IN PHOTOS: Israelis of Kurdish Origin Celebrate Independence Vote in Jerusalem

Israelis rally outside of U.S. consulate in support of Kurdish referendum

Israelis of Kurdish origin rally in support of the Kurdish referendum outside the American consulate in Jerusalem, Sep 24, 2017.
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As Iraqi Kurds cast their ballots in Monday's referendum on an independent Kurdistan, Israelis of Kurdish descent celebrated in Jerusalem in front of the U.S. consulate.

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Members of the Kurdish Jewish community hold Kurdish and Israeli flags during a demonstration in Jerusalem on September 24, 2017.
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Israelis of Kurdish origin rally in support of the Kurdish referendum outside the American consulate in Jerusalem, Sep 24, 2017.
RONEN ZVULUN/REUTERS
Israelis of Kurdish origin rally in support of the Kurdish referendum outside the American consulate in Jerusalem, Sep 24, 2017.
RONEN ZVULUN/REUTERS
Israelis of Kurdish origin rally in support of the Kurdish referendum outside the American consulate in Jerusalem, Sep 24, 2017.
RONEN ZVULUN/REUTERS
Israelis of Kurdish origin rally in support of the Kurdish referendum outside the American consulate in Jerusalem, Sep 24, 2017.
RONEN ZVULUN/REUTERS