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Dr. Rafael Medoff

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.”

The Infamous British White Paper

The Infamous British White Paper

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75 years ago the “death sentence for the Jews” was handed down while the U.S. remained silent.


Hitler on Trial

Hitler on Trial

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With the American press whitewashing the Nazi dictator, Jewish organizations staged a mock trial at Madison Square Gardens.


Stars of David: Henry Wallace

Stars of David: Henry Wallace

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The former VP was a passionate supporter of Israel who turned Truman’s Mideast arms embargo into a major campaign issue in the 1948 elections.


Sidney Lumet’s Forgotten Role

Sidney Lumet’s Forgotten Role

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Standing up for the Zionist cause and for black civil rights.


Exposing Auschwitz

Exposing Auschwitz

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Rudolf Vrba's report saved 200,000 Hungarian Jews. It could have saved three times that number.


Kristallnacht And The World's Response

Kristallnacht And The World's Response

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The free world's muted reaction to the Kristallnacht pogrom foreshadowed the terrible silence with which it would greet the Nazis' Final Solution.


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