Tag Archive: Jewish Voice for Peace

When a Jewish Community Embraces Those Who Wish Us Harm

IS SEATTLE JEWISH FEDERATION’S ENGAGEMENT WITH ANTI-ZIONIST GROUP CAUSE FOR CONCERN? SHOULD JTNEWS GIVE FAWNING COVERAGE TO ANTI-ISRAEL GROUP? As the nation reeled in the wake of the Ferguson Grand Jury decision and angry protests… Continue reading

BDS Mob Threatens Local Businesses

Ed Mast, wearing his trademark red baseball cap stood at the curbside in front of Seattle’s Terminal 18 this past Monday as a long stream of huge semi-trucks rumbled slowly by. Screaming into his… Continue reading

Condemning Israel on the shores of Seattle’s Lake Washington

SEATTLE RABBI SHARES THOUGHTS ON JVP TASHLICH CEREMONY This past week Jews the world over performed Tashlich ,  an ancient ritual where members of the Jewish faith gather alongside a body of water,… Continue reading

Paltry Crowd Fails to Block Israeli Ship at Seattle Port

For the past two weeks the pro-Hamas Twittersphere and Facebook universe have been all abuzz about the latest tactic in the domestic war against the Jewish state, something they call Block The Boat… 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

JTNews Welcomes Top Anti-Israel Group into Communal Tent

JTNEWS PROMOTES GROUP THAT SUPPORTS ACADEMIC BOYCOTT OF ISRAEL Year after year the Anti Defamation League (ADL) designates Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) as one of the  top ten anti-Israel groups in the United… Continue reading

Seattle “Jewish” group attacks Israel at Pike Place Market

Tourists and shopkeepers stood jaws agape as a group of about twenty protesters from Jewish Voice for Peace, many ensconced in bizarre gray boxes appropriated the cobblestone street in front of Seattle’s iconic… Continue reading

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

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

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

Jewish Bruins respond to Israel ethics charges

The Mike Report has kept readers up to date regarding the harassment of student leaders at UCLA for the crime of visiting Israel. The anti-Semitic group Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP)  have… 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

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

WU Hillel won’t back up accusations against StandWithUs

NEWLY UNCOVERED DOCUMENT CONFIRMS HILLEL MADE STUDENTS PLEDGE NOT TO DIVULGE CONVERSATION FROM ANTI-ISRAEL EVENT Imagine a group of renegade US soldiers, soldiers who acknowledge violating stated military protocols and claiming to have engaged in immoral… Continue reading

Israeli wines banned from Jewish Voice for Peace Seder

The Seattle Chapter of the radical Israel hating Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP)  invites you to a very special Passover Seder.  They will be using their own one of a kind Passover Haggadah.  Highlights of… 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

They both can’t be true… can they?

JTNews,  “The Voice of Jewish Washington”, continues to treat anti-Israel Jewish Voice for Peace as a legitimate mainstream community organization. The paper serves as a de-facto public relations firm for the radical group,… Continue reading