Friday, July 03, 2015

VeAfilu BeHastara, Malachi Rosenfeld z"l funeral Kochav Hashachar, Bennett remarks. We are here 3,800 years, When you murder, we build.”

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  • Terror Victim Laid to Rest; 'We Will Not Be Defeated' Malachi Moshe Rosenfeld, 26, who died Tuesday from wounds sustained in Monday night's terrorist shooting attack, laid to rest  http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/197542#.VZYuV_lViko
  • Benny Friedman & Yedidim Choir - Aaron Teitelbaum Production - בני פרידמן וידידים - ואפילו בהסתרה  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6y7SCjT9fI
  • Naftali Bennett at Rosenfeld's Funeral (H) http://www.eish-l.org/s/lt9f5n rough translation. We are here 3,800 years and we are here to stay. Enough time has passed. Internalize this. When you murder, we build...." " There is truth. You who are alive in Kochav Hashachar, you who are alive and the settlers of Yehuda and the Shomron, you are the pioneers of our generation! You are the kings that are protecting us in the center of the Land and its security, and you are protecting us in the world of moral values.  The last time they expelled settlers from their homes, in a terrible and sinful campaign,and painful, ten years ago exactly, it ended in rockets....We are all Settlers.  There will not be Am Yisrael Aleph and Am Yisrael Beg....Am Yisroel is ONE.   No one Israeli is better than another. No Israeli needs to make an excuse, apologize for settling on the Land of it's forefathers.  The opposite it is true.    I fall short compared to you the residents who live in Yehuda and the Shomron. You are an educational model.  You are a model of giving of yourselves, A valued model, a moral model, with mutual love, a model we should learn from... 



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Sincerely,

Robin Ticker

Activist emails sent to my list  are L'Ilui Nishmat Yisrael ben David Aryeh ob"m (Izzy - Kaplan) and Howard Chaim Grief great activists and lovers of Eretz Yisroel, Am Yisroel and the Torah. Yehi Zichronum Baruch.  May their memories serve as a blessing. 

Most of these emails are posted on Shemittahrediscovered.blogspot.com 

Personal emails to individuals will not be posted to my blog. 

Obama Dangerous Foreign Policies -

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Sincerely,

Robin Ticker

Activist emails sent to my list  are L'Ilui Nishmat Yisrael ben David Aryeh ob"m (Izzy - Kaplan) and Howard Chaim Grief great activists and lovers of Eretz Yisroel, Am Yisroel and the Torah. Yehi Zichronum Baruch.  May their memories serve as a blessing. 

Most of these emails are posted on Shemittahrediscovered.blogspot.com 

Personal emails to individuals will not be posted to my blog. 

Fwd: TZC=Newsletter-July-3=2015=PDF=Format Parshat Balak - 17 Tamuz 5775

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It's the 17 of Tamuz edition. Each article is depressing to read...

Date: Thu, Jul 2, 2015 at 6:30 PM
Subject: TZC=Newsletter-July-3=2015=PDF=Format
To:


SHABBAT SHALOM!

Parshat Balak -  17 Tamuz 5775
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B86sGl9yfinjbzI0MlBkMHN1NFU/view?usp=sharing


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Sincerely,

Robin Ticker

Activist emails sent to my list  are L'Ilui Nishmat Yisrael ben David Aryeh ob"m (Izzy - Kaplan) and Howard Chaim Grief great activists and lovers of Eretz Yisroel, Am Yisroel and the Torah. Yehi Zichronum Baruch.  May their memories serve as a blessing. 

Most of these emails are posted on Shemittahrediscovered.blogspot.com 

Personal emails to individuals will not be posted to my blog. 

Sunday, June 28, 2015

SOS Immediate attention URGENT re: Yezidis existential threat once again! 1000 more Yezidis fear ISIS and NON-PROTECTION!. Turkish government forcing them back to refugee camps

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If you are reading this email, try to do what you can do to prevent mass massacre and genocide not to mention enslavement of women and children... Please forward to any Presidential Republican candidate especially if you  have some connection and even if you don't, who might influence USA funding to be allocated towards Yezidis fighting ISIS.  Post on Social Media, (email lists, facebook, twitter...) traditional Media (print, radio, letters to the Editor etc)...Make sure to publicize this everywhere until somebody responds... Please read or at least skim this post till the end. I know it's long and wordy but in order to truly appreciate the urgency you need to have a picture of what is happening and internalize how far ISIS has advanced in a short period of time. 

