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Two majority Shia Nations and the Holocaust: How Azerbaijan differs from Iran

Two majority Shia Nations and the Holocaust: How Azerbaijan differs from Iran

Two states border one another and both are Muslim, but their attitude to the Holocaust could hardly be more opposed. Op-ed.Rachel Avraham‏, 27/01/2021 22:04
Did Antifa play a role in storming Capitol Hill?

Did Antifa play a role in storming Capitol Hill?

A Save the West webinar on the electoral crisis about Antifa’s role in the Capitol Hill riots was interrupted by images of swastikas. Op-ed.Rachel Avraham, 08/01/2021 11:30
The real threat to the Abraham Accords under Biden

The real threat to the Abraham Accords under Biden

Analysts differ on what may transpire between Israel and the countries with whom there is now peace, but all agree on one danger. Op-ed.Rachel Avraham, 27/12/2020 11:10
Tragedy in-the-making: The United States must ban landmines now

Tragedy in-the-making: The United States must ban landmines now

Landmines are hidden for various reasons in wartime, but even if peace is declared they continue their deadly work. Op-ed.Rachel Avraham, 16/12/2020 19:30
COVID causes horrific human rights violations to be swept under the rug

COVID causes horrific human rights violations to be swept under the rug

Iran, Turkey, Afghanistan, Bangladesh are committing awful human rights violations as you read this.The UNHRC is otherwise occupied. Op-ed.Rachel Avraham‏, 06/12/2020 18:00
Trump must forge a treaty to solidify foreign policy gains in case Biden takes over

Trump must forge a treaty to solidify foreign policy gains in case Biden takes over

A treaty will be a legal barrier if Biden backtracks on the Abraham Accords and renews the Iran deal.There are precedents. Op-edRachel Avraham, 19/11/2020 03:00
The hypocrisy of the International Criminal Court

The hypocrisy of the International Criminal Court

Bangladesh, Syria, Iran or Nagorno-Karabakh do not interest the ICC, but it does target Israel. Only the US sees through it. Op-ed..Rachel Avraham, 11/11/2020 23:59
How the Middle East sees Biden and Trump

How the Middle East sees Biden and Trump

Despite Trump’s sometimes inappropriate language, many people in the Middle East support him for a variety of reasons. Op-ed..Rachel Avraham, 01/11/2020 21:00
How the State of Israel can help its citizens mental health during the pandemic

How the State of Israel can help its citizens mental health during the pandemic

Israel must address the psychological needs of citizens during the pandemic in addition to economic and physical health issues. Op-ed.Rachel Avraham, 19/10/2020 14:23
Israel's interests lie in supporting Azerbaijan, not in staying neutral

Israel's interests lie in supporting Azerbaijan, not in staying neutral

Turkey supports Azerbaijan, while Iran supports Armenia. Israel should take sides and help Azerbaijan. Opinion.Rachel Avraham, 05/10/2020 22:44
Domestic abuse during a lockdown

Domestic abuse during a lockdown

During the lockdown, women in abusive situations must have access to help, but those with prior traumas also suffer when in isolation. Op-edRachel Avraham, 17/09/2020 13:00
Are Israeli youth developing a rape culture?

Are Israeli youth developing a rape culture?

Thoughts at the start of the school year after the alleged gang rape in Eilat. Where do parents and educators go from here? Opinion.Rachel Avraham, 02/09/2020 11:46
Stop delegitimizing the rape victim

Stop delegitimizing the rape victim

Judaism considers rape equivalent to murder as it slaughters the victim's soul. Op-ed.Rachel Avraham, 24/08/2020 08:34
Can the Beirut explosion lead to a civil war?

Can the Beirut explosion lead to a civil war?

Lebanon faces a difficult situation. Hezbollah is not Mubarak. Protests will not cause Hezbollah to go and leave Lebanon alone. Op-ed.Rachel Avraham, 18/08/2020 15:00
Fellow Israelis, can you please keep Antifa-style imagery and anarchy outside our borders?

Fellow Israelis, can you please keep Antifa-style imagery and anarchy outside our borders?

We see anti-Israel organizations funded by the NIF networking in the protests. Anarchists from the borders have joined them. Enough.Op-ed.Rachel Avraham, 03/08/2020 11:35
The Democratic party policy on Israel has already failed in India

The Democratic party policy on Israel has already failed in India

Look at the failure of the Indian subcontinent which was partitioned into three independent states: India, Bangladesh, and Pakistan.  Op-ed.Rachel Avraham, 27/07/2020 13:45
We cannot ignore the psychological cost of a prolonged lockdown!

We cannot ignore the psychological cost of a prolonged lockdown!

The NGO Sahar noted a 350% increase in calls due to mental distress during and since the first lockdown. We ignore this at our peril.Rachel Avraham, 16/07/2020 18:56
Nothing will happen if Israel applies sovereignty to 30% of Area C

Nothing will happen if Israel applies sovereignty to 30% of Area C

Just as people moved beyond India’s annexation of Kashmir, people will get beyond Israel’s annexation of 30% of Judea and Samaria. Op-ed.Rachel Avraham, 09/07/2020 04:59
Why terrorism continues to plague us amid the pandemic

Why terrorism continues to plague us amid the pandemic

Neither Fatah nor Hamas appear to be grateful for the life-saving assistance that they received from the Jewish state. Opinion.Rachel Avraham, 28/06/2020 15:16
Switzerland, do not deport Iranian Kurdish activist Arezu Aliasi

Switzerland, do not deport Iranian Kurdish activist Arezu Aliasi

In a world gone mad, we must not forget individuals suffering injustice. Deporting a Kurdish woman activist to Iran is immoral. Opinion.Rachel Avraham, 22/06/2020 08:20
Is the future of US Jewry threatened?

Is the future of US Jewry threatened?

It is entirely possible that there is a no-win aftermath to the riots, whether Trump is re-elected or the BLM supporters win. Op-ed.Rachel Avraham, 14/06/2020 12:42
Muslim regimes continue to violate human rights amid the pandemic

Muslim regimes continue to violate human rights amid the pandemic

Turkey and Syria to Pakistan and Bangladesh, human and minority rights violations continue unabetted, as the world turns a blind eye. Op-ed.Rachel Avraham, 27/05/2020 09:51
Human rights abuses during the pandemic

Human rights abuses during the pandemic

Dictatorships are figuring they can remain under the radar while the world is focused on the pandemic. Opinion.Rachel Avraham, 03/05/2020 10:48