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Islamism and Antisemitism

Hamburg, 06.09.2017

Tehran's Efforts to Mobilize Antisemitim: The Global Impact

Hamburg, 18. März 2017

Global Jihad, Islamic Radicalism, and the Challenge to Europe

Keynote speech, delivered at the seminar "Global Jihad, Islamic Radicalism, the the Challenge to Europe", organized by the Stockholm Free World Forum (Frivärld) and the Institute for Security & Development Policy on May 25, 2016, at Timbro, Stockholm


The Aftershock of the Nazi War against the Jews, 1947/1948

Could This War Against Israel Have Been Prevented?

The JEWISH JOURNAL'S HOMEPAGE, Los Angeles, August 26, 2015

Q & A: Küntzel on roots and develoment of the Iranian regime's antisemitism

By Karmel Melamed

Israel Journal of Foreign Affairs, 04 Feb 2015.

Nazis, Islamists, and the Making of the Modern Middle East


Harvard University, March 11, 2014.

The Roots of Iranian Antisemitism and its Current Consequences

Lecture, delivered on behalf of ISGAP at the Harvard Faculty Club in Cambrigde, MA.

Israel National News, November 10, 2013

The Continuing Nazi Influence on Arab Attitudes

Interview with political scientist, Dr. Matthias Küntzel: "Nazi influence upon the Middle East is nevertheless almost systematically overlooked by Middle East and Islam scholars." By Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld and

Indiana University Press, summer 2013

The Roots of Antisemitism in the Middle East: New Debates

While scholars agree that in no other part of the world is antisemitism as widespread as in the Middle East, the unanimity vanishes when it comes to explaining the causes of this antisemitism

Hamburg, November 26, 2012

Joie de vivre and love of death - From the Arab Spring to the Gaza War

Statement to the rally "Hamburg for Israel. Stop Hamas terror!

The Israel Journal of Foreign Affairs, Vol. VI, 2012/5772, No.1

Iranian Holocaust Denial and the Internet

Why Facebook's permission to deny the Holocaust is wrong

Engage Homepage (UK), September 24, 2011

In the Straightjacket of Anti-Zionism

A critical review of Gilbert Achcar's "The Arabs and the Holocaust". By Colin Meade and

Palm Beach, FL, February 11, 2011

Matthias Küntzel was presented with the ADL Human Rights Award

The Anti-Defamation League's statement and the acceptance speech

The Israel Journal of Foreign Affairs IV:1, January 2010

Iranian Antisemitism: Stepchild of German National Socialism

American Foreign Policy Interests, Vol. 30, no. 4, July-August 2008

Suicide Terrorism and Islam

Suicidal killing was not seen in the first 1360 years of Islam but invented only some decades ago

Hamburg, February 22, 2009

New Coalition Raises The Alarm Against Globalized Antisemitism

Last week the Inter-parliamentary Coalition for Combating Antisemitism was founded in London

Wall Street Journal, December 8, 2008

"Islamophobia" or "Truthophobia"?

Berlin's anti-Semitism center is going astray.

Democratiya no. 13, May 25, 2008

Islamism, Antisemitism, and the political left

A Democratiya Interview with Matthias Küntzel

Spiegel-SPECIAL, 2/2008, April 2008

Anti-Semitic Hate Speech in the Name of Islam

Antisemitic messages from satellite channels like the Hamas-run Al-Aqsa are helping to bring a message of hate and intolerance to Europe. The effects of such hate preaching can already be felt in Germany.

Columbia University New York, March 6, 2008

Antisemitism, Messianism and the Cult of Sacrifice: The Iranian Holy War

This paper was presented at Columbia University, New York City, March 6, 2008 under the auspices of Columbia's chapter of "Scholars of Peace in the Middle East" (SPME)

Bangor/Maine and Augusta/Maine, March 16 and 17, 2008

Iranian Holocaust Denial

This paper was presented at Bangor/Maine under the auspices of the Jewish Community Relations Council and the Congregation Beth Abraham and at the Michael Klahr Holocaust Center of the University of Maine at Augusta on March 16 and 17, 2008.

U.S.A., March 2008

Islamist terrorism and antisemitism: The mission against modernity

This paper was presented in March 2008 at Stanford University, at the University of California in Santa Cruz, in Los Angeles, in Irvine, at the University of Buffalo, at the Cooper Union in New York and at different conferences in D.C. and New York.

Jerusalem, February 24, 2008

Nazi-Germany and the Antisemitism in the Muslim World

Presentation at The Global Forum For Combating Antisemitism at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Jerusalem

FrontPageMagazine.com, February 21, 2008

Interview with FrontPage Magazine

About Jihad and Jew-Hatred, Islamism and Islam

The Weekly Standard, September 17, 2007

Jew-Hatred and Jihad

The Nazi roots of the 9/11 attack

Hebrew University of Jeruslam, 2007

Judeophobia and the Denial of the Holocaust in Iran

Posen Paper in Contemporary Antisemitism No. 8 of The Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism (SICSA)

Leeds University, October 10, 2007

Hitler's Legacy: Islamic antisemitism and the impact of the Muslim Brotherhood

The Weekly Standard, February 14, 2007

Iran's Obsession With The Jews

Yale University, November 30, 2006

Hitler's Legacy: Islamic Antisemitism in the Middle East

The Wall Street Journal Online, October 28, 2005

The Booksellers of Tehran

Every book fair exhibits bestsellers. But anti-Semitic bestsellers? And in Germany, of all places?

Jewish Political Studies Review, Spring 2005

National Socialism and Anti-Semitism in the Arab World

SPME, February 2005

Antisemitism in the Middle East: Abbas and Hamas

How can a group determined to destroy Israel be a partner in the peace process?

Brown University (USA), November 2004

European Roots of Antisemitism in Current Islamic Thinking

April 2003

Islamic Antisemitism And Its Nazi Roots

January 2003

Jihadism and Antisemitism

The struggle of the Islamists looks back upon decades of anti-Semitic tradition