Surely had the UN properly responded and addressed the humanitarian crisis in August 2014 to the Yezidi's massacre,  ISIS would not have advanced to the point where they are, taking over country after country. They are now on Israel's border by the Golan and infiltrating Gaza.... Yezidi lives could  have been saved in May 2015 and there did not need to be a repeat Yezidi genocide nor another pending one now in June 2015. 

 If the collective we, and each and every individual reading this, does not respond now to the present immediate threat to Yezidi's  you will have to answer to a heavenly court....

(Please see Memo to Secretary General of the UN Mr. Ban Ki Moon below written less then a year ago. History has taught us, that when we are dealing with evil on this magnitude, we must respond immediately and not wait. 

How many countries have fallen to ISIS since June 29, 2014 since it declared itself a Caliphate. Please note that Mosul, Iraq, Yezidi territory, is its largest city. Who more than the Yezidis are motivated to fighting ISIS?

"ISIL", "ISIS", "Daish" and "Islamic State group" redirect here. For other uses, see ISIL (disambiguation)ISIS (disambiguation)Daish (disambiguation), andIslamic state (disambiguation).
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL /ˈsəl/Arabicالدولة الإسلامية في العراق والشام‎), also known as theIslamic State of Iraq and Syria or the Islamic State of Iraq and ash-Sham (ISIS /ˈsɪs/),[30] or simply as theIslamic State,[31] is a Salafi jihadi militant group and self-proclaimed caliphate and Islamic state that as of March 2015 has control over territory occupied by ten million people[32] in Iraq and Syria, as well as limited territorial control in Libya and Nigeria. The group also operates or has affiliates in other parts of the world including southeast Asia.[33][34]  )

Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant
الدولة الإسلامية في العراق والشام (Arabic)
ad-Dawlah al-Islāmiyah fī 'l-ʿIrāq wa-sh-Shām

Primary target of the Global War on Terrorism and of the Military intervention against ISILin Syria,IraqLibya, and Nigeria.
Flag
Motto: باقية وتتمدد
Bāqiyah wa-Tatamaddad
"Remaining and Expanding"[1]
Anthem: أمتي قد لاح فجر
Ummatī, qad lāḥa fajrun
"My Nation, A Dawn Has Appeared"[2]
Military situation as of 24 June 2015, in the Iraqi, Syrian, and Lebanese conflicts.  Controlled by Iraqi Government forces  Controlled by Syrian Government forces  Controlled by the Lebanese Government  Controlled by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant  Controlled by Iraqi Kurdistan forces  Controlled by Syrian Kurdistan forces  Controlled by Syrian Opposition forces  Controlled by Hezbollah  Controlled by al-Nusra Front Note: Iraq and Syria contain large desert areas with limited populations. These areas are mapped as under the control of forces holding roads and towns within them. Detailed map of Syrian Civil WarDetailed map of Iraqi insurgencyDetailed map of Lebanese insurgencyDetailed map of Libyan Civil WarDetailed map of Nigerian insurgencyDetailed map of Yemeni Civil War
Military situation as of 24 June 2015, in the IraqiSyrian, andLebanese conflicts.
  Controlled by Iraqi Government forces
  Controlled by Syrian Government forces
  Controlled by the Lebanese Government
  Controlled by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant
  Controlled by Iraqi Kurdistan forces
  Controlled by Syrian Kurdistan forces
  Controlled by Syrian Opposition forces
  Controlled by Hezbollah
  Controlled by al-Nusra Front
Note: Iraq and Syria contain large desert areas with limited populations. These areas are mapped as under the control of forces holding roads and towns within them.
Detailed map of Syrian Civil War
Detailed map of Iraqi insurgency
Detailed map of Lebanese insurgency
Detailed map of Libyan Civil War
Detailed map of Nigerian insurgency
Detailed map of Yemeni Civil War
Administrative centerAr-RaqqahSyria
(de facto capital)
35°57′N 39°1′E
Largest cityMosulIraq
IdeologySalafism[3][4][5]
Salafi jihadism[5][6]
Wahhabism[7][8]
TypeRebel group controlling territory
Current control in
 Syria[9]
 Iraq[9]
 Libya[10]
 Lebanon[11]
 Nigeria[12]
 Yemen[13][14]
Military strength & operation areasInside Syria and Iraq
200,000[15] (Kurdish claim)
20,000–31,000 (CIA estimate)
Outside Syria and Iraq
32,600–57,900 (SeeMilitary of ISIL for more-detailed estimates.)
Estimated total
52,600–257,900
Leaders
 - LeaderAbu Bakr al-Baghdadi[16]
 - Deputy leaderAbu Ala al-Afri [17][18]
 - Deputy leader in SyriaAbu Ali al-Anbari[19]
 - Deputy leader in IraqAbu Muslim al-Turkmani [19][20]
 - Military chiefAbu Suleiman al-Naser[21][22]
 - Governor of South & Central EuphratesAbu Fatima al-Jaheishi[21]
 - Chief spokespersonAbu Mohammad al-Adnani[21][23][24]
 - Chief of Syrian military operationsAbu Omar al-Shishani[21][25]
Establishment
 - Formation (as Jamāʻat al-Tawḥīd wa-al-Jihād)1999[26] 
 - Joined al-QaedaOctober 2004 
 - Declaration of an Islamic statein Iraq13 October 2006 
 - Claim of territory in the Levant8 April 2013 
 - Separated from al-Qaeda[27][28]3 February 2014[29] 
 - Declaration of caliphate29 June 2014 
 - Claim of territory in Libya, Egypt, Algeria, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Afghanistan, and Pakistan13
What does it take for the world to wake up????

