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Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld

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

Canada, Too, is Home to Anti-Zionism and Anti-Semitism

Manfred Gerstenfeld talks to Professor Ira Robinson of Concordia University, Montreal., 3/20/2014, 12:59 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

The Anti-Israel Lobby in the Netherlands

Interview 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.", 9/15/2013, 2:30 PM

Anti-Semitism in Social Media Includes Twitter

Interview 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"., 9/8/2013, 12:08 AM

Anti-Semitism and Anti-Israelism in Latin America

Interview 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.", 8/26/2013, 4:41 PM

EU and Israel: German Anti-Israelism and anti-Semitism

The EU boycott should not have been a surprise. Interview with Susanne Urban, a German historian, who elucidates on the situation., 8/21/2013, 5:30 AM

The World Social Forum is an Enabler of Anti-Israelism

Shocking interview with Shimon Samuels of the Wiesenthal Cener: "Even if boycotts are reversed by ‘Zionist pressure,’ their real goal is the publicity engendered." , 8/13/2013, 1:43 PM

American Jews and the Internet

Interview 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.", 8/4/2013, 5:53 PM

The Tyranny of Political Correctness

Interview 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"., 7/30/2013, 5:52 AM

Lawfare - The Abuse of the Law to Harm Israel

Interview 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. , 7/21/2013, 12:46 AM

Mainline American Christians Against Israel

Manfred Gerstenfeld interviews Rabbi Yitzchok Adlerstein of the Wiesenthal Center: "They claim to support the underdog against ‘powerful and evil Israel.’", 7/8/2013, 8:07 AM

Finland Has Its Own Anti-Semitism

Manfred Gerstenfeld interviews Ken Sikorski: "I myself have witnessed Muslims giving the Nazi salute or shouting Allahu Akbar during pro-Israel rallies." , 7/3/2013, 12:57 AM

Interview: Austrian Anti-Semitism

Manfred Gerstenfeld interviews pol. scientist Prof. Anton Pelinka:"The number of Muslims in Austria is approaching half a million. There are 10,000 Jews." , 6/12/2013, 12:22 PM

Interview: Anti-Semitic Elements in the New Testament

Manfred 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., 6/4/2013, 8:30 AM

Interview: Anti-Israelism in Italian Politics

Journalist 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., 5/28/2013, 12:54 PM

Belgian Anti-Semitism

Interview with Prof. Mark Elchardus of the Free Univ. of Brussels: "At the Brussels secondary schools, almost every second student is a Muslim.", 5/21/2013, 1:49 AM

Interview with Sammy Eppel: The Jews of Venezuela

Manfred Gerstenfeld interviews Sammy Eppel, member of the governing body of Venezuelan Jews, on the continuing hostile attitude towards Jews in Venezuela., 5/13/2013, 10:37 AM

Interview with Efraim Zuroff: Baltic Anti-Semitism

The Genocide in the Holocaust is equated with the evils of Communism in all three Baltic coutries, says the "Last Nazi Hunter" to Arutz Sheva., 5/1/2013, 10:52 AM

Dore Gold:Israel Cannot Count on Europe's Support

Interview 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., 4/18/2013, 8:34 AM

Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Israel is a Liberal Democracy

Interview 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.", 4/14/2013, 10:28 PM

Interview: Jimmy Carter Encourages Demonizing Israel

Interview with Alex Safran, Ass. Dir. of CAMERA: "Carter seems to have a passionate empathy for the enemies of the Jews., 4/11/2013, 10:30 PM

Sabeel Christian Anti-Zionist Organization Gains Power

Interview 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". , 4/3/2013, 10:58 PM

Lessons for Europe

Interview with Bart Wallet, historian specializing in post-war Dutch Jewry: " 2002, a new Dutch nationalism surfaced. Pressure upon all religious communities increased.", 2/20/2013, 7:54 AM

Myths and Truths About Muslim Anti-Semitism in Europe

Interview with Dr. Günther Jikeli, anti-Semitism researcher who interviewed 117 Muslim youths: "...they do not make any distinction between Israelis and Jews in general.", 2/14/2013, 1:04 PM

NGO's Against Israel: Interview with Gerald Steinberg

Professor Gerald Steinberg, head of NGO Monitor: "In the most blatant cases of NGO bias against Israel, there are four factors., 2/7/2013, 8:26 PM