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Rafael Medoff

Rafael Medoff, American historian, editor. Named Lady Davis fellow, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, 1986-1987, postdoctoral fellow, American Jewish Archives, Cincinnati, 1993-1994; scholar, Herbert Hoover Presidential Association, 1988-1989. Member of Association Jewish Studies, Organization American Historians, American History Association, American Jewish History Society (academy council since 1998).

Background

  • Medoff, Rafael was born on September 13, 1959 in New York City.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Jewish studies, State University of New York, 1982. Master of Arts in Jewish History, Yeshiva University, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy in Jewish History, Yeshiva University, 1991.

    Career

    • Visiting instructor department history and Center for Jewish Studies Ohio State University, Columbus, 1991—1994. Consulting historian Jewish History Society Maryland, Baltimore, 1997—1999, Jewish History Society Greater Washington, 1997—2001. Visiting scholar Jewish Studies program State University of New York, Purchase, since 1994.

      Associate editor American Jewish History, New York City, since 2002. Director David Son of Wyman Institute Holocaust Studies, Melrose Park, Pennsylvania, since 2002.

    Works

    • Historical Dictionary of Zionism
    • Useful as a source of information on Zionism, its founders and leaders, its various strands and organizations, major events in its struggle and its present status.

    Membership

    Member of Association Jewish Studies, Organization American Historians, American History Association, American Jewish History Society (academy council since 1998).
    Rafael Medoff
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    Born September 13, 1959
    (age 58)
    Nationality
    • 1982
      State University of New York
    • 1984
      Yeshiva University
    • 1991
      Yeshiva University
    • 1991 - 1994
      Visiting instructor, department history and Center for Jewish Studies Ohio State University
      Columbus, Ohio, United States
    • 1994
      visiting scholar, Jewish Studies program State University of New York
      Purchase, New York, United States
    • 1997 - 1999
      consulting historian Jewish History Society Maryland
      Baltimore, Maryland, United States
    • 1997 - 2001
      consulting historian Jewish History Society Maryland
    • 2002
      director, David Son of Wyman Institute Holocaust Studies
      Melrose Park, Illinois, United States
    • 2002
      associate, editor American Jewish History
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