 "The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing" Edmond Burke

Every single Holocaust Museum should take note of these recent pictures  of the Genocide, abduction, and enslavement of Yezidis of the past year!



Horrific!  Viewer discretion advised!

Memo to the Secretary General of the United Nations Mr. Ban Ki Moon
Regarding the Ethnic Cleansing of Indigenous Iraqis And a Protected Zone
The Honorable Ban Ki Moon
Secretary General of the United Nations
New York, NY  10017                                                            
Dated: 22nd of August 2014

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Current Events: Mirza Ismail Chairman of Yezidi Human Rights is now once again pleading with the world on behalf of the Yezidis. 
 "In the name of humanity, I am urgently asking you and our respected government to save those innocent people before it is too late."
Please not the date and time of this email.  Just a few hours ago.

from: Mirza Ismail <ezidis@gmail.com>
to: RANANAH GOLDHAR <rgoldhar2@sympatico.ca>
Sun, Jun 28, 2015 at 12:48 AM
subject: Re: FW: VIGIL - PANIC/YEZIDIS FLEE CAMPS - FEAR ISIS AND NON-PROTECTION

As Yezidis we live in a very dire situation; any support will be greatly appreciated.  I just received a call from a colleague (Qasim) told me that he and more than one thousand Yezidi refugees are in Istanbul Bus Terminal and the Turkish government are forcing to them to go back to refugee camps.

Note: It was a Kurdish Religious clerk, who said that "what the ISIS doing is right and we should support them in this mission."

Best regards,

Mirza Ismail


Subject: VIGIL - PANIC/YEZIDIS FLEE CAMPS - FEAR ISIS AND NON-PROTECTION
Date: Sun, 28 Jun 2015 00:03:55 -0400


Hello Friends,
According to reports TODAY from the Yezidi Human Rights Organization International, thousands of Yezidis are fleeing camps in Iraq and Turkey.  They have waited desperately for the weather to be warm enough for them to take this dangerous unprotected journey.  They are now ESPECIALLY TERRIFIED OF ISIS AND THE ONGOING LACK OF PROTECTION FROM KURDISH AUTHORITIES. ONLY LAST YEAR THE KURDISH SECURITY FORCES ABANDONED THE YEZIDIS TO ISIS WHO MASSACRED 5000 AND ENSLAVED 7000.  WHERE ARE THE LITTLE GIRLS WHO WERE KIDNAPPED AND BEING NOW SOLD AND USED AS SEX-SLAVES.  ARE WE O.K. WITH THIS AS WE KISS OUR DAUGHTERS GOOD NIGHT OR SEND THEM TO SUMMER CAMPS?   IN IRAW AND TURKEY, NOW RAMADAN HAS BROUGHT EVEN MORE INTENSE PLANS FOR ISIS EXPANSION.  AT LEAST ONE KURDISH LEADER HAS OPENLY CALLED FOR THE KURDS TO SUPPORT ISIS. 
The Yezidi Human Right Organization is planning a vigil CENTRAL TORONTO   - tentative date of  Tuesday afternoon 3:00 TO BE CONFIRMED. YEZIDIS HAVE ORGANIZED VIGIL IN EUROPE FOR TOMORROW.
Canadian Jews and Friends for Yezidis plans to join and support this rally.  We call on other organizations and individuals and the media to do the same.
PLEASE READ THE LETTER BELOW TO THE CAN. GOV. FROM THE YEZIDIS HUMAN RIGHTS ORGANIZATION INTERNATIONAL.
OUR VIGIL WILL CALL ON OUR GOVERNMENT TO SAVE THE YEZIDIS THROUGH URGENT MEASURES INCLUDING BRINGING REFUGEES TO OUR BEAUTIFUL COUNTRY CANADA.
Please write and let us know your intent to join us!
Sincerely,
Renanah Gemeiner of Canadian Jews and Friends for Yezidis
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Date: Sat, 27 Jun 2015 18:22:29 -0400
Subject: The Situation of Yezidi Refugees in Turkey and Iraq-Your urgent help is needed

