Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld

Exposé: How the Netherlands Red Cross failed the Jews

First ever interview in English with Holocaust researcher Regina Grüter, formerly of the Netherlands Red Cross, is a damning critique of the NRC and the Dutch government-in- exile in London., 8/3/2018, 11:52 AM

'Waldheim's waltz' - from Nazi officer to Austrian president

An award-winning documentary revives Waldheim's presidential campaign and the facts that came to light about his Nazi past., 7/30/2018, 12:16 AM

Interview: American Jewry's challenges

Dr. Steven Bayme, Director of Contemporary Jewish Life at AJC: “The resurgence of Orthodoxy is one of the great success stories of American Jewry.", 7/20/2018, 7:03 AM

Shoah in Dutch collective memory

There are four distince periods in how the Dutch looked at the war, starting with denial of their complicity and progressing on towards the truth - although a prettified one., 7/7/2018, 8:27 PM

Skewed focus in study of German anti-Semitism

The partially wrong focus of the recent Allensbach poll helps those who claim that Islamophobia is a bigger problem in Germany than anti-Semitism. It is not., 7/3/2018, 7:40 AM

Contemporary American anti-Semitism

There seems to be a weakening of the taboos previously in place against the open expression of Jew-hatred. , 6/22/2018, 3:53 PM

How a Dutch Jewish broadcaster deals with Jewish issues

Manfred Gerstenfeld interviews broadcaster Alfred Edelstein, who found out he was Jewish at the age of 18. , 6/16/2018, 10:33 PM

Western European attitudes to Jews: Report on a major study

Against the background of diminishing religious identity, it is interesting to analyze what remains of Christian hostility toward Jews in Western Europe - and that of the general population., 6/8/2018, 3:45 PM

What else is new: A Nazi-like cartoon in a major German daily

A German official rebuked a major liberal daily for a Nazi-like cartoon. That was not an isolated case., 5/30/2018, 3:10 PM

Malaysia: The return of an anti-Semitic Prime Minister

92-year-old Muhammad Mahathir has become Malaysia’s prime minister once again. In his 2003 welcoming speech for the Summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, he said the Muslim world was in a frontal confrontation with the Jewish people. , 5/24/2018, 8:45 PM

It didn't start now: The Dutch wartime queen greatly failed the Jews

The Dutch queen regularly filtered out mention of what was happening to Dutch Jewry from the speeches prepared by her speechwriter, while she spent the war safely in London., 5/10/2018, 1:26 AM

To fight anti-Semitism, you have to define it

An interview with Mark Weitzman of the Simon Wiesenthal Center and International Holocaust Remembrance Authority: "A definition must include...double standards and delegitimization of Israel.", 5/3/2018, 2:33 PM

Is Sweden demonized by telling the truth?

Perhaps the ambassador can explain what successive Swedish governments have been doing for the past fourteen years in trying to eradicate anti-Semitism? , 4/28/2018, 11:15 PM

Abusing Anne Frank's memory

She is the best known Jewish Holocaust victim, but also the most abused., 4/12/2018, 8:14 AM

Indonesia's once multiple ties with Israel

C. Holland Taylor, retired American businessman who has lived in Indonesia since 1999, talks about Indonesia's former president, Gus Dur, a friend of Israel., 4/5/2018, 12:23 AM

Widespread Muslim anti-Semitism in France

The great majority of Muslim immigrants to France are from countries whose populations are among the most anti-Semitic in the world., 3/27/2018, 2:55 PM

UK Labour party anti-Semitism started before Corbyn

One example In 2015, former Mayor of Blackburn Salim Mulla, who became a Labour municipal councillor, was suspended by the party because he had said that Zionist Jews were “a disgrace to humanity.”  He also claimed that Israel is behind ISIS.  , 3/20/2018, 10:46 AM

UK Labour party was anti-Semitic before Corbyn

One example of the many brought here: Before she was elected as a Labour MP for a Bradford constituency, Naz Shah argued in 2014 that Israel should be relocated to the United States.  , 3/13/2018, 10:33 AM

