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Dr. Rafael Medoff is director of The David S. Wyman Institute for Holocaust Studies, and author or editor of 16 books about Jewish history, Zionism, and the Holocaust.

ARTICLES BY: Rafael Medoff


April 17, 2018 8:21 am
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The US Holocaust Museum Vs. Elie Wiesel

A staff historian at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum is suggesting, incredibly, that the Roosevelt administration was right to refuse to bomb Auschwitz. The late...

November 13, 2017 5:57 pm
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Qatar, Like Arafat, Finds a Few Jewish Friends

The controversial invitation to officials of several American Jewish organizations to visit the Gulf kingdom of Qatar follows the historical pattern of dictators trying to...

October 27, 2017 3:01 pm
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Why Do Zionists Celebrate Unfulfilled Promises?

In the coming weeks, numerous Jewish organizations and institutions will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, and the 50th anniversary of the United...

October 25, 2017 1:59 pm
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Let’s Look at FDR’s Record Truthfully

The upcoming 75th anniversary of Operation Torch -- the Allies’ liberation of North Africa -- has triggered discussions about the restrictions that the Roosevelt administration imposed on Jews living...

October 9, 2017 1:46 pm
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Why They Keep Leaving Jews Out of the Holocaust

The Canadian government has announced that it will correct a memorial plaque at its new National Holocaust Monument, which spoke of the “millions of men,...

September 25, 2017 2:56 pm
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Rosh Hashanah, FDR and Nazi Germany

On Rosh Hashanah, one of the most prominent rabbis in the United States devoted his sermon to condemning the president of the United States, over...

June 20, 2017 11:07 am
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Einstein TV Show Distorts Jewish Refugee Issue

Albert Einstein was one of the greatest scientists of all time. His contributions to physics revolutionized our understanding of the universe. A current television series based...

March 6, 2017 8:13 am
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Antisemitism Isn’t Caused by the Political Left or Right

The recent attacks against the Jewish community have revealed a surprising abundance of self-proclaimed experts on the causes of antisemitism. For example, a Jewish ex-New York Times reporter,...

January 16, 2017 10:45 am
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How Zionists Helped Destroy Segregation in Baltimore

After a year when Jewish and African-American relations were strained by the Black Lives Matter's denunciation of Israel and other uncomfortable incidents, it’s worth recalling a little-known episode...

Culture

Backstreet Boys’ Nick Carter Films Video Onstage During Israel Concert

Backstreet Boys singer Nick Carter filmed a video onstage during his band's live concert...

American Model Kate Upton Shares Photos From Her Trip to Israel

American model Kate Upton shared with her Twitter followers on Thursday photos from her recent trip to Israel. The 25-year-old uploaded three...

Features

Zionism Meets Feminism: Talking Shop Over a Glass of Chardonnay

JNS.org - In a quintessential “only in Israel” moment, nearly 60 women (and a few dozen men) gathered on a breezy...

Brooklyn Man Hopes to Open a New Chapter of Jewish Dating

At many recent Passover seders, sometime after the four questions were asked, a fifth one was posed by a parent...

The Israeli Air Force Legend Who Influenced Generations

JNS.org - On Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day for Fallen Soldiers, the family of Lt.-Col. Ohad Shadmi -- a legendary and highly influential...

World

Students, Activists Disrupt Talk by Israeli Ambassador at Syracuse Universi...

Some 20 protesters disrupted a speech by an Israeli ambassador at Syracuse University in New York on Tuesday, raising concerns...

Israel

Top Hamas Official Warns: Gaza Border Protests Will Continue After May 15

A top Hamas official warned on Wednesday that the ongoing Gaza border demonstrations -- expected to reach their peak on May 15, known as "Nakba Day" by the Palestinians --...

Middle East

In Power for 15 Years, Iraq’s Shi’ites Split Ahead of Crucial V...

United in their fight against Saddam Hussein's oppression for decades, Iraq's Shi'ites have become deeply fragmented and disillusioned with their...

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