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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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24-year-old Israeli earns jazz's most influential prize

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Why 2018 was the year of the extraterrestrials

Harvard's Dr. Avi Loeb took his search for aliens to a whole new stratosphere.

Seeking romantic TV shows, U.S. networks look to Israel

ABC picks up two series, plus more are possibly on the horizon.

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Team Israel manager receives Baseball America's lifetime achievement award

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With a clever dome-like design, the product was named one of the best inventions of 2018.

Astronomers discover new tadpole-shaped galaxy

And get this: it's 10 times larger than the Milky Way.

10 things we’re thankful for in 2018

At our Thanksgiving table, we will be raising a toast to those who inspire us to be better.

Episode 23: Tamar Geller, celebrity dog trainer

She was discovered by Oprah, and now trains the dogs of Ellen DeGeneres, Ben Affleck, Reese Witherspoon and others.

In next generation of space race, Israel is at the forefront

Elon Musk’s SpaceX will launch an Israeli spaceship to the moon. And that's just the beginning.

How an Israeli school was a magnet for Amazon choosing New York

Cornell Tech's Roosevelt Island campus will supply the talent for the retail giant's new headquarters.

Clowns on a mission: Making wishes come true for sick children

On a shoestring budget, 100 clowns in Israel have jumped into action.

New sugar substitute may be sweet news for diabetics

Tel Aviv company has created a product that is several thousand times as sweet as sugar, and healthy to digest.

Promoting a culture of kindness, one dance at a time

Orly Wahba has become the queen of nice at a time when the world needs her most.