Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld

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

Jeremy Corbyn is a legitimizer of anti-Semites

It is the climate created by his arrival at the head of Labour that has encouraged anti-Semitic members to voice a cacophony of hate slurs. Below is the source for that assertion. Article 3 of a study of anti-Semitism in the Labour Party., 5/25/2016, 2:46 PM

Non-Muslim anti-Semitic inciters in the British Labour Party

This is the second in a six part study of the Labour Party as a case study of anti-Semitism among European social democrats, by a world renowned expert on anti-Semitism. The first article dealt with Muslim anti-Semites in the party., 5/23/2016, 7:05 AM

Hollande's presidency: France, Israel and the Jews

Interview with Freddy Eytan, expert of France's Middle East policy, distinguished diplomat and author: "France is almost obsessive about an international conference on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.", 5/19/2016, 10:54 AM

"Anti-racists" and feminists demonize only Israel

Interview with Phyllis Chesler about those who demonize Israel. "Most Western thinkers do not know that Islam has a long history of slavery, anti-black racism, religious apartheid, gender apartheid, colonialism, and conversion via the sword. ", 5/14/2016, 10:28 PM

Muslims play a prominent role among Labour party anti-Semitic inciters

Any in-depth look into a Western country will uncover extreme Muslim anti-Semitic inciters, usually operating from religious communities, 5/8/2016, 10:38 PM

The Holocaust: A tool for abuse and distortion

Holocaust related issues are on the rise, but many of them are distortions, such as those where Israelis are labelled Nazis., 5/4/2016, 4:53 PM

Europe's decades-long neglect of terror

Right now, Europe is not dealing with the terror in its midst., 4/20/2016, 9:12 PM

Bernie Sanders, a strong promoter of extreme anti-Semites

He calls himself a socialist, but most Americans do not realize what that stands for in today's Europe., 4/15/2016, 11:45 AM

Netanyahu's rise in the polls since the 2015 elections

Netanyahu’s success versus Herzog’s failure: From a 1% lead over Herzog before the elections, Netanyahu now leads him by 31%, 4/10/2016, 12:53 AM

Beyond paranoia: Anti-Israelism as a mutation of anti-Semitism

Interview with Monique Schwarz, filmmaker, whose shocking documentary will jab viewers out of their complacency on what is happening around them. Sadly, it takes courage to tell the truth about today's anti-Semitism., 3/26/2016, 8:33 PM

Obama's flawed doctrine on Israel, part of his confused world outlook

The "Obama Doctrine" shows loss of credibility, a naive desire to repair the world, a blind eye to Islam's excesses and irrational dislike of Netanyahu on the part of the outgoing president., 3/21/2016, 8:56 AM

Asterdorp, the Dutch ghetto where Jews were charged inflated rents

Manfred Gerstenfeld interviews Stephan Steinmetz on the story of Asterdorp, a forgotten Dutch Jewish ghetto under the Amsterdam municipality that functioned during the Holocaust., 3/15/2016, 10:30 PM

Violence and terror in the Islamic religious war against the Jews

A review of the book by Mitchell Bard tracing religion's rise in Muslim terrorism, as the character of the violence turns from terrorist to Jihadist., 3/8/2016, 5:30 PM

Blaming Jews for anti-Semitism: The old canard exposed

The persecution of Jews has always been an iconic example of blaming the victims., 3/4/2016, 12:38 PM

Exclusive interview: 'Journey with an Enemy' on the Lithuanian Shoah

Manfred Gerstenfeld interviews Ruta Vanagaite on her new book, My people; Journey with an enemy: "Older people have apparently found the book quite offensive; it is incredibly painful for them to face their past." , 2/21/2016, 3:01 PM

Pandora's superbox: The rise of the German Right

The “welcome" euphoria which characterized the initial reactions to the flow of refugees has dissipated.  It has been replaced by what increasingly might be called Pandora’s SuperBox as Germany, and Merkel, face a frightening unknown. , 2/8/2016, 9:12 PM

The debate over Mein Kampf

Do we need an annotated version of this work of classic anti-Semitism?, 1/26/2016, 10:11 PM

