Franklin Delano Roosevelt

FDR’s small concession to helping Jews flee Hitler.

Keren Blankfeld
Sept. 14 2020 12:01AM

The historian and author of The Jews Should Keep Quiet: Franklin D. Roosevelt, Rabbi Stephen S. Wise, and the Holocaust joins us to talk about his work.

Tikvah Podcast at Mosaic and Rafael Medoff
March 13 2020 12:01AM

He did. A recent book is a damning polemic against him and also against America’s most politically connected Jewish leader. Yet it’s hard to imagine things ending differently.

March 3 2020 12:01AM

His father’s pleas to FDR accomplished little.

Steven I. Weiss
July 29 2019 12:01AM

“The Roosevelt administration had decided to toss the Jewish community a bone.”

Larry Price
July 18 2019 12:01AM

A forgotten friend of the Jews and Israel.

Elliot Jager
July 16 2019 12:01AM

Those “20,000 charming children would all too soon grow up into 20,000 ugly adults.”

Rafael Medoff
June 13 2019 12:01AM

By 1944, a majority of Americans were willing to take in European Jewish refugees.

Rafael Medoff
Dec. 11 2018 12:01AM

At the urging of German Jewish leaders.

Matt Lebovic
Nov. 12 2018 12:01AM

Other U.S. presidents protested anti-Semitism abroad.

Rafael Medoff
May 16 2018 12:01AM

David S. Wyman, 1928-2018.

Pierre Sauvage
March 20 2018 12:01AM

Religion and the crisis of the democratic state of mind.

Michael Gerson
Nov. 7 2017 12:01AM