Interview: The Life of an Ambassador to IsraelManfred Gerstenfeld interviews Bob Hiensch, who spent four years in Israel as Dutch Ambassador and says it was his most enjoyable posting.
Holocaust Awareness Arrived Late in Western EuropeManfred Gerstenfeld speaks to Prof. of Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Amsterdam University, Johannes Houwink ten Cate. For International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
French Society Views Jews through the Prism of ShoahDr. Gerstenfeld interviews Prof. Shmuel Trigano on The Jewish Question in France. For International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
Norwegian Collaborators Persecuted Jews in HolocaustManfred 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.
Post War Discrimination of Holland's Surviving JewsManfred 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.
Hungary: Holocaust Denial, Incitement and IntimidationManfred Gerstenfeld Interviews Daniel Bodnar, Chairman of TEV.
Turkey's Attitude to the Holocaust is RevealingRifat 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."
President Roosevelt and the Holocaust: New EvidenceInterview 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."
Israel's Legal Sovereignty in PalestineInterview with Dr. Jacques Gauthier, non-Jewish legal researcher: "I have spent 20 years investigating the legal aspects of sovereignty concerning Jerusalem."
Catholic Aid Societies Promote Hatred of IsraelInterview 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.
Intellectuals and Anti-SemitismInterview 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. "
On the 'Israel is an Apartheid State' SlanderInterview 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."
US Legal Tools to Fight Anti-Jewish DiscriminationInterview 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."
Christian Foes and Friends of Israel in NorwayAn interview with Odd Svere Hove, former Editor in Chief of a Norwegian Christian daily.
The Continuing Nazi Influence on Arab AttitudesInterview with political scientist, Dr. Matthias Kuentzel: "Nazi influence upon the Middle East is nevertheless almost systematically overlooked by Middle East and Islam scholars."
A Norwegian Diplomat Who Only Harms HIs Country's ImageThe only Norwegian speaker at the Conference on November 6 at Haifa University, sponsored by the Norwegian embassy, is the leading anti-Israel inciter Butenschon.
The UNHRC's Standing Agenda Against IsraelInterview with Hillel Neuer of UN Watch: "Politicization reigns when it comes to Israel."
The Pro-Palestinian Campaign to Woo US EvangelicalsInterview with American Evangelical Christian Jim Fletcher: "The top power centers within American Evangelicalism are already committed to spreading the Palestinian version of the conflict."
The Dirty Legal Hands of the European UnionManfred 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..."
Libel: Israel Intends to Destroy the Al-Aksa MosqueInterview with senior writer-journalist Nadav Shragai: "Israel’s course of action in dealing with Muslim hate-mongering in Temple Mount mosques is extremely liberal."
The Vicious Anti-Semitism of French TrotskyitesAn 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."
Deceitful Palestinian Statements as Strategic WeaponsInterview with Michael Widlanski: History has shown that the Arabic messages to their own people is their true approach.”
The Anti-Israel Lobby in the NetherlandsInterview with Wim Kortenoeven, former member of Dutch Parliament: "For decades already, organizations in the Dutch anti-Israel and the anti-Jewish lobby have overlapping structures."
Anti-Semitism in Social Media Includes TwitterInterview with Andre Oboler of Online Hate Prevention:"Twitter does not have a mechanism for flagging problem content. It thus keeps no genuine check on anti-Semitism".
Anti-Semitism and Anti-Israelism in Latin AmericaInterview with Sergio Widder, SWC Director for Latin America: "The establishment of an Iranian-Hezbollah network in Latin America dates back to the mid 1980's."
EU and Israel: German Anti-Israelism and anti-SemitismThe EU boycott should not have been a surprise. Interview with Susanne Urban, a German historian, who elucidates on the situation.
The World Social Forum is an Enabler of Anti-IsraelismShocking interview with Shimon Samuels of the Wiesenthal Cener: "Even if boycotts are reversed by ‘Zionist pressure,’ their real goal is the publicity engendered."
American Jews and the InternetInterview with Prof. Ira Sheskin, Director of Jewish Demography Project at Miami U.: "Significant percentages of singles have used a Jewish Internet dating service..but the most important Jewish use of the Internet is in education."
The Tyranny of Political CorrectnessInterview on German media with Daniel Killy, Exec. Editor of BILD: "The beast of German anti-Semitism hasn’t been killed – it has just been sedated".
Lawfare - The Abuse of the Law to Harm IsraelInterview with Anne Herzberg, NGO Monitor: "Lawfare is only possible because of the large amounts of funding by the European Union, European governments, church groups, George Soros’ Open Society Foundation...and... the New Israel Fund.
Mainline American Christians Against IsraelManfred Gerstenfeld interviews Rabbi Yitzchok Adlerstein of the Wiesenthal Center: "They claim to support the underdog against ‘powerful and evil Israel.’"
Finland Has Its Own Anti-SemitismManfred Gerstenfeld interviews Ken Sikorski: "I myself have witnessed Muslims giving the Nazi salute or shouting Allahu Akbar during pro-Israel rallies."
Interview: Austrian Anti-SemitismManfred Gerstenfeld interviews pol. scientist Prof. Anton Pelinka:"The number of Muslims in Austria is approaching half a million. There are 10,000 Jews."
