Alex Ryvchin
Alex Ryvchin is Public Affairs Officer for the Executive Council of Australian Jewry, the national representative body for the Australian Jewish community.

Entries by Alex Ryvchin

Eden Hazard Latest Name to Disavow Petition That Never Was

(1) Comments | Posted 14 December 2012 | (13:56)

In an embarrassing blow to the anti-Israel boycott, divest and sanctions campaign, Eden Hazard has become the latest high profile footballer to deny any connection to a dubious statement calling for UEFA to strip Israel of hosting duties for next year's European under-21 football championship.

Hazard's manager, John Bico, confirmed...

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Latest Israel Bus Bombing Brings Back Painful Memories and Same Old Response

(0) Comments | Posted 22 November 2012 | (10:22)

The image is forever embedded in the Israeli psyche. The smouldering carcass of a passenger bus. Charred metal, burning glass, the faded colours of once happy branding, now turned pale, flecked with brown and black. The eyewitness accounts are familiar too. Blood-stained sidewalk, wail of sirens, shock, panic, despair. The...

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