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Guest post: Why I left J Street

24-year old Ada da Silva was excited and hopeful as she entered the bustling Grand Lobby of the Washington DC Convention Center on March 24th of 2012.  Banners emblazoned with J Street’s trademark… Continue reading

Seattle Federation President speaks out on our tragedy

Keith Dvorchik, President of the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle posted a  heartfelt and powerful blog post in the wake of the Funerals for Gilad Shaar, Eyal Yifrach and Naftali Fraenkel.  Below are a couple… Continue reading

Cartoon: They are mobilizing

Prayer Vigil in Seattle for Abducted Teens

The horrific kidnapping of Naftali Fraenkel, Gilad Shaer, and Eyal Yifrach has ripped a  psychic hole in the fabric of the communal Jewish soul. Parents are hugging their children a little tighter and… Continue reading

Bringing out our best and worst

Two Seattle locals exploit kidnapping to promote anti-Israel agenda. Times of communal Jewish trauma, like the abduction of three teens from the Mekor Haim Yeshiva last week, brings out the very best of… Continue reading

Bruins for Israel fight back against anti-Semitic onslaught

UCLA students Miriam Eshaghian and David Nusbaum undoubtedly looked forward to spending  an enjoyable and enriching four years on one of America’s elite campuses. But rather than soaking up the rarefied atmosphere, the two Jewish… Continue reading

Jewish Bruins respond to Israel ethics charges

The Mike Report has kept readers up to date regarding the harassment of student leaders at UCLA for the crime of visiting Israel. The anti-Semitic group Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP)  have… Continue reading

UW divestment resolution clears another hurdle

ANTI-ISRAEL RESOLUTION LIKELY TO REACH SENATE FLOOR ON TUESDAY, MAY 20th The UW student senate committee for Academic and Administration Affairs (AAA) heard pro and con arguments this afternoon regarding an anti-Israel divestment resolution winding through the student… Continue reading

SJP condemns UCLA students for going on same Israel trip as their candidate

H/T Legal Insurrection Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) filed ethics  charges against UCLA student leaders Sunny Singh and Lauren Rogers for going on paid Israel trips.  SJP claims that  participation in such… Continue reading

Pro-Israel Huskies send message to community

HUSKIES AGAINST DIVESTMENT SEND OPEN LETTER TO COMMUNITY  The vast majority of students on any campus expect to spend their college years focused on learning and soaking up all they can from the rich academic… Continue reading

UW Divestment resolution goes to committee this Tuesday

Tensions are high for  pro-Israel students at the University of Washington tonight as  resolution R-20-39 makes it’s way to the committee for Academic and Administration Affairs (AAA) tomorrow, Tuesday, May 13th.  The expected procedure… Continue reading

“There’s Spartacus!” Pathetic cowardice at UCLA

The classic 1960 film Spartacus tells the story of an heroic rebellious slave in first century Rome. In the climactic scene, captured by their Roman oppressors, Spartacus’ fellow rebel-slaves are pressed by the Romans… Continue reading

Breaking News: Target of BDS bullies wins UCLA election

BARAL ELECTED AS  VICE PRESIDENT IN HEATED UCLA ELECTION Avinoam Baral, the target of a despicable BDS led effort to disqualify him from student office,  was elected this afternoon to a seat in the UCLA student senate (USAC). … Continue reading

Celebrate!

Happy 66th Birthday Israel!

UW Divestment Resolution leaves Style 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

Israeli soldier slams haters – and a new cartoon

J STREET U AND HILLEL SPONSOR ANTI-ISRAEL EVENT – NO DISSENT ALLOWED Be open to unfamiliar ideas, be willing to have the uncomfortable conversations – these are the mantras of anti-Israel organizations like… Continue reading

New Year, New Love: Two Lone Soldiers Find Love on their Path to Enlistment

A lovely little story from the IDFBlog to begin the New Year. Corporal Rebecca Neufeld from Melbourne, Australia, and Second Lieutenant Adam Labaton from Manchester, U.K., traveled a long way to get to… Continue reading

Shana Tova from The Mike Report

We extend our appreciation to the readers of The Mike Report for their support and responsiveness to the issues in our little blog over this past year. We hope you will join us… Continue reading

Egyptian Jewish minority overlooked while churches burn

The TImes of Israel speaks to one of the last remaining Jews in Cairo. “Magda Haroun, the president of the Egyptian Jewish community, doesn’t enjoy hearing anti-Semitic slurs on the street. She gets… Continue reading

MEFPJ JOINS HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH IN CONDEMNING GAZA MURDERS

Gaza: ‘Collaborator’ Murders Go Unpunished Torture, Unfair Trials, Then Shot Down For immediate release: The Middle East Foundation for Peace & Justice (MEFPJ) joins with Human Rights Watch in condemning the murders and atrocities commited… Continue reading