Understanding our Kurdish Allies and Islamic Foes21 January 2023
Brian of London, senior editor of the popular blog 'Israellycool', explains the obsession that led him to focus on the darkness of Islam versus sharing the beauty of Israel. Also, why was Brian so taken with VOI’s encounter with British radical Muslim Anjem Choudary? Should there be a fundamentally different approach between the way Israel and the west cover Islam? Then, an ancient belief traces the origins of the Kurdish nation to King Solomon. The Kurdish people admire Israel's reclamation of the Jewish homeland, but what ties bind our two peoples today?
Bakir Lashkari, chairman of the Kurdish-Israel friendship association shares his experience building bridges between Kurds and Jews. Is Israel providing arms, intelligence, and support for the Kurds in their aspiration for independence? Is there a unique alliance of friendship between Jews and Kurds emerging today?