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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 scientists are saying you should visit these Mediterranean cities

Dozens of UNESCO World Heritage Sites could disappear, so start working on your bucket list now.

Aliens might be hitching rides across the Milky Way, Harvard physicists say

Dr. Avi Loeb calls them 'tiny astronauts sitting in a natural spacecraft.'

Episode 20: Oz Pearlman, mentalist and 'America's Got Talent' finalist

He can read minds, so how did he answer our questions?

Young Israeli couple share wanderlust vlog about moving to Canada

But the real star of the binge-worthy, addictive series is their golden retriever with a British accent.

2,000-year-old inscription is earliest-ever spelling of Jerusalem

Rare artifact going on display for public to see.

Brad Pitt and Neri Oxman: Not dating, but designing

The Hollywood actor and the MIT professor plan to collaborate on an upcoming project.

Globetrotting humanitarians arrive in North Carolina, Indonesia and the Philippines

It's been a busy time for IsraAid, which has responded to hurricanes, tsunamis and typhoons in recent weeks.

I bought one of the books that nobody can finish

From 'Game of Thrones' to '1984,' we all have those 'Big Important Books' we hope to devour, but secretly just go unread.

Episode 19: Oded Brenner, chocolate mogul

The founder of the world famous Max Brenner chocolate shops was banished from his company. But, after a five-year exile, the chocolatier has returned and is making a comeback.

Why this has been a big week for the search for aliens

Space archaeology, radio signals from the far reaches of the universe and much more made headlines.

See the Paris Fashion Week show that everyone is talking about

Christian Dior kicked off the annual event with a show-stopping theatrical number featuring dancers and models.

Lone female racer kicking up dirt on extreme cycling circuit

Riding through the forest down the side of a mountain is just another day at the office for Noga Korem.

Episode 18: Dean Kremer, first Israeli to be drafted into Major League Baseball

Traded from the Los Angeles Dodgers to the Baltimore Orioles, the up-and-coming pitcher opens up on living the life of a professional athlete and what it was like making history.

Gal Gadot auditions for role of Lisa Simpson

'Wonder Woman' star makes hilarious cameo on season premiere of 'The Simpsons.'

This ancient Mediterranean city has a Miami vibe

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