Nick Cohen

Nick Cohen is a columnist for the Observer. He does occasional pieces for many other publications, including Standpoint and New HumanistWhat’s Left? the story of how the liberal-Left of the 20th century ended up supporting the far Right of the 21st was published in 2007. His latest book, You Can’t Read This Book was published in 2013.

Catch the Jew
Who is Tuvia Tenenbom, alias Tobi the German, the Bnei Brak-born gonzo journalist who goes where others fear to tread? Everywhere Tobi ventures he encounters anti-Israel sentiment or self-hating Jews. Chaired by journalist Nick Cohen.
The Left’s Jewish Problem
In his thought-provoking new work, The Left’s Jewish Problem: Jeremy Corbyn, Israel and Anti-Semitism, Dave Rich offers a judicious analysis of the Left’s increasingly controversial ‘Jewish problem’. He examines the widening gulf between British Jews and the anti-Israel left and, based on fresh academic research, demonstrates that while the election of Jeremy Corbyn may have thrown a harsher spotlight on the crisis, it is by no means a recent phenomenon. In conversation with journalis...
Brexit: the Spark that Fired Populism?
Brexit is the most divisive issue in a generation; it unleashed a rise in populism, and exposed the fault lines of a nation divided by wealth, geography and class. Will Brexit send us hurtling towards disaster or will it set the nation’s spirit free? Are Britain’s Jews likely to fare better or worse outside the EU? Our expert panel, drawn from the pro- and anti-Brexit camps, attempted to bring light to this most heated of subjects. In association with the ...