Analysis & Commentary


27th August 2017 - The Jerusalem Post

Palestinian Terrorist Group Campaigns For Bundestag

Benjamin Weinthal

The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, an EU and US classified terrorist entity responsible the murders of scores of Israelis, seeks to enter the German Bundestag in the September 24 federal election.

25th August 2017 - Quoted by William A. Jacobson - Legal Insurrection

Frankfurt City Council advances law against “deeply antisemitic” BDS movement

Benjamin Weinthal

In Germany, the recognition of the antisemitic nature of BDS is growing. We recently wrote about a declaration at the University of Frankfurt, Anti-Israel BDS Following ‘Nazi Tradition’, Declares Student Gov’t at Germany’s Goethe University and also at Leipzig University, READ:...

25th August 2017 - Quoted by The Tower

First German City Bans Funding of “Anti-Semitic” Anti-Israel Boycott Campaign

Benjamin Weinthal

Frankfurt has become the first German city to ban the “anti-Semitic” Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign by passing a historic bill on Friday prohibiting municipal funding and rooms for BDS activities targeting Israel, Benjamin Weinthal reported in The Jerusalem Post.

25th August 2017 - The Jerusalem Post

Frankfurt Becomes First German City To Ban ‘Antisemitic’ BDS Movement

Benjamin Weinthal

Deputy Mayor of Frankfurt Uwe Becker told the Jerusalem Post his city enjoys a 37-year strong partnership with Israel and those who attack the Jewish state also attack the people of Frankfurt.

22nd August 2017 - Quoted by Charles Bybelezer - The Media Line

Erdogan’s Turkey: Reliable Partner Or Western Foe?

Benjamin Weinthal

Turkish president unleashes unprecedented verbal attack on Germany, as West ponders future ties with NATO member.

19th August 2017 - The Jerusalem Post

German University Files Criminal Complaint Against BDS Activist

Benjamin Weinthal

Anti-Israel protestors interrupted speeches by MK Lavie and a Holocaust survivor.

10th August 2017 - The Jerusalem Post

Deputy Mayor of Frankfurt Seeks To Ban ‘Deeply Antisemitic’ BDS

Benjamin Weinthal

The boycott movement targeting Israel is “deeply antisemitic and should have no place in Frankfurt,” the deputy mayor of Frankfurt said.

10th August 2017 - The Jerusalem Post

German Green Party Probes Iran’s Activity Against Israel And Dissidents

Benjamin Weinthal

The expansion of Iranian regime institutions in Germany has prompted the opening of an inquiry by the Green Party in the Bundestag on Friday to assess Tehran’s anti-Israel and espionage activities.

7th August 2017 - The Jerusalem Post

Germany City Bans ‘Israel Is Illegal’ Vote

Benjamin Weinthal

Pro-Iranian regime group mounts protests against Israel.

7th August 2017 - Quoted by Vijeta Uniyal - Legal Insurrection

Anti-Israel BDS Following ‘Nazi Tradition’, Declares Student Gov’t at Germany’s Goethe University

Benjamin Weinthal

The student government at the University of Frankfurt has condemned the anti-Israel boycott campaign as antisemitic, by unanimously passing a resolution last week.

6th August 2017 - The Jerusalem Post

German Specialized Unit For Political Extremism Investigates BDS Activists

Benjamin Weinthal

The criminal allegations were leveled against Ronnie Barkan, Majed Abusalama and Stavit Sinai, who face charges of trespassing for their activity at the Humboldt University event with Lavie.

5th August 2017 - The Jerusalem Post

German Court Dismisses Soldier For Denying Israel’s Existence

Benjamin Weinthal

The soldier of Afghan origin voiced his support for Hamas and Fatah.

4th August 2017 - The Jerusalem Post

Major German university students say BDS continues Nazi boycott

Benjamin Weinthal

The resolution's purpose was to send a strong signal to growing anti-Zionist and antisemitic tendencies in Frankfurt.

1st August 2017 - The Jerusalem Post

First German City Set To Pass Anti-BDS Bill

Benjamin Weinthal

Munich lawmakers declare boycott movement antisemitic.

25th July 2017 - Quoted by Vijeta Uniyal - Legal Insurrection

Germany’s Largest Jewish Org: Merkel Government ‘Reluctant’ To Confront Muslim Antisemitism

Benjamin Weinthal

Jews do not feel safe in major German cities, says the head of the Central Council of Jews, Germany’s largest Jewish organisation. Mass-migrations from Islamic countries and the rising Muslim population are behind the resurfacing of antisemitism in Germany seven decades after the...

18th July 2017 - The Jerusalem Post

Berlin Suspends Submarine Deal With Israel Amid Corruption Probe

Benjamin Weinthal

The news comes shortly after several senior officials and key suspects in the case were detained and placed under house arrest.

13th July 2017 - Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Benjamin Weinthal

FDD's Benjamin Weinthal discusses Germany intelligence reports on Iran's nuclear weapons program.

11th July 2017 - Quoted by Michael Rubin - Commentary Magazine

Why Germany Tolerates Iranian Cheating

Benjamin Weinthal

At both The Weekly Standard and the Jerusalem Post, the Foundation for Defense of Democracy’s Benjamin Weinthal exposes German intelligence reports that suggest that the Islamic Republic of Iran continues to work toward the goal of possessing nuclear weapons.

10th July 2017 - Quoted by The Tower

German Intelligence: Iran Still Seeking Illicit Nuclear Technology

Emanuele Ottolenghi, Benjamin Weinthal

Reports from German intelligence agencies show that Iran is still attempting to procure illicit technology, including parts for the operation of its heavy water reactor, which was shuttered under the terms of the 2015 nuclear deal, Benjamin Weinthal reported for The Weekly Standard on...

10th July 2017 - Quoted by The Tower

Hamas “Salutes and Supports” Anti-Israel Boycott Campaign

Jonathan Schanzer

The Palestinian terrorist group Hamas, which rules the Gaza Strip, expressed its support for the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel in a Twitter post last week.

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