Benyamin Cohen

Benyamin Cohen

Benyamin Cohen is Editorial Director of From the Grapevine. He has written for the Washington Post, the Daily Beast, the Huffington Post, Yahoo News and Slate. Cohen is also the author of “My Jesus Year: A Rabbi’s Son Wanders the Bible Belt in Search of His Own Faith” (HarperCollins), named one of the best books of the year by Publishers Weekly and for which he received the Georgia Author of the Year award. Cohen previously served as the Content Director for the Mother Nature Network. He is based in Morgantown, WV.

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International program seeks out future NBA stars.

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Book your flight to the seaside Israeli town of Jaffa, which has gotten a modern makeover.

Blogger takes up residency at the beach

Julia Friedman spent 3 weeks capturing her adventures in the Mediterranean in a series of beautiful photos and video.

Woman who studied Einstein's brain passes away

After a pathologist stole the genius's brain, neuroscientist Marian Diamond came to the rescue.

Football player goes from Mediterranean to Massachusetts

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Say cheese! Iconic Einstein tongue photo is up for auction

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