Iran’s judiciary issued an arrest warrant for an Iranian rabbi who emigrated to New York in 1991. Eshaq Belanas is being portrayed by Iranian judiciary officials as the mastermind behind the 10 Iranian Jews recently sentenced on charges of spying for Israel. The warrant for his arrest came as protesters rallied around the world for the jailed Jews.
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