Israeli woman joins Kurds in battle against ISIS

November 11, 2014 10:09 PM

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IRBIL, Iraq/ OCCUPIED JERUSALEM: A Canadian-born immigrant to Israel has become the first foreign woman to join Kurds battling ISIS in Syria, a Kurdish source said Tuesday, as details of the volunteer’s turbulent past surfaced.

Gill Rosenberg, 31, is a civil aviation pilot who enlisted in an Israeli army search-and-rescue unit before being arrested in 2009, extradited to the United States and jailed over an international phone scam, one of her former lawyers said.

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