Kurdistan commemorating the death of Jews in Baghdad and Appoint a representative of the Jewish community in Erbil

Kurdistan news by Bahdin Sevo Sindi

Kurdistan Regional Government officially proclaimed Monday, December 1 Sherzad Omar Mamsana representatives of the Jewish community in the Ministry of Religious Affairs in Kurdistan Region .

Kurdistan commemorating the death of Jews in Baghdad and Appoint a representative of the Jewish community in Erbil
Kurdish Jews are celebrating the new year ,thenewmail

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kurdistan, Dec. 9 (thenewmail)  According to this inauguration during a ceremony held in Erbil to commemorate the one hundred Iraqi Jew killed in 1941, during the events known as the “Farhood” when attacked crowds of Iraqis looted homes of Jews in Baghdad with mounting anger at the time the violations committed by Jewish groups against the Palestinians in Palestine.

(Farhood )one hundred Iraqi Jew killed in 1941, thenewmail
(Farhood )one hundred Iraqi Jew killed in 1941, thenewmail

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mamsana said that the protection of minorities, which was voted on in May by Kurdistan law states that “even if a person only found one of any religion was, the rights will be protected.”

Zack Huff, a US resident scholar in Israel has explained that there are about 200.000 Jews living in Israel their assets from Kurdistan and want to connect with their roots in Kurdistan, even if they are of second or third generation “in Israel.

Kurdish Jews in Israel are demonstrating against Isis and supporting a Kurdish Yazidi 2014, thenewmail
Kurdish Jews in Israel are demonstrating against Isis and supporting a Kurdish Yazidi 2014, thenewmail.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

He added that it is expected that there will be more trade and tourism exchanges and relations between Jews in Israel and  Kurdistan. ”

It is worth mentioning that Iraq does not officially recognize the existence of Israel since it was established on the land of Palestine in 1948, and there are no relations between the two countries.

There is no synagogue in Kurdistan, the Jewish representative in the Ministry of Religious Affairs expressed we hope that things are changing rapidly for better.

It is noteworthy that the pace of the migration of Jews to Palestine, from Iraq began to accelerate after the 1948 war, and with the solutions in 1951, had emigrated from Iraq more than 80% of them.

Jews migration from Iraq to Israel 1948, thenewmail.
Jews migration from Iraq to Israel 1948, thenewmail.