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Dr. Rafael Medoff is director of The David S. Wyman Institute for Holocaust Studies, and coauthor, with Prof. Sonja Schoepf Wentling, of the new book "Herbert Hoover and the Jews: The Origins of the 'Jewish Vote' and Bipartisan Support for Israel."

ARTICLES BY: Rafael Medoff / JNS.org


March 28, 2018 2:39 pm
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Ben-Gurion and Bolton vs. the United Nations

JNS.org – Presumably, David Ben-Gurion would have disagreed with John Bolton on a number of issues. But the Israeli founding father likely would have appreciated the incoming...

March 21, 2018 2:03 pm
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Professor David S. Wyman, 89, a Historian With Heart

JNS.org – Almost every time David S. Wyman delivered a lecture related to his remarkable book, The Abandonment of the Jews: America and the Holocaust 1941-1945, someone in...

March 16, 2018 12:55 pm
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Jewish Groups Weigh-in on Pompeo for Secretary of State

JNS.org - Many major American Jewish organizations are pleased by the nomination of CIA director Mike Pompeo to succeed Rex Tillerson as US secretary of state,...

March 7, 2018 1:04 pm
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Challenging US Colleges With Ties to Those Who Honor Palestinian Murderers

JNS.org - On the eve of the anniversary of one of the worst terrorist attacks in Israel’s history, advocates for terror victims are turning up the...

February 22, 2018 11:14 am
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Jewish Groups Call for Gun Control After Florida Shooting

JNS.org - Major American Jewish organizations are calling for stricter gun-control laws in the wake of the February 14 mass school shooting in Parkland, Florida, that...

February 20, 2018 11:17 am
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Jewish Groups Urge Resignation of Rep. Keith Ellison Over Ties to Louis Farrakhan

JNS.org - Major Jewish groups, including the leading organization representing Jewish Democrats, are strongly criticizing Representative Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) over his previously undisclosed contacts with Rev....

February 9, 2018 11:38 am
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Despite Reward for Fugitive Palestinian Terrorist, US and Jordan Remain Slow to Act

JNS.org - The Trump administration has offered a $5 million reward for the capture of a Palestinian terrorist in Jordan, but apparently has not asked the Jordanian...

January 19, 2018 1:27 pm
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Longtime Supporters of Peace Process: Abbas Is Disqualified as Negotiating Partner

JNS.org - Some prominent Jewish proponents of the decades-long peace process between Israel and the Palestinians now claim that Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas’ controversial...

January 11, 2018 12:19 pm
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Major Jewish Organizations Back Israel’s BDS Entry Ban, Barred Groups Call It ‘Bullying’

JNS.org - Leaders of several major American Jewish organizations have told JNS that they are supporting the Israeli government’s decision to prevent the entry of foreign...

January 5, 2018 11:32 am
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Jewish Groups React to Trump’s Threats to Palestinians

JNS.org - Many major Jewish organizations are expressing support for the idea of reducing US aid to the Palestinians, after President Donald Trump mentioned the possibility of...

January 3, 2018 12:56 pm
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Are Some Reform Leaders Now Embracing Trump’s Jerusalem Decision?

JNS.org - Some in the Reform movement have started to retreat from their opposition to the Trump administration’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Following President...

December 25, 2017 1:07 pm
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Jewish Leaders Praise New US Document Claiming That Israel Not the Root of Mideast Turmoil

JNS.org - Leaders of major American Jewish organizations are applauding the Trump administration’s new global strategy doctrine, which rejects the notion that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is...

December 14, 2017 2:12 pm
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Palestinian Envoy Draws Heat for Boasting He Assaulted Israeli Student in Row Over Falafel

JNS.org - A Palestinian ambassador’s boast that he assaulted an Israeli student in an argument over the origins of falafel is drawing strong criticism from British Jewish...

December 7, 2017 2:32 pm
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Attorneys in Jerusalem Passport Case Ask Trump to Apply New US Policy

JNS.org - The attorneys in the landmark Jerusalem passport lawsuit are calling on President Donald Trump to instruct the State Department to list “Israel” as the...

Culture

Leonard Cohen Receives Posthumous Grammy Nomination for Best Folk Album

The late legendary Jewish singer Leonard Cohen has received a posthumous nomination for...

Egyptian Celeb Faces Legal Action for Taking Photos With Israelis

Egyptian actor and rapper Mohamed Ramadan is facing legal action for causing "offense to the Egyptian people" after taking pictures...

Features

An Israeli Soldier Gives His All for Lonely Senior Citizens

JNS.org - “Between 11th and 12th grade, after a tough fencing session, I saw a television report about all these...

Why the UAE Wants Israeli Help to Secure Its Food Supplies

JNS.org - Food security is emerging as a key area in which the United Arab Emirates is eager for Israeli...

Young Global Jewry at Forefront of Fight Against COVID-19

Masa Israel Journey, a leader in immersive international experiences in Israel founded by the Jewish Agency and government of Israel,...

World

French Court Sentences Holocaust Denier Vincent Reynouard to New Jail Term

A notorious French Holocaust denier was jailed for four months by a court in Paris on Wednesday. 51-year-old Vincent Reynouard was convicted for posting a Holocaust denial video on YouTube in...

Israel

Proposed Knesset Law Would Create Memorial Day for Victims of the Spanish I...

A new law proposed to the Israeli Knesset would create an official memorial day for the victims of the Inquisition. Created...

Middle East

Turkish Court Sentences 2016 Coup Leaders to Life in Jail

A Turkish court sentenced leaders of a 2016 attempted coup to life in jail on Thursday, convicting hundreds of army officers, pilots and civilians over a failed bid to topple...

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