Tag Archive: JTNews

A Plea for Civility… and Honesty

From the arrival of the first Jewish pioneers in this once remote corner of the continent, Seattle has been more so than not, a paragon of communal unity. Whether Reform, Orthodox, unaffiliated, Conservative, Ashkenazic or… 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

JTNews gives voice to Seattle’s most virulent Israel haters

What good is having  a Jewish newspaper if it serves as a tool for those who wish us harm? The anti-Israel and often anti-Semitic radicals who organize the pathetic displays of pro-Hamas kabuki… 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

JTNews Spreads Councilmember Sawant’s anti-Israel Message

JTNEWS PUBLISHES SAWANT’S ANTI-ISRAEL DIATRIBE IN FULL.  NO CONTEXT OR COUNTERPOINT OFFERED.  YOUR FEDERATION CONTRIBUTION USED TO FUND ANTI-ISRAEL PROPAGANDA? KOL AMI, USY & HILLEL  SHARE PRO-ISRAEL ADS  WITH SAWANT’S ANTI-ISRAEL RANT. On Monday of… Continue reading

Is JTNews making money off the war?

The solicitation from Seattle’s JTNews landed with a thud in the email boxes of Israel supporters and pro-Israel organizations today. I wanted to let you know that we are planning a special section… 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

JTNews whitewashes ADL designated anti-Israel group… and a new Cartoon.

The Anti Defamation League (ADL), America’s leading Jewish civil rights organization today released  its annual list of the  “Top Ten Anti-Israel Groups in the U.S.” and  again Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) made… 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

JTNews offers a One Sided Story

TERROR VICTIM’S FATHER SHARES PERSPECTIVE ON CONTROVERSIAL GROUP Too many parents have endured the unbearable pain of losing a child as a result of what Arnold and Frimet Roth refer to as “this… 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