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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


September 11, 2017 1:52 pm
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Norway Demands Palestinians Repay Funds, and US Congress Cheers

JNS.org - Members of Congress and American Jewish leaders are urging the US to follow in Norway’s footsteps, after Oslo secured the return of funding that it...

September 5, 2017 1:00 pm
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Palestinian ‘Supermom’ Claims That Jews Drink Arab Blood

JNS.org - The United Nations has crowned her a “human rights defender,” while Al Jazeera hails her as a “Palestinian supermom.” But Manal Tamimi’s links to violence...

September 1, 2017 3:45 pm
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Concerns Arise Over New ADL Official’s Meetings With Extremist US Muslim Group

JNS.org – The Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL) hiring of one of the most prominent Arab Americans in the Obama administration, George Selim, has raised questions about Selim’s...

August 10, 2017 1:08 pm
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Democratic Senators Concerned About Extremist Summer Camp for Palestinian Americans

JNS.org - Two prominent US senators are raising questions about an American-funded school in Ramallah, which is running an extremist summer camp for Palestinian teens from around...

August 7, 2017 3:55 pm
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Court Ruling Deals Blow to Palestinian Efforts to Restrict Jews in Jerusalem

JNS.org - Palestinians are vowing to continue their efforts to prevent Jews from living in large parts of Jerusalem’s Old City, despite a July 31 Israeli...

July 31, 2017 11:39 am
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Are Some Democrats Moving Away From Israel?

JNS.org - Some Jewish Democrats and community activists are concerned at what they see as fresh signs that the party is distancing itself from Israel. The latest...

July 26, 2017 1:35 pm
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Ex-Israeli Diplomats: US State Department Whitewashes Palestinian Incitement

JNS.org - Two prominent former Israeli diplomats are charging that the US State Department is recycling parts of its old reports in order to whitewash the...

July 24, 2017 10:53 am
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US Jewish Leaders From Right to Left Back Metal Detectors on Temple Mount

JNS.org - There is a broad consensus among American Jewish leaders in support of Israel’s use of metal detectors to intercept terrorists at Jerusalem’s Temple Mount. The Conference...

July 18, 2017 12:47 pm
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Is the Jewish Left Being Censored?

JNS.org - Is a “mobilized faction” in the American Jewish community attempting to “censor” dovish views? The president of The Forward newspaper thinks so, but other...

July 11, 2017 10:49 am
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Are Biased Textbooks Turning Young Americans Against Israel?

JNS.org - According to some experts, anti-Israel bias in the textbooks used by many American high schools may be to blame for the decrease in sympathy...

June 9, 2017 12:11 pm
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Publication of Pro-Terrorist Ad in ‘The Forward’ Raises Eyebrows in Jewish Media World

JNS.org - The decision by the Jewish weekly newspaper The Forward to publish a paid advertisement supporting imprisoned Palestinian terrorist Marwan Barghouti is being questioned by some editors...

May 26, 2017 10:43 am
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Democrats, Jewish Groups and Trump Protest Palestinian Terror Payments

JNS.org - Prominent Democrats and major US Jewish organizations are joining President Donald Trump and others in calling on the Palestinian Authority (PA) to stop making payments...

May 22, 2017 1:15 pm
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Some American Backers of Hebrew University Troubled by ‘Hatikvah’ Cancellation

JNS.org - Some prominent American supporters of Hebrew University of Jerusalem are criticizing the school for canceling the singing of Israel’s national anthem at a graduation ceremony...

May 16, 2017 3:02 pm
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American Jewish Committee Will Not Join Lutherans in Asking US to Pay Palestinian Debts

JNS.org - Lutheran church leaders are again asking the US government to pay some of the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) outstanding bills. But, in a reversal of past...

Culture

New Biography of Philanthropist Fails to Ask Key Jewish Questions (REVIEW)

JNS.org - Professor Hasia Diner has a well-earned reputation as an insightful historian. But...

Conan O’Brien Tries Winning Over Israeli Woman While Covered in Dead Sea Mud

Conan O'Brien shared on his late night talk show on Monday a video...

15,000 People Attend Largest-Ever Israeli Cultural Festival in Europe

JNS.org - The largest-ever Israeli cultural event in Europe, TLV in LDN, attracted some...

Features

The Unheard Story: Bulgaria’s Rescue of 50,000 Jews During the Holocaust

You have probably heard of "Schindler’s List" -- Steven Spielberg’s movie, which brought to life...

IDF’s Underground Gaza Wall May Change Hamas Terror Strategies

Time may be running out for one of Hamas' main weapons against Israel:...

Israel

Israeli PM Netanyahu Nixes High Court Request to Reconsider Freeze of Weste...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has rejected a request by the High Court of Justice to implement the Western Wall...

Middle East

Egypt Expert: Public Netanyahu-Sisi Meeting Likely Meant to Signal a Furthe...

Monday’s public sit-down in New York City between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi was...

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