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Running Home; a Young Woman’s Aliya Story

    Eighteen year old Sarah Boldor was hopelessly lost in as unfamiliar a place as one could imagine. Somewhere in the rough forested hills and mazelike trails surrounding the northern Israel town… Continue reading

Ignoring anti-Semitism isn’t progressive, it’s complicity

SEATTLE COUNCIL MEMBER SAWANT FEATURED SPEAKER AT ANTI-SEMITIC RALLY One could no more miss the blatant anti-Semitic imagery at these hate-fests any more than one could miss the aroma of farm animal byproduct… Continue reading

Israel has a friend in Leavenworth, WA

Cruising down an isolated stretch of the jaw droppingly beautiful Chumstick Highway, Seattle attorney Steve Hemmat was in his happy place. Snow capped mountains loomed above, closer to earth the lush green foothills… Continue reading

Photos: Shocking Anti-Semitic Rally in Downtown Seattle…again

Warning: Some of the images on this page are graphic and disturbing. Scroll to bottom for terror group logos seen at Seattle Center yesterday.   I am not sure when we transitioned from… Continue reading

JTNews puts Zucchini before captured Israeli soldier

Hadar Goldin    Jews and lovers of Israel suffered another body blow this past Friday as news began to filter out of the kidnapping of an Israeli soldier. A photograph of the young IDF… Continue reading

Our heart aches

As we enter Shabbat , what should be our weekly reprieve from the stresses of the week, we are preoccupied with worry for the fate of Lt. Hadar Goldin, kidnapped by the evil… Continue reading

Anti-Semitism in Seattle

Alison Weir of the anti-Semitic organization “If Americans Knew” speaks at University Methodist Church. The Mike Report contributor Randy Kessler was there and reports on what he saw. ANTI-SEMITISM IN SEATTLE. By Randy… Continue reading

Bellevue Rally Shows Love for Israel

Nearly 300 lovers of Israel converged on the busy corner of NE 8th St and Bellevue Way in Bellevue, WA this afternoon and The Mike Report was there.   Shoppers in the retail… Continue reading

LARGE GATHERING SHOWS SEATTLE SUPPORT FOR ISRAEL

For the second time in a week, Seattle’s Jewish community joined together to express their support for an Israel under attack. With a handful of pro-Hamas protesters standing across the street; over 400 area Jews… Continue reading

Is JTNews making money off the war?

The solicitation from Seattle’s JTNews landed with a thud in the email boxes of Israel supporters and pro-Israel organizations today. I wanted to let you know that we are planning a special section… Continue reading

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