Tag Archive: Boycott

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

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

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

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

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

PSU President slaps down Israel boycott

  In unusually sharp language, Portland State University (PSU) President Wim Wiewel issued a firm rejection of the American Studies Association’s proposed academic boycott of Israel. With what could only be described as a slap-down,… Continue reading

PLO loses big in anti-Israel lawsuit in French court

Israellycool is reporting that the PLO has been handed a stunning defeat and a monetary penalty for suing  a french train manufacturer that participated in the Jerusalem light rail project. “News is breaking… Continue reading

JTNEWS; THE VOICE OF ANTI-ISRAEL WASHINGTON?

  The JTNews, a newspaper owned by the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle, bills itself as “The Voice of Jewish Washington.”  Do Jewish Washingtonians want their “voice” used to promote organizations bent on the destruction… Continue reading

RICHARD SILVERSTEIN EXPOSED

Here in the Pacific Northwest,  Israel is not so much a topic of discussion for some, but rather an obsession. One person for whom this is true is Richard Silverstein. Seattle resident, Richard… Continue reading

ANTI ISRAEL THUGS HARASS ELDERLY JEWS IN SYNAGOGUE

JEWISH COMMUNITY MUST AGREE THAT BDS IS DIFFERENT A gathering of mostly elderly Jews at a speaking event in a synagogue in Newton, MA were harassed and intimidated last night by a gang… Continue reading

CARTOON OF THE DAY – TUESDAY

SEATTLE TIMES CONDEMNS SEATTLE LGBT COMMISSION COWARDICE

From the Seattle Times: Failure to meet with Israeli LGBT group an act of cowardice The Seattle LGBT Commission was wrong to cancel a reception for visiting Israeli gay leaders; in so doing,… Continue reading

CARTOON OF THE DAY – MONDAY

SEATTLE CITY COUNCIL GIVES PUBLIC SMACKDOWN TO LGBT COMMISSION, BDS SUPPORTERS

 It was a monumental failure of the leadership and staff and the leadership of the commission itself.” – Seattle City Councilmemember Tom Rasmussen Succumbing to pressure from organizers affiliated with  the Boycott Israel… Continue reading

BULLIES INTIMIDATE KITZEL’S JEWISH DELI IN OLYMPIA – NEW DETAILS

“If you continue to host events like this, then this is what will happen” As previously reported on The Mike Report; by carrying Israeli made products and hosting speakers from Israel, Kitzel’s Deli  in… Continue reading