The Iranian President, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, today inaugurated the first plant nuclear fuel fabrication plant (FMP, as its name in English) in Isfahan, central pais. The plant known as FMP was built solely by Iranian experts and provide fuel to the reactor Arak research of 40 megawatts. Sera capable of producing tablets and fuel rods, as well as mounts for the Arak plant, which opened in the next two or three anos. The factory converted uranium hexafluoride into enriched uranium dioxide will then be processed as bullets, TV Press TV reported on its website. Main article: Persian Jews
Judaism is one of the oldest religions practiced in Iran and dates back to late biblical times. The Biblical book of Isaiah, Daniel, Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther, and Chronicles contain references to the lives and experiences of Jews in Iran.
Today, the largest group of Jews from Persia are found in Israel, which in 1993 was home to 75,000 of them, including a second generation of isaraelies and the United States, which houses a community of about 45,000 people, only the first generation especially in the Los Angeles and Great Neck (New York.
According to various estimates, 10,800 Jews remain in Iran, mostly in Tehran, Isfahan and Shiraz. The BBC reports that in Yazd ten Jewish families, six of them related by marriage, but some estimate that number is higher. Historically, Jews maintained their presence in most Iranian cities. This would be the largest Jewish population in a Muslim country.
There are smaller communities in Western Europe, Australia, Canada and Pakistan. A number of groups of Iranian Jews have been divided since ancient times. Are recognized today as separate communities, like the Jews of Bukhara and the Jews of Montana. In addition, there are several thousand in Iran who are, or are direct descendants of Jews who converted to Islam and the Baha’i faith.