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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 12, 2018 12:54 pm

Iceland, Israel, and the Jews: A Largely Negative History

Whenever the media mentions Iceland in the context of Israel, it is usually to report negative news -- this might be because it's difficult to...

July 9, 2018 3:38 pm

France Keeps Blackening Israel

Relations between France and Israel have been ambivalent and complex for decades. Among the most prominent are those where the French government sets out to...

July 3, 2018 10:47 am

Analyzing the Austrian Chancellor’s Visit to Israel

Far too little attention has been paid to the importance of Sebastian Kurz’s first visit as Austrian chancellor to Israel. This 31-year-old politician is the...

June 20, 2018 7:47 am

The Situation in Germany Is Deteriorating for Jews — and Everyone

"The twelve years of national socialist rule was a speck of bird poop compared to the more than thousand years of Germany's glorious past." This graphic...

June 14, 2018 8:02 am

A Panoramic View of UK Labour Antisemitism

An analysis of the British Labour party under the leadership of Jeremy Corbyn provides a panoramic view of many aspects of socialist anti-Jewish hate-mongering. The...

May 23, 2018 3:22 pm

Distorted Antisemitism Statistics in Germany

The German Minister of the Interior Horst Seehofer recently presented the country’s criminal statistics for 2017. These included 1,500 criminal antisemitic acts -- about four...

April 25, 2018 8:25 am

Urging ‘Restraint’ and Other Anti-Israel Mischief

There is a long history of anti-Israel bias among many in the Western world. This has led Palestinian leaders to conclude that provocations against Israel can be...

March 23, 2018 10:06 am

Iceland’s Long Record of Antisemitism

A proposal to outlaw circumcision has been introduced by four parties in Iceland's parliament. While this law might partly target Muslims, it is yet another negative development...

March 13, 2018 2:36 pm

The World Confronts Poland’s Holocaust Revisionism

The Polish Holocaust law has elicited international reactions that -- by now -- have arguably become more interesting than the law itself. In fact, the resulting publicity...

March 2, 2018 9:53 am

Swiss Government Neglects Security of Country’s Jews

After the recent terrorist murders of Jews in France, Belgium and Denmark, other Western European governments are beginning to understand that it is their legal and...

February 20, 2018 1:06 pm

Oxfam’s Sex Abuse Scandal — and Its Anti-Israel Bigotry

The misbehavior of employees of the major British charity, Oxfam -- part of Oxfam International -- has recently made international headlines. The initial information concerned...

February 11, 2018 3:44 pm

Jews, Israel and the Glib German Coalition Agreement

As far as Jews and Israel are concerned, the proposed German coalition agreement is a glib document. This is partly because of its content --...

February 6, 2018 12:57 pm

The Disappointed BDS Supporters

A 2014 global survey by the Anti-Defamation League found that there are more than one billion antisemites worldwide. This translates into about 70 antisemites for every Jew. When...

January 26, 2018 11:23 am

The Need for Post-Holocaust Studies

The memory and discussion of historical events usually fade away with the passing of time. This does not seem to be the case with the Holocaust,...


A Brilliant ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ in Yiddish

Why is this Fiddler different than all others? I’ll tell you. Fiddler on the Roof is arguably the most important Jewish contribution to musical theater....

Israel Gets Set to Land Its First Spacecraft on the Moon - "Houston, the Eagle has landed” will soon be a common refrain for Israelis. While famed entrepreneur Elon Musk sent...

The Integration Between Israeli and American Jews in New Jersey - Rather than a classroom setting, New Jersey middle and high school students participating in the Israeli-American Council’s (IAC)...


US Launches Campaign to Erode Support for Iran’s Leaders

The Trump administration has launched an offensive of speeches and online communications meant to foment unrest and help pressure Iran to end its nuclear program and its support of militant...

Middle East

Jordan Takes in Syrian ‘White Helmets’ Evacuated With Israeli H...

Jordan said on Sunday 800 people including members of Syria's "White Helmets" civil defense group had been evacuated from southwest...