Rescuing Jews, despite FDR

Some 190,000 quota places from Germany and Axis- occupied countries sat unused during the Holocaust years, because the Roosevelt administration deliberately suppressed immigration below the levels permitted by law. Dr. Rafael Medoff, 1/27/2019, 5:25 PM

When Jewish politics trumped Holocaust rescue

The sad story of how one man's unbridled pursuit of power stopped the protests that might have made FDR do something to help European Jewry.Dr. Rafael Medoff, 12/25/2018, 10:22 PM

FDR gets credit for his response to Kristallnacht. He shouldn't

Even after 80 years have passed since Kristallnacht, as of this week, the truth about FDR's betrayal of the Jewish people is still not widely known.Dr. Rafael Medoff, 11/8/2018, 8:18 PM

The day the rabbis marched in Washington right before Yom Kippur

They came in 1943 to plead for the rescue of Europe's Jews, when so many could still have been saved, but FDR left the White House by a back door and refused to meet with them. And millions more died.Dr. Rafael Medoff, 9/18/2018, 2:30 PM

Study: US Holocaust Museum's new exhibit distorts FDR's record

Study finds museum distorts, minimizes President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s abandonment of Jewish refugees during Holocaust.Mordechai Sones, 6/28/2018, 3:00 PM

REWRITING HISTORY AT THE HOLOCAUST MUSEUM: Why FDR abandoned the Jews

The U.S. Holocaust Museum's new exhibit on America and the Shoah tries to show that FDR did the best he could to help Jews during the Holocaust. Part 3 of a special 3 part series.Dr. Rafael Medoff, 5/4/2018, 12:45 PM

US HOLOCAUST MUSEUM TRIES TO RESCUE FDR: Keeping the Jews out

Part 1 of a 3 part series on the U.S. and the Holocaust, currently the subject of an exhibition at the Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C. in which the facts brought here are obscured.Dr. Rafael Medoff, 5/1/2018, 9:30 PM

The Rabbis March on Washington, 1943

400 rabbis did not move FDR to save what was left of Europe's Jews, nor were they helped by Reform Jews, whose descendants side with anti-Semites. Jack Engelhard, 4/24/2017, 10:05 PM

A Diaspora mentality or a Jewish disease?

Know before Whom you stand - and conduct your politics accordingly. Matthew M. Hausman, J.D., 12/14/2016, 11:25 AM

Words that presidents won't say

Avoiding the words"Islamic terrorism" may lead to a result that parallels the results of another president's omissions.Dr. Rafael Medoff, 6/16/2016, 6:12 AM

Melania blames the Jews

Melania joins the long list of those, including past US presidents, who are willing to blame the victim as long as he is a Jew.Dr. Rafael Medoff, 5/20/2016, 5:10 PM

Anti-Semitism and Jewish Dissonance on the 2016 Campaign Trail

The left has to do some soul-searching and reflect why it describes anti-Semitism as political expression, but criticism of Muslims as hate speech. Liberal Jews have to do the same about Obama. Matthew M. Hausman, J.D., 5/15/2015, 12:31 PM

"Complicit": FDR's Refusal to Save the Jews on the MS St. Louis

FDR and his administration turned their backs on a series of desperate Jewish pleas for asylum. But critics don't want to see Jews as victims.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 4/19/2015, 7:04 PM

Bibi Isn't the 1st Jewish Leader Stung by White House

The insult to Netanyahu brings back Jewish leaders fighting for Jewish lives who were to be treated shabbily by the White House.Dr. Rafael Medoff, 1/26/2015, 9:07 AM

Is the US Finally Confronting Genocide?

The US has never stated fighting genocide as a reason to fight a war.Dr. Rafael Medoff, 9/9/2014, 6:30 PM

FDR's Anti-Semitic Cocktails - with Molotov

FDR used anti-Semitism as "an icebreaker", say some historians - oh, really?Dr. Rafael Medoff, 3/17/2014, 4:30 AM

At any price

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