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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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Israeli spaceship enters moon's orbit, landing scheduled for April 11

The successful final maneuver of SpaceIL's Beresheet makes Israel poised to become the fourth country to ever land on the moon.

Israel's historic moon landing this month inspired by Einstein

The scientists behind the mission reveal why the world-famous physicist is their muse.

Space race: Could India's fast-moving ship get to the moon before Israel does?

Both spacecrafts are expected to make a lunar landing in mid-April. But which one will get there first?

In letters up for auction, Einstein tries to explain theory of relativity

Correspondence between Einstein and his colleague show the difficulty in getting other physicists on board.

Amazing photos of the world's longest salt cave

Adventurers from France, Germany and Bulgaria helped uncover and map the cave in Israel.

I went behind the scenes of Israel's newest city – and it's run by robots

An unprecedented look at a new town 30 miles south of Tel Aviv – with 300 people, 150 cameras and a flirtatious waitress who just happens to not be human.

Israeli moon mission marks halfway point with eye toward historic landing

With all hiccups and milestones cleared, Beresheet is right on schedule for a mid-April landing on the moon.

Albert Einstein turns 140 with epic birthday bash

The physicist's legacy lives on with Hebrew University's unveiling of new manuscripts, a relative's surprise visit and more.

90 seconds with the mastermind of the OurCrowd Summit

Super-investor Jon Medved reveals the tech sectors that he's most bullish on.

Einstein Archives unveil 110 never-before-seen items

Among the remarkable findings are letters to his best friend, the basis for lasers and a page that had been lost for nearly 90 years.

Astronauts to simulate life on Mars in southern Israel biodome

The 11-day mission is the latest to take advantage of the D-Mars project biodome.

L.A. Galaxy honors former MLS star David Beckham with statue by Israeli artist

Sculptor Omri Amrany has previously immortalized the likes of Michael Jordan, Vince Lombardi and LeBron James.

Scientists have discovered a way to make apples last an entire year

Bad apples get new lease on life as powder, thanks to Israeli food researchers.

Bill and Melinda Gates team up with Israeli tech company to help African children

EarlySense device wirelessly monitors babies in their hospital cribs to track life-threatening issues.

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Deepfake technology allowed Hollywood rookies to have two of the world's most famous actors in their new movie, 'Face Swap.'