FDR’s small concession to helping Jews flee Hitler.
And lessons for the present.
His father’s pleas to FDR accomplished little.
“The Roosevelt administration had decided to toss the Jewish community a bone.”
A forgotten friend of the Jews and Israel.
Those “20,000 charming children would all too soon grow up into 20,000 ugly adults.”
By 1944, a majority of Americans were willing to take in European Jewish refugees.
At the urging of German Jewish leaders.
Other U.S. presidents protested anti-Semitism abroad.
The “M Project.”
David S. Wyman, 1928-2018.
Religion and the crisis of the democratic state of mind.