Mother of Five from Shefaram Arrested On Way to Joining ISIS

Iman Kanji, a mother of five from Shefaram in the Galilee, was indicted on September 20th after she attempted to join up with ISIS in Syria. Kanji stated she wanted to give Sharia lessons to the ISIS forces in order to better their prospects for success.

Neighbors say she is from a respected and normative family in Shefaram, and that her husband and children were unaware of her plans.

Kanji travelled to Turkey with father in August. On August 28th she was arrested by the Turkish authorities while attemting to infilatrate into Syria, and was returned to Israel.

She has been charged with contact with a foreign agent and attempting to exit Israel illegally.

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