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ARTICLES BY: Ben Cohen / JNS.org

October 13, 2019 6:17 am

The Americans, the Kurds, the War

JNS.org - Two days after announcing the betrayal of America’s Kurdish allies in Syria, US President Donald Trump decided to belittle them for good measure....

October 7, 2019 6:31 am

Today’s Jew-Hatred: The Sorry Tale of Two Photographs

JNS.org - As visitors to the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem wind their way through the main exhibition, they are confronted by a series...

September 9, 2019 6:07 am

Robert Mugabe: Death Without Justice

JNS.org - The world awoke to the sad news on Sept. 6 that Robert Mugabe, the former president of Zimbabwe, had died at the age...

September 1, 2019 6:52 am

Emancipation, Empathy, Antisemitism, and America

JNS.org - In an interview with my colleague Benjamin Kerstein last week, Rabbi Eli Cohen, the executive director of the Crown Heights Jewish Community Council...

August 19, 2019 4:02 am

Why Jews Should Care About the Hong Kong Democracy Protests

JNS.org - It’s more than 30 years since pro-democracy student demonstrators were brutally crushed by Chinese security forces at Beijing’s Tiananmen Square -- a graphic...

August 14, 2019 6:52 am

Anti-Zionism and Antisemitism: Attacking the ‘Chosen’

JNS.org - The furor in recent days over a viciously antisemitic article in a left-wing Belgian newspaper centered on the writer’s use of a mangled...

July 29, 2019 5:20 am

An Iranian Lie Unfolds in the Spanish Media

JNS.org - Amid the profusion of commentary about the hostile attitudes towards the Jewish community found on certain parts of the American political left along...

July 21, 2019 9:12 am

AMIA 25 Years On: Insult, Injury and Argentina’s Upcoming Election

JNS.org - In 2006, Argentine government lawyers led by the federal prosecutor Alberto Nisman formally named the eight leading Iranian officials who planned the bombing...

July 14, 2019 6:16 am

‘Who, Me? A Racist?’

JNS.org - The exposé on antisemitism in the British Labour Party, broadcast in the United Kingdom last week by the BBC’s flagship Panorama program, gave viewers an...

July 10, 2019 6:27 am

TIP Is Dead, but Long Live the ‘Israel Project’

JNS.org - As all journalists know, the news cycle can be a fickle thing, particularly in a week when Americans deservedly celebrated their independence and...

June 30, 2019 8:33 am

Arab Homophobia and Western Indifference

JNS.org - One of the more spiteful terms to have emerged from the global campaign against the State of Israel is “pinkwashing” — a catchphrase...

June 17, 2019 5:56 am

‘El Poderosísimo Lobby Judío’: A Spanish Obsession

JNS.org - The veteran Spanish journalist and commentator Iñaki Gabilondo devoted his broadcast slot last week to a dramatic attack on the “powerful Jewish lobby”...

June 3, 2019 7:48 am

The Grotesque Antisemitism of Lebanon’s Nabih Berri

JNS.org - In a puff piece on Nabih Berri, the speaker of the Lebanese parliament, published on the occasion of his 80th birthday last year,...

May 26, 2019 7:24 am

Malmö 2020: World Leaders Against Antisemitism

JNS.org - In October 2020, Sweden will host an international summit to combat antisemitism. When Stefan Löfven, the Swedish prime minister, announced the parley last...


Iran’s Economy to Shrink 9.5 Percent This Year Amid Tighter US Sancti...

Iran's economy is expected to shrink by 9.5 percent this year, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said, down from a...


Israelis Demonstrate in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv Against Turkish Invasion of ...

An interfaith group of Israeli Jews and Christians gathered in Jerusalem’s Paris Square on Saturday to protest the recently launched...

Middle East

Turkish Assault in Syria Weakens Iraq Kurds, Strengthens Regional Powers

A Turkish border offensive against Syrian Kurdish forces will further weaken Iraq's divided Kurds next door and embolden regional rivals who have one thing in common -- they want no...


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