Category Archive: J Street

The Federation Challenge

The justifications used by community organizations when promoting Israel’s harshest critics often revolve around the need for a “diversity of opinion” and having “difficult conversations”.  But are the opinions offered really all that diverse?… Continue reading

Two Cartoons: “Pre-emptive Protest” & “Jumping the Shark”

As classes commenced this fall, UW Students and pro-Israel activists braced for an expected deluge of Israel demonizing speakers and programs. What they did not expect was that the first such event of… Continue reading

Seattle Jewish Federation Sponsors Promoter of Israel Boycott

In a move sure to send shock waves through pro-Israel circles well beyond the Pacific Northwest, Seattle’s Jewish Federation announced today their sponsorship of a lecture this coming Thursday evening at Hillel UW featuring Israel… Continue reading

The Campus War on Israel… at UW HIllel

What happens when your Jewish Federation leadership, your rabbi, even the head of your college student’s Jewish studies program collude with Israel’s harshest critics?

Seattle’s New Jewish Leadership – Where Are They Taking Us?

*Warning: There is some coarse language in this article. As the 2009 Gaza war known as Operation Cast Lead raged and rockets rained down upon Israeli civilians, Jewish activist Ben Murane condemned the… Continue reading

While we buried our boys…

THE MORAL CHASM IS VAST Seattle – Even when they try to libel Israel, the Jewish state comes out smelling like a combination of roses and lilacs (with a sprinkle of cinnamon) compared… Continue reading

J Street bans Jewish critic, welcomes Fatah member to National Conference

Like many of his fellow students at Brandeis University, Daniel Mael is an idealistic young man, eager to advocate and work for a better world. On a campus that has expressed hostility to… Continue reading

J Street supports Kerry after Apartheid remark

Buzzfeed is reporting today that several pro-Israel groups have issued strong condemnations of Secretary of State John Kerry’s explosive remarks asserting that Israel is at risk of becoming “an Apartheid state”.  AIPAC issued… Continue reading

J Street gets vicious-er – blacklists pro-Israel student

J STREET BANS DIALOGUE WITH PRO-ISRAEL BRANDEIS STUDENT BUT ENDORSES NEGOTIATIONS WITH HAMAS TERROR GROUP We reported earlier today on the  unprovoked racially charged verbal assault by J Street activist Talia Lepson against Daniel Mael,… Continue reading

J Street Seattle breaks ranks, declares BDS anti-Semitic

This past Sunday J Street’s Seattle chapter admirably declared on their Facebook page that the BDS movement is anti-Semitic. While this observation is not novel to most in the pro-Israel camp, it is… Continue reading

Seattle Jewish Community plans major anti-BDS rally

Proclaiming in a unified voice that BDS is not welcome within the Seattle Jewish communal tent, virtually every significant Jewish organization in the Puget Sound region will be joining together for a major… Continue reading

Another J Street shocker: J Street U members don terror t-shirt

The Tower Magazine is reporting that two members of J Street U’s Washington University chapter donned T-shirts celebrating convicted PFLP terrorist Leila Khaled at a J Street U sponsored campus event last year. On… Continue reading