Benyamin Cohen - Page 4

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.

Follow Benyamin

Israeli ship arrives at moon, but fails to nail landing

Israel became the seventh country to enter the moon's orbit during the first privately funded mission to the moon.

Watch live now: Israel's spaceship Beresheet fails to land on the moon

The privately funded SpaceIL ship got close to the lunar surface but could not land.

5 things you need to know about the Israeli moon landing

From how to watch, to the purpose of the mission, we've got you covered.

100 years in the making: Photograph of Einstein's black hole revealed today

Physicists called the news 'groundbreaking' and 'a mic drop for Einstein’s theory of general relativity.'

Israelis more than a little excited for historic moon landing on Thursday

Children will be staying up past their bedtime as watch parties are planned across the country.

Behind one man's effort to bring Madonna to Israel

In a one-on-one interview with Sylvan Adams, the philanthropist reveals why he's bringing the pop star to his new hometown.

$100 million grant lets students study STEM for free in this country

Meet a graduate of Harvard and Stanford who is now working on his third degree at the Technion.

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.