Noah Feldman is Bemis Professor of Law at Harvard. 
His books include Scorpions: The Battles and Triumphs of FDR’s Great Supreme Court Justices and Cool War: The Future of Global Competition. (May 2014)


Could FDR Have Done More to Save the Jews?

Franklin Delano Roosevelt with Henry Morgenthau Jr., his treasury secretary, February 9, 1934. Morgenthau was the only Jewish member of Roosevelt’s cabinet, and convinced him to form the War Refugee Board in early 1944.

FDR and the Jews

by Richard Breitman and Allan J. Lichtman

FDR and the Holocaust: A Breach of Faith

by Rafael Medoff
Twenty-odd years ago, I went to the office of the immensely distinguished Harvard historian Bernard Bailyn to ask about objectivity in historical writing. Tolerating my sophomoric questions (in my defense, I was in fact a sophomore), the great man explained that historiography had three phases: heroic history, in which individuals …