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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 16, 2017 7:53 am
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Terror Victims Applaud Tillerson’s Criticism of the Palestinian Authority; Hope He Will Take Action

JNS.org - American victims of Palestinian terrorism are applauding Secretary of State-designate Rex Tillerson’s criticism of the Palestinian Authority (PA) and are urging him to press...

January 10, 2017 7:09 am
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Ten Failed State Department Plans for Mideast Peace

JNS.org - Writing on the op-ed page of the New York Times on January 5, former Assistant Secretary of State Martin Indyk argued that dividing control...

January 9, 2017 7:02 am
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Ex-US Diplomat Sparks Controversy for Likening Israeli Settlements to ‘a Rash’

JNS.org - Jewish leaders are criticizing a former US diplomat for using what they say is “dehumanizing rhetoric” in his denunciation of Israeli settlements. David A. Korn,...

January 5, 2017 4:55 am
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Palestinian Rep Says She Rejects Theocracies, But She’s Funded by Them

JNS.org - A leading Palestinian spokesperson is telling American television audiences that she rejects the concept of Islamic countries -- but an investigation by JNS.org has found that...

December 30, 2016 3:46 pm
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Ex-Diplomat Martin Indyk’s Alleged ‘Repuslive Remarks’ About Israel and Jews Raise Concerns

JNS.org -- Several Jewish organizations and leaders are expressing alarm over revelations of a series of harsh, disparaging remarks about Israelis and Jews made by a former US diplomat...

December 27, 2016 5:05 am
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American Jewish Groups Support Call for US to Back Israel on Golan Heights

JNS.org - A number of major American Jewish organizations are indicating that they will support the Israeli government if it decides to seek US recognition of Israeli...

December 22, 2016 6:17 am
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Scorned by Obama, Israel Forged Ties With Russia, Expert Says

JNS.org -- According to a leading expert on the Middle East, Russia and international security, Israel's tense relationship with the United States over the last eight years...

December 6, 2016 2:37 pm
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The Late Fritz Weaver, Star of Famed ‘Holocaust’ TV Miniseries, Said He ‘Became a Jew’ From the Experience

JNS.org -- A recently deceased actor who starred in a widely viewed 1970's television drama about the Holocaust used to say that his role in the show...

December 1, 2016 7:43 pm
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Left-Wing American Jews Distance Themselves From Israeli Counterparts’ Statements on Netanyahu Following Arson Attacks

JNS.org - Prominent Left-wing American Jewish figures are distancing themselves from claims made by two leading Left-wing Israelis that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu encouraged the recent wave of Palestinian arson...

December 1, 2016 8:55 am
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Lawmakers Will Challenge Obama’s Limit on Defense Aid for Israel

JNS.org - Democratic and Republican lawmakers are vowing to challenge a limit on US defense aid to Israel that President Barack Obama included in the recently...

November 18, 2016 5:47 am
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Jewish Opposition Grows to Keith Ellison’s Bid to Head Democratic National Committee

JNS.org - A growing number of pro-Israel activists and Jewish community figures are expressing concern that Minnesota’s Congressman Keith Ellison will turn the Democratic Party away from...

November 10, 2016 4:46 pm
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Trump’s Top 3 Contenders for Secretary of State Have Strong Pro-Israel Records

JNS.org -- Although it will be some time before President-elect Donald Trump names his cabinet, the three individuals being mentioned as the primary contenders for...

November 7, 2016 7:09 am
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Israel, Jewish Groups Fear an Obama ‘December Surprise’ at the UN

  JNS.org - Major Jewish organizations are united in their opposition to what is rumored to be President Barack Obama's "December surprise" to undercut Israel and bolster...

October 30, 2016 6:21 am
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Wikileaks: Former Bill Clinton Aide Accused Netanyahu of Racism in 2015 Run for Prime Minister

JNS.org - A longtime senior aide to Bill Clinton told John Podesta, Hillary Clinton's campaign chairman, that Benjamin Netanyahu employed racism in his 2015 race for prime minister. According...

Culture

Ivanka Trump Shares Snapshot of Kosher Inauguration Cake Featuring Mini Donald

President-elect Donald Trump's Jewish daughter, Ivanka, posted a picture on Instagram of a...

Why ‘Fauda’ Is One of the Best TV Shows You’ll Ever See

A show about terrorism should be explosive. Too often, stereotypical characters, cardboard dialogue and absurd plot twists turn what should be...

Features

What Will Trump’s Presidency Mean for US Ties With Israel’s Peaceful Arab Neighbors?

JNS.org - The upcoming Donald Trump presidency likely means a sharp break...

Israel’s German-Made Submarines Engulfed by Controversy, Shrouded in Secrecy

JNS.org - Silently cruising in the depths of the seas, the Israeli Navy’s growing...

IDF Welcomes Soldier With Cerebral Palsy

JNS.org -- The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has welcomed its newest member, a soldier with cerebral palsy, as part of the military’s...

World

Palestinian-American Columbia Professor Rashid Khalidi: Pro-Israel Figures ...

Pro-Israel figures will “infest” President-elect Donald Trump’s administration, a Palestinian-American Columbia University professor and notorious critic of the Jewish state...

Israel

Ministers to Discuss Israeli Sovereignty Over Ma’ale Adumim

JNS.org -- Plans are underway to officially present a bill that would apply Israeli sovereignty to the large east Jerusalem settlement of Ma'ale Adumim, leaders of the Knesset's Land of Israel lobby...

Middle East

Iranian President Calls Trump’s Vow to Rip Up Nuclear Deal ‘Empty Talk...

JNS.org -- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that US President-elect Donald Trump’s promise to dismantle the nuclear deal between Iran and world...

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