Faculty

Kassim Alsraiha

Kassim Alsraiha

Faculty Member

Kassim Alsraiha holds a master’s degree from Tel Aviv University’s Department of Middle Eastern and African History. He is writing a research paper on the social history of the Bedouin community at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev’s Middle Eastern Studies department as the research basis for a doctorate. The research topic is “Between religion and custom in the Shari‘a court in Beer Sheva,” under the guidance of Dr. Muhammad Al-Atawneh. Alsraiha is one of the founders of EHD, the association for the advancement of Arab education and society in the Negev, and an active partner in establishing the school for scientific excellence in the Bedouin community in the Negev. He has worked at the Riyan Employment Center in Hura and at Ben-Gurion University’s Chaim Herzog Center for Middle East Research. He is an expert in human development and has acquired knowledge, education and practical experience in coaching and professional mentoring while focusing on Arab society from a multicultural perspective. Alsraiha is a group and individual facilitator specializing in community and education, and a graduate of a professional training program run by the Mandel Center for Leadership in the Negev and the Israel Association of Community Centers.