Interview: Anti-Semitic Elements in the New TestamentManfred Gerstenfeld interviews Prof. Pieter van der Horst: "The most effective demonization is calling the Jews ‘Children of the devil’ and having Jesus say this himself", as written in the Gospel of John. This cost millions of Jews their lives.
Interview: Anti-Israelism in Italian PoliticsJournalist Angelo Pezzana says: "Five Star Party Leader Grillo calls Iran a peaceful country"and paints the picture of the political powers in Italy today and their attitude towards Israel.
Belgian Anti-SemitismInterview with Prof. Mark Elchardus of the Free Univ. of Brussels: "At the Brussels secondary schools, almost every second student is a Muslim."
Interview with Sammy Eppel: The Jews of VenezuelaManfred Gerstenfeld interviews Sammy Eppel, member of the governing body of Venezuelan Jews, on the continuing hostile attitude towards Jews in Venezuela.
Interview with Efraim Zuroff: Baltic Anti-SemitismThe Genocide in the Holocaust is equated with the evils of Communism in all three Baltic coutries, says the "Last Nazi Hunter" to Arutz Sheva.
Dore Gold:Israel Cannot Count on Europe's SupportInterview with Ambassador Gold: "The European anti-Israel position at the UN is not only an important indicator of European political unfairness toward Israel, but also of its moral bankruptcy" and it was the same during the Oslo-euphoria period.
Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Israel is a Liberal DemocracyInterview with prize-winning Somalian writer: "In Socialist eyes, whoever isn’t white or Western is a victim, and this includes Muslims... my family, however, was Muslim and taught me to be a racist."
Interview: Jimmy Carter Encourages Demonizing IsraelInterview with Alex Safran, Ass. Dir. of CAMERA: "Carter seems to have a passionate empathy for the enemies of the Jews.
Sabeel Christian Anti-Zionist Organization Gains PowerInterview with Dexter Van Zile, CAMERA analyst: "Sabeel has succeeded in turning anti-Zionism into a competing religious practice in American mainstream churches and a persistent element in Protestant thought".
Lessons for EuropeInterview with Bart Wallet, historian specializing in post-war Dutch Jewry: "...in 2002, a new Dutch nationalism surfaced. Pressure upon all religious communities increased."
Myths and Truths About Muslim Anti-Semitism in EuropeInterview with Dr. Günther Jikeli, anti-Semitism researcher who interviewed 117 Muslim youths: "...they do not make any distinction between Israelis and Jews in general."
NGO's Against Israel: Interview with Gerald SteinbergProfessor Gerald Steinberg, head of NGO Monitor: "In the most blatant cases of NGO bias against Israel, there are four factors.
Preaching Israel-Hatred at Norway's Terror IslandInterview with Ivar Fjeld, Norwegian journalist who wrote a book on the Utoya Island massacre:"The Red youth movement invited youngsters from the Palestinian Popular Front of Palestine (PFLP) to participate in their camp."
Germany Bestows Awards Upon Anti-Israel IncitersInterview with European Affairs expert Benjamin Weinthal: "Many German journalists, intellectuals and politicians have anti-Israel leanings...but act indirectly [due to Holocaust gult]." Awards are one of those ways. For Holocaust Remembrance Day.
The Orphan's Case: Discrimination Against SurvivorsHow post-war Dutch governments discriminated against Jewish survivors, told by Dutch Professor Isaac Lipschits, in an interview by the writer before his death. One of several articles for Holocaust Remembrance Day.
Forgotten Rabbis Who Helped Holocaust SurvivorsInterview with Dr. Alex Grobman, Exec. Dir. America-Israel Friendship League: "American Jewish chaplains even took risks for survivors that could have gotten them court-martialed...tried to show survivors that they were no longer alone".
Argentina, Jews and IsraelInterview with Gustavo Perednik: "Many pressing issues of Judeophobia in Argentina remain unaddressed."
Remembering 18,000 Murdered Dutch Jewish ChldrenInterview with Guus Luijters, Dutch journalist and poet, "We collected 3700 pictures that had survived". The children didn't.
Sixty Years of Intellectual Anti-Israel Bias in FranceManfred Gerstenfeld interviews Simon Epstein, Hebrew Univ. expert on anti-Semitism: French anti-Semitism is not a recent phenomenon,"the origins of French intellectual anti-Israelism date back almost to the creation of the Jewish state."
Existing Tools Can Deal with Iran's CrimesInterview with Canadian MP Irwin Cotler:
A Journal on Anti-Semitism Born out of AdversityInterview series: Dr. Steven K. Baum, clinical psychologist: "...for the last ten years, I focussed my attention on why people hate the Jews."
Interview: Muslim Anti-Semitism in FranceInterview with Dr. Richard Prasquier, Chairman of CRIF: "When ...Sarkozy proposed a minute of silence in schools for the [Toulouse] victime, Muslim students in some schools were unwilling.."
Christian Friends and Foes of IsraelInterview with David R. Parsons of the Int'l Christian Embassy in Jerusalem: "Jewry would be well advised to stay out of the theological debates among Christians", summarized below.
Protestants and Israel: The Kairos Document DebateDr. Gerstenfeld interviews Prof. Hans Jansen on the Kairos Document; "The document called for considering the Israeli occupation policy ‘a sin."