Iranians shocked by 'Israel loves Iran' Facebook initiative -
New York Times, Washington Post,CNN report on the initiative started by two Israelis who sent a Facebook message to Iranians last Thursday saying, 'We will never bomb your country. We love you.'
An Iranian landscape architect named Majid began an equivalent Iranian initiative, opening a Facebook page called "Iran loves Israel." He says he heard about the Israeli page on a free radio station broadcasting to Iran from Prague, and immediately joined in.
"The responses to the page were extraordinary," says Majid, 34, a father of two. "Don't forget the Internet in Iran is blocked and it's very difficult to surf. I had no reason to think the Israelis were bad people, but in recent days I've found them to be very civilized," he says.
By Roy Arad, Haaretz, 22.03.12
A week ago, fear and hatred seemed to dominate the Midd
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