Ben Cohen

Ben is Web Editor for Tearfund. This can sometimes feel a bit like being ‘senior hairstylist for Bigfoot’ but he does his best. He writes a bunch of stories for the website, regular emails to supporters and much more besides.

Before this, he worked in radio for a spell. Personal highlights include bolting down a bacon sarnie before the Chief Rabbi arrived in the office and interviewing Sooty. He is a member of Grace alternative worship community in Ealing, where he is known for creating an entire Heavenly City out of lemon jelly (to scale, clearly).

    • Broken Peacemakers

      The little-reported conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh still isn’t fully resolved after 30 years. However one man believes he has a surprising peacemaking resource – the region’s wounded and disabled…

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    • A marriage (re)made in heaven

      Robert was an alcoholic. He didn’t want the life, or the family, that he had. His wife Elizabeth and their four children lived in poverty. Elizabeth did what she could to keep the home their family…

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    • Pete Greig talks justice

      Founder of 24/7 Prayer, Pete Greig is set to speak at The Justice Conference UK, taking place for the first time in November (2 – 3). The Justice Conference is a global movement, founded in the…

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    • Fifty years, fifty countries: Egypt

      Egypt is classed as a middle-income country. However, there are still high levels of poverty, made worse by high unemployment rates and a growing population. The arrival of large numbers of refugees from neighbouring countries, especially Syria, and the blight of corruption and violence contribute to making Egypt both politically and economically fragile.

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