Category Archive: Palestine

Shas compared to Hamas at Synagogue sponsored event in Seattle

TEMPLE DE-HIRSCH SPONSORS CONTROVERSIAL ISRAEL EVENT Group claims to promote dialogue but only tells only one side of the story. Seattle, WA – Parents Circle  is an organization founded by a group of… 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

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

An Israeli Soldier to American Jews: Wake Up!

  In an op-ed appearing in today’s Times of Israel,  StandWithUs Shaliach Hen Mazzig exposes the dark underbelly of  concentrated Israel hatred so prevalent in the Pacific Northwest. While the mendacity of local  anti-Israel extremists… Continue reading

FOUR RABBINICAL STUDENTS CHARGED WITH GUN SMUGGLING

As unlikely as it may seem, four Rabbinical students of  Mesifta Torah Vodaath in Brooklyn, NY did get into gun related legal trouble and that isn’t the most unusual part of this story.… Continue reading

More Crazy Stuff Linda Frank Says

Readers of The Mike Report are familiar with Linda Frank, the fun loving anti-Israel extremist who visited Hamas run Gaza in 2009, accuses Israel of using snipers to murder children and compared  the… Continue reading

When checkpoints don’t matter

The rarely reliable Ma’an news agency, the voice of the Palestinian Authority (Fatah branch) is reporting today that… “Hamas security forces prevented a Fatah official from leaving the Gaza Strip to attend a… Continue reading

More recycled news from Ma’an Palestinian News Agency

What do you do on a slow news day? Well if you are the Palestinian Ma’an News agency you just make up some news or if you are really lazy you just recycle some… Continue reading

Why was Rachel Corrie’s father on the cover of the JTNews?

On September 25th of 2003 Craig Corrie appeared with Yasser Arafat where he opined on the brutality of the Jewish state, In January of 2011 he appeared on the infamous Mavi Marmara in Turkey, together… Continue reading

Where was the rest of the picture?

On March 2nd of 2012 the JTNews, Seattle’s Jewish community owned newspaper, published the most infamous cover photo in the history of the journal. For the first time in memory a photo representing… Continue reading

Crazy Stuff Linda Frank Says

Readers of The Mike Report are familiar with Linda Frank, the fun loving anti-Israel radical who visited Hamas run Gaza in 2009 and accuses Israel of using snipers to murder Palestinian children. Objections… Continue reading

Palestinian Maan News Agency suffers from bout of truthiness

The Palestinian Ma’an News Agency is well known for, how shall we put this?…being generous with the truth.  But in an article about Jewish Pilgrims visiting the tomb of Joseph in Shechem this… Continue reading

JTNews ambushes victims of anti-Semitic attack

Seattle thermometers plunged to a frigid 19 degrees on the evening of  January 13th, 2013.  Inside Washington Hall,  a light crowd  assembled in their winter Jackets for the screening of the opprobrious  Pallywood  documentary “Five… Continue reading

Shock admission by JTNews Editor

Infuriating much of Seattle’s Jewish community, most who are invested in the survival of the Jewish state, the JTNews has offered a splashy cover and attractive coverage to Boycott Israel efforts.   Most recently… Continue reading

Disappearing Palestine or missing truth?

You have probably seen those “Disappearing Palestine” maps on the side of a bus or in an ad or Facebook post somewhere. It may be an effective propaganda tool but it is not… Continue reading

Guest post; My conversation with the JTNews editor

By Rachel Kaplan Sassoon Today I cancelled my subscription to the JTNews. For the past few years and especially over the past few weeks I have become increasingly alarmed by the downward spiral… 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

When it comes to anti-Semitism many are in a cocoon

The ElderofZiyon blog offers up a timely and thoughtful  analysis of Peter Beinert’s latest article in the New York Review of Books where Beinert promotes increased Jewish community engagement with Palestinian activists.  Sadly, his impulse to minimize hatred… Continue reading

Newspaper Editorial Meeting is our cartoon of the day

The editor of the JTNews has defended printing a letter from an anti-Israel extremist on the grounds that she “is part of our community”.  Revelations that this extremist has acknowledged that she is not… Continue reading