Mission: to preserve the Yezidi faith and empower the Yezidi people all around the world through selfless service.

Yezidis International’s Journey to Ancestral Land.

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Yezidis International’s Journey to Ancestral Land. . . identifying a Yezidi What are some of the ways to tell if someone is of Yezidi faith? We asked and they answered… -basmbar (the red/white yarn worn as a charm) -“tok” or grivan (the white undershirt...

Yezidis International’s Journey to ancestral land. . .New Year

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Yezidis International’s Journey to ancestral land. . .New Year Happy Earth’s Day For Yezidis, if we think about it, it is earth day everyday of April. Some Facts About the April month and Yezidi New Year: -Charshama Sari Sali holiday takes place on third Wednesday in...

YI Journey to Ancestral Land- Boza village

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Yezidis International’s Journey to Ancestral Land. . .Preserving the Heritage Today trip was to Boza (AKA Bozan). It is one of the oldest Yezidi villages and at one point was being considered for becoming the Yezidis’ holiest site. As such, it is sometimes called...

Yezidis International’s Journey to Ancestral Land . . .

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Yezidis International’s Journey to Ancestral Land . . . Preserving the Heritage Yezidis have been called children of the sun because of their high reverence for the sun. The way they bury their dead is reflective of their regard for the sun. Tweet

Yezidis International Visit Yezidi Holy Sites

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Yezidis International Works to Preserve the Yezidi Heritage Our members interviewed prominent Yezidi scholars and collected information that will later be published in a book as part of the our Preservation of Heritage project. During the visit to Iraq and to Yezidi holy sites,...

YI Members Attend Mental Health First Aid

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Mental Health First Aid There has been a need for mental health first aid  training  due to the ongoing genocide that has effected both Yezidis in Iraq and their relatives who now reside in USA. Several members and volunteers of Yezidis international attended and encouraged...

YI helping install tents

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YI Helps in Sardashty Camps After Flash Flooding Hundreds of Yezidi families lost their tents in Sardashty refugees camp in Iraq. Yezidis International worked with two other organizations and helped purchase and install tents for some of the families who lost their shelter due to...