Representation formation of the first to follow the Jewish religion in Kurdistan

Twilight News / announced in the Kurdistan Region for the formation of the Representation of the Jewish religion in the event is the first of its kind in the semi-autonomous region in particular and in Iraq in general.

The Kurdistan Regional Government issued a special resolution in accordance with the ministerial order the creation of the Directorate and the appointment of Omar Shirzad Mamstani special representative of the Jews in the Ministry of Awqaf and Religious Affairs, which also contained seven representations of religions and doctrines of variety.

Mamstani said in an interview reported on bass Kurdish News and seen by Twilight News, that the establishment of this representation comes to preserve the rights of the Kurds and the participation of Jews peaceful coexistence of religions.

He pointed to the presence of 430 Kurdish Jewish family in Kurdistan, who returned from Israel or those in Kurdistan, and they are committed to their religion, and they have their temples.

He said, "We have a project to help the provincial government to Tamrer and construction of these temples.

For his part, said Marwan Naqshbandi relations official at the Ministry of Awqaf and that the decision to form the Authority issued in accordance with the Law No. 5, which was released in April 2015.

He added that the role and functions of this representation is the coordination between the Ministry and representation in official events and special things by following the Jewish religion.