Iran’s annual al-Quds – or Jerusalem – Day, denouncing Israel, is as much an expression of policy as ritual, writes BBC Persian’s Siavash Ardalan.
The Iranian government officially holds a ‘Jerusalem Day’ every year to spout anti-Israeli rhetoric. I want that to be the dropback for this TED talk where Israelis and Iranians share pictures of tolerance, respect and love for each other on social media.
Questions to Ponder: How can your country of origin shape your cultural perspective on other societies and reaffirm a national identity? In what ways can individuals resist and subvert the official state-sanctioned narrative? How is social media changing grass roots geopolitics?
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