Dear Honourable Members,

First of all I hope you and your staffs are well and thank you so much for all your help and support to the Iraqi minorities and including the Yezidis, which are still under genocide.  In the name of humanity, I am urgently asking you and our respected government to save those innocent people before it is too late.
The Yezidi refugees in Turkey are facing real crisis where thousands of those refugees in Turkey have left camps and heading toward Turkish - Bulgarian border crossing hoping to enter Bulgaria and then European Union countries, where they can live in peace and freedom as human beings.
Since Friday, June 26, 2015, more than 30 transport buses have departed from Diyarbakir Refugee Camp and other camps in Southeast Turkey where Yazidis have taken refuge since last August of 2014, because of Islamic State attack against them in Sinjar and Nineveh Plain in Northern Iraq.  Some of those buses are on their way now to the Bulgarian Border, which are expected to reach there some time tomorrow (Sunday).  And there are others have been prevented by the Turkish police and PKK personnel in all different camps in Southeastern Turkey; there are also some have been returned after travelling for so many of hours.   
According some Yezidi refugees in Batman camp, the PKK first prevented them from leaving for Bulgarian Border and then Turkish police came, beat several refugees including women; they also said they sleep outside since the last two days without food and drink.
On the other hand the Displaced Yezidis in camps in Northern Iraq also are very panicking and do not know what to do; because they heard that the ISIS has issued a warning that they (Islamic State) will be celebrating the Ramadan feast in Dohuk.  Therefore, many of displaced Yezidis planning to cross the Turkish border for their safety and many of the Yezidi refugees in Turkey are now on their way to cross the Bulgarian border; many others are being prevented from leaving, so the situation is very difficult for all the Yezidi refugees in Turkey and displaced Yezidis in Northern Iraq.
Therefore, we are now hoping that Canada, UN, US, EU and NATO members of state can intervene in this situation as quickly as possible and find a solution for the Yezidis' issues in Turkey and Northern Iraq. 
These four individuals are in different camps in Turkey, can you contact them for any further information on the Yezidi refugees in Turkey.
Mr. Nayif Broka ------ + 905389248483
Mr. Shamo Majdin --- + 905373801705
Mr. Darwish Zendin --+ 905342353093
Mr. Saeed Khanasor -- + 905458418072
Thank you so much for your time and consideration and for more information, please do not hesitate to contact.

Best regards,
Mirza Ismail
Chairman
Yezidi Human Rights Organization-International



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bs"d  Friends, here is additional recent correspondence regarding the Yezidi crisis a few days ago before I knew about the current crisis..

Here is a letter I wrote to David Efune, Editor of Algemeiner in response to the published article 
"An Eyewitness Account of the Kurds' Battle Against ISIS"

[fyi the Kurds are being massacred as well http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/jun/26/kurdish-forces-have-besieged-isis-fighters-in-kobani-say-activists but does that explain their abandonment of the Yezidis in May  1st 2015  when they were allegedly stationed there to protect them, as per Mirza's email and that they actually "Betrayed and killed Yezidis for ISIS!"  in early Aug 2014? Reading back my letter to David Efune, I realize that it didn't register what Mirza had written.  Not only did 8000 Kurds militia abandon the Yezidis since they didn't want to sacrifice their lives for another ethnicity in May 2015,  but that there are eyewitness reports according to Mirza,  that some Kurds actually were part of the Yezidi Massacre in Aug. 2014.  

