Category Archive: JTNews

Jewish Federation Promotes Boycott Supporting Anti-Israel Hate Group in JTNews

SHOULD SEATTLE’S JEWISH FEDERATION PROMOTE AN ANTI-ISRAEL HATE GROUP? As the nation reeled in the wake of the Ferguson Grand Jury decision and angry protests erupted in many urban centers, one organization chose to… 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

A Plea for Civility… and Honesty

From the arrival of the first Jewish pioneers in this once remote corner of the continent, Seattle has been more so than not, a paragon of communal unity. Whether Reform, Orthodox, unaffiliated, Conservative, Ashkenazic or… Continue reading

JTNews gives voice to Seattle’s most virulent Israel haters

What good is having  a Jewish newspaper if it serves as a tool for those who wish us harm? The anti-Israel and often anti-Semitic radicals who organize the pathetic displays of pro-Hamas kabuki… Continue reading

JTNews Welcomes Top Anti-Israel Group into Communal Tent

JTNEWS PROMOTES GROUP THAT SUPPORTS ACADEMIC BOYCOTT OF ISRAEL Year after year the Anti Defamation League (ADL) designates Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) as one of the  top ten anti-Israel groups in the United… Continue reading

Is Jewish Voice for Peace just another Jewish group?

As most readers of the The Mike Report are aware, the Presbyterian Church USA (PCUSA) embraced the anti-Israel  BDS movement this past Friday,  approving divestment from businesses associated with the Jewish state. In… Continue reading

Hillel leader minimizes BDS inspired anti-Semitism

In an opinion piece recently published in Seattle’s JTNews, University of Washington (UW) Hillel Director Rabbi Oren Hayon put forth that it may be best for Jewish students to capitulate to BDS divestment… Continue reading

Seattle’s pro-Israel rally undermined from within

NIF and Hillel Leaders with help from JTNews trash event they co-sponsored. The entire academic year had been building up to this Seattle-BDS crescendo. Everyone on the inside, both pro and anti-Israel, knew… Continue reading

UW-Hillel leader: BDS not worth fighting?

ANGST IN SPADES. UW Hillel director Rabbi Oren Hayon and the students of UW Hillel have garnered much well deserved praise over the past two weeks after helping lead a resounding defeat of… Continue reading

JTNews; messing with the message of Passover (and a new cartoon)

  Despite waning levels of observance and affiliation among non-Orthodox Jews in America, still 70% will be attending a Seder this coming Passover. For most the mixture of familiar tunes, foods and ritual will… Continue reading

JTNews omits anti-Israel ties of upcoming speaker

On March 5th of 2014, Seattle’s Jewish community newspaper, the JTNews published a story regarding an upcoming visit by Jewish Zen Master Bernie Glassman. The paper dutifully reported how Glassman “takes facets of his… Continue reading

Will JTNews put anti-Israel group in their guide…again?

Despite the innocuous sounding name, Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) is one of the most virulent anti-Israel groups out there. In fact The Anti Defamation League has placed JVP on their list of… Continue reading

JTNews takes cheap shot at Seattle Orthodox Community

The JTNews’ bills itself as the “Voice of Jewish Washington”.  The paper takes pride in their “big tent” definition of community and the wide array of perspectives offered in their pages.  Back in… Continue reading

They both can’t be true… can they?

JTNews,  “The Voice of Jewish Washington”, continues to treat anti-Israel Jewish Voice for Peace as a legitimate mainstream community organization. The paper serves as a de-facto public relations firm for the radical group,… Continue reading

JTNews whitewashes ADL designated anti-Israel group… and a new Cartoon.

The Anti Defamation League (ADL), America’s leading Jewish civil rights organization today released  its annual list of the  “Top Ten Anti-Israel Groups in the U.S.” and  again Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) made… Continue reading