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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 28, 2017 11:15 am
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Repeating Patterns: The Temple Mount Riots

Despite the removal of metal detectors at the Temple Mount, Palestinian riots in Jerusalem continue. Perhaps the situation will gradually calm down. More important, however, is evaluating the reactions...

February 21, 2017 9:47 am
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Alternative Facts and Post-Truth Are Dangerous for Jews

In recent years, "alternative facts" and "post-truth" have become very fashionable terms. But for approximately 2,000 years, Jews have seen the dangers of these phenomena. According to...

January 31, 2017 3:15 pm
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Simple, Effective Measures the Trump Administration Can Take to Confront Palestinian Terror Glorification

When a new administration comes into office, it can have rapid success with a few simple measures -- and the Trump administration could do a lot...

January 23, 2017 8:00 am
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Have We Learned the Lessons — and Causes — of the Holocaust?

This coming Friday is International Holocaust Remembrance Day. It is often assumed that the Holocaust was caused by a long-lasting antisemitic infrastructure in Germany and on the...

January 9, 2017 7:22 am
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Extrajudicial Killings: Another Case of the Israel Double Standard

The reactions of democratic governments to extrajudicial killings vary greatly according to what country undertakes them. As usual, when it comes to Israel, there is...

December 22, 2016 7:24 am
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A World of Hypocrites: Praising Fidel Castro, While Criticizing Israel

When Fidel Castro died, the Washington Post published an opinion article on his multiple crimes. The author wrote that Castro “killed political rivals, used firing squads to...

September 22, 2016 7:52 am
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Trump Is Right: Ban Antisemitic Immigrants From the United States

As the US presidential race progresses, I have been focused on issues related to antisemitism and anti-Israelism, irrespective of who has raised them. As someone watching the election...

March 18, 2016 6:21 am
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Recognizing Antisemitism Is the First Step to Fighting It

There is major confusion about the nature and range of antisemitism today. Most people recognize antisemitism when presented with it in simple statement form, such...

February 3, 2016 7:24 am
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The Broader Framework of Trudeau’s Holocaust Distortion

The absence of any mention of Jews in Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s statement commemorating International Holocaust Remembrance Day has drawn much criticism. The omission...

January 24, 2016 7:57 am
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Christian Beliefs and the Infrastructure of the Holocaust

With International Holocaust Remembrance Day quickly approaching, it is time to reassess the ancient accusations against the Jews that formed the basis for the Shoah’s infrastructure....

January 12, 2016 7:47 am
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The Associated Press Has a Clear and Dangerous Anti-Israel Bias

The ability to manipulate language is crucial if a journalist wants to transmit a biased message. Apparently, Associated Press journalists have both the ability to manipulate...

December 21, 2015 7:39 am
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What the Europeans Can Learn From Israel About Security

In recent decades, Israel has made ongoing efforts to reduce its vulnerability, frequently using risk analysis to do so. Persistent violent attacks by Palestinians and...

Culture

New Biography of Philanthropist Fails to Ask Key Jewish Questions

JNS.org - Professor Hasia Diner has a well-earned reputation as an insightful historian. But in her new book, Julius Rosenwald: Repairing...

Conan O’Brien Tries Winning Over Israeli Woman While Covered in Dead Sea Mud

Conan O'Brien shared on his late night talk show on Monday a video...

15,000 People Attend Largest-Ever Israeli Cultural Festival in Europe

JNS.org - The largest-ever Israeli cultural event in Europe, TLV in LDN, attracted some...

Features

The Unheard Story: Bulgaria’s Rescue of 50,000 Jews During the Holocaust

You have probably heard of "Schindler’s List" -- Steven Spielberg’s movie, which brought to life...

IDF’s Underground Gaza Wall May Change Hamas Terror Strategies

Time may be running out for one of Hamas' main weapons against Israel:...

World

Pro-Israel University of Maryland Professor Dismissed After Complaining of ...

A Jewish professor at the University of Maryland (UMD) who was dismissed months after complaining of facing religious discrimination plans...

Israel

Israel Moves to Prevent Palestinian Authority From Joining Interpol

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has ordered his country's Foreign Ministry to increase its efforts to prevent the Palestinian Authority (PA) from joining the international police organization Interpol. The Palestinian...

Middle East

Iraqi Kurds Vote in Independence Referendum

JNS.org - The Kurdish region of Iraq commenced a historic referendum on Monday, allowing some five million Iraqi Kurds to vote on the creation of an independent state of Kurdistan. Kurdish...

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