There are honorable Kurds as well http://ezidipress.com/en/pkk-special-unit-liberates-yezidis-surrounded-by-isis/ The key is to find the good guys who have a proven track record, no matter what ethnic minority, and reward them by empowering them and do the opposite to those who either contributed or empowered evil. 

Shouldn't USA funding going to KURDS to fight ISIS be reevaluated? There must be accountability and transparency. We are talking about hundreds of millions of dollars....

Republicans propose directly funding Iraqi militias in war against IsisAccording to text from next year's defense bill released Monday, at least $178m would go directly to 'Kurdish and tribal security forces or other local security forces with a national security mission'  http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/apr/27/republicans-propose-funding-iraqi-militias-in-war-against-isis  
 Robin]

from: Robin Ticker <faigerayzel@gmail.com>
to: Dovid Efune <editor@algemeiner.com>,
Dovid Efune <defune@gjcf.com>
cc: Mirza Ismail <ezidis@gmail.com>,
Renanah Goldhar <rgoldhar2@sympatico.ca>
date: Thu, Jun 25, 2015 at 10:35 PM
subject: re: An Eyewitness Account of the Kurds' Battle Against ISIS

Re: An Eyewitness Account of the Kurds' Battle Against ISIS

I think Mirza should comment and add his insights on this article as per his perspective as Chairman of  Yezidi Human Rights - International.

In May Mirza sent us this email FW: 600 Yazidis massacred Friday, May 1st - read Mirza's words. Both Kurds (KRG) under Mullah Barzani and ISIS responsible for Genocide http://shemittahrediscovered.blogspot.com/2015/05/fw-600-yazidis-massacred-friday-may-1st.html

It did not put the Kurds in such a positive light. 

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Mirza responded to my email to Algemeiner:


from: Mirza Ismail <ezidis@gmail.com>
to: Robin Ticker <faigerayzel@gmail.com>
cc: Dovid Efune <editor@algemeiner.com>,
Dovid Efune <defune@gjcf.com>,
Renanah Goldhar <rgoldhar2@sympatico.ca>
date: Thu, Jun 25, 2015 at 11:42 PM
subject: Re: An Eyewitness Account of the Kurds' Battle Against ISIS
Dear Robin Ticker,

About 2 hours prior to the ISIS attack against the Yezidis in Sinjar, there were at least more than 8000 KRG militias were stationed in the Yezidis region allegedly to protect it; the KRG militias fled our region without any fight against ISIS and they also refused give any weapons to the Yezidi men who were ready and willing to fight ISIS and protect the Yezidis.  But on August 03, 2014 at 2:00 AM when the Islamic State attacked the Yezidis in Sinjar there were no KRG militias found to fight the ISIS.  And I also have eyewitnesses that saw the  KRG militias killed the Yezidis as they fled and Kurds in Sinjar put Yezidi elders alive in bakery oven!  So, now you are telling me that the KRG is fighting ISIS; if they really fighting or not; can the KRG bring our killed, slaughtered people back to life?  Has the KRG brought our women and young girls back unharmed?

The KRG and its militias "Betrayed and killed Yezidis for ISIS!" 

The KRG and its militias may be the "Best Human Beings on Earth" for others but not the for the Yezidis, because they are the ones who handed us over to the ISIS on August 03, 2014.

Best regards,

Mirza Ismail
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from: Robin Ticker <faigerayzel@gmail.com>
to: Mirza Ismail <ezidis@gmail.com>
cc: Dovid Efune <editor@algemeiner.com>,
Dovid Efune <defune@gjcf.com>,
Renanah Goldhar <rgoldhar2@sympatico.com
...
date: Fri, Jun 26, 2015 at 2:14 AM
subject: Re: An Eyewitness Account of the Kurds' Battle Against ISIS


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Dear Mirza, 

I don't have words to ease your anguish.  The pictures and stories you send us are beyond horrific.  [view links of pictures above. Viewer discretion advised! Robin]

Please go on this link and you will see that Mirza has been crying for help for a while.  


David Efune, amv"sh

Please.  There is nothing we can do to bring back the beheaded Yezidis.  Yet we can start to put balm on their pain by admitting where we failed.  There perhaps is something we can do for the young innocent Yezidi women and girls who are in trauma.  

