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Professor Ofra Bengio is a senior researcher at the Moshe Dayan Center of Tel Aviv University, and a lecturer at the Shalem Academic Center. She has published many studies on the Kurdish issue, the most recent of which is the forthcoming Kurdistan’s Moment in the Middle East.

ARTICLES BY: Ofra Bengio

January 13, 2020 8:05 am

Amid US-Iran Tensions, Where Does Iraq Go From Here?

The Iraqi uprising erupted on October 1, 2019. Several months earlier, an Iraqi journalist published a scathing article under the headline, “Is Iraq Now a...

March 6, 2019 7:31 am

The Iranian Kurds: Betrayed by Iran, the US, and Almost Everyone Else

The gloomy situation of the Kurdish minority in Iran is ironic in light of the fact that during the short life (January-December 1946) of the...

November 21, 2017 2:38 pm

Has Israel’s Support for Kurdistan’s Independence Helped or Harmed the Kurds?

Israel’s public support for the referendum on Iraqi Kurdistan’s independence roused many demons from their slumber. The question now to be asked is whether the...


From Harlem to Tel Aviv: Aulcie Perry’s Basketball Journey

Legendary basketball player Aulcie Perry’s life has been remarkable on and off the court.  This African-American athlete’s life changed dramatically after...

Kids in the Kitchen Light Up Hanukkah - Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, is one of those holidays that takes over everything. The pantry overflows with...

Give It Up for the (Israeli) Kids: Hanukkah and Charity Drives - The staff and volunteers at Yad Ezra V’Shulamit’s children’s center in Jerusalem began noticing that one little girl...


Driver Plows Vehicle Into German Carnival Parade, Around 30 Injured

A driver plowed his car into a carnival parade in the western German town of Volkmarsen on Monday injuring 30 people, including children, some of them seriously, police said on...


Venture Firm Qumra to Showcase Promising Israeli Startups in New York

CTech - The Israeli tech sector is maturing and so are entrepreneurs who now have more patience and are able to build significant market-leading companies, according to Boaz Dinte, managing...

Middle East

Earthquake in Turkey-Iran Border Region Kills Nine, Injures More Than 100

Nine people were killed and buildings collapsed across southeastern Turkey on Sunday when a magnitude 5.7 earthquake struck near the border with Iran, injuring more than a hundred in villages...

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