Misreading History: FDR an anti-Semite?

Rafael Medoff's review of 'FDR and the Jews' wrongly paints the authors as apologists for Roosevelt. The U.S. president was no particular friend of the Jews, but his overall sense of decency and democracy nevertheless worked in their favor. A response to Medoff.

Rafael Medoff’s review of “FDR and the Jews,” which you recently published in Haaretz (“Giving credit where credit isn’t due”), paints the authors, Richard Breitman and Allan J. Lichtman, as apologists for Franklin Delano Roosevelt. While Medoff knows a good deal about the...