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Arsen Ostrovsky is an international human rights lawyer and freelance journalist. Previously a Research Fellow at the Hudson Institute and an Associate Editor at, Arsen's research is focused primarily on international law and human rights, the Arab-Israeli conflict, United Nations and Middle East foreign policy. Arsen has been published in numerous leading news publications and on-line sites around the world and is a regular contributor at Huffington Post.

ARTICLES BY: Arsen Ostrovsky

February 24, 2014 8:36 am

How to Fight Anti-Semitism in Europe

Last week, Jerusalem and Diaspora Affairs Ministry released a report titled "Anti-Semitism in 2013: Trends and Events." Yet, there was barely a scarce mention about it...

June 28, 2013 9:56 am

Reinforcing Relations Between Israel & European Jewry

Last week, The Israeli-Jewish Congress (IJC) hosted a special gathering of European Jewish leaders in the Knesset, under the auspices of Speaker of the Knesset, Mr. Yuli...

May 10, 2013 1:16 pm

Happy Europe Day

As Europeans come together to celebrate the 63rd anniversary of Europe Day today, the time is right to pause and reflect on...

March 18, 2013 1:21 am


Having achieved world peace and utopian harmony, last week marked the most anticipated social event on the calendar of Israel haters', oops, pro-Palestinian...

February 7, 2013 2:07 pm

Surely Now the EU Will Finally Proscribe Hezbollah?

Now that Bulgaria has officially confirmed Hezbollah was responsible for last July's Burgas terror attack, that claimed the lives of five Israeli tourists and...

January 29, 2013 2:07 am

Israeli Lawmakers Visit Hungary to Discuss Antisemitism

A delegation of leading parliamentarians from Israel and Europe traveled to Budapest over the weekend, where they voiced their concern at the growing level...

December 12, 2012 1:22 am

Abbas Embrace of Hamas Shows Terror is the Only Path for Palestinians

Last weekend, as Jews around the world began celebrating the festival of Chanukah (the triumph of light over darkness), in Gaza there was a different kind...

November 29, 2012 11:39 am

Mahmoud Abbas and the UN General Assembly

Mahmoud Abbas's drive for unilateral Palestinian recognition at the United Nations is like a train running full steam ahead -- except this one is going...

November 8, 2012 2:03 pm

World’s Top Fashion Bloggers Review Tel Aviv

Hot. Innovative. Cutting edge. Welcome to Tel Aviv fashion! And this week, thanks to five uber-stylish, and super-famous international fashion bloggers who visited Israel, the...

October 25, 2012 10:42 am

My Country is Under Attack. Do You Care?

I'm angry. You see, as most Americans were waking up this morning, and those in Europe and elsewhere around the world were going about their daily...

October 12, 2012 12:07 pm

Erdogan, Sovereignty, and Israel

In the past week, the government of Turkey - understandably - launched military action against Syria in response to mortar fire by the Assad regime, which...

September 30, 2012 3:18 am

How Iran Was Duped by the Onion

You just can't make this up. Well, the satirical website "The Onion" did and the Iranian regime just fell hook, line and sinker for it! Earlier...


Children of Fallen Soldiers Celebrate Mass Bar Mitzvah -- Dozens of orphans of fallen Israeli soldiers, and the son of an American serviceman who died in Afghanistan, celebrated their...

At Sukkot, Israeli Farmers Enjoy the Fruits of Their Faith - Avichai Koch says farming is in his blood. He is the son of Holocaust survivors from Europe who immigrated...


Several Cyber Attacks Disrupt Major Websites Twitter, Netflix, Spotify

Several cyber attacks disrupted Web traffic on the East Coast Friday, shutting down access to some of the Web's most popular sites and frustrating their users. A slew of major sites...


Israel Security Agency: Terrorist Attacks in Jerusalem Doubled in September

Terrorist attacks in Jerusalem doubled last month compared to August, according to Israel’s security agency, the Shin Bet. There were 26 attacks in the capital in September, compared to 13 in...

Middle East

Turkey Expands Military Offensive Against Kurdish Fighters in Syria

Turkey escalated its offensive Thursday against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria, pounding them with airstrikes and artillery, and complicating the battle against the Islamic State group by Ankara and Washington,...