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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 /

December 19, 2021 9:38 am

Israel ‘Bombs Auschwitz’ - It has often been said that if only the State of Israel had existed in the 1940s, it could have bombed Auschwitz, interrupting...

April 12, 2021 11:02 am

Blinken’s Holocaust Gaffe - Was Breckinridge Long our 32nd president, rather than Franklin Roosevelt? From Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s recent remarks, one could erroneously conclude that it...

March 28, 2018 2:39 pm

Ben-Gurion and Bolton vs. the United Nations – 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

Professor David S. Wyman, 89, a Historian With Heart – 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

Jewish Groups Weigh-in on Pompeo for Secretary of State - 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

Challenging US Colleges With Ties to Those Who Honor Palestinian Murderers - 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

Jewish Groups Call for Gun Control After Florida Shooting - 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

Jewish Groups Urge Resignation of Rep. Keith Ellison Over Ties to Louis Farrakhan - 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

Despite Reward for Fugitive Palestinian Terrorist, US and Jordan Remain Slow to Act - 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

Longtime Supporters of Peace Process: Abbas Is Disqualified as Negotiating Partner - 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

Major Jewish Organizations Back Israel’s BDS Entry Ban, Barred Groups Call It ‘Bullying’ - 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

Jewish Groups React to Trump’s Threats to Palestinians - 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

Are Some Reform Leaders Now Embracing Trump’s Jerusalem Decision? - 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

Jewish Leaders Praise New US Document Claiming That Israel Not the Root of Mideast Turmoil - 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...


Macron Emphasizes Content Moderation in Meeting with Musk

i24 News - French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday said he had a "clear and honest" discussion with Twitter owner Elon Musk during an unannounced face-to-face meeting in New Orleans. Macron...


Palestinian Crashes Through Ben Gurion Airport Checkpoint

i24 News – A Palestinian who crossed into Israel illegally crashed a stolen vehicle into a checkpoint at Ben Gurion Airport on Sunday morning before being shot by security guards,...

Middle East

Israeli President Touts Business Ties on First Bahrain Visit

Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa met President Isaac Herzog on Sunday in the first visit by an Israeli head of state to the Gulf state since the countries...

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