Category Archive: Israel

Why don’t we respond like they mean it?

How should we respond to the most  offensive, odious attacks on our very humanity? Things that we never dreamed of seeing in our lifetime are now almost commonplace, Jews are being murdered in… Continue reading

ADL Condemns J Street for “Inflammatory and Repugnant” Campaign

The Anti-Defamation League today condemned J Street for what it called an “inflammatory and repugnant” campaign against the Israeli Prime Minister. Responding to J Street’s current full on,  public assault against the Israeli government and its Prime Minister,  the… Continue reading

Fighting for Israel on Campus, is Hillel Up to the Task?

On Shabbat morning, January 31st Jason Bernhard, a member of the AEPI Jewish  fraternity at UC Davis had just left his frat house when he saw the hated symbol spray painted on the side… Continue reading

Israel Haters Focus Boycott Effort on Red Sea Jazz Fest

ONLINE PETITION CREATED TO SUPPORT ARTISTS PERFORMING IN ISRAEL Music lovers the world over will be gathering in Eilat, Israel later this month for the annual Red Sea Jazz Festival. Jazz aficionados are… Continue reading

Exclusive Interview: New Film Takes You Behind the Scenes with the IDF

  Whatever you expect of Jerusalem U‘s new film, Beneath the Helmet: From High School to the Home Front, it is sure to surprise. The documentary film Beneath the Helmet provides intimate, fly on the wall… Continue reading

Elie Pieprz; Telling The Settler’s Side Of The Story

Elie Pieprz stood with his guests atop a water tower perched on a windswept hill, the highest point in the Samarian town of Beit-El. The tour he was giving to a group of… Continue reading

Controversial Pro-Israel Film To Have Portland Premiere

The J Street Challenge is coming to Congregation Ahavat Achim in Portland Oregon on Sunday, February 8th at 7:00 p.m.   The documentary film, the J Street Challenge was recently screened twice in the… Continue reading

UW Prof Calls for Boycott of Israelis Other than Himself

In perhaps one of the more interesting, if not transparent responses to calls for the boycott of Israeli academics, a group of professors, including Israeli Professor Yomi Braester at the University of Washington, has called… Continue reading

Jewish Voice for Peace Disrupts Holocaust Memorial Resolution

COUNCILMAN GREENFIELD RESPONDS WITH SPEECH FOR THE AGES Today, as reported at JP UPdates. Jewish Voice for Peace and others disrupted a Holocaust Memorial Resolution being passed in the NYC City Council. The group, it… Continue reading

J Street Condemns Netanyahu After Tel Aviv Stabbing Attack

Quickly responding to the horrific stabbing of passengers on a public bus in Tel Aviv earlier this week, J Street issued a press release condemning the attack. But as with virtually all such… Continue reading

Anti-Israel Speaker at UW Dishes Out the Hate

By TMR Contributor Randy Kessler. Randy Kessler suffered through a truth challenged screed against the Jewish state delivered by Alice Rothchild at the University of Washington earlier this month. Randy was moved by the… Continue reading

Israel Boycott Opponent’s Case Goes to WA Supreme Court

Back in 2010 when the Olympia Food Co-Op passed a boycott against carrying Israeli goods in their store, a small  group of pro-Israel co-op members challenged what they saw as unethical procedural manipulations used… Continue reading

Secret Israel Trainings at UW Hillel Leave More Questions Than Answers

In late December a promotional notice for a new undergraduate event to take place on January 7th appeared on the Hillel UW calendar. Ensconced between Citrus Shabbat and Bagel Club was a program titled… Continue reading

Which Side Are You On?

With a helping hand from Israel advocacy organization StandWithUs, the Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs (IMFA) posted a powerful new video to their YouTube account today. The slick minute long production features a series of… Continue reading

Abbas is doing what? Where?

Palestinian authority President Mahmoud Abbas is a man who wrote his college thesis on the premise that the Shoah never happened. He organized the funding of the 1972 Munich massacre and is partnered with… Continue reading

Israel Advocacy Organizations Need To Up Their Game

Will Establishment Pro-Israel Organizations Meet the Challenges of the 21st Century? Guest post by Jeff Robbins In late 2004, as I was nearing the end of my tenure as President of the World… Continue reading

Jewish Federation Promotes Boycott Supporting Anti-Israel Hate Group in JTNews

SHOULD SEATTLE’S JEWISH FEDERATION PROMOTE AN ANTI-ISRAEL HATE GROUP? As the nation reeled in the wake of the Ferguson Grand Jury decision and angry protests erupted in many urban centers, one organization chose to… Continue reading

Jerusalem Professor Shocked By Visit To Seattle Synagogue

Professor Ira Sharkansky looked forward to celebrating his grandson’s Bar Mitzvah in Seattle while taking a break from the drama that is part of daily life in Israel; instead he found himself confronting a… Continue reading

Video: Canadian Indian Activist Stands Up for Israel at UC Davis

A CANADIAN INDIAN ACTIVIST STANDS UP FOR ISRAEL AT ISRAEL BASHING DISCUSSION. The Mike Report tends to focus on the Intersection of Jews, Israel and the Pacific Northwest, but when we came across… Continue reading

Pro Israel Billboard Pops Up In Spokane

PRO ISRAEL ACTIVISTS IN SPOKANE PLACE PRO ISRAEL BILLBOARD IN HEART OF THE CITY. A loyal TMR reader and Spokane blogger who goes by the pen name of Neon Noodle sent us these great… Continue reading