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David Cohen could become the 1st Jewish jockey to win the Kentucky Derby

The odds are long that David Cohen can become the first Jewish jockey to win a Kentucky Derby. Cohen’s horse, Keepmeinmind, is a 50-1 shot in the early line for Saturday’s Triple Crown race at Churchill Downs in Louisville. But don’t bet against the 36-year-old rider, who has won some 1,560 races and earned nearly […]

Blinken, Yossi Cohen meet in Washington as Israel presses its case on Iran

US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken met Thursday in Washington with visiting Mossad chief Yossi Cohen and Israel’s ambassador Gilad Erdan, as Israel sought to convince Washington to seek an improved deal to prevent Iran from attaining nuclear weapons rather than reenter the limping 2015 accord. The two-hour meeting was the second this week in […]

Tribute to Judith and Eliott Cohen, pillars of Atlanta’s Jewish community

 I was heartbroken recently to learn of the death of my friends Judith and Elliott Cohen, long-time pillars of Atlanta’s Jewish community. I went to send Elliott birthday wishes when I learned that they had died from COVID in July. While we had reconnected, been in touch, and even visited over the years, it would […]

Dem Rep. Cohen: January 6 U.S. Capitol Incident as Bad as Pearl Harbor Attack

Representative Steve Cohen (D-TN) Wednesday on CNN’s “Cuomo Prime Time” likened the January 6 Capitol Hill riot to the 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Cohen said, “We just celebrated Passover. On Passover, Jewish people are instructed over two centuries to remember 2,000 years, over 2,000 years, to remember that we were in bondage, and […]

The (mis)adventures of Mossad chief Yossi Cohen

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Mr. Cohen of Ballachulish Ferry

A Torah scroll. Photo: RabbiSacks.org. Last week, I gave a Zoom talk for the Scottish Jewish Archive center. I spoke about my experiences as the rabbi of the largest Jewish congregation in Scotland, the Giffnock and Newlands Hebrew Congregation, between 1968 and 1971. This was my first full-time position as a rabbi after I returned […]

Last Kings of Shanghai: a book review by Rabbi Jeffrey Cohen

March 11, 2021 by Rabbi Jeffrey Cohen Read on for article There are many who will read this review who would have heard of the Japanese diplomat Chiune Sugihara who issued some 1800 visas in Kovno in 1940 which enabled the holders to transit Japan and spend the war years in Shanghai. Other readers may […]

‘Why is this election different to all others?’ jokes Baron Cohen

Following his double win at the prestigious Golden Globes award show on Sunday, Sacha Baron Cohen was asked by an Israeli television outlet if he knew Israel is headed for another election. “You’re voting again?! Enough already!” Baron Cohen exclaimed. Channel 13 news asked Baron Cohen why it was important for him to get his […]

Sacha Baron Cohen Mocks Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani at Golden Globes

Sacha Baron Cohen used his two Golden Globe wins on Sunday as an opportunity to further burnish his left-wing activist credentials, taking pot shots at former President Donald Trump and Rudy Giuliani. The British star and anti-free speech activist won two Golden Globes for Amazon’s Borat Subsequent Moviefilm. Giuliani made an unsuspecting appearance in the […]

Sacha Baron Cohen: An outrageous comic with a serious point, and 2 Globes nods

LONDON (AFP) — From a tracksuited rapper to a bumbling Kazakh TV reporter in a green mankini, Sacha Baron Cohen has made his name with outrageous characters who expose real people’s prejudices and hypocrisy. On Sunday, Baron Cohen’s wild portrayal of the journalist Borat could win him a Golden Globe — but he could also […]

The Miracle Typist: a book review by Rabbi Jeffrey Cohen

February 24, 2021 by Rabbi Jeffrey Cohen Read on for article Leon Silver’s The Miracle Typist is a powerful true story of one soldier’s long journey home. One of the results of reviewing this book is that one should not be influenced by the Author’s Note [some would call it either the Foreword or the […]

Sacha Baron Cohen says his days of disguise pranks are over

Sacha Baron Cohen says his days of dressing up as characters such as Borat Sagdiyev, the anti-Semitic Kazakh journalist that made the Jewish actor a star, are behind him. He said he has been sued and nearly arrested over the course of filming his movies and shows, most of which involve a disguised Cohen tricking […]

Jake Cohen’s Debut Cookbook is a Love Letter to His Husband, Family and Judaism

Nice Jewish professional chef, Jake Cohen, always had a love for cooking. Rushing home every day as a teenager to watch “Barefoot Contessa,” the Ashkenazi foodie eventually took his hobby and turned it into a profession. He studied at the Culinary Institute of America, worked in test kitchens and restaurants around New York and eventually […]

Biden isn’t calling Netanyahu. For Mossad chief Yossi Cohen that’s actually an opportunity

