Ben Cohen
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The most scathing book review I have read in a very long time appears in the Sept.18 edition of the London-based journal, the Times Literary Supplement. You might want to read it, too, if only … more
That old cliché about the media preferring a news cycle dominated by conflict rather than reconciliation has some merit when you look at the amount of attention received by the British … more
This line from the rap album “Apocalypse ’91” by Public Enemy served, 30 years ago, as my introduction to a disturbing, perverse accusation that was prevalent in some left-wing … more
Speak to policy analysts or policy-makers about the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and you’ll frequently encounter a series of truisms. For example, that Jordan is both a friend of the West … more
The Polish resistance fighter Jan Karski recalled his agonized reaction as he walked around the Warsaw Ghetto for the second day in a row in mid-1942, about one year before the historic Jewish … more
Three incidents in three different countries during the last week graphically illustrated the ease with which anti-Zionism can serve as a vehicle for anti-Semitism. In the Austrian city of … more
Around the world, authoritarian regimes continue to growl in the faces of their own people as they demand freedom and reform. •In Venezuela, Nicolas Máduro still clings to the … more
In 1977, shortly after Egyptian President Anwar Sadat’s address to the Knesset outlining his proposals for peace with Israel, the PLO and five Arab countries … more
Imagine the following scenario. The regional director of a mainstream Jewish organization in a city that is home to sizable Jewish and black communities starts sharing ugly, racist caricatures of … more
At high school, he made no friends and didn’t belong to any clubs. He liked girls, but having a girlfriend was beyond his abilities. Academically, he was undistinguished, doing well in … more
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