Manfred Gerstenfeld

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Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld is former Chairman of the Steering Committee of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, where he founded and directed the Center's Post-Holocaust and Anti-Semitism program.[1]


In an interview with the website ‘’, Gerstenfield stated that 'by far the worst of the huge hate-mongering against Israel comes out of large parts of the Muslim-controlled world. This hatred has no limits in its sickness.'[2] In the same interview he also claimed that the BDS movement as a sensor of what is rotten in the university world.[2]


Dr. Gerstenfeld is the author of many books including Revaluing Italy; Environment and Confusion; Israel's New Future Interviews; The State as Business: Do It Yourself Political Forecasting; Judaism, Environmentalism and the Environment; and The Environment in the Jewish Tradition-A Sustainable World.[1]


  • Revaluing Italy with Lorenzo Necci (Italian) (1992)
  • Environment and Confusion: An Introduction to a Messy Subject (1993)
  • The State as a Business: Do-It-Yourself Political Forecasting (Italian) (1994)
  • Israel’s New Future Interviews (1994)
  • Judaism, Environmentalism and the Environment (1998)
  • The Environment in the Jewish Tradition: A Sustainable World (Hebrew) (2002)
  • Europe’s Crumbling Myths: The Post-Holocaust Origins of Today’s Anti-Semitism (Foreword by Emil L. Fackenheim) (2003)
  • The New Clothes of European Anti-Semitism (French)(2004), co-edited with Shmuel Trigano
  • American Jewry's Challenge: Conversations Confronting the Twenty-first Century(Foreword by Jonathan Sarna) (2004)
  • Israel and Europe: An Expanding Abyss? (2005)
  • European-Israeli Relations: Between Confusion and Change? (2006)
  • Israel at the Polls 2006 with Shmuel Sandler and Jonathan Rynhold (2008)
  • Academics against Israel and the Jews. (Foreword by Natan Sharansky) (2007)
  • Behind the Humanitarian Mask: The Nordic Countries, Israel, and the Jews (Foreword by Gert Weisskirchen)(2008)
  • The Abuse of Holocaust Memory: Distortions and Responses (Foreword by Abrham H. Foxman) (2009)
  • Anti-Semitism in Norway: Behind the Humanitarian Mask (Foreword by Finn Jarle Saele) (Norwegian) (2010)
  • American Jewry's Comfort Level: Present and Future with Steven Bayme (Foreword by David A. Harris) (2010)
  • Israel at the Polls 2009 with Shmuel Sandler and Hillel Frisch (2010)
  • Het Verval. Joden in een stuurloos Nederland (The Decay. Jews in a Rudderless Netherlands) (Dutch) (2010)
  • Judging the Netherlands:the Renewed Holocaust Restitution Process 1997-2000 (Foreword by Stuart E. EizenstatStuart E. Eizenstat) (2011)
  • Demonizing Israel and the Jews. (Foreword by Rabbi Marvin Hier) (2013)



  1. 1.0 1.1 JCPA Manfred Gerstenfeld, accessed 14 March 2014
  2. 2.0 2.1 Manfred Gerstenfeld, Demonizing Israel and the Jews,, October 30 2013 accessed 21 February 2014