Shocking exposé: Germany's conspiracy of silence

Minority crime suppression did not start on New Year's Eve. In one case there is proof of a major political conspiracy not to report Muslim crime so as not to harm Merkel's standing., 1/20/2016, 7:17 PM

Europeans did not learn from the Jews

The extreme characteristics of crimes committed by some Muslim immigrants should have given European politicians and police pause for thought. With minimal intellectual effort it would have become clear to them that all would be at risk, not only the Jews., 1/15/2016, 8:56 AM

Humanitarian Racists

Human rights activists often act so as to facilitate terrorists., 1/7/2016, 1:23 PM

Jewish schools in the UK: The apes and pigs dilemma

How are Jewish schools expected to teach Islam - by telling the truth or whitewashing it?, 1/2/2016, 9:03 PM

Anti-Israel hate-mongering in the Netherlands

An in depth report of one European country's surge in anti-Semitism. One can extrapolate. , 12/29/2015, 11:58 PM

Should Israel prefer French socialists or the National Front?

The Socialist party has been negative towards Israel recently, but the FN still has the specter of Jean Marie Le Pen hovering in the background, despite his daughter distancing herself from hm. What to do?, 12/22/2015, 11:40 AM

Lessons to be learned from Trump's rhetoric and the reactions to it

While the statement was abhorrent, the reactions to it are enlightening., 12/17/2015, 11:54 PM

Western rationalizers of Muslim terorism

The five most murderous terror organizations are Muslim, yet the ideological component is ignored by much of the West., 12/9/2015, 4:46 PM

ISIS blood libel: A fast mutation of a major hate motif

New and old forms of blood libel abound, but this mutation is a new low., 12/1/2015, 10:47 AM

Can we request Muslims – and Jews -- to publicly condemn crimes?

Muslims the world over cannot be held accountable, but what about French imams?, 11/21/2015, 5:57 PM

How serious is France about the war against Muslim terror?

The whole of France -- and by extension Europe – its population and culture, is under attack.  There needs to be a master plan., 11/16/2015, 9:14 PM

Germany's self-inflicted problems and the Jews

In Germany, Israel's main European backer, the right is growing as a result of Merkel's policy and the migrants bring anti-Semitism with them., 11/9/2015, 10:18 PM

Pro-Jewish at a German daily - a personal story

Former editor of Europe's largest paper, Bild, tells of his stint at Bremen's daily paper, and how being pro-Jewish is the way to get fired., 11/4/2015, 9:45 AM

Jews, Muslims and European Refugees

What has the massive Muslim influx to Europe meant to its Jews? , 10/15/2015, 7:40 AM

How European Social-Democrats support Palestinian Murderers

One after another, the progressives line up to be allied with terrorists., 9/29/2015, 3:26 PM

Iceland's Anti-Semitism is Not New, It Just Resurfaced

This country of 328,000 people has enough anti-Semitic acts in its history to rival any other nation. Skip Iceland on your next trip abroad., 9/20/2015, 8:38 PM

British Trade Unions Against Israel

Manfred Gerstenfeld interviews Ronnie Fraser, Director of the Academic Friends of Israel., 9/16/2015, 5:45 AM

The Dutch Owe Jews a Real Apology for Their Role in the Holocaust

102,000 out of 140,000 Dutch Jews were murdered, with only a handful of Dutch offering help and most doing the opposite., 9/1/2015, 11:13 AM

Islamic State Wants to Exterminate Both the Jews and Israel

Dr. Jacques Neriah, foreign policy expert, speaks to Manfred Gerstenfeld about ISIS. Revelations about Islamic State and Israel., 8/23/2015, 11:46 PM

UNESCO's Use of Moral Relativism to Foster Anti-Israel Bias

UNESCO goes from nonsense to downright lies and double standards - only when dealing with Israel., 8/18/2015, 1:07 PM

The Selective Identity of Dutch Jews

Manfred Gerstenfeld interviews social geographer, Carlo van Praag. , 8/14/2015, 3:45 PM

The Transformation of European Reality for Jews

A journalist attests: "I feel more at ease in some neighborhoods of Jerusalem, including the ones with Palestinian residents, than in the Netherlands.", 7/27/2015, 7:58 AM