Ben Cohen, senior editor of TheTower.org & The Tower Magazine, writes a weekly column for JNS.org on Jewish affairs and Middle Eastern politics from New York.

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Monitoring and analyzing contemporary antisemitism, which I do rather frequently, is most of the time a frustrating experience, but no more so than now. For all the ink that has been spilled in elucidating the resurgence of Jew-hatred in the last 20 years in myriad different countries and co…

Despite spending five months baiting Ukraine’s leaders as “neo-Nazis,” among them the country’s Jewish President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, Russian dictator Vladimir Putin didn’t bat an eye as he embraced a genuine Nazi sympathizer and Holocaust denier in the shape of Iran’s “Supreme Leader” Ayato…

Two major news stories to hit the headlines in Germany this month focused rather strikingly on negative depictions of Jews in works of art, raising once more the question of whether these visual displays need to be contextualized and explained or whether they should be removed from public vi…