“…travelers will be hard pressed to find any Iraqi flags…just as they will be hard pressed to find any Kurd who thinks of himself or herself as Iraqi.”
Read more here in the Atlanta Jewish Times
More than a handful of people thought my wife, Whitney, and I were insane when we shared that we were going to live in Kurdistan, technically part of northern Iraq, a country officially in a state of war with Israel, and were moving a mere five days after our wedding.
Read more in the Atlanta Jewish Times
It is no secret that Middle Eastern countries, with few if any exception, would not support a future independent Kurdistan, despite several regional countries’ economic investments. These same countries overwhelmingly reject the presence of Israel in the region as well, yet in some cases business continues behind closed doors.
Read more on Rudaw.net
Let it be the century for stronger Kurdish and Jewish bonds, and they should be genuine and unbreakable.