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.
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The ‘Reverse Nazi Salute’ Roiling English Soccer

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

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Norman Geras: 1943-2013

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

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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.

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Ed Miliband Defends His Father’s Legacy

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

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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?

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Orthodox Rabbi Triumphs in Funerals Dispute

Out-of-Court Agreement Vindicates Rabbi Daniel Wasserman

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Fighting for Jewish Funerals

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

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Sowing Hatred in Venezuela

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

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Vidal Sassoon, Streetfighter

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

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The Rafsanjani Connection: What Did Nisman Know?

The 1994 Buenos Aires Jewish community center bombing and Iran’s influence in Latin America

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