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Benjamin Weinthal

Benjamin Weinthal

Benjamin Weinthal is the European Affairs Correspondent at the Jerusalem Post and a Research Fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies.

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Back in 2002, the serving president of France, Jacques Chirac, huffily told an interviewer from the New York Times, "To imagine that France, the very first...

Marine Le Pen took over the party leadership of the xenophobic, far-right National Front Party this week. The Wall Street Journal noted that "Ms. Le...

Christian Ortner, a commentator for the Austrian dailies Wiener Zeitung and Die Presse, picked up a golden journalistic nugget about Leila Trabelsi, the wife of...

In 2010, the hard-core left married pro-Islamic and pro-Palestinian organizations and gave birth to an entertainment-boycott campaign aimed at Israel. Cultural-boycott efforts have spilled over...

Since the introduction of global sanctions against Iran last year, encompassing 33 countries, Switzerland has defied the West, including the Obama administration and the EU,...

This week’s Der Spiegel magazine cover story is titled “Israel's secret killer commandos. David's avengers." Photos of alleged Israeli intelligence agents involved in last year’s...

One of those dirty secrets that broad swaths of European media and politicians avoid like the plague is the ways in which European ...

Iran’s pariah regime said today that it plans to drop the death-by-stoning penalty against Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, a woman who was sentenced to death for...