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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


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...

December 3, 2017 6:54 pm
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Pro-Palestinian Groups Attack Administration Nominee for Opposing Israeli Boycott

JNS.org - Leaders of major American Jewish organizations are rallying around Kenneth L. Marcus, the nominee for Assistant Secretary of Education for Civil Rights, as pro-Palestinian...

November 22, 2017 1:07 pm
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After Teen Terror Attack, Jewish Leaders Urge Withdrawal of Bill on Palestinian Minors

JNS.org - In the wake of an attack by a teenage Palestinian terrorist that left two Israelis wounded last Friday, Jewish organizations and community leaders are calling for...

November 20, 2017 2:18 pm
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Former Israeli General and Ex-State Department Official Clash Over Peace Obstacles

JNS.org - A former Israeli general and an ex-State Department official presented sharply differing views on the obstacles to Middle East peace during a Zionist event in...

November 13, 2017 2:26 pm
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Jewish Leaders Outraged at Rutgers Decision to Defend Ex-Syrian Regime Spokesman

JNS.org - Jewish leaders are strongly criticizing Rutgers University for employing a longtime Syrian government official to teach in its political science department. Dr. Mazen Adi, who...

November 6, 2017 2:44 pm
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Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister: World Community Can’t Dictate Policy

JNS.org - Israeli policy should not be guided by fear of international criticism, a senior Israeli official said at a Maryland synagogue this weekend. Israeli Deputy Foreign...

November 1, 2017 5:17 pm
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Palestinian Saddam Statue Is a ‘Poke in America’s Eye’

JNS.org - The unveiling of another statue of Saddam Hussein in Palestinian Authority (PA)-controlled territory is “a poke in America’s eye” and “an impediment to peace,”...

October 10, 2017 10:12 am
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Jewish Leaders Denounce Pro-Terrorist Play at NYU-Affiliated Theater

JNS.org - American Jewish leaders are denouncing plans by a New York University (NYU)-affiliated theater to host a play that portrays Palestinian terrorists as heroes. The NYU Skirball...

Features

Can the World Agree to ‘Fix’ the Iran Nuclear Deal?

President Donald Trump on Jan. 12 outlined his intentions to “fix the terrible flaws” of the Iran nuclear deal, giving...

IDF Prepares for New High-Tech Home in Southern Israel’s ‘Silicon Wadi’

JNS.org - The IDF is gearing up for a major relocation to southern Israel,...

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...

World

Amid Ongoing Parliamentary Campus Free Speech Probe, UK Jewish Community Hi...

Leading communal representatives and advocates in the United Kingdom are drawing attention to difficulties faced by Jewish students on campus...

Israel

After Knesset Speech, Major US Jewish Groups Praise VP Pence for Support of...

US Vice President Mike Pence’s speech at the Israeli Knesset on Monday was warmly praised by a number of major...

Middle East

Turkey Detains 91, Including Politicians, Journalists, Over Syria Comments

Turkey arrested dozens of people overnight for "spreading terrorist propaganda" about its Syrian incursion, state media said on Tuesday, raising to nearly 100 the number of such detainees, including politicians,...

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