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Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld is the emeritus chairman of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs think tank. The author was given the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Journal for the Study of Antisemitism, and the International Leadership Award by the Simon Wiesenthal Center. He has published more than 20 books. His latest book is “The War of a Million Cuts: The Struggle against the Delegitimization of Israel and the Jews, and the Growth of New Anti-Semitism.”

ARTICLES BY: Manfred Gerstenfeld

September 10, 2019 5:09 am

Omar, Tlaib, and Israel’s Nonexistent Anti-Propaganda Agency

The clumsy manner in which the Israeli government handled the non-visit to Israel of US Democratic Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar was not a...

September 5, 2019 6:08 am

Israel Must Remain Vigilant in Its Relations With Poland

In view of Poland’s historical treatment of Jews, Israel must remain ever-vigilant that there be no falsification of history as Polish-Israeli relations develop. There is...

July 24, 2019 9:12 am

New Revelations About Antisemitism in the UK Labour Party

The BBC Panorama documentary on antisemitism in the British Labour Party, broadcast on July 10, has unleashed a torrent of reactions. A number of these...

July 17, 2019 7:28 am

BBC Clearly Exposes Antisemitism in the UK Labour Party

The BBC Panorama documentary on antisemitism within the British Labour Party -- broadcast on July 10 -- had a number of important merits. It exposed...

July 4, 2019 8:48 am

Decoding the Berlin Jewish Museum Scandal

The staff of the Jewish Museum in Berlin has a substantial record of provocations toward mainstream Jewry. In 2012, the German taxpayer-funded museum hosted a...

June 26, 2019 7:12 am

The Evergreen Antisemitism of Malaysia’s Prime Minister

Earlier this year, the student union at Cambridge University hosted Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad. If there was a list of the world’s top antisemites,...

June 14, 2019 11:38 am

Did Dutch Jews Really Go Like Lambs to the Slaughter?

Retired General Toine Beukering is a freshman Dutch nationalist senator. He represents the right-wing "Forum for Democracy," a new party that has become the biggest...

June 4, 2019 8:29 am

Sweden Is a Perplexing Location for an International Antisemitism Conference

Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven has announced that his country will host an international antisemitism conference to commemorate the Holocaust. This gathering of heads of...

May 28, 2019 6:53 am

What the Kippa Controversy Says About Europe and Its Jewish Population

Yet another public taboo about antisemitism in Germany has been broken. The country's antisemitism commissioner, Felix Klein, recently said: “I cannot advise Jews to wear...

May 22, 2019 6:41 am

Antisemitism in the Western World and the UK Labour Party

Antisemitism is rising in many places in the Western world. But for the purpose of efficiently studying antisemitism and the fight against it in a...

May 15, 2019 7:21 am

Antisemitic Cartoons in Newspapers Are Hardly New

Foreign media outlets that frequently incite against Israel are much more likely than others to slip into antisemitism. The recent cartoon of Israeli Prime Minister...

May 10, 2019 7:18 am

The Cleverest Kind of Lie: Accusing Israel of Future Crimes

One tool of verbal demonization that is extremely difficult for Israel to combat is accusations of crimes it supposedly will commit in the future. These...

May 7, 2019 4:42 am

Antisemitism Is Alive — and Thriving — in Modern-Day Germany

The German national antisemitism commissioner, Felix Klein, published an article on May 3, titled, “There is a threat of unrestrained Jew-hatred in Germany.” He started...

April 16, 2019 11:06 am

European Hypocrites on US Peace Plan for Israel

Donald Trump’s Mideast peace plan has yet to be published, but that hasn’t stopped 37 former Europeans politicians and officials from publishing a joint letter...


Top This? Presidential Candidates Get Covered in Yiddishkeit

JNS.org - Along with giving out kipot to put on one’s head, Marc Daniels, a published author and the director...

Birthright’s Excel Program Gets High Marks All Around

JNS.org - “It’s so much more.” That’s the mantra of the 54 Jewish young adults from across North America who...


Association of British Scrabble Players Updates Definition of ‘Jew...

The Association of British Scrabble Players updated its guide to label the listed definitions of “jew” and "jews" as "offensive"...


Israeli Exit Polls: No Majority for Netanyahu, Blocs Essentially Tied, Lieb...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's battle for political survival looked set to stretch on for days or weeks after exit...

Middle East

Unidentified Drone Hits Position at Syria-Iraq Border

An air strike by an unidentified drone hit a position near a Syrian government-held town at the Iraqi border overnight, a source in the regional alliance that backs Damascus and...


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