Tag Archive: West Bank

Peter Beinart; Correct Diagnosis, Bad Prescription

  Guest Post by Steven Hemmat. This past Thursday, I attended a talk given by Peter Beinart at the University of Washington Hillel.  In addition to Hillel, the organizations J Street, the New… Continue reading

Display your Israeli flags

 Mike Report reader David Shayne asked us to post the following message along with the photo below. Dan Yusberg, a family friend of the Schier family, parents of Gilad z”l, during an interview… Continue reading

While we buried our boys…

THE MORAL CHASM IS VAST Seattle – Even when they try to libel Israel, the Jewish state comes out smelling like a combination of roses and lilacs (with a sprinkle of cinnamon) compared… Continue reading

Teaching hate

H/T Israellycool . As the Jewish world continues to  reel from the abduction of three innocent souls,  three teenagers ripped from their families. Our Arab enemies are teaching their children to mock our sorrow,… Continue reading

Bringing out our best and worst

Two Seattle locals exploit kidnapping to promote anti-Israel agenda. Times of communal Jewish trauma, like the abduction of three teens from the Mekor Haim Yeshiva last week, brings out the very best of… Continue reading

It takes two to do the peace-Tango

  Israeli-American Pundit and school days chum of The Mike Report, Abe Katsman has scribed a percipient take on the flailing, near death peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians [over at Breitbart… Continue reading

Israeli soldier slams haters – and a new cartoon

J STREET U AND HILLEL SPONSOR ANTI-ISRAEL EVENT – NO DISSENT ALLOWED Be open to unfamiliar ideas, be willing to have the uncomfortable conversations – these are the mantras of anti-Israel organizations like… Continue reading

Palestinian plans to drill for oil means a new cartoon

ABC News reports today  that “Mohammed Mustafa, the Palestinians’ deputy prime minister for economic affairs, said the Palestinians were seeking proposals from international firms to explore and develop oil in the northern West… Continue reading

Northeastern anti-Israel group suspended for harassing pro-Israel students

Excerpts from anti-Israel website Mondoweiss: In a letter sent to the Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) chapter, the school’s Director of the Center for Student Involvement, Jason Campbell-Foster, offered a litany of… Continue reading

How to fight BDS… and win

BLOGGER AT ISRAELLYCOOL (AND FRIENDS) TAKE ON BDS SUPPORTERS AND WIN Earlier this week a Times of Israel Blogger shared that when Israeli Rabbi and student Yosele Ote asked for the academic  discount when purchasing… 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

How to speak Terrorist

After a day or two of  reading news reports from Palestinian media you will be forced to come to the uncomfortable conclusion that Israel has a real problem with olives.   Several times… Continue reading

J Street gets slapped down at UC Berkeley – and a new cartoon

The Daily Californian is reporting today that the Jewish Student Union (JSU) at UC Berkeley rejected for the second time J Street U’s request to be accepted as a member organization. The bylaws of… 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

Local Israel Hater Richard Silverstein

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

Peace Talks is our Cartoon of the Day

How the media puts Israel in a perpetual “Catch 22″

Do you remember  back in 2000 when Arafat rejected Ehud Barak’s offer to abandon up to 97% of Judea & Samaria (plus land swaps) and East Jerusalem in return for peace? At the time many pro-Israel… Continue reading

EU punishes Israel over West Bank – Cartoon of the day

The European Union took economic steps to penalize Israel for building communities in the Jewish heartland of Judea & Samaria. This is the first unified economic action by Western Europeans against Jews since the… Continue reading

Palestinians fly Nazi flag alongside Israeli Highway

Over the past several hours multiple Israel based news agencies have reported the disturbing sight of a large Nazi flag flying  over the mosque of the Palestinian village of Beit Umar (Bayt Umar).… Continue reading

PLO loses big in anti-Israel lawsuit in French court

Israellycool is reporting that the PLO has been handed a stunning defeat and a monetary penalty for suing  a french train manufacturer that participated in the Jerusalem light rail project. “News is breaking… Continue reading