Tag Archive: Middle East

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

One lone Jew stands up for Israel at St. Mark’s

Guest writer Randy Kessler shares his experiences after attending a series of anti-Israel events at St. Mark’s Cathedral in Seattle, WA. I found out that Saint Mark’s Episcopal Church was hosting an “Israel/Palestine… Continue reading

Homecoming Celebration at Al-Quds University

Tablet Magazine and many other news sources today reported on a lively paramilitary display put on by the fun loving co-eds at Al-Quds University near Jerusalem this past Sunday. While one may be… Continue reading

Hamas accident inspires a new cartoon

The Iranian FARS news agency reports today that a Hamas field commander was killed in what it called  an accidental “internal explosion”. Medical sources said that nine others were wounded.  Hamas named 30-year-old Ibrahim Nagib… 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

There is no “J” in Pro-Israel

DOCUMENTARY CHALLENGES J-STREET’S “PRO-ISRAEL” LABEL A new documentary film “The J Street Challenge” has sent shock-waves across the pro and anti-Israel community. The movie was released by  Americans for Peace and Tolerance, a… 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

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

UN Translator goofs, says nine resolutions against Israel is excessive (out loud)

This is just a quick Mike Report tidbit. Israel Hayom posted a clip featured on the UN watch website today. It allows us a peek into  the bland duplicity that constitutes a UN  General… 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

Richard Silverstein has a bad week & a new cartoon

As Aussie Dave over at Isreallycool so eloquently posted today… Anti-Israel blogger Richard Silverstein has had a hell of a crappy week. It started off with being roundly mocked and condemned for harassing a palestinian woman… Continue reading

Disappearing Palestine or missing truth?

You have probably seen those “Disappearing Palestine” maps on the side of a bus or in an ad or Facebook post somewhere. It may be an effective propaganda tool but it is not… Continue reading

Cartoon of the Day

Peace talks in the news is the inspiration for our Mike Report Cartoon of the Day.

The Deadly Price of Peace (& Cartoon of the Day)

Like Winter follows Autumn, violence follows the “Peace Process.  In a superb analysis from 2010 and no less relevant today Evelyn Gordon in Commentary noted that “conventional wisdom continues to assert that Israel’s international standing… Continue reading

“Jews” March with Hezbollah

This past Friday was celebrated internationally as Al Quds Day, that special  day when Jew haters around the world can let their freak flag fly.  It is one of those heartwarming experiences where  Islamists and their friends… Continue reading

What Bibi should have said is the Cartoon of the Day

The Pro-Israel blogosphere (Jewish and non-Jewish alike) are on fire about Israel’s intention to free over 100 terrorists with Jewish blood on their hands in exchange for the privilege of speaking directly with the… Continue reading

Peace Plan is our Cartoon of the Day

For the umpteenth time Israel is imploring the Palestinian Arabs to return to the negotiating table. Which is the inspiration for our Cartoon of the Day!

Peace Process Hijinks Leads to A Bonus Cartoon of the Day.

The World press is all aflutter about  signs of Arab softening on the parameters of a peace plan, specifically the notion of land swaps. This of course revives hopes among the naive and the foolish… Continue reading

Poll: 92% of Jewish Israelis Proud to be Israeli

The Algemeiner reports today that A new poll commissioned by Israeli daily Israel Hayom shows that almost 92% of respondents said they were very proud or somewhat proud to be Israeli. 82% of Americans… Continue reading

Hack Israel Day Fails – Cartoon of the Day

Cyber attack on Israel falls short of promised havoc Thus we present The Mike Report Cartoon of the Day! Christian Science Monitor (Christa Case Bryant): A much-hyped cyberattack on Israeli websites yesterday caused… Continue reading