Tag Archive: StandWithUs

Israel on the Sound: What can I do from Seattle?

How can an Israeli transplanted in Seattle support the Jewish State from so far away? Nurit Asnash ponders that question and comes up with an answer. By Guest Writer: Nurit Asnash. Sirens wailed… Continue reading

Photos: Seattle shows support for Israel at huge rally

While Israel is in the midst of defending herself against a vicious terror war, over 600 supporters of the Jewish state gathered in Seattle’s Pioneer square today to express their solidarity.   As hostilities… Continue reading

Guest post: Why I left J Street

24-year old Ada da Silva was excited and hopeful as she entered the bustling Grand Lobby of the Washington DC Convention Center on March 24th of 2012.  Banners emblazoned with J Street’s trademark… Continue reading

Hen Mazzig; I hope I made a difference

November 21st of 2012, Hen Mazzig was walking down Shaul HaMelech street in the heart of Tel Aviv when an ear splitting explosion ripped through the air. The gut wrenching sound echoed across… Continue reading

Gathering at SJCC as community prays for return of kidnapped teens

Special to The Mike Report by Randy Kessler I was not able to attend last night’s community-wide prayer service at Ezra Bessaroth, but I joined with about 100 other Jewish and non-Jewish friends… Continue reading

Seattle’s pro-Israel rally undermined from within

NIF and Hillel Leaders with help from JTNews trash event they co-sponsored. The entire academic year had been building up to this Seattle-BDS crescendo. Everyone on the inside, both pro and anti-Israel, knew… Continue reading

UW-Hillel leader: BDS not worth fighting?

ANGST IN SPADES. UW Hillel director Rabbi Oren Hayon and the students of UW Hillel have garnered much well deserved praise over the past two weeks after helping lead a resounding defeat of… Continue reading

At unity rally, Seattle Jewish community says no to BDS!

Tonight history was made and an example for Jewish communities across the nation was set.  The Seattle Jewish community, with sponsorship from over forty disparate organizations,  stood as one tonight against the latest… Continue reading

BDS lie caught on video

The sponsor of a failed anti-Israel divestment resolution at the University of Washington is caught on video falsely informing fellow senators that 75% of all anti-Israel divestment resolutions have passed. In fact the… 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

Pro-Israel Huskies send message to community

HUSKIES AGAINST DIVESTMENT SEND OPEN LETTER TO COMMUNITY  The vast majority of students on any campus expect to spend their college years focused on learning and soaking up all they can from the rich academic… 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

UW Divestment Resolution leaves Style Committee – Gains Sponsors

HUSKIES AGAINST DIVESTMENT UNVEIL FACEBOOK PAGE University of Washington Senate Resolution R-20-39 calling for the school to divest from companies that “provide equipment or services used to directly maintain, support, or profit from the Israeli occupation of Palestinian… 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

Richard Silverstein, Sheriff of Palestine County

RICHARD SILVERSTEIN DISRUPTS ANTI-ISRAEL EVENT AT ST. MARKS CATHEDRAL In addition to his hyper-paranoid prattle about all things Israel, it appears that anti-Israel blogger Richard Silverstein has deputized himself Sheriff of Palestine County.  In… Continue reading

StandWithUs counters misleading anti-Israel bus ads in Vancouver BC

A war is being waged against the Jewish state, it is virulent, irrational and motivated by hate. This war on Israel is not being fought in the Middle East, it is being fought in… Continue reading

StandWithUs and J Street Clash on Parameters of American Criticism of Israel

How far should American Jews go in their criticism of Israeli policies they disagree with?   From the Algemeiner: LOS ANGELES – How far should American Jews go in their criticism of Israeli policies… Continue reading

J Street alters message of Seattle’s Pro Israel “Vigil” and then pulls out.

By The Mike Report: A young girl struggled to keep her flame lit against the determined gusts of wind and sporadic bursts of rainfall at the Federal Building Plaza in downtown Seattle on… Continue reading

RICHARD SILVERSTEIN EXPOSED

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

ANTI ISRAEL THUGS HARASS ELDERLY JEWS IN SYNAGOGUE

JEWISH COMMUNITY MUST AGREE THAT BDS IS DIFFERENT A gathering of mostly elderly Jews at a speaking event in a synagogue in Newton, MA were harassed and intimidated last night by a gang… Continue reading