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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


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...

May 1, 2017 11:21 am
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ADL Antisemitism Report Stats Questioned by Jewish Community

JNS.org - The Anti-Defamation League's (ADL) decision to count a teenager’s alleged spate of bomb hoaxes targeting American Jewish institutions as antisemitic incidents has prompted criticism from some...

April 21, 2017 2:08 pm
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Media Bias Expert: Recent Corrections by Major Newspapers Rare Exceptions to Anti-Israel Culture

JNS.org - A media bias expert said this week that recent corrections issued by the New York Times and Washington Post of their Israel coverage were rare exceptions in a...

April 9, 2017 10:03 pm
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US Action Against Genocide: A Brief History

JNS.org - President Donald Trump’s missile strike against Syria inaugurates a new chapter in the long and controversial history of American responses --and sometimes non-responses -- to mass murder...

April 4, 2017 7:21 am
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American Jewish Committee Lobbied US to Cover Palestinian Authority’s Unpaid Bills

JNS.org - Amid growing Congressional concern about the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) misuse of US financial aid, a major mainstream American Jewish organization has been quietly lobbying...

March 30, 2017 6:49 am
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Pro-Hamas Conference in Netherlands Could Encourage Antisemitism and Terrorism

JNS.org - The mayor of the second-largest city in the Netherlands is refusing to block a conference by a pro-Hamas group, despite warnings from Dutch Jewish leaders...

March 14, 2017 8:38 am
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Jewish Trump Critics Backtrack After Questions Raised About Extreme Rhetoric

JNS.org - Some Jewish critics of the Trump administration have backtracked, after questions were raised about the harsh and extreme rhetoric they used about the president. Adam...

March 7, 2017 8:51 am
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Negotiator: US Peace Talks Failed Due to Palestinian Demands, Kerry’s Approach

JNS.org - The 2013-2014 round of Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations failed because the Palestinian Authority (PA) responded to each Israeli concession with new demands and the Obama administration...

Culture

Jewish Giants Player Talks About Judaism, His Hebrew Tattoo and Kosher Food Cravings

An offensive lineman for the New York Giants talked about his Jewish heritage, Hebrew...

New Musical in New York Recalls Masada

In the 1500s, the Spaniards invaded Puerto Rico, enslaving and slaughtering the native Taíno people -- some of whom chose to escape...

Features

Halamish Terror Attack Signals New Escalation of Violence

JNS.org - A Palestinian terrorist fatally stabbed an Israeli father and two of his adult children on Friday night in the...

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...

Canadian Islamist Groups Lose Charity Status Over Potential Militant Financing

Canadian authorities have stripped two former affiliates of the Islamic Society of North America's Canada...

World

‘Just Be You:’ Chicago SlutWalk Organizer Sounds Conciliatory T...

As controversy continues to swirl around the upcoming August 12 SlutWalk march in Chicago, one of the organizing collective's members has...

Israel

Israel to Build $3.9 Million Memorial Honoring Zionist Pioneer Jabotinsky

JNS.org - The Israeli cabinet on Sunday approved plans to build a memorial for Revisionist Zionist leader Ze'ev Jabotinsky in Jerusalem. Expected to cost some 14 million shekels ($3.9 million), the memorial...

Middle East

Turkey’s President Erdogan Urges All Muslims to ‘Visit’ a...

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday urged all Muslims to visit and protect Jerusalem after violence broke out over...

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