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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


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...

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...

Culture

A Wartime Tragedy Resurfaces in Berlinale Refugee Study

Decades after he won a Silver Bear prize for a pioneering film about the fate of Jews fleeing Nazi Germany,...

Features

Holding Out an Olive Branch? US Lawmakers Speak Out After Being Detained on the Temple Mount

JNS.org - US Representatives Scott Tipton (R-Colo.) and David B. McKinley (R-W.Va.) no doubt...

First Aid Under Fire: Israeli Officer Details Medical Challenges at Gaza Border

JNS.org - In emergency care during combat, every minute can make the difference between life...

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...

World

US Expected to Open Embassy in Jerusalem in May, Official Says

The United States is expected to move its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in May, an American official told Reuters on Friday. President Donald Trump announced in December...

Israel

Israeli Military: Teargas May Have Caused Palestinian’s Death in Cust...

The Israeli military said on Friday that initial findings of an investigation into the death of a man that Palestinians say...

Middle East

Saudi Journalist: Ditch Mosque Microphones and Reduce Number of Mosques

JNS.org - Saudi journalist Mohamed Al-Suhaimi said he was in favor of silencing microphones in mosques, saying that the “terrifying” sound of the adhan call to prayer “coming from all directions”...

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