Tag Archive: J Street

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?

Seattle’s New Jewish Leadership – Where Are They Taking Us?

*Warning: There is some coarse language in this article. As the 2009 Gaza war known as Operation Cast Lead raged and rockets rained down upon Israeli civilians, Jewish activist Ben Murane condemned the… 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

J Street bans Jewish critic, welcomes Fatah member to National Conference

Like many of his fellow students at Brandeis University, Daniel Mael is an idealistic young man, eager to advocate and work for a better world. On a campus that has expressed hostility to… Continue reading

J Street supports Kerry after Apartheid remark

Buzzfeed is reporting today that several pro-Israel groups have issued strong condemnations of Secretary of State John Kerry’s explosive remarks asserting that Israel is at risk of becoming “an Apartheid state”.  AIPAC issued… Continue reading

J Street gets vicious-er – blacklists pro-Israel student

J STREET BANS DIALOGUE WITH PRO-ISRAEL BRANDEIS STUDENT BUT ENDORSES NEGOTIATIONS WITH HAMAS TERROR GROUP We reported earlier today on the  unprovoked racially charged verbal assault by J Street activist Talia Lepson against Daniel Mael,… Continue reading

J Street leader verbally attacks Jewish student for pro-Israel views

This weekend a good friend challenged The Mike Report over our persistent criticism of  J Street. He asked “is it not good that J Street provides a voice from the left that is… Continue reading

When Jeremy Ben-Ami met with Mahmoud Abbas – an imaginary fact based conversation

In Israel this morning, the media was  preoccupied with the announcement that Fatah and Hamas had agreed to a unity government, a treaty between terrorists if you will. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu… 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

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

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

J Street tells Israel to back off on Jewish State demand – and a new cartoon

Jeremy Ben-Ami is a public relations genius, this is not hyperbole. The founder and current director of J Street led the very successful Ben-Or Communications, a pr firm back in the early 1990’s. It was there… Continue reading

The J Street facade is crumbling… and a new cartoon

This has not been a good month for J-Street, the anti-Israel disguised as a pro-Israel lobbying organization. When J-Street first burst onto the scene back in 2008, many in the Jewish establishment did… Continue reading

There is no “J” in Pro-Israel

DOCUMENTARY CHALLENGES J-STREET’S “PRO-ISRAEL” LABEL A new documentary film “The J Street Challenge” has sent shock-waves across the pro and anti-Israel community. The movie was released by  Americans for Peace and Tolerance, a… Continue reading

Commenter on Open Zion delivers brilliant explanation of Israel – and a new cartoon!

On Open Zion this week, Tom Pessah, an Israeli Jew studying in Berkeley wrote a multi-point apologia for the BDS movement, promoting the ultimate goal of BDS, the supposed Palestinian “right of return”. Rejecting… Continue reading

J Street gets slapped down at UC Berkeley – and a new cartoon

The Daily Californian is reporting today that the Jewish Student Union (JSU) at UC Berkeley rejected for the second time J Street U’s request to be accepted as a member organization. The bylaws of… Continue reading

An Israeli Soldier to American Jews: Wake Up!

  In an op-ed appearing in today’s Times of Israel,  StandWithUs Shaliach Hen Mazzig exposes the dark underbelly of  concentrated Israel hatred so prevalent in the Pacific Northwest. While the mendacity of local  anti-Israel extremists… Continue reading

J Street Shocker; Pays Respects at Arafat’s Grave

    The Jerusalem Post published a revealing article today by Mollie Adatto, an American college student who recently returned from  a J street sponsored tour while visiting Israel.  J Street is a well funded anti-Israel lobbying… Continue reading

Cartoon of the Day: Bold Steps for Peace

StandWithUs and J Street Clash on Parameters of American Criticism of Israel

How far should American Jews go in their criticism of Israeli policies they disagree with?   From the Algemeiner: LOS ANGELES – How far should American Jews go in their criticism of Israeli policies… Continue reading