Yazidi

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Ya·zi·di

 (yä′zĭ-dē′)
n.
See Yezidi.
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YazidiYézidi
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Hussainism and Yazidism. This clash of ideologies lies at the very root of what has been dubbed a 'Resurrection of Islam'.
It also calls for all major religions to recognize Yazidism as a world faith, a move that Nicholson said would change the wider region's attitude toward the minority group.
Yazidism is derived from Zoroastrianism, an ancient Persian monotheistic religion, as well as Islam and Christianity.
Other religions practiced among Kurdish communities include Christianity (Catholics, Assyrians, Chaldeans and Syriac), Judaism (some 25,000 Jewish Kurds migrated to the US and Israel in the 1950s), as well as Yazidism in Iraq.
Their religion, Yazidism, is linked to Zoroastrianism.