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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

July 14, 2020 3:23 am

The Attacks on the Uniqueness of the Holocaust

The memory of the Holocaust has been under assault for decades from all sides: the extreme right, the extreme left, and parts of the Islamic...

June 26, 2020 10:12 am

Palestinians and Others Are Promoting Murder: Why Doesn’t Anyone Care?

Civilized societies should not be silent when people state their intention to murder even a single person, let alone an entire people. Many Western politicians...

April 28, 2020 7:21 am

Monotheistic Religions and the Coronavirus Crisis

The largest number of coronavirus deaths in Western Europe have been in Italy, Spain, France, the UK, Germany, Belgium, and the Netherlands. These are all...

February 10, 2020 9:15 am

Confirmation Bias and Antisemitism

Sometimes a new expression sheds fresh light on ancient ideas. One example is the phrase “confirmation bias,” which was coined only 60 years ago. It...

November 8, 2019 10:06 am

The Failed Halle Synagogue Massacre Reveals the Dysfunction of German Law

Antisemitism in the Western world and in the Muslim world cannot be eliminated. It is far too deeply rooted. But in the West, it can...

September 26, 2019 6:09 am

‘Smokescreening’ — Anti-Israel Sentiment Expressed Through False Friendship

Smokescreening, the false pretense of friendship toward Israel, is a common practice. Practitioners include US Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, former US president Barack Obama,...

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...


Young Global Jewry at Forefront of Fight Against COVID-19

Masa Israel Journey, a leader in immersive international experiences in Israel founded by the Jewish Agency and government of Israel,...

Checking in on COVID-19 and Jewish Seniors - As America’s battle with the novel coronavirus has raged on, America’s Jewish community has suffered its share of...

Celebrating the Banai Family and the History of Israel in Jerusalem - Museums are in crisis all over the world due to the...


Report: US Considering Veto of Mandate Extension for UN Peacekeeping Force ...

US President Donald Trump's administration is threatening to veto the extension of the mandate of the UN's 42-year-old peacekeeping force...


Israel Shares Technology With India to Boost Joint Effort to Fight COVID-19

Israel delivered a shipment of state-of-the-art, AI-based technologies and equipment to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi on Tuesday. "The high-end equipment and technology solutions will...

Middle East

Egypt Opens Gaza Border for First Time Since Coronavirus Outbreak - Egypt opened its border crossing with Gaza on Tuesday for the first time since March, when it was closed in order to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Gaza...

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