Category Archive: Seattle

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

UW Divestment Resolution Leaves Committee – Gains Sponsors

HUSKIES AGAINST DIVESTMENT UNVEIL FACEBOOK PAGE University of Washington Senate Resolution R-20-39 calling for the school to divest from companies that “provide equipment or services used to directly maintain, support, or profit from the Israeli occupation of Palestinian… 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

SPEAKER FOR UW DIVESTMENT SPONSORS WAS ADMIRED BY JCC SHOOTER (and a new cartoon)

As part of the build up to their anti-Israel divestment campaign at the University of Washington, SUPER-UW hosted a speaking engagement by the Israelophobe  Max Blumenthal. In the wake of the Kansas City… Continue reading

BREAKING NEWS! Anti-Israel divestment resolution comes to University of Washington

ANTI-ISRAEL ACTIVISTS  SUBMIT DIVESTMENT RESOLUTION TO UW SENATE A build up that began this past November with a series of BDS sponsored  lectures and trainings has culminated in the official submission of an anti-Israel… Continue reading

Richard Silverstein’s racially loaded repertoire

It takes a lot to surprise those familiar with the odd and erratic rantings of Richard Silverstein, Seattle’s premiere Israel hater. After all this is a man who excoriated a Palestinian woman for being  mildly… Continue reading

Seattle NCSY Team wins Jump competition

The National Jewish youth organization NCSY does a wonderful job of developing a love of  Judaism and of Israel in our teenagers. We at The Mike Report are great admirers of the dedicated… Continue reading

Israeli wines banned from Jewish Voice for Peace Seder

The Seattle Chapter of the radical Israel hating Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP)  invites you to a very special Passover Seder.  They will be using their own one of a kind Passover Haggadah.  Highlights of… 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

My visit to anti-Israel events at St. Mark’s – part two

Guest writer Randy Kessler follows up on his recent column about anti-Israel events at Seattle’s St. Mark’s to ask some pointed questions. My recent column on  The Mike Report, about my experiences at… Continue reading

One lone Jew stands up for Israel at St. Mark’s

Guest writer Randy Kessler shares his experiences after attending a series of anti-Israel events at St. Mark’s Cathedral in Seattle, WA. I found out that Saint Mark’s Episcopal Church was hosting an “Israel/Palestine… 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

We were Palestinians once… and young

JEWISH TRANSCRIPT ARCHIVE REVEALS A TIME WHEN PALESTINIAN MEANT JEWISH Seattle’s JTNews, formerly known as the Jewish Transcript has begun digitizing the newspaper’s archives, making the historic folios available to the public online.  Currently… Continue reading

Shapiro does it again; turns skeptical listener into friend of Israel (in under 4 minutes).

Just because I am critical of Israel doesn’t make me an anti-Semite! All Israel advocates have faced the above assertion, and most have struggled for an effective response. Talk show host and rising… Continue reading

Ben Shapiro asks “Why is President Obama betraying Israel?”

The Mike Report is uncomfortable with the words we used in this  headline, but it most accurately reflects the content of the powerful video we are featuring today. Ben Shapiro is a rising… Continue reading

I apologize but here’s another Richard Silverstein post

A good friend of The Mike Report implored us this evening to stop posting articles about Richard Silverstein, the Israel hater from Seattle. We tried to stop, we really did. But we came… Continue reading

Seattle Democratic Club Hosts Alleged Racist, Richard Silverstein

“Today’s Democratic Party knows we must renew our efforts to stamp out discrimination and hatred of every kind, wherever and whenever we see it.”  So says the platform of the Democratic Party.  Seattle… Continue reading

More on Silverstein’s racist rant

When one has dug oneself into a hole, rule number one is to stop digging. Richard Silverstein has never learned this lesson. Yesterday Silverstein was called out for targeting a young African-American woman… Continue reading

Israel hater Silverstein goes on racist rant

H/T Isreallycool:  There is a certain sad corner of the universe where one can hold any bigoted view and say any reprehensible thing without censure as long as that same person openly despises… Continue reading

The dangerous denial of the Jewish establishment

It has become increasingly apparent that whatever physical danger faces the Jewish people, it comes not from the marginalized and marginal right but from an alliance of progressives, the religious left and radical… Continue reading