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Ronny Edry:
Israel and Iran: A love story?

TEDxJaffa 2012 · 14:57 · Filmed Sep 2012
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When war between Israel and Iran seemed imminent, Israeli graphic designer Ronny Edry shared a poster on Facebook of himself and his daughter with a bold message: "Iranians ... we [heart] you." Other Israelis quickly created their own posters with the same message — and Iranians responded in kind. The simple act of communication inspired surprising Facebook communities like "Israel loves Iran," "Iran loves Israel" and even "Palestine loves Israel."

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Ronny Edry of Israel created The Peace Factory, an online movement for peace in the Middle East, when he posted a Facebook image that declared "Iranians, we will never bomb your country." Full bio
This talk was presented to a local audience at TEDxJaffa 2012, an independent event. TED editors featured it among our selections on the home page.

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