Rachel Avraham

How will a Hezbollah-backed government affect the State of Israel?

The government, the parliament, the president all are no more than a mask which covers the real face of Lebanon, the face of Hassan Nasrallah, 1/26/2020, 11:42 AM

Is regime change imminent in Tehran?

What could cause the USA to take an active part in changing the regime in Iran? Why is it avoiding such action? Can the protesters succeed without outside help?, 1/15/2020, 7:47 AM

Are the Syrian Democratic Forces a terror organization as Turkey says?

Are the SDF freedom fighters who helped defeat ISIS or terrorists who kill civilians to help achieve their goal? It depends who you ask., 12/6/2019, 6:58 AM

Why Israelis should care about what happens in India these days

​​​​​​​The Indian Supreme Court recently ruled that the Ram Temple, a Hindu holy site that in 1528 was taken over by Muslims, is to be legally returned to the Hindus. This ruling can serve as precedent for Muslim takeovers of Jewish holy sites., 11/20/2019, 11:49 AM

 Is Lebanon heading for another civil war?

Iran has occupied Lebanon by means of Hezbollah and Syria through Assad. They intend to dominate the region., 11/4/2019, 12:56 PM

Did Al Baghdadi’s elimination stand behind US retreat?

According to uncorroborated statements by Iraqi protest leader Dr. Nakeeb Saadoon, “The US gave up on the Kurds because Turkey gave Abu Bakr Al Baghdadi to the US.”, 10/30/2019, 10:54 AM

Pro-Israel politicians, NGOs and activists act like battered women

Due to the 2,000 years of tragedy we experienced in the Diaspora that culminated in the Holocaust, as a nation, we are suffering from collective post-traumatic stress disorder.  Like battered women, we are scared to confront our oppressors head-on.  , 8/28/2019, 4:16 PM

Why a group of Saudis beat up Palestinians on the Temple Mount

There are several reasons for Saudi anger at the Palestinian Arabs, not the least of which is the PA assistance to the Assad regime., 7/28/2019, 9:59 PM

Stop dehumanizing the 7-year-old rape victim

We should not let this 7-year-old Jewish girl turn into another statistic representing a rape victim who was silenced and never lived to see justice for the grave crime that was committed against her.  , 6/25/2019, 6:47 AM

World must recognize Israeli control over the Golan Heights now

It is the UN principle of self-determination because all the Israelis and most of the Druze (the rest are afraid to say so) in the Israeli Golan Heights don’t want to live under the Assad regime.  , 4/3/2019, 2:59 PM

The Deal of the Century doesn’t stand a chance

Under the present circumstances, peace is more distant than ever in the Holy Land. What should Trump do now?, 3/15/2019, 7:16 AM

Why Likud voters should support minority candidates

When a Druze or Arab MK defends Israel, the effect is enormous., 1/23/2019, 7:30 AM

Does Europe stand behind the BDS Movement?

Does Europe fund the BDS Movement?  The facts point in that direction. For example, even though the German government is officially opposed to the BDS Movement, it funds groups that are pro-BDS. , 12/21/2018, 2:04 PM

Horrific violence against female journalists in Muslim world

The reaction to a single journalist being murdered, raped, assaulted, tortured or arrested is a reflection of how our society relates to massive human rights abuses in the Muslim world. , 9/15/2018, 10:19 PM

Will there ever be justice for minority victims in the Islamic world?

The indifference of the international community is leading to the ethnic cleansing of minorities from the Islamic world., 8/28/2018, 12:36 AM

Why the Druze should continue supporting Israel

As Israel’s Communications Minister Ayoub Kara proclaimed, “The State of Israel honors the loyal Druze community.” One just has to note the differences between the Arab and Druze demonstrations to see what that loyalty entails., 8/15/2018, 1:52 PM

Radical Islamists, women and little girls are not your toys

The world is ignoring the plight of Druze women kidnapped by ISIS, nor does it react to the way Muslim women are treated., 7/31/2018, 8:37 AM

Yezidis and Bangladeshi Hindus: A modern day Exodus story

In the spirit of this time of year, we should recall the plight of the Yezidi and Bangladeshi Hindu people, who are experiencing a modern day form of slavery and flight as we speak., 3/29/2018, 7:01 AM

Bangladeshi newspaper's conspiracy theories against Israel

As massive atrocities are being implemented against the Hindu minority in Bangladesh, a Bangladeshi newspaper is spreading anti-Israel conspiracy theories, thus offering a justification for wanton violence against Bangladesh’s minorities.  , 11/16/2017, 10:33 PM

Israeli Druze diplomat: We stand in solidarity with Kurdistan

As the Iraqi Army, the Iranian Revolutionary Guards and the Shia militias attacked Iraqi Kurdistan, Israeli MK Akram Hasson and Israeli diplomat Mendi Safadi reiterated Israel’s support for an independent Kurdistan.  , 10/27/2017, 1:31 PM

Israel should support the Kurdish Independence Referendum

On September 25, Iraqi Kurdistan is set to hold a referendum, where the Kurdish people will decide whether to become an independent state or not. Israel should support the Kurdish nation as they hold their referendum for independence. , 6/27/2017, 11:01 AM

Israeli Druze diplomat: It's time for the world to eradicate terrorism

Terror has to be defined clearly as an ideology against people so that the goal to eradicate it can be clearly defined as well. Then we have to take off the gloves and do something., 6/14/2017, 7:49 PM