Ben Cohen
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Every Iraqi Jew has a tale to tell about the Farhud, the two-day pogrom that befell the Jews of Baghdad 75 years ago, in June 1941. In the case of my own family, it was a matter of heeding the advice … more
A haredi Jew looks into a mirror and sees the face of Adolf Hitler gazing back at him. The walls and guard towers of Auschwitz are squeezed into a snow shaker, with flying dollar bills replacing … more
“He’s not Hitler. He wants to help America.” Melania Trump’s comment about her husband, GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump, will go down as one of the more memorable quotes in an election cycle … more
Despite leaving the world an unsafer place than when he found it, President Barack Obama isn’t shying away from busting those foreign policy taboos. The president who brought us a nuclear … more
When I last wrote about Donald Trump in this column, back in December 2015, I voiced concern about what the Middle East policy of a Trump administration might look like, pointing out that his failure … more
The Foundation for Defense of Democracies think tank this week presented its Alberto Nisman Award for Courage to Judge Royce Lamberth. A senior district judge for the District of Columbia, Lamberth … more
Here’s the latest episode of outreach to Iran from the lips of Secretary of State John Kerry. After condemning, during a press conference in Bahrain, the “destabilizing ac-tions” of … more
Over the years, I’ve spoken at or attended a number of academic conferences on the subject of rising anti-Semitism. Parleys like these are essential for boosting our understanding of why, seven … more
The former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic finally received a modicum of justice last week, when a United Nations court in The Hague sentenced him to 40 years in prison for his monstrous war … more
You don’t hear that much these days about Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the former Iranian president whose penchant for denying the Holocaust at every opportunity became legendary.  Conventional … more
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