Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld

Can Israel Ever Trust Europe? Part III

Don Segre died last week at the age of 92. He was full professor of international relations at Haifa University, held the post of Reuben Hecht Professor of Zionism. After his retirement in 1986, he was Visiting Professor at Stanford University. , 10/9/2014, 11:37 AM

Can Israel Ever Trust Europe? Part Two

Don Segre died last week at the age of 92. He was full professor of international relations at Haifa University, held the post of Reuben Hecht Professor of Zionism. After his retirement in 1986, he was Visiting Professor at Stanford University., 10/7/2014, 10:15 PM

Can Israel Ever Trust Europe? Part One

Professor Dan Segre passed away on Saturday in Italy, at the age of 92. His thoughts on Israel and Europe are brought here., 10/6/2014, 6:11 AM

How Christians are Persecuted in the PA

Manfred Gerstenfeld interviews Justus Reid Weiner, international human rights lawyer: "...In Gaza, five Christians were kidnapped in July 2012 and forced to convert to Islam." , 9/30/2014, 8:41 PM

How European Agencies Suppress Key Anti-Semitism Data

Interview with Professor Amy Elman: The EU Agency repeatedly asked the Center for Research on Anti-Semitism to alter their ‘divisive’ findings connecting Muslims with the phenomenon. , 9/23/2014, 6:50 AM

Dutch Islamo-Nazism, Where Did It Come From?

The Dutch have now admitted that there are thousands of violent Jihadi sympathizers in the country of windmills and dikes. It didn't happen overnight., 9/18/2014, 6:52 AM

Islamo-Nazism in Palestine, Then and Now

They have mutual aims and mutual plans for the Jews., 9/11/2014, 12:05 AM

Dutch Jewish Leaders Sign a Damning Declaration

In an interfaith Dutch forum, the Israel-Hamas conflict is equated with the IS-Syria-Iraq slaughter. Other parts of the declaration are just as problematic., 9/4/2014, 9:35 PM

A Pro-Jewish Ad and the Mess it Caused

Distancing the Netherlands from anti-Semitism should not entail its Jews distancing themselves from Zionism., 8/12/2014, 8:48 PM

Dutch Jews Wonder About Their Future

It is quite clear where the rampant anti-Semitism comes from, but not to the Dutch government., 8/8/2014, 5:35 PM

Behind the Scenes: Muslim Anti-Semitism in Holland

Interview with a Muslim young woman who monitors Jew-hatred in Muslim circles., 8/3/2014, 6:14 PM

The Outburst of Dutch Anti-Semitism and Anti-Israelism

A close up of one country in an increasingly ugly Europe., 7/29/2014, 10:10 PM

The Anti-Israel Bias of the New York Times

Interview with Ricki Hollander and Gilead Ini of CAMERA., 7/28/2014, 10:19 PM

Progressive Jewish Abusers of Israel

Interview with the Director of Indiana University's Institute for the Study of Contemporary Anti-Semitism, Professor Alvin H. Rosenfeld: "The debate on progressive Jewish abusers of Israel revisited.", 7/20/2014, 10:25 AM

Post-Oslo Terror Planning

Records from Jerusalem's Orient House prove that the PLO began violating the Oslo Accords immediately after signing them and that Fatah and Hamas had the same goals even then., 7/9/2014, 3:37 PM

Studying Muslim Anti-Semitism in America

Interview with Steven K. Baum, founder and editor of the Journal for the Study of Anti-Semitism., 7/6/2014, 7:21 AM

Canadian Churches For and Against Israel

Interview with Paul Merkley, Prof. Emer. of History in Ottawa: "There have been workshops and a major prayer service at UCC for the ‘defeat of the Israeli occupiers'"., 6/17/2014, 5:18 AM

Europe: Moroccan Hostility Against a Recognizable Jew

Manfred Gerstenfeld interviews Alon Zomer (pseudonym), who has moved to Israel. A wake up call for Europe's Jews., 6/12/2014, 5:10 AM

Gazans Learn From Goldstone Report

Interview with Anne Herzberg, NGO Monitor Legal Advisor: "If one accepts the Goldstone report, terrorists in future asymmetric conflicts can learn from it that it is worthwhile to deliberately operate in areas where civilian harm is greatest.", 6/2/2014, 5:38 AM

Election Results Show Europe's True Face

The growth of European neo-fascist and extreme right wing parties and the Jews - and Israel, which for a long time has been a prism through which one can see the blemishes on the face of Europe., 5/29/2014, 11:25 AM

