Tag Archive: BDS

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?

Anti-Israel group invited to leader’s conference at UW Hillel

  BDS SUPPORTING JEWISH VOICE FOR PEACE INCLUDED IN  YOUNG LEADERSHIP MEETING. The call was sent out by UW Hillel Director Rabbi Oren Hayon in early June. “Jconnect Seattle invites your organization to… 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

At unity rally, Seattle Jewish community says no to BDS!

Tonight history was made and an example for Jewish communities across the nation was set.  The Seattle Jewish community, with sponsorship from over forty disparate organizations,  stood as one tonight against the latest… Continue reading

BDS lie caught on video

The sponsor of a failed anti-Israel divestment resolution at the University of Washington is caught on video falsely informing fellow senators that 75% of all anti-Israel divestment resolutions have passed. In fact the… Continue reading

BDS; when losing is winning – and a new cartoon!

2014 has unquestionably been the year of the BDS fail. Out of fifteen campus Divest from Israel resolutions in 2014, only three were passed and validated. But of all the BDS losses under… Continue reading

BREAKING: UCLA FINDS NO CONFLICT IN ISRAEL TRIPS

The Jewish Journal is reporting that a judicial board has determined UCLA student senators did not engage in a conflict of interest by visiting Israel. The two senators, Sunny Singh and Lauren Rogers… Continue reading

Another BDS fail as divestment resolution tanks at University of Washington

Paccar 192 at the University of Washington was, well, packed tonight as a a BDS fueled divestment resolution was brought before the UW student senate (ASUW). What many considered a maneuver to limit the Jewish… Continue reading

BDS RESOLUTION VOTE AT UW THIS TUESDAY

After nearly a month of maneuvering and lobbying, the UW anti-Israel divestment resolution will  be brought to the  senate floor for debate and a likely vote this coming Tuesday, May 20th.  Rob Jacobs… Continue reading

Men in Black Kippot

Designed to bust morale and break our will to fight, The Mike Report has often referred to the BDS movement as the Psy-ops unit in the war against Israel. But the good guys… 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

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

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

“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

UW Sponsors anti-Semitic speaker

The Israel haters are in a blood fueled  frenzy this week. As divestment resolutions were being forced through the senates of UC Davis and the University of Washington, the BDS movement unveiled the… Continue reading

Assault on Israel continues at UW as BDS resolution moves forward

In the Seward Park neighborhood of Seattle, hundreds packed the large social hall of a local synagogue to celebrate the 66th anniversary of the state of Israel. As the revelers swayed to Hebrew melodies while… Continue reading

Seattle Jewish community condemns UW anti-Israel resolution

“Hear us loud and clear: The Jewish community of Seattle is firmly united in its opposition to the BDS movement. Our unity is both bipartisan and cross-denominational!” – Rabbi Ron-Ami Meyers & Rabbi Ben… Continue reading

Anti-Israel BDS activist vying to head Seattle Teacher’s Union

Jesse Hagopian was thrust into the spotlight last year after leading a successful boycott against the use of standardized MAP testing at Garfield High School in Seattle.  His anti-testing activism made Hagopian a… Continue reading