Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld

The Swiss refuse to pay for the security of Jewish citizens

Switzerland is acting against its own laws when it comes to Jewish security says Swiss historian Simon Erlanger, interviewed by the writer., 9/14/2017, 1:01 PM

The US must do more against European BDS

The US has taken some measures against European BDS - but it needs to act more drastically, says Benjamin Weinthal of a Washington security think tank., 9/11/2017, 1:00 PM

Modest burqa-wearer at home, knife-wielding murderess outside it

Researcher Rachel Avraham, author of Women and Jihad, talks about female Islamic terrorists and sucide bombers., 8/14/2017, 7:19 PM

A Dutch filmmaker searches for his Jewish roots

A talk with Philo Bregstein, whose movies include the WWII story of Amsterdam Jewry and the journey back to Jewry of Otto Klemperer., 8/9/2017, 11:30 AM

Anti-Semitism is an integral part of European culture.

Netanyahu's visit to Hungary and his meeting with leaders of Visegrad countries highlights the difference between these governments and the rest of Europe concerning Israel., 8/6/2017, 7:39 AM

Palestinian Arabs recycling the poison motif

Prof. Emeritus Raphael Israeli, author of the Blood Libel and its Derivatives talks to Manfred Gerstenfeld about the mutations of a never-ending canard., 7/31/2017, 9:52 AM

Should a movie on Auschwitz report SS guard's family's suffering?

A scandal that has appeared only in German so far. The story of Joachim Schroeder's film proves how in the current German atmosphere an individual who positions himself against anti-Semitism and anti-Semites risks getting into trouble., 7/21/2017, 12:17 PM

France's psychiatrization of radical Islamic anti-Semitic murder

The Halimi murder shows the sorry state of France's mental health. All Muslims who murder Jews are diagnosed as 'mentally ill'., 7/20/2017, 10:50 AM

Europe is not really serious about fighting terror, Israel is

What are the reasons Europe finds it so hard to fight terror?, 7/10/2017, 6:20 AM

Trying to convert Dutch Jewish children to Christianity

Manfred Gerstenfeld interviews Ewoud Sanders, who wrote a doctorate on the close to 80 children's books in Dutch aiming to converrt Jewish children to Christianity. It caused a ruckus., 7/2/2017, 12:16 PM

British Academia is rife with anti-Semitism

It doesn't end in the Labour party., 6/26/2017, 7:10 PM

Reassessing Jeremy Corbyn

Corbyn personally has spent a political lifetime courting mass murderers in the Middle East, Ireland and elsewhere in the world. Le Pen's views are more benign than his., 6/15/2017, 5:35 PM

UK Elections: Anti-Semitism and the Labour Party 2017

Elections are to take place June 8th. The gap between Corbyn and May is small, but he is far from the only anti-Semite in UK politics., 6/6/2017, 7:25 AM

Words and silence matter: Trump vs. Obama

The current President’s  statements and omissions are all the more important in contrast to those of Obama., 6/1/2017, 12:55 AM

Eye on anti-Semitism: Norway

Two new substantial unrelated anti-Semitic votes took place recently and the third largest national daily Dagbladet once again published an anti-Semitic cartoon., 5/27/2017, 11:34 PM

Rotterdam or Hamasdam?

Rotterdam held a conference organized by a Hamas front organization in which awards were given to those who aid the terrorist group and the maps eliminated Israel. So much for Hamas rapprochement., 5/8/2017, 12:14 PM

Another year of Holocaust abuse

Comparing anything and everything to the Holocaust has become the norm, trivializing it with false moral comparisons. , 4/26/2017, 8:52 PM

UK campus anti-Semitism and the state of free speech

A talk with Lesley Klaff, Senior Lecturer in Law at Sheffield Hallam University and a member of UK Lawyers for Israel, an NGO that provides pro bono legal advice and representation to victims of anti-Semitism. , 4/19/2017, 5:00 PM

Rotterdam goes Hamas: The Palestinian Return Centre

The PRC is a terrorist organization. Why is Rotterdam hosting their conference?, 4/6/2017, 11:53 PM

The UK’s ambivalent attitude toward Muslim terror

While France denies Muslim terror, the UK looks the other way., 3/30/2017, 9:55 PM

What if the US had a French president?

How would a French president react to the recent spate of anti-Semitic incidents in the US?, 3/28/2017, 6:49 AM

The Dutch Elections, Israel and the Jews

Expert: The consequences for Dutch Jews after the elections may be more tension, with the anti-Israel DENK and D66 parties in parliament and the VNI out. , 3/21/2017, 3:46 PM

Exposé: In Shoah, Dutch notaries enabled criminal anti-Jewish measures

They wanted to make money and they wanted to be part of the new world order. No ideology, just greed and ambition. The Dutch Red Cross historian tells the story., 3/19/2017, 8:12 AM

There are more anti-Semites in the US than Jews in the world

All was far from fine before the current spate of anti-Semitic attacks., 3/5/2017, 11:42 PM

Recycling the blood libel

Christians introduced the blood libel to the Islamic world, where it is alive and well. Prof. (emeritus) Raphael Israeli tells the story., 3/2/2017, 11:54 PM

The March 15 Dutch elections, Israel and the Jews

The “multiculturalism” ideology has gone largely wrong and the elections will probably reflect that., 2/22/2017, 11:59 PM

European socialist hate mongers on Israel

The list is long and a paean to intellectual dishonesty, but the worst part is that some of these haters are Jews., 2/15/2017, 1:34 PM

Before and after "Charlotte"

