Iranian Jews Stay In Close Contact With Their Homeland05:11
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This week, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been in Washington reiterating Israel's right to defend itself militarily against any nuclear threat from Iran.

The two countries are arch rivals, but decades ago, they were allies.

The Iranian Revolution in the late 1970s changed that.

Israel is now home to 150,000 Jews who fled Iran, and many of them now live in 'little Tehran' in Tel Aviv.

The BBC's James Reynolds reports about three Iranian Jews, who are living in Israel, but still keep in touch with their homeland.

This segment aired on March 7, 2012.

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