Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld

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

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

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

Changes in American Jewish Identity

Interview with Professor of Jewish Social Policy, Steven M. Cohen: Fewer people today regard being Jewish as a matter of norms and obligations., 11/17/2014, 1:47 PM

Determined to Make Israel's Voice Heard

Manfred Gerstenfeld interviews Kees van der Staaij, leader of the Dutch political party SGP., 11/7/2014, 11:13 AM

The Netherlands: The Fallen Mask of Moderate Muslims

People who were considered moderates are now fearlessly and publicly joining anti-Jewish extremists. , 10/29/2014, 1:21 PM

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

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

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

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

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