Tag Archive: Jewish state

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

Federation’s JTNews Promotes Organization at War with Israel

The Mike Report recently shared with readers  how the Seattle Jewish Federation’s JTNews was promoting and providing legitimacy to Seattle’s Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP), a group dedicated to the demographic if not military… 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

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

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

Kerry blames Israel and a new cartoon

As expected the peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians have gone nowhere.  Also as predicted, Secretary Kerry has saddled the blame for the impasse on Israel. Perhaps the most ludicrous act in… Continue reading

It takes two to do the peace-Tango

  Israeli-American Pundit and school days chum of The Mike Report, Abe Katsman has scribed a percipient take on the flailing, near death peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians [over at Breitbart… 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

US “We can’t stop Palestinian UN statehood bid” – and a new cartoon

As the Obama administration’s perfidious machinations in the Israeli-Palestinian peace talks continue, a new thinly veiled threat was revealed today.  Washington Post correspondent William Booth reports that the Obama administration, frustrated by the… 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

Embrace Divestment and Win

Pro-Israel student groups need to stop playing defense but instead must flood every activist student government with resolutions to sanctions the world’s most egregious human rights offenders Academic boycott and divestment resolutions against… Continue reading

The arrogant racism of anti-Israel fanatics

Spend enough time with anti-Israel extremists, I am not talking about mere critics of Israel but the full time “Israel is an Apartheid State” crazies, and the racism and bigotry will eventually bubble… Continue reading

Verbal Pogrom at UCLA Divestment Hearing

AFTER EIGHT HOUR HATEFEST STUDENT SENATE VOTES DOWN DIVESTMENT RESOLUTION SEATTLE TALK SHOW HOST RUSHES TO HEARING – CALLS OUT ANTI-SEMITES The UCLA Student Senate hosted an open hearing yesterday, offering students and alumni the opportunity… Continue reading

BDS: No dissent allowed

BDS EVENT AT UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON EXPOSES ANTI-FREE SPEECH VALUES  The anti-Israel BDS movement has established a significant presence on many United States college campuses. As the true goal of the movement (the… Continue reading

St. Mark’s Cathedral; hatred in the center of Seattle

The historic relationship between the Christian Church and the Jewish people has not been a good one. Stoked by accusations of deicide and nurtured by replacement theology, church inspired persecutions were common throughout… 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

Where was the rest of the picture?

On March 2nd of 2012 the JTNews, Seattle’s Jewish community owned newspaper, published the most infamous cover photo in the history of the journal. For the first time in memory a photo representing… Continue reading

Local Israel Hater Richard Silverstein

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

Masking the smell is our cartoon of the day

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JTNews Editor: Blood libeler “part of our community”, “entitled to her opinion”

Last week The Mike Report wrote of Linda Frank,  an activist well known in local anti-Israel circles. Her boilerplate screed against the Jewish state was  featured in the August 16th edition of the… Continue reading