Ben Cohen

Ben Cohen, a former BBC producer, is a writer based in New York who publishes frequently on Jewish and international affairs. His Twitter feed is @BenCohenOpinion.

The ‘Reverse Nazi Salute’ Roiling English Soccer

French star Nicolas Anelka celebrated a goal with a troubling viral gesture

Norman Geras: 1943-2013

Remembering the academic, writer, and fighter against anti-Semitism

Forget Who Is a Jew. For British Soccer Fans, Question Is, Can You Be a Yid?

For decades, Tottenham Spurs fans have used the slur as a badge of pride. Now the Football Association wants them to stop.

Ed Miliband Defends His Father’s Legacy

Labour leader responds to Daily Mail charge his immigrant father was disloyal

Surviving Stalin’s Purges

Why couldn’t Soviet Jews see the dictator—who died 60 years ago—for the anti-Semitic murderer that he was?

Orthodox Rabbi Triumphs in Funerals Dispute

Out-of-Court Agreement Vindicates Rabbi Daniel Wasserman

Fighting for Jewish Funerals

A Pennsylvania rabbi, backed by a local imam, engages in a battle for full control over religious burials

Sowing Hatred in Venezuela

A prominent challenger to President Hugo Chávez isn’t Jewish, but his roots are. That’s enough for the regime.

Vidal Sassoon, Streetfighter

The famed hairdresser, who died Wednesday, fought against British fascists and then for Israel’s independence

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