Ben Cohen
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If you are looking for an international institution that brazenly fawns over the world’s most despotic regimes regardless of how low they might sink on the moral scale, then the U.N. Human … more
A friend of mine this week shared with me an exchange about the coronavirus on an online bulletin board that serves the suburban New York community where she lives. It began with a … more
Has the world ever been this perfectly synchronized? Whether you wake up in an isolated hamlet in one part of the globe or a teeming city in another, whatever your language or your time zone, … more
In a febrile atmosphere of intensifying anti-Semitism, Jews ought to be watching the international spread of the coronavirus and the resulting illness of those infected with the kind of alarm that … more
In one of his anti-Jewish tracts, Martin Luther, founder of the Protestant faith in Germany, wrote, “Here in Wittenberg, in our parish church, there is a sow carved into the stone under … more
Predictably, Russian President Vladimir Putin’s speech to last week’s World Holocaust Forum in Jerusalem raised hackles among the responsible guardians of Holocaust memory. The … more
Once again, talk of regime change is in the air inside Iran. Not since the crushing of the 2009 student-led protests has the Islamic Republic, as of this year entering its fifth decade, looked so … more
It is progress of sorts. This week, one of the leading magazines of the American left published an article that took the phenomenon of anti-Semitism seriously. I call it progress because for a … more
Several years ago, in an article for Commentary magazine, I offered a distinction between two kinds of anti-Semitic mindsets. I named the first one “bierkeller” anti-Semitism and the … more
History will not be kind to Jeremy Corbyn, the vanquished and soon-to-be former leader of the opposition British Labour Party. Having been trounced by British Prime Minister Boris … more
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