Chameneji (see my transcription to read this) opened a Facebook page, which is quite funny, because it’s blocked in the Islamic republic. I’ve already been blocked there, as have been many Iranians who wrote some true things (many asked him what filter-breaker he’s using…). But no hard feelings. I’ve decided to welcome Chameneji […]

Chomejni instead of Pepsi

November 30th, 2012 by Xerxes | Comments Off on Chomejni instead of Pepsi

Chomejni in the moon

Dear viewers, the Pepsi logo was supposed to be projected on the moon tonight, but the image of the Late Emam won, just as it did thirty something years ago. Because many people don’t believe this, I’ve decided to show you more clearly how to see Chomejni in the moon crescent. Once in a while this […]

Google Maps and the Persian Gulf

November 7th, 2012 by Xerxes | Comments Off on Google Maps and the Persian Gulf


The Persian Gulf has been called that for thousands of years, long before the Arab people gained power through Islam and conquered the whole area, including Iran. The Achaemenid King Darius, who ascended the throne in 521 BCE, calls it draya tya hačā pārsā aitiy – the sea that comes from Persia. Iran has always maintained […]

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