Ben Cohen

Ben Cohen, a New York-based writer, has contributed essays on anti-Semitism and related issues to Mosaic and other publications.

In Argentina, France, and Elsewhere in Europe, Attacks on Jews Are Judged by a Separate Yardstick

“This odious bombing was aimed at striking Jews who were going to the synagogue, and it hit innocent French people.”

Aug. 19 2019 12:51AM

Deborah Lipstadt's Taxonomy of the Anti-Semite

The historian’s new book sets out to conduct a clear-sighted tour of 21st-century anti-Semitism, but her vision turns out to be occluded.

March 15 2019 12:01AM

How Anti-Semitic Conspiracy Theorists Sustain Their Convictions

As the long life of the Protocols attests, anti-Semitic passions are not just sincere, they’re hard-wired beyond any possibility of disproof by reason.

Dec. 11 2017 12:01AM

Will Anti-Semitism Spread From American Universities to American Culture?

American society is solidly free of the Israel-centered anti-Semitism that dominates its universities. Can that last?

May 12 2015 12:01AM

How Anti-Semitism Became a Social Movement

Anyone can join—even Jews.

Oct. 20 2014 12:01AM