Tag Archive: Jewish

Guest post: A plea for unity in the Seattle Jewish community

Why, when I look at the list of sponsors of Seattle’s rally for Israel,  are there five Orthodox synagogues, five Orthodox schools and student groups, StandWithUs and Hadassah, but no one else?  We all… 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

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

Kerry; Palestinian Capital in Jerusalem and a Mike Report Meme

In the New York Times  today  Thomas Friedman reported that US Secretary of State John Kerry is pushing for a plan that will wrench portions of Jerusalem from Israel and place the heart of the Jewish capital… Continue reading

Palestinian-Jewish Encounters of the Rigged Kind

Jewish-Palestinian dialogue organizations offer feel good encounters that do not serve the cause of peace. On 2 August 1990 Iraq launched a full scale invasion of Kuwait. Conservative estimates place the number of… Continue reading

Sharing both sides is our Cartoon of the Day

The JTNews recently reported on an event sponsored by Parents Circle, an organization offensive to many terror victim families  for politicizing their grief and placing the blame for the conflict squarely on Israel.… Continue reading

The Pew Study and a brand new cartoon

The American Jewish community (or what’s left of it) is abuzz over the recent pew study results.  You can review the poll here, but the bottom line is that with the exception of… Continue reading

Seattle professor Nada Elia hates on Israel (USA as well)

Updated 08/27/2013: Nada Elia  holds a professorship at Seattle’s Antioch University or as she refers to it on her Facebook page “Whitey U” where she describes her duties as “working for the man”. The racist histrionics… Continue reading

JTNews is our cartoon of the day

Page three of the August 16 edition of  Washington state’ only Jewish newspaper, the JTNews featured a letter from Linda Frank, a woman who publicly claims Israel uses snipers to kill children.  The… Continue reading

Cartoon of the day

The Times of Israel and other news outlets are reporting that in addition to conservative non profit organizations, the IRS has also been targeting pro-Israel Jewish groups for special attention. Which is the… Continue reading

The Mike Report Cartoon of the Day

SHOCK! RHODES SHOAH MEMORIAL DEFACED WITH SWASTIKAS

SIX SIDED MEMORIAL HAS SEATTLE CONNECTION THE FORWARD:  The Holocaust Memorial to the Jews of Rhodes was spray painted with swastikas on all six sides of the memorial. The initials AME also were… Continue reading

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