Anti-Zionism in the Post-War USSR and Today's Russia

Manfred Gerstenfeld interviews Russian and International Studies Prof. André Gerrits: "Communists have always seen Zionism as a petty bourgeois deviant, as well as an expression of Jewish nationalism"., 5/28/2014, 12:37 PM

Root Causes of US Mainline Church Anti-Israelism

Manfred Gerstenfeld interviews Dexter van Zile, Christian Media Analyst: "The Church seems unwilling to confront supercessionism and anti-Semitism as they manifest themselves in Islam.", 5/17/2014, 11:49 PM

A Classic Media Distortion

The series "God's Warriors" is a classic example of media distortion., 5/10/2014, 10:50 PM

The New NATO Sec. General is a Promoter of Hamas

Stoltenberg is a poor choice as NATO sec.general for many reasons, the leading one being his support for Hamas., 4/29/2014, 10:36 AM

80% of Stolen Holocaust Assets Were Never Returned

Economist Sidney Zabludoff, who focuses his work on issues related to restitution of stolen Jewish assets, says that Holocaust assets restitution remained a low priority, and by now, many of those entitled to it have died., 4/28/2014, 11:15 AM

End of Century Revival of Stolen Holocaust Assets Issue

For Holocaust Remembrance Day in Israel, Manfred Gerstenfeld interviews Dr. Avi Beker of Tel Aviv University, negotiator for restitution of Holocaust property. , 4/24/2014, 8:10 AM

Patterns in European Attitudes Towards Israel

Interview with Prof. Uriel Rosenthal, former Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs. , 4/22/2014, 12:36 AM

Arafat's 1998 Non-Visit to the US Holocaust Museum

Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld interviews Walter Reich, former director of the US Holocaust Memorial Museum, who was shocked at the invitation extended to Arafat., 4/10/2014, 7:23 AM

Anti-Semitism and anti-Israelism in Australia

Manfred Gerstenfeld interviews Jeremy Jones, director of Jewish Affairs Council., 4/1/2014, 10:04 PM

Stolen Jewish Art in Europe's Museums

Manfred Gerstenfeld interviews Rudi Ekkart, retired professor of Art History in the Netherlands;, on efforts to recover stolen art that found its way to museums., 3/29/2014, 8:53 PM

The French Railway and the Jews 1943-44

Manfred Gerstenfeld interviews Bernard Emsellem, former French State Railway Executive: "In the armistice agreement of June 1940, the SNCF was placed at the entire disposal of the German army" - with tragic results., 3/6/2014, 10:05 AM

Dutch Postwar Artwork Restitution: Wrong and Heartless

Interview with Rudi Ekkart, head of Dutch Restoration Commission., 2/28/2014, 3:44 PM

Jewish and Cautious in Amsterdam

Manfred Gerstenfeld interviews 'Carla', who worked as a nurse in a Dutch hospital. "I clearly see that Jews are the outsiders"., 2/24/2014, 11:05 AM

A7 Interviewed Dutch Former Min. Borst, Found Dead

In interview below, Els Borst said that Holland should apologize to Israel for its actions during WWII. Her death seems to be due to foul play., 2/17/2014, 9:04 AM

Protesting Against Iran - There is a Precedent

Giuliano Ferrara, a former communist and the editor of the conservative daily Il Foglio, which he founded in 1996, took the initiative for a one-and-only march against Iran., 2/14/2014, 1:35 PM

Interview: The Life of an Ambassador to Israel

Manfred Gerstenfeld interviews Bob Hiensch, who spent four years in Israel as Dutch Ambassador and says it was his most enjoyable posting. , 2/9/2014, 1:23 PM

Holocaust Awareness Arrived Late in Western Europe

Manfred Gerstenfeld speaks to Prof. of Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Amsterdam University, Johannes Houwink ten Cate. For International Holocaust Remembrance Day., 1/26/2014, 11:25 AM

French Society Views Jews through the Prism of Shoah

Dr. Gerstenfeld interviews Prof. Shmuel Trigano on The Jewish Question in France. For International Holocaust Remembrance Day., 1/23/2014, 10:57 PM

Norwegian Collaborators Persecuted Jews in Holocaust

Manfred Gerstenfeld interviews Eirik Veum of the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation, who wrote "The Fallen" about Norwegians in SS and other Nazi units. For International Holocaust Remembrance Day. , 1/21/2014, 11:54 PM

