Ben Cohen (The Algemeiner)
Pandemics, Hate Crimes, and Riots: Media Coverage of Antisemitism Since 2020
Sunday, November 6, 2022, at 12 noon ET (US and Canada), 6 PM CET (Brussels), 7 PM IST (Jerusalem)
Ben Cohen is the award-winning Senior Correspondent of The Algemeiner, one of the leading Jewish news outlets in the United States. Based in New York City, he writes extensively on the challenges posed by antisemitism and political extremism around the globe, especially in western Europe, eastern Europe, and the Middle East.
A specialist on Jewish, Middle Eastern, European and international affairs, Ben Cohen's articles, op-eds, essays and features have been published by The Wall Street Journal, Tablet, The New York Post, Moment Magazine, Haaretz, Fox News, Real Clear World, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, PJ Media, The Huffington Post, The Congressional Quarterly, The Jerusalem Post, Jewish Ideas Daily, Mosaic and The Forward.
He writes a weekly column on international affairs for JNS.org that is syndicated to more than 100 media outlets in the U.S. and internationally. He is a contributor to the journal Commentary and also serves on the advisory editorial board of Fathom Quarterly, a London-based journal covering the Middle East. A frequent broadcaster, he has appeared on Fox News, CNN, Al Jazeera, Al Arabiya, Arise TV, National Public Radio (NPR) and Voice of America (VoA).
His professional awards include the Louis Rapoport Award for Excellence in Commentary from the American Jewish Press Association (2022).
His widely-acclaimed book, Some Of My Best Friends: A Journey Through Twenty-First Century Antisemitism, is available online in paperback and digital versions. His most recent book – The Norman Geras Reader, a co-edited anthology of the writings of the late distinguished political theorist Norman Geras – was published by Manchester University Press in 2017.