Jewish Journal

Dr. Rafael Medoff

  • L.A. Pageant Raised Curtain on Holocaust

    July 17, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    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.

    The pageant, called, "We Will Never Die," was the...

  • Bush at Auschwitz: Troubling Contradictions

    June 5, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    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. On Wed., June 4, Bush will have embraced a Palestinian Arab leader who has written that the Nazis didn't murder millions of...

  • American Jews and Saddam: A Lesson from the 1930s?

    February 13, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Should American Jews support U.S. military action to remove Saddam Hussein from power? This question, which is the focus of so much discussion  in the Jewish community today, echoes a dilemma that wracked American Jewry during the 1930s.

    American public opinion during the 1930s...