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Rafael Medoff is Visiting Scholar in the Jewish Studies Program at Purchase College, The State University of New York. His published writing concerning America' s response to the Holocaust include The Deafening Silence: American Jewish Leaders and the Holocaust (1987) and essays in numerous scholarly journals, among them Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Holocaust Studies Annual, and American Jewish History.

Laurel Leff is an assistant professor in the School of Journalism at Northeastern University in Boston. She previously worked as a reporter at The Wall Street Journal and The Miami Herald and as an editor for the Hartford Courant and American Lawyer Media.

Harold Brackman is a Consultant on Intergroup Relations for the Simon Wiesenthal Center and the Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles. His recent publications include "Going to Bat for Jackie Robinson: The Jewish Role in Breaking Baseball's Color Line," Journal of Sport History (Spring 1999), co-authored with Stephen H. Norwood, and "The Attack on 'Jewish Hollywood' : A Chapter in the History of Modern American Anti-Semitism," Modern Judaism (February 2000).

Edward Alexander is Professor of English at the University of Washington. His most recent book is Irving Howe: Socialist, Critic, Jew.

Monty Noam Penkower is Victor J. Selmanowitz Professor of Modern Jewish History at Touro College. His publications include The Jews Were Expendable, The Emergence of Zionist Thought, and The Holocaust and Israel Reborn.



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