Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld

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: "...in 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

Preaching Israel-Hatred at Norway's Terror Island

Interview 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.", 1/27/2013, 10:40 PM

Germany Bestows Awards Upon Anti-Israel Inciters

Interview 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., 1/27/2013, 4:02 AM

The Orphan's Case: Discrimination Against Survivors

How 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., 1/24/2013, 11:12 PM

Forgotten Rabbis Who Helped Holocaust Survivors

Interview 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". , 1/17/2013, 10:13 AM

Argentina, Jews and Israel

Interview with Gustavo Perednik: "Many pressing issues of Judeophobia in Argentina remain unaddressed.", 1/15/2013, 9:06 PM

Remembering 18,000 Murdered Dutch Jewish Chldren

Interview with Guus Luijters, Dutch journalist and poet, "We collected 3700 pictures that had survived". The children didn't., 1/13/2013, 11:45 PM

Sixty Years of Intellectual Anti-Israel Bias in France

Manfred 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." , 1/8/2013, 7:26 AM

Existing Tools Can Deal with Iran's Crimes

Interview with Canadian MP Irwin Cotler: , 1/1/2013, 11:41 PM

A Journal on Anti-Semitism Born out of Adversity

Interview series: Dr. Steven K. Baum, clinical psychologist: "...for the last ten years, I focussed my attention on why people hate the Jews." , 12/28/2012, 5:14 AM

Interview: Muslim Anti-Semitism in France

Interview 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..", 12/25/2012, 12:45 PM

Christian Friends and Foes of Israel

Interview 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., 12/18/2012, 10:42 AM

Protestants and Israel: The Kairos Document Debate

Dr. Gerstenfeld interviews Prof. Hans Jansen on the Kairos Document; "The document called for considering the Israeli occupation policy ‘a sin.", 12/6/2012, 12:17 AM

Egyptian Anti-Semitism, Mubarak to Morsi

Interview series: Ambassador Zvi Mazel: Jews are mainly represented in cartoons wearing black coats and hats with large hook noses and forelocks. A 2012 video shows Morsi saying amen to imam calling on Allah to destroy the Jews - not Zionists., 11/1/2012, 3:37 PM

Europe's Jews: A Pro-Zionist Exposes Dutch Enemies

Interview with Wim Kortenoeven: "Despite its many terrorist acts, successive Dutch governments presented Hamas as a movement with different political, humanitarian and military branches", 10/27/2012, 10:30 PM

World Jewry: India's Perception of the Jews and Israel

Interview with Prof. Nathan Katz, who specializes in Jews of SE Asia: Anti-Semitism is not so engrained in Hindu and Indian culture as in Europe and the Middle East. Muslim terrorism has caused insecurity for the first time. Indians admire Israel., 10/17/2012, 10:35 AM

Jewish Refugees Lost Far More than Arab "Refugees"

Interview with Sidney Zabludoff: Jews from Mideastern lands lost approximately $6.5 billion compared to $4.2 billion for the Arabs who fled in 1948 and 1967 combined. There were many more Jews displaced than Arabs., 10/10/2012, 3:42 PM

Europe's Jews: France, the Jews and Israel Today

Interview with Ambassador Freddy Eytan feels that Hollande will be looking to improve France's economic status, and to him that means improving relations with the Arabs., 9/28/2012, 1:02 PM

Europe's Jews: An American on French Anti-Israel Bias

Interview Series on European Jewry today. Nidra Poller: Even if Israel rushes humanitarian aid to an earthquake-stricken country, the media will either ignore it, downplay it, or find something negative to say about it, 9/21/2012, 3:47 AM

Europe's Jews: The Extreme Right Joins the Islamists

Interview series: Dutch Iranian refugee Prof. Afshin Elian says "For Dutch Jews, there is a double problem. Their tragedy is that they are attacked on two fronts – both by the extreme Right and by radical Muslims"., 9/5/2012, 2:21 PM

Europe's Jews: Many Swedish Politicians Are Anti-Israel

Interview series: Ilya Meyer,of the Sweden-Israel Friendship Association: "The Simon Wiesenthal Center issued a travel warning advising Jews not to travel to Malmö for fear of being attacked". , 8/31/2012, 2:59 PM

Exposing Anti-Semitism Through Documentaries

Interview Series: Gloria Greenfield of Doc Emet Productions says, "too many people mistakenly believed that the virulent hatred being expressed toward Israel related to policies and/or territory held by Israel.", 8/29/2012, 3:28 PM

Terror and Anti-Semitism on the Internet

Interview with Rabbi A. Cooper of the LA Simon Wiesenthal Center: " We currently monitor over 15,000 hate and terror-related sites. Social networking however, makes the number irrelevant, as a single posting can reach untold thousands and beyond.” , 8/20/2012, 1:15 PM

Can We Fight the Biased Anti-Israel Media?

