Responding to community concerns following a TMR exposé, organizers of Seattle Limmud have reconsidered restrictions they had placed on pro-Israel presentations at their two day educational seminar. Limmud announced in a Facebook post last… Continue reading
An innocuous holiday display at Bellevue Square elicited cries of ‘bah humbug!’. One of the dozens of cheery posters highlighting holiday traditions of various countries around the world earned the ire of “Friends… Continue reading
Limmud is an international phenomenon, the festival of Jewish learning being embraced by dozens of Jewish communities worldwide from Moscow to Mexico. In most cities the Limmud festival has been met with enthusiasm,… Continue reading
Campers expressed sadness and anger at Palestinian flag flying over storied Jewish camp.
Rabbi David Basior’s Kadima Congregation & Cong. Kol Ami’s Rabbi Kinberg join BDS friendly group in anti-Israel protest. Shielding themselves from the persistent Seattle drizzle, about a dozen protesters huddled under a protective overhang… Continue reading
Less than a week after Seattle’s Temple De Hirsch Sinai was vandalized with anti-Semitic graffiti, the Seattle congregation is hosting Rabbi David Basior, a man who vigorously embraces and promotes the Boycott, Divestment… Continue reading
FEDERATION REMOVES KADIMA PURIM EVENT FROM COMMUNITY CALENDAR “WE DON’T CONDONE ANTI-SEMITISM OR VIOLENCE OF ANY KIND” Readers of The Mike Report expressed shock and disbelief upon learning that Rabbi David Basior and… Continue reading
Seattle’s Kadima Reconstructionist community announced this week that half of all funds raised at their ‘Topsy Turvy Purim party’ this year will go to “Youth Against Settlements”, an extremist anti-Israel group. Youth Against… Continue reading
Undergraduate Adam Rozen-Wheeler along with several other students were looking forward to setting up their Israel educational display on the University of Washington’s Red Square this past Tuesday afternoon for a week of Israel advocacy on… Continue reading
Radical Rabbi recruits Seattle Jews to harass Israeli authorities.
New Israel Fund Regional Council Member Takes Leadership Role in Seattle Jewish Federation. In June of 2015 Seattle was embroiled in controversy as New Israel Fund (NIF) brought a speaker from the anti-Israel… Continue reading
Jewish community appalled as J Street brings PLO official to Seattle.
TEMPLE DE HIRSCH HOSTS ACTIVIST WHO COMPARES ISRAEL TO JIM CROW SOUTH HILLEL UW-JCONNECT PROMOTES “INTIMATE CONVERSATION” WITH CONTROVERSIAL ISRAEL CRITIC AND “YOUNG ADULTS” The relentless efforts of groups like New Israel Fund and… Continue reading
According to Amcha nearly 100 more incidents of anti-Semitism occurred on US campuses during the first six months of 2016 compared with the first six months of 2015.
Taxpayer funded voter’s guide provides platform for Jew hatred and Shoah denial.
With his ready smile and gentle demeanor Rabbi David Basior’s disarming persona has earned him a loyal following as spiritual leader of the Kadima Reconstructionist Community of Seattle, WA. This past Shavuot the… Continue reading
What should have been a day of unity for Vancouver BC’s Jewish community has become a day of controversy.
Some locals see anti-Semitic attack natural result of anti-Israel activism.
Seattle’s Amin Odeh is lauded as a human rights hero while he spreads classic anti-Semitic tropes.
The jarring ring of an early morning phone call is an expected hazard of the job if one is a congregational Rabbi. But the call received this morning by Rabbi Michael Kaplan of… Continue reading