Monthly Archive: March, 2013

Natural Phenomenon Splits East China Sea for one hour (twice a year).

From AmusingPlanet.com:   The miracle of the parting of the Red Sea when Moses and the Jews were trapped between the Red Sea and the armies of Egypt is perhaps the most memorable and… Continue reading

Rabbi Lau references Seattle visit, tells President Obama “don’t be too late”

In one of the most emotionally powerful moments of  President Obama’s historic visit to Israel, Rabbi Israel Meir Lau, former chief Rabbi of Israel and chief Rabbi of Tel Aviv addressed the US… Continue reading

Jerusalem is our Cartoon of the Day

The Washington Free Beacon reports that President Obama’s  itinerary on the White House website  implies that Jerusalem is neither Israel’s capital nor even part of Israel. The president’s schedule lists two stops in “Tel… Continue reading

White House Erases Kotel, Old City, Hebron, Ariel from Map of Israel

The Washington Free Beacon reported today that an Obama administration video highlighting the president’s plans for his Mideast trip depicts Jerusalem, the Golan and Judea and Samaria – as non-Israeli territory. The Golan Heights… Continue reading

Kosher Certificate for Anti-Semitism

The New York Times’ editorial page for all intents and purposes serves  as the Shulchan Aruch of the secular Jew, who analyzes and absorbs it with the same gusto as the most dedicated Daf Yomi devotee. … Continue reading

A TALE OF TWO MARATHONS

It is  a rare thing when a running contest serves to illustrate the stark contrast between two diametric civilizations. In the space of two short weeks the Gaza and Tel Aviv Marathons were… Continue reading

Cartoon of the Day: Bold Steps for Peace

For Peace Sake, No Jews Allowed

MIKE REPORT OPINION: Today’s edition of the New York Times offered up an article titled “New Apartments Will Complicate Jerusalem Issue” .  The premise of the article, that Jews living in or near Arab neighborhoods… Continue reading

Anti-Israel Americans Remain Small Minority

A MIKE REPORT FACTOID:  The most recent Gallup poll affirms only 12% of Americans feel more positive about the Palestinians then they do about Israel.  66% of Americans express positive feelings towards the… Continue reading

Pro Palestine Extremists Assault Jewish Woman in Oakland

An extremist associated with the International Solidarity movement  (ISM) assaulted Hannah Larson, a Seattle native who immigrated to Israel in 2010,  for chalking the Hebrew words  “Am Yisrael Chai” which translates as The People… Continue reading

Violence is the Cartoon of the Day

FOUR RABBINICAL STUDENTS CHARGED WITH GUN SMUGGLING

As unlikely as it may seem, four Rabbinical students of  Mesifta Torah Vodaath in Brooklyn, NY did get into gun related legal trouble and that isn’t the most unusual part of this story.… Continue reading

StandWithUs and J Street Clash on Parameters of American Criticism of Israel

How far should American Jews go in their criticism of Israeli policies they disagree with?   From the Algemeiner: LOS ANGELES - How far should American Jews go in their criticism of Israeli policies… Continue reading