Muslim Anti-Semitism on the German Internet

Authorities have tried to keep statistical data and other information about anti-Semitic attitudes among Muslim immigrants and their descendants out of the limelight. , 3/11/2018, 10:32 AM

When UK's much-hated Foreign Sec. Ernest Bevin supported Zionism

A little known story about the UK Foreign Secretary who opposed the establishment of the Jewish State in 1948. Manfred Gerstenfeld interviews Dr. Ronnie Fraser, anti-academic boycott activist., 3/7/2018, 6:26 AM

Poland, Holocaust distortion and the new law

Most Polish underground organizations believed that post-Hitler Poland would be a country without Jews and those who remained alive would have to leave Poland after the war., 2/25/2018, 8:19 AM

The Dutch a la carte Jews

The question is which a la carte Jewish menu items will get passed on to the children., 2/11/2018, 8:32 AM

The widespread anti-Israelism in the UK

Recent poll: While 9% of the general population agree with between six and nine anti-Israel attitudes, among Muslims the figure is 34.7%., 2/9/2018, 10:39 AM

Dutch Jew-hunters who massively helped the Nazis

Manfred Gerstenfeld interviews Ad van Liempt on the Dutch Jew hunters who massively helped the Nazi occupiers., 2/3/2018, 9:37 PM

Why the Holocaust does not fade away

The promotion of a new Holocaust is not a distortion category in the strictest sense of the word, even though the two are related, 1/26/2018, 3:10 PM

Muslim anti-Semitism in the UK

4.5% of the current population in the UK is Muslim. A great many of these are imported anti-Semites.  , 1/15/2018, 11:13 PM

An overview of documentaries on anti-Semitism

There is no shortage of material for films on current anti-Semitism., 1/10/2018, 5:45 PM

A new twist for academic Holocaust distorters

Prof. Charny: Jews and Israelis are also among the leaders of the minimization of the Holocaust and there is nothing more beloved to academics. A Jew, any Jew, particularly any Israeli Jew – willing to join in [can] count on a standing ovation., 1/6/2018, 7:42 PM

Why the Holocaust is more than “a Genocide”

In an interview with Prof. Dan Michman, he reveals that "Already in 1919 Hitler coined the expression ‘Entfernung der Juden überhaupt‘ (the total removal of the Jews), including their ideas of equality. And millions believed him.", 12/21/2017, 6:07 PM

Dining with Bahrainis at a Jerusalem Mall

This first day of Hanukkah was different from all other first days., 12/14/2017, 11:44 PM

The Netherlands chose a moral self-image to replace their former power

A talk with Dutch historian Hans Blom: The Netherlands' self image is of a highly moral nation, and they find it hard to admit that this is not always the case., 11/27/2017, 2:21 PM

Exposing Muslim anti-Semitism in Germany

Karl Lagerfeld to Merkel: One cannot kill millions of Jews and put millions of their worst enemies in their place. , 11/21/2017, 2:38 PM

Henryk Broder and the eternal anti-Semites of Europe

Sweden, Germany and France are accused in this important new documentary, available for viewing in German so far. Arutz Sheva posts the first review of "The eternal anti-Semite - the story of an unrequited love.", 11/9/2017, 11:09 PM

Hate Spaces on American campuses

Why has exposing and fighting campus anti-Semitism not become a priority issue for nationwide American Jewish organizations?, 11/5/2017, 8:25 AM

How French notaries benefitted from Jewish property in the Holocaust

An Interview with Vincent le Coq and Anne Poiroux, writers of the book The Notaries under Occupation (1940-45)., 10/15/2017, 12:48 PM

Exclusive interview: 'Son of Hamas,' the speaker who shocked the UNHRC

"There is a huge difference between Israeli and Palestinian leaders," says Mosab Hassan Yousef, the video of whose speech at the UNHRC went viral, in an interview with Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld., 10/3/2017, 3:12 PM

The revival of the "animal holocaust" distortion

Using what happened to Holocaust victims to deplore the treatment of animals reflects a distorted mindset, but that is just what animal rights lovers are doing in the Netherlands. And not just there., 9/27/2017, 10:36 AM

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