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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

December 3, 2020 6:37 am

The Kurds and the Iran-Iraq War: Have the Lessons Been Learned?

The prevailing opinion among both scholars and the general public is that Saddam Hussein went to war with Iran in September 1980 out of fear...

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...


New Report Shines Light on Endemic Nature of Antisemitism in France

An in-depth study of antisemitism in France has revealed that the vast majority of French Jews — 74 percent — have experienced some form of "antisemitic behavior during their lives,...


Israel Home to 165,800 Holocaust Survivors, 90% Over Age 80

i24 News – Israel is home to 165,800 Holocaust survivors, 90 percent of whom are over 80 years old, according to a report released on Wednesday by the Labor and...

Middle East

UAE Discussing Defense Upgrade After Houthi Attacks: Envoy to UN

The United Arab Emirates may upgrade its defensive capabilities after missile attacks by Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi group, while continuing diplomacy with Tehran to reduce regional tensions, a senior UAE diplomat...

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