Category Archive: J Street

Shock Video: J Street Speaker Calls for End of Jewish Majority State

H/T Elder of Ziyon: J Street revels in deception and obfuscation, they parasitically attach themselves to the banner of Democratic party Zionist liberalism, because, to paraphrase Willie Sutton’s apocryphal statement, that’s where the… Continue reading

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

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

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

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

J STREET ENDORSES UN ACTION AGAINST ISRAEL

DISCOURAGES OBAMA FROM WIELDING VETO Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu strongly rejected Palestinian efforts to force through a UN resolution calling for Israeli retreat from Judea, Samaria and East Jerusalem, seeing it as a means of… Continue reading

Local Israelis Talk About Seattle, Israel and The J Street Challenge

URGE SCREENING OF CONTROVERSIAL FILM IN BELLEVUE. “The Gaza war was a real eye opener for us” Galit Eliahoo told The Mike Report. Galit and her husband Elad are postdoctoral students from  the… Continue reading

Despite Opposition, Pro-Israel Film Premieres in Seattle To Large Crowd

Amidst a flurry of excitement and controversy rarely seen surrounding a pro-Israel film, The J Street Challenge had its Seattle premiere this past Wednesday evening at Congregation Ezra Bessaroth. While plans to screen the film,… Continue reading

Just a Little Something to Hold You

Attendance at the Seattle premiere of the J Street Challenge at Congregation Ezra Bessaroth exceeded all expectations, with almost 250 in attendance. I am preparing an article with  impressions of the event along… Continue reading

Seattle Rabbis Condemn Showing of J Street Challenge

The October 23rd event featuring Israel critic Peter Beinart had garnered the endorsement of not just the standard left leaning organizations but also the imprimatur of Seattle’s Jewish Federation, the much sought after… Continue reading

Exclusive Interview With The Producer Of The J Street Challenge

A child of holocaust survivors living as refugees in postwar Poland, moving to Israel shortly after its establishment and then moving to New York City, Avi Goldwasser has by any measure lived an interesting… Continue reading

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

The Federation Challenge

The justifications used by community organizations when promoting Israel’s harshest critics often revolve around the need for a “diversity of opinion” and having “difficult conversations”.  But are the opinions offered really all that diverse?… Continue reading

Two Cartoons: “Pre-emptive Protest” & “Jumping the Shark”

As classes commenced this fall, UW Students and pro-Israel activists braced for an expected deluge of Israel demonizing speakers and programs. What they did not expect was that the first such event of… Continue reading

Seattle Jewish Federation Sponsors Promoter of Israel Boycott

In a move sure to send shock waves through pro-Israel circles well beyond the Pacific Northwest, Seattle’s Jewish Federation announced today their sponsorship of a lecture this coming Thursday evening at Hillel UW featuring Israel… Continue reading

A WELL PLACED GARRISON PROTECTS ISRAEL’S HARSHEST CRITICS IN SEATTLE

What happens when your Jewish Federation leadership, your rabbi, even the head of your college student’s Jewish studies program collude with Israel’s harshest critics?

Seattle’s New Jewish Leadership – Where Are They Taking Us?

*Warning: There is some coarse language in this article. As the 2009 Gaza war known as Operation Cast Lead raged and rockets rained down upon Israeli civilians, Jewish activist Ben Murane condemned the… 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

J Street bans Jewish critic, welcomes Fatah member to National Conference

Like many of his fellow students at Brandeis University, Daniel Mael is an idealistic young man, eager to advocate and work for a better world. On a campus that has expressed hostility to… Continue reading