Rafael Medoff

(PhD, Jewish History, Yeshiva University, 1991) is founding director of The David S. Wyman Institute for Holocaust Studies, which focuses on America’s response to the Holocaust, and coeditor of the Institute’s Online Encyclopedia of America’s Response to the Holocaust. He has authored eighteen books about American Jewish history, the Holocaust, and related topics, among them We Spoke Out: Comic Books and the Holocaust, coauthored with Neal Adams and Craig Yoe] (San Diego and New York: IDW Books, 2018), Too Little, and Almost Too Late: The War Refugee Board and America’s Response to the Holocaust (Washington, DC: Wyman Institute, 2017), and FDR and the Holocaust: A Breach of Faith (Washington, DC: Wyman Institute, 2013). He has also published essays on related subjects in the leading scholarly journals in the field, including American Jewish History, American Jewish Archives, and Holocaust and Genocide Studies, and served as associate editor of American Jewish History. He has taught at Ohio State University, Purchase College (SUNY), and Touro College.