Ben Cohen
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The world awoke to the sad news on Sept. 6 that Robert Mugabe, the former president of Zimbabwe, had died at the age of 95. The sad aspect of that news was not Mugabe’s actual death. … more
It’s more than 30 years since pro-democracy student demonstrators were brutally crushed by Chinese security forces in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square—a graphic sign that while … more
In an interview with my colleague Benjamin Kerstein last week, Rabbi Eli Cohen, executive director of the Crown Heights Jewish Community Council, said something about the state of anti-Semitism … more
The exposé on anti-Semitism in the British Labour Party, broadcast in the United Kingdom by the BBC’s flagship “Panorama” program, gave viewers an opportunity to see the … more
Amid the profusion of commentary about hostile attitudes towards the Jewish community found in certain parts of the American left and British Labour, there was a useful bit of research on the … more
In 2006, Argentine government lawyers, led by federal prosecutor Alberto Nisman, formally named the eight leading Iranian officials who planned a bombing attack 12 years earlier, at 9:53 am on … more
The news cycle can be a fickle thing, particularly in a week when Americans are deservedly celebrating their independence and enjoying (where applicable) the sunshine. In such periods, stories that … more
One of the more spiteful terms to have emerged from the global campaign against the State of Israel is “pinkwashing” — a catchphrase insinuating that Israel cynically uses its LGBT+ … more
The veteran Spanish journalist and commentator Iñaki Gabilondo devoted his broadcast slot last week to a dramatic attack on the “powerful Jewish lobby” in the United States. … more
In October 2020, Sweden will host an international summit to combat anti-Semitism. When Stefan Löfven, the Swedish prime minister, announced the parley last Friday, he didn’t disclose … more
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