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Rachel Avraham is the President of the Dona Gracia Mendes Nasi Center for Human Rights in Middle East (under formation) and is a political analyst at the Safadi Center for International Diplomacy, Research, Public Relations and Human Rights, which is run by Mendi Safadi, Israeli Communication Minister Ayoob Kara's former chief of staff. In addition, she is a counter-terror analyst at the Islamic Theology on Counter-Terrorism, a think tank run by British Pakistani dissident Noor Dahri. For over 6 years, she is a Middle East based journalist, covering radical Islam, terrorism, human rights abuses in the Muslim world, minority rights abuses in the Muslim world, women's rights issues in the Muslim world, Iran, Iraq, Turkey, Syria, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the Jewish Diaspora, anti-Semitism, international affairs and other issues of importance. Avraham is the author of “Women and Jihad: Debating Palestinian Female Suicide Bombings in the American, Israeli and Arab Media," a ground breaking book that was endorsed by former Israel Consul General Dr. Yitzchak Ben Gad and Israeli Communications Minister Ayoob Kara.

Op-Ed: The Significance of Sukkot

For forty years as the Jewish people were wandering in the desert on the way to the Land of Israel after being slaves in...

Op-Ed: Israelis and Jews Around the World Celebrate Sukkot

By Rachel AvrahamJews and Israelis around the world are celebrating the Sukkot holiday.   For forty years, our ancestors traveled in the desert before reaching...

Op-Ed: Why Do the Jewish People Commemorate Yom Kippur?

Today, Jewish people around the world will be commemorating Yom Kippur, the holiest day on the Jewish calendar.   It is the day where...

Op-Ed: Why Israel Cannot Permit ISIS Terrorists to Return Home

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wQSYd9pI0j8In recent days, an Israeli Arab citizen who joined ISIS has been asking for the right to return to the Jewish state.   More than...

Remembering Israel’s Fallen Druze Soldiers

In honor of Israel’s Memorial Day, it is of critical importance to remember the sacrifices that the Druze community has made for this nation.  ...

Israel Determined to Bring Home Legendary Spy

The return of the body of the late soldier Zachary Baumel to Israel opens up the possibility of the body of legendary spy Eli...

Op-Ed: It’s Time for England to Step up And Recognize Israel’s Sovereignty in Golan...

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak recently stated that had Syria recognized the State of Israel, the Golan Heights would have been returned to them...

Op-Ed: The Forgotten Refugees

According to Iranian journalist Neda Amin, the Turkish authorities used to call her a dirty Jew and threaten to deport her back to Iran,...

Op-Ed: Why I Am Supporting the Likud This Election

The charade of accusations against Netanyahu, which focuses mainly on character attacks rather than his ideology and real policies on important issues, must come...

Op-Ed: Do Rohingya Rebels Pose a Threat to The West?

As the Scottish philosopher Adam Smith once said, “Mercy to the guilty is cruelty to the innocent.”  No nation on earth should show any...