Tag Archive: Jew

Photos: Seattle shows support for Israel at huge rally

While Israel is in the midst of defending herself against a vicious terror war, over 600 supporters of the Jewish state gathered in Seattle’s Pioneer square today to express their solidarity.   As hostilities… Continue reading

Shocking anti-Semitic hatefest in downtown Seattle

JEWS DEPICTED AS EATING GENTILE BABIES AND DRINKING THEIR BLOOD. As Hamas Rockets continued to rain down on Israeli population centers, a large anti-Israel rally took place in Seattle’s Westlake Center this Saturday,… Continue reading

Seattle’s Jewish community unites in grief

Despite the miles of land and ocean that separate the small Jewish community of Seattle from Israel, for the past nineteen days the distance seemed not quite as great. The hours were punctuated… Continue reading

Is Jewish Voice for Peace just another Jewish group?

As most readers of the The Mike Report are aware, the Presbyterian Church USA (PCUSA) embraced the anti-Israel  BDS movement this past Friday,  approving divestment from businesses associated with the Jewish state. In… Continue reading

Hen Mazzig; I hope I made a difference

November 21st of 2012, Hen Mazzig was walking down Shaul HaMelech street in the heart of Tel Aviv when an ear splitting explosion ripped through the air. The gut wrenching sound echoed across… Continue reading

Gathering at SJCC as community prays for return of kidnapped teens

Special to The Mike Report by Randy Kessler I was not able to attend last night’s community-wide prayer service at Ezra Bessaroth, but I joined with about 100 other Jewish and non-Jewish friends… Continue reading

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

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

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

My visit to anti-Israel events at St. Mark’s – part two

Guest writer Randy Kessler follows up on his recent column about anti-Israel events at Seattle’s St. Mark’s to ask some pointed questions. My recent column on  The Mike Report, about my experiences at… Continue reading

JTNews omits anti-Israel ties of upcoming speaker

On March 5th of 2014, Seattle’s Jewish community newspaper, the JTNews published a story regarding an upcoming visit by Jewish Zen Master Bernie Glassman. The paper dutifully reported how Glassman “takes facets of his… Continue reading

We were Palestinians once… and young

JEWISH TRANSCRIPT ARCHIVE REVEALS A TIME WHEN PALESTINIAN MEANT JEWISH Seattle’s JTNews, formerly known as the Jewish Transcript has begun digitizing the newspaper’s archives, making the historic folios available to the public online.  Currently… Continue reading

Shapiro does it again; turns skeptical listener into friend of Israel (in under 4 minutes).

Just because I am critical of Israel doesn’t make me an anti-Semite! All Israel advocates have faced the above assertion, and most have struggled for an effective response. Talk show host and rising… Continue reading

Great rebuttal to anti-Israel rebuttal to pro-Israel video

H/T Israellycool. Back in July of 2011, Danny Ayalon, Israel’s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs put out a rather stiff but informative video explaining Israel’s historic claim to Israel.  The video must have been… Continue reading

Stupid French Anti-Semites fall for fake Sarah Palin news story

ANTI-SEMITIC NEWS SERVICE FALLS FOR PALIN PRANK Anti-semitic French “Comedian” and politician  Dieudonne’s fascistic antics went relatively unnoticed in the United States until a photo of San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker  displaying Dieudonne’s trademark… Continue reading

Will JTNews put anti-Israel group in their guide…again?

Despite the innocuous sounding name, Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) is one of the most virulent anti-Israel groups out there. In fact The Anti Defamation League has placed JVP on their list of… Continue reading

A Jewish mom confronts hate in her own backyard

By Rachel Kaplan Sassoon  Times of Israel Blogger, Rachel Kaplan Sassoon tackles the latest version of the oldest hate. “Mom, why are they protesting against Israel? Why do they hate us?” My young… Continue reading

Israel haters and Hezbollah at the University of Washington

While life goes on as usual in the caffeinated city, a concentrated and vicious strain of Israel hatred has taken root at the center of Washington State’s flagship University.  I received the call… Continue reading

JTNews takes cheap shot at Seattle Orthodox Community

The JTNews’ bills itself as the “Voice of Jewish Washington”.  The paper takes pride in their “big tent” definition of community and the wide array of perspectives offered in their pages.  Back in… Continue reading