An original way to combat unprofessional articles against Israel, based on falsehoods told by random individuals. It takes less time than constant media watching., 8/16/2012, 5:07 PM

Europe's Jewry: Dutch Jews in a Society Without Values

Series on the Jews of Europe today: Manfred Gerstenfeld interviews Prof. Johannes Houwink Ten Cate: “I teach at Amsterdam University, a leftist institution where anti-Israeli sentiments have often reached absurd levels.", 8/8/2012, 5:11 PM

Terrorism Stalks Jews the World Over

Interview series, Michael Whine: "It is a common conviction across different extremist ideologies that Jews, Zionism, or Israel are preventing the creation of a new, better world.", 8/2/2012, 9:37 PM

Europe's Jewry: Post Holocaust Christian-Jewish Ties

Interview series: Tzvi C. Marx, rabbi and university lecturer: "The culture of paranoiac anti-Judaism is still alive.", 7/25/2012, 11:34 AM

Europe's Jews: The Netherlands

Interview with Hans Vuijsje of the Dutch Jewish Social Organization shows large-scale assimilation: "We expect less social work in the coming years and have gone on to community building.", 7/19/2012, 8:52 AM

Who is A7 Op-ed Writer Giulio Meotti?

The writer decided to Interview regular A7 columnist and international journalist, Giulio Meotti: "Israel is a promise of redemption for humanity." A glimpse into the thoughts of a "righteous gentile"., 7/12/2012, 12:03 AM

Anti-Semitism and Anti-Israelism in the Czech Republic

Interview Series: Ivo Cerman, Ass't. Prof. at South Bohemia U., "Czech National TV sent journalist Petr Zavadil as an official participant in the [Gaza] flotilla.", 7/4/2012, 7:37 PM

Vignettes on Amsterdam's Anti-Semitism

Interview series: Charles Dahan, Arabic speaking Amsterdam Jew, "The children outside the synagogue sang 'Here come the Jews, death to the Jews, we will get them.", 6/25/2012, 5:07 PM

Take Iran and Hamas Heads Before an International Court

Interview Series: Alan Baker: "Article 4 of the Genocide Convention removes any claim of immunity or exemption for a head of state or government.k" Israel can pay these terrorists back in kind., 6/18/2012, 9:12 AM

Changes in German Holocaust Education

Interview series: Historian, Dr. Susanne Urban, "There are many angles through which educators may connect students to the Holocaust." , 6/8/2012, 1:30 PM

Leading Russia's Jews Today

Interview series: Betsy Gidwitz on Jewish leadership in Russia today, as Putin plans his visit to Israel., 5/28/2012, 12:48 AM

Fighting Distorted Media Coverage of Israel

Interview series: Andrea Levin of CAMERA, "The role of the Palestinians in fueling conflict is slighted. The Times has an undeniable tilt against Israel.", 5/12/2012, 10:05 PM

Fighting Anti-Semitism on the Internet

Interview Series: Ronald Eissens of the Magenta Foundation: . We have all in all made 516 demands for removal of discriminatory texts to managers. In 363 cases, their replies were positive.” , 5/4/2012, 5:54 PM

Watching the International Media: HonestReporting

Interview Series with Simon Plosker, head of HonestReporting:: We ...want Israel to be held up to the same standards as any other country.” , 4/30/2012, 9:07 AM

The BBC's Widespread Antipathy Towards Israel:

Interview series: Att'y Trevor Asserson: On the basis of my interviews with present BBC journalists and those who have recently left, Israel is a hated state by many in the organization. , 4/24/2012, 8:20 AM

Anti-Israelism in Finnish Politics

Interview Series: Ken Sikorski, pulisher of Tundra Tabloids blog: "A Left Alliance party parliamentarian Anna Kontula accused Israel of being a ‘child torture state.’", 4/21/2012, 10:14 PM

Auschwitz Forgotten: Anti-Semitism in Belgium

Interview Series: Jewish jurist Andre Gantman: I spoke at the University of Antwerp. A young Muslim, dressed up in white asked me, ‘Does human blood flow through your veins?', 4/18/2012, 7:48 AM