IsraelCast Episode 107
What a week! As we conclude our IsraelCast Abraham Accord series, second-time guest Arsen Ostrovsky continues an ongoing theme of the week: that it is up to everyday people to make the relationships across the Middle East flourish. Tune in as host, Steven Shalowitz, speaks with Arsen about his role on the board of Sharaka, an organization that helps strengthen the bond between the people of the Gulf & Israel, as well as the love of coffee and food shared between the two cultures.
Arsen Ostrovsky is a leading international human rights lawyer, political analyst and commentator, with a focus on Israel and the Middle East. A highly acclaimed speaker, Arsen has testified & spoken in support of Israel before the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, United Nations in New York, the European Parliament, the Knesset and various capitals and high-level conferences in Europe and around the world. He is considered an expert on the topics of Antisemitism, BDS and delegitimization of Israel, as well as digital diplomacy, international law and Middle East foreign policy. Arsen is currently also Executive Director of The Israeli-Jewish Congress, an Israeli-based NGO supporting Israel around the world and working with Jewish communities, especially in Europe, to combat Antisemitism, BDS and delegitimization of Israel. Arsen is based in Tel Aviv, Israel.