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‘Mank,’ Aaron Sorkin, Sacha Baron Cohen Collect Critics Choice Nominations

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Stormy Daniels and Michael Cohen, once foes, talk Trump

“My battle is just now starting,” Daniels tells Cohen in their first ever conversation, referring to litigation she said had been in a holding pattern before Trump left office. “People are really upset, and they’re just going to get more pissed off at me.” Cohen, in keeping with the title of his program, apologizes for […]

Mets owner Steve Cohen leaves Twitter after threats

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Billionaire Steve Cohen quits Twitter, citing threats in GameStop uproar

BOSTON – Billionaire investor Steve Cohen, seen by small investors as an enemy in the GameStop stock drama this week, deleted his Twitter account because of what he said were threats against him and his family, a spokeswoman said on Saturday.”I’m going to take a break for now,” Cohen said on Twitter late on Friday, […]

Jewish Rep. Cohen: 80% of White Males in U.S. Military Can’t Be Trusted

It makes this jewis “representative” a little nervous that there are so many armed military men who are not on board with the anti-White communist agenda. Bitchute link 00 Hits: 0

Democrat Rep. Steve Cohen Suggests White Male National Guard Members Are an Insider Threat

Democrat Rep. Steve Cohen (TN) on Monday suggested that white male service members could be a threat, based on his claim that most white men did not vote for Joe Biden. CNN anchor Jim Scuitto asked Cohen about current and former members of the military and law enforcement who took part in a riot at […]

Biden returns David Cohen, Obama-era CIA deputy director, to his old position

JTA — US President-elect Joe Biden named David Cohen, the deputy CIA director under president Barack Obama, to his old job. Cohen, who rose up through the intelligence ranks as an Iran sanctions enforcer, will be able to start as soon as Biden is inaugurated on January 20, as the deputy director is not subject […]

Man arrested after swastikas sprayed on Leonard Cohen’s Montreal synagogue

MONTREAL (JTA) — One of Montreal’s largest synagogues was found with its doors spray-painted with large swastikas Wednesday, and a synagogue guard played a role in arresting the man suspected of the vandalism. The man who was apprehended reportedly brought a canister of gasoline to Congregation Shaar Hashomayim, a 160-year-old Modern Orthodox synagogue that is known […]

Sacha Baron Cohen Demands Google Ban Trump from YouTube: ‘Ban Trump Save Democracy’

“Borat” star Sacha Baron Cohen is demanding that Google kick President Donald Trump off of YouTube, claiming that banning the president on all social media is necessary to save democracy. Source 00 Hits: 2

Minister Meirav Cohen breaks with Kahol Lavan, joins Yesh Atid

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Two-Gun Cohen: Artful dodger turned Chinese legend and hero of Israel

“It turned out that General Two-Gun Cohen wasn’t kidding when he said he had influence with the Chinese,” recalled Canadian Jewish Congress leader Saul Hayes. Not only did he know the Chinese members, but “he would get us the damnedest documents. I never asked how or why.”One day while Hayes was walking down the street […]

Oldest Greek Holocaust survivor Esther Cohen dies at 96

Esther Cohen, Greece’s oldest Holocaust survivor, has passed away at the age of 96, local news in Greece reported Thursday.  According to the European Jewish Congress (EJC,) Cohen lived in the city of Ioannina in northern Greece. A representative of the Jewish community of Ioannina said she died “of old age.”  Cohen was only 17-years-old […]

Why Mossad’s Yossi Cohen, shadow warrior against Iran, is PM’s chosen successor

In August 2019, people close to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu heard him utter a startling sentence. “There are two people I consider fit to lead Israel — Yossi Cohen and Ron Dermer,” he was quoted by unnamed associates as saying, referring to the head of the Mossad and to Israel’s ambassador to Washington, respectively. It […]

Trump’s Former Lawyer Michael Cohen Calls The President A ‘Cult Leader’ & His Supporters ‘Stupid’

President Trump’s former lawyer, Michael Cohen has branded his former client a ‘cult leader’ and called the Republicans who support him, ‘stupid’ for their loyalty. Cohen worked for Trump between 2006 and 2018 but turned against the president when he decided to cooperate with investigators about his time working under the president and the alleged […]

Sacha Baron Cohen’s next Netflix role is super Jewish and super relevant

This story originally appeared on Kveller.  (JTA) — The timing couldn’t be more prescient for Aaron Sorkin’s newest film, “The Trial of the Chicago 7.” The movie by the Jewish “West Wing” creator, which is coming to Netflix on Oct. 16, is about the Jewish anti-war activist Abbie Hoffman, who was tried along with six […]

Sacha Baron Cohen dumps Instagram to protest Facebook’s failure to fight hate

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