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Rachel Avraham

Rachel Avraham is a political analyst working for the Safadi Center for International Diplomacy, Research, Public Relations and Human Rights, which is run by Mendi Safadi, a former Likud Candidate for the Knesset and a former chief of staff of former Israeli Communication Minister Ayoob Kara. Since 2012, she has been working as an Israel-based journalist and writer, covering Iran, Kurdistan, Turkey, Iraq, Syria, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and other developments in the greater Islamic world. Her articles have appeared in the Washington Times, the Hill, Front Page Magazine, the Daily Wire, the Christian Post, the Baltimore Jewish Times, the Jerusalem Post, Israel Hayom, Ahval and many other publications across the globe. She received her MA in Middle Eastern Studies from Ben-Gurion University. She got her BA in Government and Politics with minors in Jewish Studies and Middle Eastern Studies from the University of Maryland at College Park.

OP-ED: What Do “Average Joes” in Portland Think about the State...

The most important issues in Portland are climate change followed by mental health. 

Op-Ed: My Life in Israel During Operation Swords of Iron

Living through the nightmare of Israel in wartime, a first-person account of how the conflict affects civilians and their families.

Op-ED: How is Israel’s Judicial Crisis Covered in the Jewish Israeli...

  As I write this, anti-Judicial Reform protesters in Israel continue to block off roads in order to protest across the Tel Aviv area. This...

OP-ED: The First and Second War Powers Act of 1941 and...

After the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in December 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the First and Second War Powers Act, which gave him extraordinary powers so that America could win two simultaneous wars. Is America ready today to take on such a challenge?

The Connection Between anti-Israel Organizations in Israel and George Soros

Last month, George Soros handed over his anti-Israel Open Society Institute to his son, Alexander Soros. How will this transfer of power affect the Open Society Institute as it continues to fund anti-Israel organizations in Israel?

OP-ED: Parallels between George Orwell’s 1984 and the Ayatollahs

George Orwell's' famous book "1984" foretold the future in a world controlled by Big Brother, who monitored and controlled not only what people were allowed to do, but also the information they were allowed to receive. Today, Iran is racing towards a similar reality. How can such a reality be averted and freedom brought back to Iran?

Op-Ed: The Ayatollahs in Iran Are The Modern-Day Pharaohs

The pharaohs of today are the Mullahs of Iran and, more specifically, they are the Ayatollahs who rule Iran with an iron fist.

Op-Ed: Taliban Are The Modern-Day Pharaohs

In ancient Egypt, Pharaoh, the king of Egypt, had the right to rule over the people because of the relationship he had with the Egyptian gods. This is how the Taliban see themselves. Are they the new Pharoahs?

The Ahwaz Case for Independence

the Iranian authorities oppress, mistreat many Arabs in Iran and displace them from their homes to prevent the Ahwazis from uniting against the government. The West should embrace the Ahwazi people and help them against the Revolutionary Guards.

Op-Ed: The Plight of the Iranian Baloch

The Balochi people living in Iran crave their freedom from the cruel and abusive Iranian regime. This article tells their story.