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Benyamin Cohen

Benyamin Cohen is Editorial Director of From the Grapevine and host of the weekly podcast "Our Friend from Israel." 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, and was the founding editor of both Jewsweek and American Jewish Life magazine. He is based in Morgantown, WV, where he lives with his wife and two dogs.

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Why winemakers from around the world are turning to Israel

From climate research to high-tech drones, food scientists are on a mission to create the perfect grape.

Behind the scenes at Israel's best Super Bowl party

Nearly 400 die-hard fans will stay up all night to watch the game live via satellite at Mike's Place in Tel Aviv.

Israeli spaceship arrives at Cape Canaveral ahead of historic mission

If successful, Israel will become only the fourth country to ever land on the moon.

The best shows for foodies to watch on Netflix

Binge eating, meet binge viewing. There is no shortage of food shows for the culinary curious.

The hero of Hulu's new 'Fyre Fraud' film reveals how things went off the rails

A music festival in the Bahamas, a famous rapper, supermodels and social media influencers. Competing documentaries from Hulu and Netflix uncover what went wrong.

Rethink everything you know about global warming

New research shows that scientists have massively underestimated the effects of air pollution.

This airport will feature the world's largest indoor waterfall and light shows

The 'Rain Vortex,' designed by architect Moshe Safdie, is the showcase of a new complex.

Breakthrough discovery: Supermassive black holes go on star-swallowing binges

'These giants have a way of eating fast,' said one astrophysicist.

New device alerts parents when kids are in danger of drowning

Unveiled at last week's CES, the Coral Manta camera keeps a watchful eye at residential swimming pools.

This ancient Mediterranean city has a Miami vibe

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

Jaw-dropping Israeli gadgets unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show

From a flying car to a robot that folds laundry, this year's event featured surprising innovations.

Flowers can actually hear buzzing bees and human voices

Israeli researchers discover how plants surprisingly respond to certain sounds.

'Bohemian Rhapsody' and Rami Malek make a case for an Oscar

The movie and its lead actor won big at the Golden Globes and now have their sights set on the Academy Awards.

Upstart Israeli bobsled team seeks to accomplish the impossible

A paralyzed driver and rookie brakemen are leading a made-for-the-movies Winter Olympics dream.

How the world's ugliest color is stopping people from smoking

New laws around the world are making cigarette boxes as unattractive as possible.