All posts tagged Arsen Ostrovsky
This week marks five years since Israeli soldier Lt. Hadar Goldin was killed by Hamas in the midst of a humanitarian cease-fire during Operation Protective Edge, writes Arsen Ostrovsky.
IT may not have been quite up there with Cazaly, but Australia's embassy in Israel hosted an Australian Rules Football tournament featuring dozens of Australian ex-pats (pictured) at Tel Aviv's Hayarkon Park recently to help celebrate the start of the AFL season in Australia.
THE United Nations has long been a place of darkness for the Jewish people and the State of Israel, but nevertheless, it is always an eye-opening experience to witness it first-hand.
COMMUNAL leaders were optimistic this week amid reports that Australia would officially recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
Israeli officials are delighted by the embrace they got in London for the centenary of the Balfour Declaration – breathing a sigh of relief that what could have been a nightmare occasion went off so smoothly.
Israelis are getting their heads around the mark that “arson terror” combined with dry weather has left on their country.
FORMER Australasian Union of Jewish Students political officer Arsen Ostrovsky addressed the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva on Monday on behalf of the World Jewish Congress.
THE first-ever meeting of the United Nations General Assembly to deal specifically with the rising tide of anti-Semitism has been met with cautious optimism by local Jewish leaders.