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Dr. Rafael Medoff
“Terrorizing, torturing and killing civilians” … “a sadistic days-long killing spree” ... “victims buried in mass graves” … “pillaging and destruction of homes.” These are...
The editors of the Harvard student newspaper are urging a boycott of the Jewish state, and praising a campus group that has celebrated a...
When a Hollywood celebrity makes a ludicrous remark, it’s easy to shrug it off. But when the foreign minister of a major country spouts such lies, it’s much more troubling.
Why is Russian Television suddenly interested in how U.S. journalists covered Hitler?
With the approach of Holocaust Memorial Day (Yom HaShoah) comes yet another wave of attempts to distort the Holocaust in order to advance various political or social agendas.
Greg Gutfeld is mad at me. Why? Because I compared his conspiracy theory that journalists are exaggerating Ukrainian suffering, to the accusations made during...
Fox personality Greg Gutfeld asserted that stories showing the suffering of Ukrainian civilians “have sped up and are accumulating to create a narrative — and they only go in one direction.”
"Irish, sympathetic, hates British, will definitely help.” So read an entry in the diary of Brooklyn housewife Esther Kaplan, after meeting with Rep. John...
What does FDR’s mass internment of the Japanese have to do with his response to the Holocaust? More than you might think.
What is not widely known is that the history of the Tuskegee pilots is connected to the controversy over the Roosevelt administration’s refusal to bomb Auschwitz.
New York Governor Kathy Hochul is calling for term limits for statewide elected officials, following in the footsteps of California and many other states...
It has often been said that if only the State of Israel had existed in the 1940s, its air force could have bombed Auschwitz, interrupting the gassing of countless innocents.
Eighty years ago this month, two tiny French islands near Nova Scotia and Maine briefly became the center of international controversy when De Gaulle’s Free French liberated them—and President Franklin D. Roosevelt demanded that they be given back to the pro-Nazi Vichy French.
Congressman Bowman is not the first observer to make the insulting and false claim that Israeli Jews are mentally disturbed as a result of the Holocaust.
Smuggled diaries remain one of the most valuable eyewitness accounts of the fate of the Jews in the Nazi era.
Couric joins a growing list of authors who have altered the unflattering words of individuals whom they admire, in order to shield them from embarrassment.
The Zionist movement had always expected that the Negev desert would be part of the future Jewish state. But London and Washington had other ideas.
FDR is remembered for leading America toward military preparedness and, later, in the war against Germany—but in the 1930s, he pursued a very different policy toward the Nazis.
One of America’s most prominent Reform rabbis is accusing one of America’s most prominent Orthodox rabbis of potentially provoking “a billion Muslims” to launch a jihad against Israel.
With so much discussion in the Jewish community these days concerning anti-Zionism and antisemitism, it’s fascinating to recall a remarkable critique of Jewish anti-Zionists that was authored seventy years ago this summer by an American Christian Zionist.
As the word has become common place in public discourse, its meaning has been diluted and compromised.
Some event might truly resemble some aspect of the Holocaust and therefore would warrant such an analogy.
Temporary havens would offer a supplemental option for those in need of immediate protection.
Was Breckinridge Long our 32nd president, rather than Franklin Roosevelt?
Sixty years ago this week, many residents of Los Angeles became aware of the Nazi Holocaust for the first time, thanks to a dramatic pageant staged at the Hollywood Bowl by an alliance of Jewish activists and Hollywood celebrities.
On Sat., May 31, President Bush visited Auschwitz, and spoke about the horrors of that place where some 1.5-million Jews were gassed to death by the Nazis.
Should American Jews support U.S. military action to remove Saddam Hussein from power?