Kurds and Israel

Protesters hold Kurdish and Israeli flags during a rally against the Turkish military operation in S
Help fleeing Kurds

If Israel can facilitate treatment there, in third countries or in Israel, this would be a place where lives can be saved.

Reservists: We, as Israelis and Jews, must not stand by

“We, as Israelis and Jews, must not stand by when we see another nation abandoned by its allies and left defenseless,” read an online petition.

Turkish Kurds
Turkey’s policies and the Kurds in the Middle East

All Kurdish groups are considered by the Turkish government as “terrorists” who do not represent the Kurds in any way, and the Turkish state ironically sees its duty as one of controlling the Kurds.

By VEYSI DAG
25/01/2019
WILL THERE be a ‘Deal of the Century?’
Abandoning the Kurds gives Iran free rein in Syria

President Donald J. Trump’s decision to quit Syria opens the door for Iran to expand its influence in Syria, jeopardizing Israel’s security.

By DAVID L. PHILLIPS
26/12/2018
A Syrian Kurd refugee in Iraq
Analysis of geostrategic options for the Kurds in west and south Kurdistan

The Kurds are divided into four oppressor states, two of which – Turkey and Iran – are also key regional power brokers. Divided Kurdish forces have had to work together to survive.

By MANUEL LEITI/PASSAR HARIKY
03/12/2018
It is time for the U.S. to help liberate the Kurds

The Kurds have every right to nationhood adhering to a destiny without fear of persecution.

By QANTA AHMED
03/10/2018
Time for the West to follow Israel's example

Israel is the only real democracy in the Middle East, a country that defends Western Christian-Jewish culture, democracy, human dignity and humanism, but is criticized nevertheless.

By MAKVAN KASHEIKAL
20/03/2018
The international legal forum in support for an independent Kurdish state.
MKs unite to support Kurdish people at Knesset

This first-of-its-kind Knesset event was chaired by Ksenia Svetlova, the Chairperson of the Lobby for Strengthening the Relationship between the State of Israel and the Kurdish People.

Israel should arm the Kurds

As a result, the Kurds lost the ability to sell Kirkuk oil.

A STATUE of a Peshmerga fighter
The Kurds and Kirkuk, before and after October 16

The Kurds of Kirkuk do not go out at night because they are afraid and do not trust Iraqi forces. Before October 16, Kurds ruled the city, but now are treated as a minority.

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