An interview with Dutch film director Frans Weisz., 2/11/2017, 11:28 PM

Trump tackles three real problems

All of them have impact on Jews and Israel., 2/2/2017, 10:11 AM

Hotbeds of anti-Semitism in British academia

A former Manchester Jewish Society president described the Student Union meeting saying that he witnessed “masses of Jewish students plead for positive dialogue on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict…I watched them beg for their safety on campus…”, 1/23/2017, 4:02 PM

Corbyn, the Labour Party and elsewhere in the UK

The same anti-Semitism or worse permeates the Labour Party and is evident elsewhere in the UK., 1/17/2017, 8:22 AM

A close look at Yitzchak Rabin's policies

A review of the important book by Rabin's political advisor, not yet available in translation., 1/2/2017, 6:11 PM

The third letter Netanyahu should write to the EU

This is what Netanyahu has not yet written to Jean Claude Juncker, EU Commission Head: Instead of planning bogus Peace Conferences on the Middle East, perhaps Europe should tend its own flocks., 12/29/2016, 10:21 PM

DENK: A new Muslim anti-Israel Party in the Netherlands

This is the direction Europe is taking., 12/9/2016, 1:08 PM

Jeremiah Wright: Revisiting Obama’s anti-Semitic pastor

Obama did not find it difficult to whitewash his attendance at Wright's church, just the way he whitewashed other uncomfortable issues., 12/8/2016, 12:48 AM

Jews can be anti-Semites too!

Gilad Atzmon, the paradigm of a Jewish anti-Semite, is not alone., 11/28/2016, 9:26 AM

The Second Letter Netanyahu did NOT write to Jean-Claude Juncker

The EU reminds one of Byzantine where, while Islam was conquering the Christian territories, the Byzantine leaders were obsessed with worries about the Jews., 11/24/2016, 5:01 AM

Obama's distorted rhetoric

Systematic and purposeful omissions characterized Obama's speeches throughout his presidency., 11/16/2016, 9:21 PM

Norway, a country which turned bad

An interview with Finn Jarle Sale, Norwegian magazine editor, revealing Norway's attitude to the Jews., 11/13/2016, 7:19 PM

Anti-Semitism: British Labour Party takes three new hits

Anti-Semitic slurs are rife and there seems to be no will to fight them., 11/2/2016, 11:38 PM

The Dutch must open their eyes to Israel's reality

Manfred Gerstenfeld interviews Joram Van Klaveren, head of the Voor Nederland party on migrants, Israel, BDS, multiculturalism and anti-Semitism., 10/29/2016, 7:43 AM

Dutch Muslims curse Peres and what they really mean

The problems caused by and the hatred emanating out of parts of Western Muslim communities go far beyond the fanatics. , 10/9/2016, 7:55 AM

Remembering Shimon Peres

He was a man of vision and blindness, who once said, egregiously: “There are two things that cannot be made without closing your eyes — love and peace.", 10/1/2016, 9:58 PM

The letter Netanyahu did not write to the EU Commission President

A new letter in the series that should be written, but are not: The Letter Netanyahu did NOT write to Jean-Claude Juncker., 9/26/2016, 12:20 PM

A definition of anti-Israeli anti-Semitism

We are in a new world and a special definition for anti-Israeli anti-Semitism is required, as contrasted with anti-Jew anti-Semitism., 9/20/2016, 8:47 AM

The letter Netanyahu didn’t write to Dutch Prime Minister Rutte

Prime Minister Netanyahu's visit to the Netherlands was a pleasant one, but much was left unsaid., 9/13/2016, 10:44 PM

George Galloway's anti-Semitic slurs

Using clear methodology, anti-Semitism can be shown without ambiguity., 9/8/2016, 10:23 AM

The van der Horst affair

In 2006, a Dutch university censored its own academic's lecture on Muslim anti-Semitism. Academic freedom? More like hyposcrisy., 8/22/2016, 10:44 AM

More explosions surround the Chakrabarti Labour anti-Semitism report

Anti-Semitism is defined by the perpetrator, not the victim.The Labour party has yet to treat its problem seriously., 8/10/2016, 3:24 PM

Meet Lady Jenny Tonge, a leading UK anti-Semitic inciter

She is a marginal figure in Parliament, but her utterances about Jews and Israel put her outside the pale., 8/5/2016, 5:49 AM

Historical revisionism meets anti-Semitism in Croatia

An interview with Tomislav Jakic, journalist former foreign policy advisor to then Croatian President Mesic., 7/26/2016, 11:46 AM

The highly unprofessional inquiry into UK Labour anti-Semitism

Corbyn knew what he was doing when he appointed Shami Chakrabarti to investigate charges of Labour Party anti-Semitism. , 7/15/2016, 2:28 PM

European populism is here to stay

Germany as a prime example of the rise of populism in Europe, a phenomenon with which Israel must deal wisely, differentiating between parties and not rejecting them out of hand., 7/11/2016, 6:11 AM

The Dutch apologize to Javans and Bosnians, but not to Dutch Jews

With each apology and admission of guilt, the refusal to do the same about the heartless attitude to Dutch Jews during the Holocaust becomes more poignant., 7/7/2016, 6:44 AM

Elie Wiesel: In memoriam

A tribute to a great man and an analysis of his influence., 7/4/2016, 1:48 PM

Open letter to Ms. Shami Chakrabarti

The information here is meant to be of help to the Labour Party head as she begins an inquiry on her party's anti-Semitism., 6/8/2016, 1:51 PM

Reactions to anti-Semitism in the British Labour Party

The anti-Semitism problem is not limited to a few individuals. in the Labour Party. Fourth in a series on different aspects of anti-Semitism in the party as an indication of what is rampant in Social Democratic parties., 5/29/2016, 7:44 AM