Post War Discrimination of Holland's Surviving Jews

Manfred Gerstenfeld interviewed Prof. Isaac Lipschits, author of "The Small Shoah: Jews in Post-War Netherlands", who passed away in 2008. First in a series for International Holocaust Day., 1/20/2014, 5:36 PM

Hungary: Holocaust Denial, Incitement and Intimidation

Manfred Gerstenfeld Interviews Daniel Bodnar, Chairman of TEV., 1/14/2014, 11:57 PM

Turkey's Attitude to the Holocaust is Revealing

Rifat N. Bali, expert on Turkish Jewry: " It is often repeated that the Jews who suffered from genocide themselves, are now subjecting the Palestinians to one.", 1/1/2014, 11:29 PM

President Roosevelt and the Holocaust: New Evidence

Interview with Holocaust Researcher Dr. Rafael Medoff: "The reasons for the failure to bomb Auschwitz and the ways in which the Roosevelt administration misled the groups requesting such bombing, offer many lessons for dealing with today's problems.", 12/26/2013, 7:05 AM

Israel's Legal Sovereignty in Palestine

Interview with Dr. Jacques Gauthier, non-Jewish legal researcher: "I have spent 20 years investigating the legal aspects of sovereignty concerning Jerusalem.", 12/23/2013, 9:35 AM

Catholic Aid Societies Promote Hatred of Israel

Interview with NGO Monitor's Yitzhak Santis:"At NGO Monitor, we launched a ‘BDS in the Pews’ project". This will trace the complex interactions between governments, churches, aid societies and Palestinian advocacy organzations - including funding., 12/20/2013, 12:23 AM

Intellectuals and Anti-Semitism

Interview with Robert Wistrich, rector of Center for the Study of Anti-Semitism: "Anti-Semitism is by no means the sole province of the ignorant and uneducated. ", 12/10/2013, 12:10 PM

On the 'Israel is an Apartheid State' Slander

Interview with Ambassador (ret.) Prof. Robbie Sabel: "To better understand the fraud of those who call Israel an Apartheid state, one can enumerate the key characteristics of the South African regime.", 12/2/2013, 10:16 AM

US Legal Tools to Fight Anti-Jewish Discrimination

Interview with Kenneth L. Marcus, Pres. of the Louis Brandeis Center for Human Rights under Law" "The key to the use of Title VI is that it prohibits discrimination in federally funded programs on the basis of race, color or national origin.", 11/25/2013, 8:12 AM

Christian Foes and Friends of Israel in Norway

An interview with Odd Svere Hove, former Editor in Chief of a Norwegian Christian daily. , 11/22/2013, 6:10 AM

The Continuing Nazi Influence on Arab Attitudes

Interview with political scientist, Dr. Matthias Kuentzel: "Nazi influence upon the Middle East is nevertheless almost systematically overlooked by Middle East and Islam scholars.", 11/10/2013, 7:52 AM

A Norwegian Diplomat Who Only Harms HIs Country's Image

The only Norwegian speaker at the Conference on November 6 at Haifa University, sponsored by the Norwegian embassy, is the leading anti-Israel inciter Butenschon., 11/6/2013, 12:42 PM

The UNHRC's Standing Agenda Against Israel

Interview with Hillel Neuer of UN Watch: "Politicization reigns when it comes to Israel.", 11/5/2013, 10:54 PM

The Pro-Palestinian Campaign to Woo US Evangelicals

Interview with American Evangelical Christian Jim Fletcher: "The top power centers within American Evangelicalism are already committed to spreading the Palestinian version of the conflict.", 10/28/2013, 7:47 AM

The Dirty Legal Hands of the European Union

Manfred Gerstenfeld interviews Ambassador Alan Baker: ""By its persistence in referring to the pre-1967 lines, the E.U. is undermining future negotiation on this issue..." , 10/23/2013, 7:48 PM

Libel: Israel Intends to Destroy the Al-Aksa Mosque

Interview with senior writer-journalist Nadav Shragai: "Israel’s course of action in dealing with Muslim hate-mongering in Temple Mount mosques is extremely liberal.", 10/16/2013, 8:40 AM

The Vicious Anti-Semitism of French Trotskyites

An interview with Simon Epstein of Hebrew University: "They are trying to seduce - by any means - the Arab and Muslim sectors of French society...for an electoral and political basis.", 10/7/2013, 8:25 AM

Deceitful Palestinian Statements as Strategic Weapons

Interview with Michael Widlanski: History has shown that the Arabic messages to their own people is their true approach.” , 9/23/2013, 12:30 AM