Alex Ryvchin

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FEATURED ARTICLES

I CHOSE DEMOCRACY, HAVING LIVED THE ALTERNATIVE


The Guardian

US tour showreel
The Great Debate: Israel v Palestine
 
 

IN THE PRESS

Discussing the political war on Israel
Zionism and the Holocaust - speaking at launch of "Zionism - The Concise History"
Live TV debate on Arab-Israeli conflict
Sky News interview discussing Iran Deal
ABC The World interview on Polish Holocaust law
US TV segment on "The Anti-Israel Agenda book"
Live TV segment discussing violence in Israel
Newsmax interview on Israeli-Palestinian conflict 

BIO

Alex Ryvchin is co-Chief Executive Officer of the Executive Council of Australian Jewry and the author of two internationally acclaimed books of history and politics, "The Anti-Israel Agenda - Inside the Political War on the Jewish State", (Gefen Publishing House, 2017) and "Zionism - The Concise History" (Connor Court Publishing, 2019).

 

He is the also author of the international bestseller, "A New Day" (Yogi Books, 2020) written during the Coronavirus Pandemic to help families overcome adversity.

He writes for leading publications and speaks, debates and teaches around the world on the Arab-Israeli conflict, foreign and national affairs, antisemitism and the Holocaust, and religion and identity, and is a regular commentator on TV and radio.

 

In 2013, he joined the Executive Council of Australian Jewry, Australia's premier representative and advocacy body for the Australian Jewish community, and was promoted to co-Chief Executive Officer in February 2018, becoming one of the youngest leaders in the Jewish diaspora. He is a member of the Jewish Diplomatic Corps.

Alex was born in Kiev, Ukraine. His family left the Soviet Union as refugees and refuseniks in 1987, when Alex was 3 years old. He attended Sydney Boys High School and went on to study law and politics at the University of New South Wales.

He worked for a member of the state legislature as a researcher and speechwriter before practising law at two of the world's largest law firms, first in Sydney and then in London. He served as a spokesman for the Zionist Federation UK, and was awarded a prestigious Israel Research Fellowship to work as a research fellow and staff writer at a Jerusalem-based think-tank.  

 
 

SPEECHES and PUBLIC APPEARANCES

Lecturing at Yale University
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Keynote at Symphony Commemoration
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JNF Conference
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On the political war on Israel
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On the migrant experience
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Citizenship ceremony keynote
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C-Span telecast of book launch
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Interview at Limmud Oz
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Keynote on Holocaust
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