Kach movement and Kahane Chai

A radical Israeli-Jewish organization founded by Meir Kahane, Kach means "Only Thus" in Hebrew. The stated goal of Kach and its offshoot Kahane Chai is to restore the biblical state of Israel. In March 1994, the Israeli Cabinet declared both illegal, labeling them terrorist organizations.

Knesset

The legislative assembly of Israel.

Kurdish

Part of the Indo-European family of languages, Kurdish is the language of the Kurds and is spoken in Turkey, Iran, Iraq, Syria, and Russia.

Kurds

A non-Arab Middle Eastern minority population that inhabits the region known as Kurdistan, an extensive plateau and mountain area extending across Turkey, Iraq, Iran, Syria, and Armenia. In the late '90s, estimates projected that the Kurds number more than 20 million. The majority of Kurds are devout Sunni Muslims.