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Ben Cohen

Ben Cohen is a writer and media consultant based in New York City. He writes a column for The Huffington Post and regularly contributes opinion pieces and blogs at The Jerusalem Post, Harry's Place, Tablet, Congress Blog and many other online and print publications. His scholarly work includes the monograph "The Ideological Foundations of the Boycott Campaign Against Israel," published by the American Jewish Committee, as well as analytical papers for the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs and the Institute for Jewish Policy Research. He has also appeared as a commentator for a range of broadcasters.
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Roger Cohen Discovers Antisemitism

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011 - by Ben Cohen

The New York Times columnist moves to London.

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The Dead Kennedys Versus BDS

Friday, July 1st, 2011 - by Ben Cohen

Criticizing the boycott, divestment, and sanctions movement against Israel isn't enough; Jello Biafra should play Tel Aviv.

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Yale Downgrades Antisemitism Scholarship

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011 - by Ben Cohen

By closing its institute dedicated to the study of antisemitism, isn't Yale telling those who argue that contemporary antisemitism is the equivalent of a reputational smear campaign that they are right?

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Soccer’s Biggest Team Sells Its Soul to the Oil Sheikhs

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011 - by Ben Cohen

Qatar's sponsorship of FC Barcelona brings prestige — and scandal.

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The Appeasers of Ratko Mladic

Friday, May 27th, 2011 - by Ben Cohen

The UN appeasers of butchers Mladic and Slobodan Milosevic today demonize Jews, the West, and support Muslim dictatorships.

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Burns Night for Israel: Scotland’s Literary Shame

Thursday, May 26th, 2011 - by Ben Cohen

A place that boycotts books is not far from a place that burns them.

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