Dorothy Rabinowitz

American journalist

Dorothy Rabinowitz is an American writer and critic. She writes for the Wall Street Journal.[1] She is sometimes on the Journal Editorial Report on the Fox News channel.[2]

In 2001 Rabinowitz won the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary.[3] She lost the Pulitzer Prize three times earlier.[4][5][6] When she won, the Pulitzer board cited articles on false allegations of child sexual abuse, and the 2000 U.S. presidential election.[7]

She supported Republican presidential candidate John McCain in both the 2000[8] and 2008 U.S. presidential elections.[9][10]


  • No Crueler Tyrannies: Accusation, False Witness, and Other Terrors of Our Times, Free Press, 2003. ISBN 0-7432-2834-0.[11]
  • About the Holocaust : what we know and how we know it, Institute of Human Relations Press, American Jewish Committee, 1979. OCLC 5829480.
  • New Lives: Survivors of the Holocaust Living in America, Random House, 1976. ISBN 0-394-48573-4.
  • The other Jews; portraits in poverty, Institute of Human Relations Press, American Jewish Committee, 1972. OCLC 344030.
  • Home life; a story of old age, by Dorothy Rabinowitz & Yedida Nielsen, Macmillan, 1971. OCLC 138427.


  1. "The Wall Street Journal Online - Dorothy Rabinowitz Biography". Retrieved 2009-05-08.
  2. "FOX Network The Journal Editorial Report". Retrieved 2009-05-08.
  3. "The Pulitzer Prizes | Citation". Retrieved 2009-05-08.
  4. "Dorothy Rabinowitz: The articles that won the 2001 Pulitzer Prize in commentary". 2001-04-17. Archived from the original on 2003-07-01.
  5. Joseph Kraft. "The Pulitzer Prizes". Retrieved 2009-05-08.
  6. Margaret Manning. "The Pulitzer Prizes | Criticism". Retrieved 2009-05-08.
  7. "Skeptical Commentary Wins Pulitzer Prize" (PDF). Skeptical Inquirer. 2001. p. 6. Archived from the original on 2006-07-21.
  8. "The Pulitzer Prizes | New Hampshire Primary". 2000-02-03. Retrieved 2009-05-08.
  9. "McCain's Promise: It is cruel to compare the senator to most of his Republican competitors". The Wall Street Journal Online. 2008-01-07. Archived from the original on 2009-03-02. Retrieved 2009-05-08.
  10. Rabinowitz, Dorothy (2008-10-09). "News Flash: The Media Back Obama". Retrieved 2009-05-08.
  11. Rabinowitz, Dorothy (2002-10-03). "No Crueler Tyrannies". Archived from the original on 2015-01-21. Retrieved 2009-05-08.

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