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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

February 13, 2019 8:21 am

The Pervasive Antisemitism in Dutch Soccer Stadiums

“My father served with the commandos, my mother was with the SS. Together they burned Jews, because Jews burn best.” This is the text of one...

February 6, 2019 9:15 am

Examining Belgian Antisemitism

Though antisemitism in Belgium is widespread and has many facets, it gets little international attention. Two current issues have temporarily changed this, at least somewhat....

January 29, 2019 5:20 am

Europe’s Empty Words on Antisemitism

This year’s International Holocaust Remembrance Day was preceded by what might be called “European antisemitism worrying week.” Leading European politicians issued many statements saying that...

January 24, 2019 8:47 am

Distortion of the Holocaust Mars Another Holocaust Remembrance Day

Many people equate Holocaust distortion exclusively with its denial and minimization. This is incorrect. The latter two examples are only one category of Holocaust distortion...

January 16, 2019 9:37 am

Antisemitism Is Alive and Well in Europe — If It Ever Left

Saying that antisemitism is integral to European culture does not make one popular in Europe. This does not change if one notes that articulating this...

January 11, 2019 9:36 am

The Crimes of the Dutch: A Lesson in Hypocrisy

The Netherlands is a profoundly hypocritical society. To prove such a statement in detail would require a lengthy book. But one possible shortcut to support...

December 28, 2018 12:34 pm

Chancellor Merkel’s Legacy and the Jews

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has ceded the chairperson position of the Christian Democrat Party (CDU), and announced that after the next elections -- at the...

December 17, 2018 11:02 am

Survey Confirms That Antisemitism Is an Integral Part of European Culture

Branded as the largest survey ever on antisemitism, the Fundamental Rights Agency just released its study on antisemitism in 12 European Union countries titled. The...

December 14, 2018 9:58 am

Louis Farrakhan: America’s Foremost Antisemite

According to the Anti-Defamation League, antisemitic incidents in the US increased 57% in 2017. This is the largest increase since 1979. The October 2018 murders...

November 25, 2018 10:07 am

Sweden’s Antisemitism Problem

Jews in Sweden account for less than 0.2% of the population, but issues concerning them vary between negative and highly negative. The naive observer may...

November 15, 2018 11:44 am

Dual Loyalty and the Jews

The murder of 11 Jews at a synagogue in Pittsburgh was followed by the release of an FBI publication, which reported that 60 percent of all...

November 6, 2018 10:44 am

An International View of the Pittsburgh Murders

The killing of 11 Jews at an American synagogue has now inserted itself into a sequence of other murders targeting Jews and their institutions in...

October 25, 2018 8:01 am

Are German Jews Wrong to Embrace a Right-Wing Party?

Jews fulfill many functions and roles in European societies. For many centuries, they served as scapegoats for majority populations. This led to antisemitism becoming an...

October 17, 2018 8:56 am

Danish BDS-Supporting Bank Behind Vast Money-Laundering Scheme

Denmark’s largest bank, Danske Bank, has admitted that its Estonian banking subsidiary has been involved in what is probably the largest money-laundering scandal in Europe’s...


Volunteers Bond with Residents at ‘Special’ Center in the Negev - When Nina Paul first visited ALEH Negev Nahalat-Eran several years ago,...

Has the US Intelligence Community Misread Iran’s Nuclear Program? - Donald Trump clashed with the intelligence community last week over the...

Israelis Get Inside the Huddle and Embrace American Football - Many Israelis came to work bleary-eyed on Monday morning, having stayed up all night watching the New England...


After Auschwitz Visit, Pence Accuses Iran of Nazi-Like Antisemitism

US Vice President Mike Pence accused Iran of Nazi-like antisemitism on Friday, maintaining his harsh rhetoric against Tehran just a day he attacked European powers for trying to undermine American sanctions on...


Yesh Atid MKs: Unity Talks with Gantz Coming Down to ‘Core IssuesR...

In a process that could prove pivotal for the upcoming Israeli elections, unity talks between Yesh Atid leader Yair Lapid...

Middle East

Iran Rejects Antisemitism Allegation by Pence

Iran on Saturday rejected accusations of antisemitism leveled against it by US Vice President Mike Pence, saying it respected Judaism but opposed Israel, which Tehran said was acting like a...