Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld

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  It has been replaced by what increasingly might be called Pandora’s SuperBox as Germany, and Merkel, face a frightening unknown.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

Anti-Semitism in 2016

Candidates that just missed getting on the 2015 list., 1/31/2016, 8:42 AM

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

What Israel Should Learn from the Greek Crisis

The Greek problem is one of a variety of huge strategic mistakes the EU has made. The EU does not care if Greece suffers, it will certainly not care about Israel. , 7/13/2015, 2:11 PM

Alberto Nisman’s Mysterious Death in Argentina

The Anti-Semitic Statements of Argentina’s President included the usual diatribes., 7/6/2015, 11:43 PM

The Widespread German Hatred of Jews and Israel

Widespread prejudice against Jews still exists in the country with the most criminal past in Europe., 7/2/2015, 7:55 AM

France: The Early Diagnosis of the New Anti-Semitism

French sociologists, authors and thinkers saw the handwriting on the wall as far back as 2001, as calling it anti-Israelism made anti-Semitism acceptable., 6/26/2015, 8:53 AM

The Obsessive Belgian Anti-Israel Bias

The anti-Israel bias of the French-speaking Belgian media puts it into the group of the most anti-Israel countries in Europe. , 6/21/2015, 7:11 PM

BDS is Only a Small Part of the Demonization of Israel

Even if all boycotts fail, the public relations effect will be far more important., 6/17/2015, 11:01 PM

Dutch Anti-Israel Incitement Continues to Expand

The Netherland’s attitude toward Israel is not friendly anymore, it is only somewhat less hostile than is the rest of criminal Europe., 6/8/2015, 9:20 AM

Some Straight Questions for Jeffrey Goldberg

Obama's statements in a recent and well publicized interview with Atlantic Monthly's Jeffrey Goldberg had clear anti-Semitic elements. That was noted in various articles. But what about Goldberg?, 6/2/2015, 10:58 PM

The Jewish History of a Street in the Netherlands

Exclusive to Arutz Sheva: Interview with Professor Wim Willems, expert on the history of The Hague., 5/29/2015, 5:46 PM

Who Funds the “Academic Scholarship” that Delegitimizes Israel?

Universities, Institutes, journals, Aramco, foundations, academic chairs are all funded by Arab money - and truth plays no role in their scholarly endeavors., 5/18/2015, 3:02 PM

Repairing Israel's Relations with the United States

The majority of Israelis do not trust the American president., 5/7/2015, 5:15 PM

Will the EU Delegate to the Global Anti-Semitism Forum Tell the Truth?

Why Frans Timmermans is not the right person to represent the European Commission at the Forum on Combating Anti-Semitism - unless he confesses to the truth., 5/3/2015, 12:32 AM

Existential Threats to Israel and the Anti-Paranoia Lobby

It is unwise to attempt to whitewash the words of the genocidal promoters facing Israel., 4/23/2015, 11:18 PM

Major Holocaust Inversion in Europe

Israel is portrayed as a Nazi state, an extremely dangerous inversion of the truth., 4/15/2015, 10:25 PM

What the Election Polls Told Us

In democracies where those in power take the people's views into account, polls which ask general qusitons can be a good source of information., 4/5/2015, 12:34 AM

Is Europe, Bereft of its Jews, No Longer Europe?

What are the factors involved in European Jewry's possibly emigrating from that continent?, 3/23/2015, 11:30 AM

The Dutch Labor Party's Policies Support Islamo-Nazis

Selective information, monumental manipulation of the facts and complete adoption of Muslim propaganda are the norm - and Israel should confront them., 2/15/2015, 8:23 AM

Decades of Anti-Israel Hate by Swedish Social Democrats

It is not just the immediate recognition of "Palestine" that is behind Israel's negative reaction to Sweden's new government. The Social Democrats have a long history of hate-mongering., 2/4/2015, 9:31 AM

The Future of Jews in France, the Land of Apartheid

Whatever the French government will do is likely to take more than a decade to show substantial results. , 1/28/2015, 1:30 PM

After the Paris Killings -- French Jews and Israel

French duplicity as far as Israel is concerned, is always manifest, as is anti-Semitism, and there is resistance to accepting the idea that Israel's battle with terror is the same as the West's., 1/19/2015, 11:35 AM

Paris Killings Aftermath: Symptoms of French Disease

That the Paris murderers were very much Muslims is a fact and a number of aspects of the events can already be pointed out. France betrayed its Jews by allowing millions of immigrants from a culture hostile to them. Inviting Abbas was duplicity., 1/15/2015, 5:54 AM

Hamas is Worse than the Islamic State

"The Shoah was unprecedented; but it was a precedent, and that precedent is being followed" (Yehuda Bauer). Hamas must be subjected to a publicity campaign that unmasks its true goals., 12/29/2014, 11:16 PM

Unaware of His Own Anti-Israeli Bias

Dirk Walters of NRC Handelsblad wrote of himself as unprejudiced and then went on to prove just the opposite., 12/26/2014, 6:45 AM

Danish Ambassador Promotes Anti-Israel Discrimination

Justifying double standards against Israel takes chutzpah. The Danish ambassador has shown that he has it., 12/16/2014, 11:25 PM

What Should French Jews Do?

What can be done to prevent further attacks against French Jews? The truth is that very little can be done. What are the options, then, for French Jews?, 12/11/2014, 1:46 PM

The Changed Status of American Jewish Women

interview with Prof. Rela Mintz Geffen: "There are already several hundred Jewish women teachers holding doctorates in Jewish studies who are university scholars. This also impacts the way Jewish history is taught.", 12/8/2014, 8:11 AM

Cities against Israel

Proposing anti Israel actions is a pr move that draws the attention away from the massive criminality of the Palestinians., 12/1/2014, 5:25 AM

The Amsterdam Jewish Museum: European Award Winner

Manfred Gerstenfeld interviews Joel Cahen on how the Museum's myriad projects help keep alive the history and talents of the Jewish people while the guides successfully manage queries of all kinds. , 11/26/2014, 11:02 AM