Iranian President Wishes Jews "Blessed Rosh Hashanah" Over Twitter

Rouhani no Ahmadinejad


During his stormy eight-year tenure, Iran's former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad sparked international outrage for numerous inflammatory comments. Among them: calling for Israel to be "wiped off the map" and suggesting the Holocaust was a myth.

His newly inaugurated successor apparently has a different view. On Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, Hasan Rouhani took to Twitter to send the following message: