Ben Cohen
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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
I’ve known Rafal Pankowski, the Polish academic and campaigner against anti-Semitism and racism, for almost 20 years, but I don’t think I’ve heard him sound as worried about the … more
President Donald Trump’s plan to significantly reduce the number of American troops stationed in Germany has been causing ripples even among Republican lawmakers, who are — and not … more
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