To start off, there should be transparency and  accounting by the Kurds and by the United States or whomever else, their benefactors, as per how the monies that they received to fight ISIS did not get dispersed to other ethnic groups like the Yezidis. WHAT WERE THEY the KURDS THINKING when they left the Yezidis unprotected?????


Apparently, the Kurds do not take advantage of their natural allies in the fight against ISIS .

Besides Mirza's testimony here is another example. 

Americans 'Fighting ISIS' Are Just Props

Surely this must stop!

Have the Republicans on the committee that finances ethnic groups like the Kurds been contacted and has there been a call for an investigation of the matter?

It would seem logical that whatever ethnic group and individuals can prove that they indeed are fighting ISIS and are not corrupt and selfish, or as in this case heartless....,they  should be granted authority and empowered with arms and money with the authority to distribute.  

We saw how Assad recently abandoned the Syrian Druze to Isis. This came as no surprise.  I didn't expect much more from Assad. He does not have a good track record on human rights.  Are the Kurds in this category?  I hope not.  Are they terrorists? Perhaps as this article suggests they feared for their lives and didn't want to sacrifice for another threatened people. If this is the case, those that finance  the Kurds to fight Isis must take this into account to make sure that all ethnic groups under the threat of ISIS have the proper weapons, funding and humanitarian aid.  

Probably, if what Mirza is saying is true, among the Kurds there are those who must be brought to justice! Surely they will be judged in a heavenly court.  But we on earth who respect human rights can't wait for Divine Retribution after a massacre has happened.  We must be proactive to prevent a massacre.

It seems like there is no excuse for the Kurds, (nor for the American's who fund the Kurds), to have allowed ISIS to once again, massacre the Yezidi community. Did they forget so quickly what happened in  summer 2014 or did they simply not care?


Small comfort can be gotten from knowing that had we not publicized what ISIS did to the Yezidis, nobody would have been sounding the alarm for the Druze community in Syria when they found themselves surrounded unprotected by ISIS.  The Images and stories we saw of the Yezidis massacred and enslaved were raw.. 

The desperation of the Yezidis and Mirza can only remind us of the desperation of Weissmandl in the 1940s when he knew fully well what awaited his fellow Jewish Brethren and the world was silent.  

Once can not help but  despair upon reflecting that the recent  600 massacred Yezidis and enslaved Yezidis did not have to happen! 

Other than Mirza Ismail, who is calling the KURDS to task? 

Again, does anyone of you have connections with influential Republicans or members of influential committees that finance the Kurds?

 It seems to me that Ayoub Kara with Israel's back, prevented mass genocide. 

It's clear that ISIS does not want to take on the Israeli's just yet. They assured the Syrian Druze that as long as they remain neutral they will not be attacked. 

Israel has much appreciation to the Israeli Druze community and this in turn is helping their cousins in Syria.

Edwin Black I believe has information about how the Yezidis helped save Jews in the early 1940s in the Farhud era when Iraqi Jews were targeted.  Please contact him and publicize his research. 


International Farhud Day at the UN Commemorating the 1941 Pogrom against Baghdad's Jews - Edwin Black
by Edwin Black The ensuing mass rape, beheading, murder, burning, and looting spree was the first step in a process that throughout the Arab world 
effectively ended 2,600 years of Jewish existence in those lands. 
Ultimately, some 850,000 to 900,000 Jews ...


Let me add as a side note that I checked the Hebrew Calendar of August 3, 2014, the day Mirza noted in the email above which started the Yezidi massacre .. That date is the 7th of Av.  Anyone familiar with the Jewish Calendar understands that it coincides with the 9 days in the Hebrew month of Av, the days of the greatest misfortunes to humanity including WW1 and WW2 not to mention the destruction of the 1st and 2nd Jewish Temples. Please read what this Middle East Forum article had to say about what happened on August 3, 2016 and onward.   http://www.meforum.org/5313/yezidi-genocide 

Ten thousand Yezidis have died at the hands of the so-called "Islamic State" or ISIS since August 3, 2014. On that day ISIS attacked and seized the region where they lived after Kurdish fighters (Peshmerga) withdrew for unknown reasons. The fall of Sinjar (Shingal) led to the flight of Yezidis from the Sinjar District; 150,000 went to the territory of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) in Iraq and 250,000 were trapped on Mt. Sinjar. ISIS murdered approximately 3,000 Yezidis, abducted 6,500, and sold 4,500 women and girls into sexual slavery. 186,000 children have been displaced.