Arsen Ostrovsky

Arsen OstrovskyArsen Ostrovsky is an international human rights lawyer, freelance journalist and Middle East policy analyst based in Israel.

He writes for a number of major publications, both in Israel and overseas, including Canada (where he is a regular blogger on Huffington Post Canada and Size Doesn’t Matter, which highlights the diverse, cultural, innovative and social life in Israel).

Arsen’s research focuses on a wide variety of topics including: the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Middle East foreign policy and national security, international human rights law, Israeli – European relations and various issues relating to the Jewish community, Israeli public diplomacy and anti-Semitism.

Arsen also frequently appears on radio as an expert commentator and has lectured and spoken widely to audiences around the world about these issues.

Currently, Arsen is the Director of Research at The Israeli-Jewish Congress (IJC), an independent Israeli-based not-for-profit organization devoted to promoting the principle of Israel as the State of the Jewish People and strengthening ties between Israel and the Diaspora, particularly with the Jewish communities of Europe.

Immediately prior, Arsen was a Research Fellow at the Hudson Institute in the United States and has also served as a Foreign Policy adviser to a Member of Knesset and practiced as a litigation attorney at a leading global law firm.

Arsen is originally from Australia and made Aliyah in 2012. He lives in Tel Aviv.

Unless explicitly stated, all submissions written on The Exchange are solely in his personal capacity.

Arsen Ostrovsky's Posts

In the last week, my country, Israel, including our capital, the Holy City of Jerusalem, have come under an unprecedented wave of Palestinian terror....

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Israel Hayom Last week, I joined over 1,000 activists, Jewish leaders and experts from around the ‎world, together with European lawmakers, Knesset members and...

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Albert Einstein famously coined the definition of insanity as “doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” Welcome to Israel’s...

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On Thursday this week, the European Parliament will vote, in what is all but a foregone conclusion, to recognize a Palestinian state. The following...

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